Hilton Podgorica Crna Gora Review

Hilton Podgorica Crna Gora Review Podgorica is the capitol of Montenegro and accessible by the Montenegro Express train from Belgrade.  Montenegro is a “new” country; formed in 2006 when Serbia and Montenegro split apart.  The Hilton, which opened in 2016, is a complete update of the 1953 Crna Gora Hotel, … Read more

DoubleTree Durango Review

DoubleTree Durango Review Durango, Colorado is touristy western town at the southern end of the Million Dollar Highway 550.  I was planning on taking the drive up through Silverton and Ouray to Montrose before cutting back to Utah to visit the parks.  I spent one night at the DoubleTree Durango, … Read more

What makes for a good hotel shower?

What makes for a good hotel shower? One of the most variable features of a hotel room is the shower.  I also would say it is one of the more important parts of a hotel room to get right.  Which is why in all of my hotel reviews I mention … Read more

Hilton Antwerp Old Town Review

Hilton Antwerp Old Town Review I used points to book a room at the Hilton Antwerp Old Town for two nights at a rate of 41,000 points per night.  While the property is quite dated, the staff works on making the service stand out. Location The Hilton Antwerp is located … Read more

Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem Review

Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem Review After staying for three nights in an Airbnb in the Old City, I used my Amex Aspire free weekend night certificate to book a room at the Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem.  The standard rate is a staggering 95,000 Hilton Honors points, so it was an incredible use … Read more

Hilton Garden Inn Hanoi Review

Hilton Garden Inn Hanoi Review Hanoi tends to be an inexpensive city.  There are plenty of hotels that offer rooms for around $50 a night.  For my two nights, I found a room at the Hilton Garden Inn for only 10,000 Hilton Honor points per night.  The Hilton Hanoi Opera, … Read more