Crowne Plaza Brugge Review

Crowne Plaza Brugge Review Brugge (or Bruges) was, in the 15th century, one of the most important cities in Europe.  It was a port city until the harbor silted up; leaving the city in a state of decay for centuries until it reinvented itself as a tourist destination in the … Read more

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

Hyatt Regency Mainz Review

Hyatt Regency Mainz Review Mainz is a city located on the Rhine River and just a quick train ride from Frankfurt.  I had a 36 hour layover at Frankfurt so I decided to book the Hyatt Regency Mainz for one night.  A category 3 property, I booked one night for … Read more

Hyatt Regency Baku Review

Hyatt Regency Baku Review I started my travels through the Caucasus in Baku, Azerbaijan.  Wizz Air flies direct from Abu Dhabi.  Baku is located on the Caspian Sea and has a historic old town as well as a ton of unique new architecture.  Someone accurately described it as a mix between … Read more