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The Strings InterContinental Tokyo Review

The Strings InterContinental Tokyo Review The last hotel stay during my Tokyo/Seoul trip was at the Strings by InterContinental in Tokyo.  I used my IHG Chase card Free Anniversary Night; though a straight points stay would have been 55,000 points.  Under the new rules, the Anniversary Night will not be valid at the Strings.  Had… Read More »

Winning Travel Contests

Winning Travel Contests I’ll admit it.  I’m a sucker for a good contest.  I’m not sure which came first, my love of travel or my love for winning contests.  It is a chicken/egg mystery.  Lucky for me, there are a ton of contests where the prize is travel.  I have been known to sponsor a… Read More »

InterContinental Presidente Cancun

InterContinental Presidente Cancun After three nights at the Zilara, the friends I was traveling with headed to Cozumel.  I had another night before flying home.  I wasn’t too thrilled at paying the full price for a night at an all inclusive, and I had an annual free IHG night from the Chase credit card.  The InterContinental… Read More »

InterContinental Singapore

InterContinental Singapore My first night in Singapore turned out to be New Years Eve.  I already had two nights reserved at the Grand Hyatt but had some IHG points I wanted to use up.  The InterContinental Singapore had award nights available.  It is located a few blocks from Marina Bay where the fireworks are displayed, so decided… Read More »

Crowne Plaza LAX Review

Crowne Plaza LAX Review On my recent trip to Dublin, I had to position to LAX the evening before my early morning flight.  Using points I had accumulated through a recent IHG promotion, I booked an award night at the Crowne Plaza LAX for 25,000 points. Location The Crowne Plaza LAX is along West Century Blvd, the main… Read More »