Reviews

Review: Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre

Review: Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre

The Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre treated me to a two-night stay on the weekend of my Vancouver event. My stay was mostly enjoyable, although the elite breakfast benefit could be improved.


Review: LOT Polish Airlines Business Class Warsaw to Toronto

Review: LOT Polish Airlines Business Class Warsaw to Toronto

I flew LOT Polish Airlines business class back to Toronto on their new Boeing 787 Dreamliner. While the seat itself isn’t the most competitive, the tasty food and friendly service left me pleasantly surprised.


Review: Hotel Telegraaf Tallinn

Review: Hotel Telegraaf Tallinn

The historic Hotel Telegraaf, part of Marriott’s Autograph Collection, sits in the heart of Tallinn’s Old Town and is an excellent hotel choice for a visit to Estonia’s capital.


Review: St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel London

Review: St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel London

I spent seven nights at the St. Pancras Renaissance, one of the most storied and distinctive hotels in London, and in my view the best choice for redeeming your hotel points in the UK capital.


Review: Le Méridien Munich

Review: Le Méridien Munich

I stayed at the Le Méridien Munich during my Oktoberfest trip, and while the hotel’s location and breakfast offering were very good, the room itself left me disappointed.


Review: SAS Business Class Chicago to Stockholm

Review: SAS Business Class Chicago to Stockholm

Review of my business class experience onboard the SAS Airbus A330. Excellent seats, a unique meal service concept, and zero fuel surcharges make SAS a great way to cross the Atlantic.


Review: United Polaris Lounge Chicago

Review: United Polaris Lounge Chicago

United’s Polaris Lounges are taking the North American premium cabin ground experience to a whole new level. Discover all that the Chicago Polaris Lounge has to offer.


Review: Marriott Portland Downtown Waterfront

Review: Marriott Portland Downtown Waterfront

I stayed at the Marriott Portland Downtown Waterfront for four nights during my recent trip to the West Coast. Here’s my review of the guest rooms and M Club lounge at the hotel.


Review: Asiana Airlines First Class Seoul to Los Angeles

Review: Asiana Airlines First Class Seoul to Los Angeles

From the enclosed private suite to the impressive Korean and Western dinner menu, here’s the full review from my Asiana Airlines First Class flight across the Pacific this past summer.


New Video: Asiana Airlines First Class Review!

New Video: Asiana Airlines First Class Review!

Watch the latest installment in my First Class video series, this time from onboard Asiana Airlines First Class from Seoul to Los Angeles!


Review: Asiana Airlines First Class Lounge Seoul

Review: Asiana Airlines First Class Lounge Seoul

I visited the Asiana Airlines First Class Lounge at Seoul Incheon Airport before my flight to Los Angeles, although I was a little disappointed with many aspects of the lounge.


Review: JW Marriott Dongdaemun Square Seoul

Review: JW Marriott Dongdaemun Square Seoul

A review of my quick overnight stay at the JW Marriott Dongdaemun Square Seoul. The hotel was more boutique than I was expecting, though the Executive Lounge certainly impressed.


Review: The Prince Sakura Tower Tokyo

Review: The Prince Sakura Tower Tokyo

I stayed at the Prince Sakura Tower, a Marriott Autograph Collection hotel, during my recent visit to Tokyo. The hotel’s public spaces and Executive Lounge impressed me, although the rooms were a little dated.


Review: W Suzhou

Review: W Suzhou

I had a wonderful time revelling in the stylish and extravagant interiors of the W Suzhou, my first-ever W hotel stay. Here’s the full review my stay at the luxury hotel.


Review: Trans-Mongolian Railway Second Class Ulaanbaatar to Beijing

Review: Trans-Mongolian Railway Second Class Ulaanbaatar to Beijing

I hopped onboard the distinctive Mongolian trains for our final 29-hour leg from Ulaanbaatar to Beijing, bringing my Trans-Siberian Railway trip to a satisfying end.


Review: Best Western Gobi's Kelso Ulaanbaatar

Review: Best Western Gobi's Kelso Ulaanbaatar

The Best Western Gobi’s Kelso hosted me in Ulaanbaatar on my train journey from Moscow to Beijing. Here’s a review of the hotel and some highlights from my brief time in Mongolia.


Review: Trans-Mongolian Railway Second Class Irkutsk to Ulaanbaatar

Review: Trans-Mongolian Railway Second Class Irkutsk to Ulaanbaatar

We bid farewell to Russia as we made our way down to Mongolia’s capital in the Second Class carriages of Russian Railways Train #306.


Review: Trans-Siberian Railway Third Class Novosibirsk to Irkutsk

Review: Trans-Siberian Railway Third Class Novosibirsk to Irkutsk

Find out what it’s like to travel as a Third Class citizen on the Trans-Siberian Railway as our journey continues eastbound towards Irkutsk and Lake Baikal.


Review: Marriott Novosibirsk

Review: Marriott Novosibirsk

The Marriott Novosibirsk is one of the best hotels in Siberia’s largest city, featuring stylish new rooms and excellent elite status recognition.


Review: Trans-Siberian Railway First Class Nizhny Novgorod to Novosibirsk

Review: Trans-Siberian Railway First Class Nizhny Novgorod to Novosibirsk

The full review of my 41-hour train ride to Novosibirsk in the First Class carriages of the Trans-Siberian Railway. What an experience!