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Intercontinental Bora Bora Resort & Thalasso Spa – Overwater Bungalow

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Our stay at the Intercontinental Bora Bora Resort & Thalasso Spa was part of a three week trip to French Polynesia that included: 3 Nights at the Intercontinental Bora Bora Thalasso (Overwater Bungalow) 4 Nights at the Intercontinental Bora Bora Le Moana (Beach Bungalow) 4 Read More

Intercontinental Bora Bora Le Moana – Beach Bungalow

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Our stay at the Intercontinental Bora Bora Le Moana was part of a three week trip to French Polynesia that included: 3 Nights at the Intercontinental Bora Bora Thalasso (Overwater Bungalow) 4 Nights at the Intercontinental Bora Bora Le Moana (Beach Bungalow) 4 Nights at Read More

Hilton Moorea – Overwater Bungalow

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Our stay at the Hilton Moorea was part of a three week trip to French Polynesia that included: 3 Nights at the Intercontinental Bora Bora Thalasso (Overwater Bungalow) 4 Nights at the Intercontinental Bora Bora Le Moana (Beach Bungalow) 4 Nights at the Hilton Moorea Read More

Intercontinental Moorea – Premium Overwater Junior Suite Bungalow

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Our stay at the Intercontinental Moorea was part of a three week trip to French Polynesia that included: 3 Nights at the Intercontinental Bora Bora Thalasso (Overwater Bungalow) 4 Nights at the Intercontinental Bora Bora Le Moana (Beach Bungalow) 4 Nights at the Hilton Moorea Read More

Holiday Inn Resort Maldives – Beach View Villa

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The Conrad Maldives and the Park Hyatt Maldives are two of the most talked about resorts in the miles & points travel world, but there is also a third (seldom talked about) resort in the Maldives that can be booked on points. The Holiday Inn Read More

Park Hyatt Maldives – Park Villa

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Last year for Dhara’s birthday we spent 5 nights at the Conrad Maldives and she loved it so much that she asked to go back for her birthday this year. The only problem was that our trip to the Conrad last year was too perfect. So Read More

Hilton Santa Fe Historic Plaza – One Bedroom Casita

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Built as a private residence in 1625 (in what was then New Spain) this nearly 400 year old hacienda is conveniently located next to the main historic plaza of Santa Fe as well as numerous shops and restaurants.  Santa Fe has easily the most unique Read More

Hyatt Santa Barbara – Balcony Room

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The Hyatt Santa Barbara is an upscale(ish) hotel located across the street from East Beach in Santa Barbara, California. The hotel has gotten mixed reviews in the past so we were a bit apprehensive about booking, but after staying here I have to say that Read More

InterContinental The Clement – Monterey, California

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InterContinental The Clement is a luxury hotel located on the historic Cannery Row overlooking Monterey Bay. The room we were assigned (Partial View Balcony) was going for about $800 per night during our stay, but we were able to book one night with our annual Read More

The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise – One Bedroom Suite

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We’re currently on a roadtrip across North America and decided to stop in the Canadian Rockies to burn a handful of Fairmont certificates Dhara earned through a credit card signup earlier this year. Fairmont actually operates several luxury hotels within Canadian National Parks in the Read More

InterContinental Paris – Le Grand

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The InterContinental Paris is a beautiful grand old hotel in central Paris. Opened in 1862, this historic hotel has hosted Kings and Queens for over a century and a half. The weekend we stayed standard rooms were going for over $600 per night but we Read More

Radisson Blu Hotels in Paris – Le Metropolitan Hotel vs Le Dokhan’s Hotel

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During our recent trip to Paris we stayed at a few different hotels including two Radisson Blu properties – Le Metropolitan and Le Dokhan. We booked two night stays at each property for 70k Club Carlson Points per stay, which was a great deal considering Read More

InterContinental Amstel Amsterdam

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The Intercontinental Amstel Amsterdam is an iconic luxury hotel located beside the Amstel River in central Amsterdam.  During our five night stay standard rooms were going for $750 per night (a total of $3,750 for our stay) but we were able to book our room Read More

Le Meridien Chiang Mai – Executive Suite

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The Le Meridien is a luxury hotel located in downtown Chiang Mai’s commercial district right beside the famous night market.  Standard rooms generally go for over $200 per night in the peak winter season in which we were visiting, and the executive suite we ended Read More

Holiday Inn Resort Koh Phi Phi – Beachfront Bungalow

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I have always thought of Holiday Inns as modestly priced, functional, no frills hotels (and most of them fit that description) but they also operate a number of luxury resorts under the Holiday Inn Resorts brand.  In fact, we even considered staying at their resort Read More

Fairmont Peace Hotel (Shanghai) One Bedroom Suite

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The Fairmont Peace hotel is a luxury hotel located directly on the Bund, the famous upscale waterfront area in Shanghai. Standard rooms start at about $500 per night, and the suite we stayed in goes for about $1200 per night so our two nights in Read More

Conrad Tokyo – Executive Bay View Room

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For those who are not familiar with the Conrad Brand of Hotels (read: most normal people) it is one of Hilton’s two ultra high end brands along with their Waldorf-Astoria Brand.  This is important information for someone who is looking to redeem their two free Read More

Park Hyatt Sydney

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The Park Hyatt Sydney is a luxury hotel in what is probably the most coveted location in Australia – on the waterfront between Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Opera House. Rooms generally start at about $800 per night but we booked our four nights for Read More

Radisson Blu Hotel Waterfront (Cape Town, South Africa)

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During our recent stay in Cape Town we spent two nights at the Radisson Blu Hotel Waterfront, a luxury hotel located next to the Victoria & Albert Waterfront.  Located within the harbor the hotel is designed with a nautical theme throughout, and much of it Read More

Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac (Quebec City) Riverview Junior Suite

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The Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac is the most photographed hotel on the planet (for good reason) and is often regarded as the symbol of the city of Quebec as it dominates the city’s skyline. Opened in 1893, this grand hotel recently underwent a multimillion dollar Read More

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