• WIN: Train tickets to Paris (round trip)

    Good, now that I have your attention, it’s time to make some people happy! Continue reading for more details.

    UPDATE April 2nd 2016: Winners posted below
    I’ve been to Paris many times already and it has become an annual trip because it’s […]

  • Cashback websites for hotel & flight bookings

    By keeping track of promotions, doing a price comparison or reading the beginner’s guide to cheap luxury travel, you already know quite a few tricks to find the best price for your hotel stays. But are you using cashback websites as well?
    What […]

  • What is the best OTA website to book your hotels?

    Some of my finest travel moments I’ve experienced thanks to loyalty programs, so I’m a big advocate of booking on the hotel’s website or “brand.com” websites such as spg.com, marriott.com, hyatt.com, etc. because it enables you to earn a lot of points […]

  • 10 Reasons to visit Cape Town

    While I’ve already been to many places, Cape Town is still one of my favourite destinations in the world and I’ve made a list of top 10 reasons why you should visit Cape Town asap and added some things to […]

  • IHG Reward Night Changes 2016

    IHG released a list of hotels where the required number of points for reward nights are changing starting February 17th 2016.
    Points redemption for 400 IHG hotels will change on February 17th. Some hotels will require less points, while others go up by 5k […]

  • Airline frequent flyer programs 101 – the basics

    This is an overview of some of the best Frequent Flyer Programs (FFP). Similar to “Hotel loyalty programs 101”, it mentions examples,  best use of miles and good vs bad things about these programs.
    Airlines’ Frequent Flyer Programs 101 – The […]

  • Waterkloof restaurant degustation menu

    After having booked my flights to Cape Town on a whim, the first thing I did was contact Waterkloof restaurant to check if it would still be possible to make a reservation for lunch.

    I visited Cape Town two years ago […]

  • Review: Hilton Queenstown Hotel New Zealand

    In 2015 I visited New Zealand and spent some time in Auckland, Taupo, Nelson, Kaikoura, Christchurch and finally Queenstown where I stayed a few days at the Hilton Queenstown. If you’ve read about some of the highlights of the country, you […]