Hotel lounge review: The Executive Lounge, Conrad Bangkok

Hotel lounge review: The Executive Lounge, Conrad Bangkok

After a few nice days at the Park Plaza Sukhumvit, it was time to step it up a notch on my Bangkok trip, so I had booked a few nights at the Conrad. We had an executive corner room (full review will follow), and therefore access to the Executive Lounge. The Conrad Executive Lounge takes … Continue reading Hotel lounge review: The Executive Lounge, Conrad Bangkok

«Exclusive offer»: Thanks, Finnair, but no thanks

«Exclusive offer»: Thanks, Finnair, but no thanks

I enjoyed my first economy flight with Finnair (Oslo-Helsinki-Bangkok), and was excited when I saw an email from the airline drop in my inbox that started something like this: «To thank you for choosing Finnair for your journey, we’d like to offer you an exclusive travel class upgrade for your reservation XXXXXX».  I kept reading, … Continue reading «Exclusive offer»: Thanks, Finnair, but no thanks

Review: Finnair Economy Class, Helsinki – Bangkok (Airbus A350-900)

Review: Finnair Economy Class, Helsinki – Bangkok (Airbus A350-900)

For this year's Thailand trip, Finnair once again offered the best combination of travel time and ticket cost. The direct options from Oslo were overall more expensive than having a short stopover in Helsinki, and I really liked the idea of travelling in the Airbus A350 again, even though it had to happen in Economy … Continue reading Review: Finnair Economy Class, Helsinki – Bangkok (Airbus A350-900)

Lounge review: Avianca VIP Lounge, Miami International Airport (MIA)

Lounge review: Avianca VIP Lounge, Miami International Airport (MIA)

As I wrote in my review of the SAS Plus (premium economy) experience between Oslo and Miami, lounge is included wherever SAS has their own lounge, otherwise not. Miami is one such place, but my friend's Eurobonus Diamond status secured me access to the Star Alliance lounge at MIA anyway. We arrived at the airport … Continue reading Lounge review: Avianca VIP Lounge, Miami International Airport (MIA)

Hotel review: The Confidante (Unbound Collection by Hyatt), Miami Beach, USA

Hotel review: The Confidante (Unbound Collection by Hyatt), Miami Beach, USA

After spending a whole week in a lovely Airbnb house with a bunch of friends, retiring to a hotel for the last few nights was a welcome resort. We chose The Confidante since we wanted to get a little bit away from the hustle and bustle of Ocean Drive, and it was fairly reasonably priced … Continue reading Hotel review: The Confidante (Unbound Collection by Hyatt), Miami Beach, USA