Author: allkindsoftravel

Hotel review: Pullman Grande Sukhumvit, Bangkok, Thailand

Hotel review: Pullman Grande Sukhumvit, Bangkok, Thailand

After a few great nights at the Conrad, it was time to return to Sukhumvit for the third and final hotel of the Bangkok holiday. I found a good deal on Secret Escapes for the Pullman Grande, and so that ended up being our choice. The location The hotel is located just up the street … Continue reading Hotel review: Pullman Grande Sukhumvit, Bangkok, Thailand

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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)