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Self Catering Accommodation In Mandal Norway

My wonderful self catering accommodation in Mandal Norway When hotel options are limited or just not great it is always worth considering self catering accommodation. Often you get lots more space, freedom to work and eat at your own times, plus you...
by Flights And Frustration on Apr 1, 2016

Does Your Hotel Environmental Policy Make Sense?

If you’ve been anywhere near a hotel in the last 15 years you’ve probably been overwhelmed with them promoting their environmental policy. Walk anywhere near your en-suite bathroom and you’ll be greeted with the hotel environmental...
by Flights And Frustration on Jan 29, 2016

The Max Hotel Livorno Review

There is little doubt that Tuscany is a real highlight of Italy. So to find the Max Hotel Livorno located in the northern part of this famous region of Italy provides a good starting base for touring wine country. With a more than an acceptable level...
by Flights And Frustration on Jul 17, 2015

Ibis Budget Hotel Amsterdam Airport Review

The Ibis Budget Hotel Amsterdam Airport was a cost effective choice for me during a relatively short overnight stay. Whilst the name “budget” says it all, I found the experience comfortable and more than exceeding my admittedly low, expectations.
by Flights And Frustration on Jun 19, 2015

Are Norwegian Hotels Smart Hotels?

I have many years experience of staying in hotels on business trips. From the posh and swanky to the basic budget hotels I thought I’d virtually seen them all. Then more recently I began making some trips to Norway. I’ve soon learnt that...
by Flights And Frustration on Jun 16, 2015

Redeeming Le Club Accor Hotel Loyalty Program Points – What You Need To Know

If you are about to be redeeming Le Club Accor Hotel loyalty points for the first time there is something you maybe interested to know before you do. The points may not be as valuable as you first think. The reason why is also something which you can...
by Flights And Frustration on Apr 21, 2015

Staying In The Boot Room At Castleford Tigers

Sporting rivalries are part of what makes following your team such a passionate affair. So it was with interest and curiosity that my bride and I decided we were going to be staying in The Boot Room at Castleford Tigers Rugby League Club. I say the B...
by Flights And Frustration on Mar 13, 2015

Is The Residence Inn One Of The Best Hotels In Daytona Beach?

On recent visits to Florida I’ve been staying at the Residence Inn hotel at Daytona Beach Airport. As part of the Marriott chain of hotels it offers wonderful comfort and a great location. Yet is the Residence Inn one of the best hotels in Dayt...
by Flights And Frustration on Jan 6, 2015

This Is Where To Stay In Mykonos If You Don’t Want A Boutique Hotel

When you travel somewhere for the first time you hope to stay somewhere which adds to your enjoyment of the location. So when we were looking for somewhere to stay in Mykonos, Greece a very friendly, family run accommodation more than fitted our need...
by Flights And Frustration on Nov 4, 2014

Courtyard Marriott Pittsburgh At Settlers Ridge

It’s no secret that I love the range of Marriott hotels. So when the opportunity comes up to stay at one I’m not going to pass on it lightly. The most recent trip to PA saw me stay in the Courtyard Marriott Pittsburgh at Settlers Ridge ho...
by Flights And Frustration on Jul 29, 2014

Spring Hill Suites Latrobe Hotel Review

The Spring Hill Suites Latrobe is a new hotel close to Latrobe airport. It is in immaculate condition and offers all the high quality you’d expect from a Marriott branded hotel. Now I’ll be honest with you, to date I’ve never done a...
by Flights And Frustration on Jul 15, 2014

Why I Hate Hotel Valet Parking

Hotel Valet Parking is surely one of the ultimate scurges of staying in hotels on business trips. I’d hate it even more if I was on a leisure trip. So let’s face facts Hotel Valet Parking is an expensive play on service which saps money a...
by Flights And Frustration on Jun 20, 2014

The Grand Hotel Melbourne – the best of Melbourne CBD hotels

If you want to know where to stay in Melbourne then I think you should know of my favourite place, The Grand Hotel Melbourne. After 12 years of trying Melbourne accommodation I think I have found a great fit for me. The Grand Hotel offers exemplary s...
by Flights And Frustration on Jun 3, 2014

Review Of The White Hart Hotel Hampton Wick

The White Hart Hotel Hampton Wick is a great stopping off point for visiting Kingston upon Thames. This pub come hotel offers space, comfort and car parking in a cosy atmosphere. I visit the west of London from time to time and base myself in and aro...
by Flights And Frustration on Apr 29, 2014

Self contained apartments in Brisbane Australia – Evolution Apartments review

Self contained apartments are a cheaper option than hotels in Brisbane Australia. In fact it is a great option when you visit almost anywhere in Australia. I’ve visited Australia and indeed Brisbane numerous times over the last decade. I’...
by Flights And Frustration on Sep 13, 2013

Are These The Best Hotel Beds In The World?

Finding the best hotel bed must be an aspiration of any long distance traveller. I certainly know that a hotel with a comfy bed can help me rest and try to overcome any jet lag. I’ve been a frequent traveller for over a dozen years which means...
by Flights And Frustration on Aug 27, 2013

A Review Of The Renaissance Hotel Hamburg

    Visiting Hamburg is a real pleasure for me and staying in a quality hotel in the centre just adds to the experience. Fortunately for me the Renaissance Hotel Hamburg is a regular stop for me.   Designed and built from the 1920s onw...
by Flights And Frustration on Jun 28, 2013

Leaving Las Vegas With Memories of Casino Hotels

  I may have left the indulgent city of Las Vegas six years ago, yet my memories of Casino Hotels from this desert oasis remain vibrant in my memory.   So far I’ve only made one trip to Nevada yet on leaving Las Vegas I had an incling...
by Flights And Frustration on May 21, 2013

5 Reasons Why I Dislike This Type Of Hotel Shower

    When you look at this picture you might think that it is a sufficient shower for you; yet I can give you 5 reasons why I dislike this type of hotel shower.     Shower Guard   First and foremost it has a shower guard. Wet...
by Flights And Frustration on Apr 19, 2013

Review Of The First Hotel – Solborg in Mandal

My Review Of The First Hotel – Solborg in Mandal   As a frequent business traveller I’m accustomed to staying in big chain, mid-range hotels. So it was quite a change to arrive for the first time at the First Hotel – Solborg.   Th...
by Flights And Frustration on Apr 5, 2013


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