Posts from May 2012

One night at the Frankfurt Intercontinental

Overview: A solid but aging upper-mid-scale hotel located on the bank of the Main River Strengths: Service, cleanliness Drawbacks: An aging property with a location that is best...

A quick visit to the top of Taipei 101

I had a few hours in the morning before our meetings began.  I used this time to visit the observatory at Taipei 101, which is right next door to the Grand Hyatt.  Taipei 101 ...

Grand Hyatt Taipei

Overview: A quality (if aged) western business hotel in the heart of the CBD Strengths: Service, breakfast restaurant, location Weaknesses: Rooms are getting old, haunted?

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Ritz Carlton Millenia Singapore

Overview: A well-appointed luxury hotel Strengths: Service, facilities, rooms Weaknesses: Location will be a drawback for some

Though I’ve been to Singapore several tim...

Fairmont Presidents Club - Keeps on Giving!

Wow.  I participated in the LivingSocial deal last year that offered lifetime Platinum membership in the Fairmont President's Club when you paid $2k for a night in the Presiden...

Frankfurt’s SKY Lounge (Not the Sky Club!)

Earlier this month, I flew from JFK to FRA on Delta in their business class cabin.  Having to turn up for meetings a little while after arrival, I needed to find a lounge at th...