Conrad Koh Samui – Royal Oceanview Pool Villa Review & Video

Conrad Koh Samui Thailand

Conrad Koh Samui – Royal Oceanview Pool Villa I didn’t stay at this property so I won’t have a full blown review.  This is a guest post from my buddy, Anthony, who negotiated an amazingly cheap rate to upgrade to the presidential suite (named the Conrad Royal Oceanview Pool Villa) at the Conrad Koh Samui in Thailand.…

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Ritz-Carlton Rewards Credit Card – Best Chase Card (and Most Underrated)

Ritz Carlton Credit Card

Ritz-Carlton Rewards Credit Card Step aside, Sapphire Reserve – your buzz has now worn off. There’s a new #1 in my book – it’s the Ritz Carlton Rewards credit card.  Technically, it’s a JPM issued card, but what’s the diff these days since it all rolls up to Chase.  What compelled me to sign up for…

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SPG Lifetime Gold, Still Worth Chasing Lifetime Platinum?

SPG Gold For Life

Chasing SPG Lifetime Platinum I love Starwood hotels and after 8 years of Platinum, I finally hit Gold for life this year. While that’s nice, what I’m really looking to get is Platinum for life which still requires another 211 nights and 2 years of Platinum status. The 211 more nights is still a few years…

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Caught Speeding in Switzerland, Cameras Give Speeding Tickets Automatically

caught speeding in switzerland - ticket

Caught Speeding in Switzerland I was warned. I thought I was being careful, but I got caught speeding in Switzerland. Did you ever get a speeding ticket in Switzerland? This is my first speeding ticket in Europe and it was for going 13kmh over the limit (~8 miles per hour). They allow a “tolerance” of…

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Cathay Pacific First Class Experience – CX846 (HKG-JFK) Flight Review

Cathay Pacific First Class Experience - CX486 (HKG-JFK)

Guest post by Jon Cathay Pacific First Class (HKG-JFK) I was lucky enough to snag the last Cathay Pacific First Class flight from HKG-JFK (flight CX846) for a whopping 110,000 AA Miles just a few days before departure. My friends and I were furiously refreshing over the last few days beforehand trying to book this.…

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