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The blog focuses on varied travel destinations for discerning couples and families, trip reports from the world of aviation, reviews of exciting and luxurious hotel concepts, romantic city trips and tips for culinary highlights.
Even before the 2022 World Cup, Qatar Airways was a popular and well-known airline, recognized for its excellent service and comfort. So we were curious how Qatar Airways Economy Class performed on our flight from Munich to Doha with onward flight to the Maldives. In the following review, you'll find out what we think of the seats, the amenities, the food and the entire flight.
After a long flight break due to the corona pandemic, we flew with Aegean Business Class in the Airbus A321-200 via Athens to Crete in autumn 2021. I was curious how Aegean Airline would operate their business class service during the Corona Pandemic.
Every year I try to escape the hustle and bustle of mulled wine at the German Christmas markets, but also the gloomy December weather. This time there was a cheap offer with SAS Plus to Los Angeles. On the one hand I was able to soak up some sun, on the other hand my Star Alliance Gold status was almost extended thanks to the good yield of frequent flyer miles. So on St. Nicholas Day 2019 I flew to Los Angeles in SAS Plus in the Airbus A330-300. In the following trip report you will find out what service and equipment you can expect in SAS Premium Economy on long-haul routes.
Wieder ist ein Sommerurlaub vorbei. Da wir uns dieses Jahr nicht auf ein Ziel einigen konnten, ließen wir die Verfügbarkeit der Miles & More Prämienflüge für uns entscheiden. So wurde es Dubai! Für den Rückflug wählten wir die Swiss Business Class im Airbus A330-300. Wie unser erster Flug in der Business Class von SWISS war, erfährst du im Review.
Die Lufthansa Business Class im Airbus A319 kann nicht wirklich als Luxus bezeichnet werden. In den meisten Fällen lohnt sich die Lufthansa Business Class auf Kurzstreckenflügen innerhalb Europas aufgrund des Preis-Leistungs-Verhältnisses nicht. Als Anschlussflug unseres Miles & More Prämientickets aus Dubai sind wir die kurze Strecke von Frankfurt nach Leipzig geflogen.
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There are a dime a dozen luxury hotels in Venice, some are located directly in the winding streets, some a little further out. This also applies to the Hilton Molino Stucky Venice, which we chose as our domicile for our Venice trip at the turn of the year 2021/22. You can find out how our stay was and what advantages you can expect as a Hilton Diamond status guest in the following hotel rating.
The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Venice - North is only about 30 minutes from the lagoon city of Venice and is therefore a very good starting point for a sightseeing tour. You can find out what you can expect as a hotel or Hilton status guest in the following hotel rating. Booking and check-in We were looking for a destination […]
The four-star hotel Hilton Munich Park is just a few minutes' walk from the English Garden. We visited the hotel between Christmas and New Year's Eve during the Corona pandemic. You can find out to what extent the Corona rules have affected our stay in the following hotel review. Booking and check-in In the summer we were looking for a destination for our New Year's Eve vacation. After we because of […]
Das The Royal Senses Resort & Spa Crete ist das erste Hilton-Hotel auf der griechischen Insel Kreta und Mitglied der Curio Collection, einem weltweiten Portfolio von mehr als 90 einzigartigen Hotels und Resorts. Jedes Haus der Curio Collection bietet Reisenden authentische und persönliche Erlebnisse durch unverwechselbare lokale Angebote und gehobene Annehmlichkeiten. Gleichzeitig genießt man die Vorteile von Hilton und seinem Treueprogramm Hilton Honors. Erfahrt in unserem Hotel Review, wie wir unsere Zeit in dem Fünf-Sterne-Hotelresort genossen haben.
For our first vacation since the pandemic began, we decided to travel by car. We felt that the situation was just too unsafe for air travel. The decision to go to southern Poland was made very quickly, partly because of the low incidence values. We chose the DoubleTree by Hilton Krakow as the starting point for our trips and were curious to see what the four-star hotel offered in this situation.
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The new Aegean Business Lounge in Terminal A, the non-Schengen area of Athens Airport, was recently opened in April 2022. On my way to Sofia, I used the transfer time to check out the new Aegean Airlines flagship lounge at Athens airport.
The Hugo Junkers Lounge Düsseldorf is the only lounge in Terminal B at Düsseldorf Airport. Since my flight to Athens with Aegean Airlines was also to depart from this terminal, this time I opted for the Hugo Junkers Lounge instead of the Lufthansa Lounge in area A. You can find out whether my decision was the right one in the Lounge Review.
My last trip before the outbreak of the corona pandemic took me to Los Angeles in December 2019. Before my return flight to Stockholm with SAS, I still had some time to spend in the Star Alliance Business Lounge in Los Angeles. I was really looking forward to it as this airport lounge is considered one of the best Star Alliance Gold lounges in the US.
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At the end of October we were drawn out into the world again. Our first flight since the beginning of the Corona pandemic was via Athens to Crete. The largest Greek island convinced us during the holiday preparation with valuable history, lots of culture and beautiful nature. The weather is characterized by the Mediterranean climate, so the summers are hot and dry and the winters are rainy and mild. You can find out what you can experience on the sunniest island in the Mediterranean here in this article.
I have visited the Californian metropolis of San Francisco several times, but the city is always worth a visit. Before my departure, I had concerns about the severe air pollution caused by the forest fires in the immediate vicinity (November 2018). You can find out in the following travel report whether my worries were justified and which sights in San Francisco I saw on the short trip.
Our second day in Traverse City started very comfortably and we didn't start our tour until around 10:00 am. We went to the Old Mission Peninsula, a promontory which juts out into Grand Travers Bay.
For the second part of our road trip through the American Midwest, we drove further north to Michigan. Our destination for the day was the Sleeping Bear Dunes, which are located near the “Cherry Capital” Traverse City. This place has a special meaning for me. You can find out more about this in our blog post.
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