Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong Review

Hong Kong, Hotels

We stayed at the Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong after staying at the Renaissance Hong Kong Harbour View Hotel during our vacation in December 2018. The Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong is the group’s first flagship property, so we were excited to experience it. The hotel did not have a big entrance as it was located along […]

March 2, 2019

Renaissance Hong Kong Harbour View Review

Hong Kong, Hotels

(photo credit: Renaissance Hotel) When we visited Hong Kong in December 2018, we stayed first at the Renaissance Hong Kong Harbour View Hotel. The hotel is connected to the Wan Chai MTR station via a long elevated and covered walkway (15 mins walk). During the check-in, the reception staff was unfriendly and hurried us through […]

March 1, 2019

Hilton Taipei Sinban Review

Hotels, Taipei

We stayed at the Hilton Taipei Sinban hotel during our Taipei vacation in December 2018. We were upgraded to an Executive Floor room which conferred access to the Executive Lounge. We likely received an upgrade due to the low occupancy as the hotel was new. The room was comfortable with a nice view of surroundings. […]

February 28, 2019

Courage & Duty

Experiences, Hotels

Our stay at Four Points by Sheraton Sydney, Central Park was not memorable. There may be a saving grace, however. (Warning: the following content may be a bit traumatic). In the evening before checking out, I choked the toilet bowl with too much toilet paper and called for help. A lady in jacket (front counter […]

February 24, 2019