What You Need to Book Now: IHG 2016 Category Changes

As you’ve probably heard by now, IHG has introduced two new categories that will cost 55,000 and 60,000 points. This isn’t at all surprising since similar Hilton HHonors hotels can run as much as 95,000 points per night. Many people in the hobby are saying that the program is now totally gutted. I respectfully disagree.…

A Cruise Down a Memory Lane: S/S Norway

I’ve mentioned before that my family loves cruises (see my trip report): The magic of staring at the waves at night, the slow pace that is in contrast to the frenetic rat race of this world. Sure, cruising in many ways has become mass market/cookie cutter, but you can still capture the magic with just a…