A weekend stay at #Hotel Indigo Dusseldorf – Victoriaplatz

Note: This trip was taken before the covid-19 pandemic. The Hotel Indigo Dusseldorf – Victoriaplatz was a good 20 minutes walk from the centre, but there were tram and bus stops nearby. I arrived at the hotel at the end of the day and from the outside it looked like a residential building, with the…

And a short hop back on Luxair #flight from Luxembourg City to London

Note: This trip was taken before the covid-19 pandemic. I checked in for my Luxair back to London and got mobile boarding pass. Luxembourg Airport was not busy and it was quick to go through security. About 50 minutes before scheduled departure there was an announcement that due to operation reasons boarding was delayed. Passengers…

Weekend stay at the Park Inn by Radisson Luxembourg City #hotel

Note: This trip was taken before the covid-19 pandemic. The Park Inn by Radisson Luxembourg City hotel was located on a street near the train station and about 15 minutes walking from Luxembourg City center. I arrived at the hotel at the beginning of the afternoon. At the street level there was a lift to…

A short hop aboard Luxair #flight from London to Luxembourg

Note: This trip was taken before the covid-19 pandemic. The day before my Luxair flight from London City airport to Luxembourg, I tried to check-in using the Luxair app but got an error saying that my name was not correct. I later got a text from Luxair to notify that check-in was open and using…

Waiting for my connecting flight at TAP Premium #Lounge in Lisbon

Note: This trip was taken before the covid-19 pandemic. Since I had time before my connecting flight, I headed toTAP Premium Lounge at Lisbon Airport. The lounge was located on the upper floor, which can be access via the escalators on the square of the Schengen terminal. At the entrance a member of staff welcomed…

Return #flight with TAP Air Portugal, first leg from Porto to Lisbon

Note: This trip was taken before covid-19 pandemic. After my check-in seat selection experience on my inbound flight, for my return flight I decided to check-in directly at the airport for my TAP Air Portugal flight to London via Lisbon. At Porto Airport I headed to TAP Air Portugal check-in desk for Ponte Aerea, which…

Welcoming staff and great stay at Intercontinental Porto #hotel

Note: This trip was taken before the covid-19 pandemic. The Intercontinental Porto hotel took over an old palace building right in downtown Porto, overlooking the main square with view to the city hall. I arrived at the beginning of the afternoon and was welcomed by the porter. Once inside the hotel, I was in the…

Review of my stay at the Intercontinental Lisbon #hotel

Note: This trip was taken before the covid-19 pandemic. The Intercontinental Lisbon was located almost at the top of the long Avenida da Liberdade in Lisbon, an area with a lot of hotels and expensive shops. Though not in downtown, it was close to the metro, or a nice stroll down the Avenida. I arrived…

One night stay at AC Hotel Porto #hotel

Note: This trip was taken before the covid-19 pandemic. I booked the AC Hotel Porto for one night stay as I wanted a hotel close to Campanha train station. The hotel was adjacent to a shopping mall and within easy walk to the metro so, though the location was not in Porto city centre, it…

Aboard Tap Air Portugal EconomyXtra #flight from London to Porto

Note: This trip was taken before covid-19 pandemic. The day before my flight with TAP Air Portugal, I checked in using their iPhone app. TAP Air Portugal had pretty much unbundled everything so, depending on the tariff certain things had an extra cost. Having said, as a Star Alliance Gold member I was surprised to…

A great stay at Intercontinental London The O2 #hotel

Note: This was a stay at the hotel shortly before the covid-19 lockdown in UK.  The Intercontinental London The O2 is located east London, as the name says it, just by the venue The O2. I had a stay booked and, at the time of my stay there was no covid-19 lockdown on the UK…

Amazing stay @ConradHotels here in London @ConradLondonSJ #hotel

The Conrad London St James hotel was well located, within short distance of touristic attractions like the Big Ben. I arrived at the end of the afternoon, upon entrance, there was a desk in a nicely decorated corner to the left but there wasn’t anymore there and the reception to the right. There were no…