Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Pho’ Nomenon Hoboken: Horrible Name, Rude Service, Decent Pho

I've come up with some great pho play on words in my posts reviewing pho restaurants around the world. Hits include Pho in the Morning, The Phoking Tour, Seattle SuperPhonics, Pho-sters Australian for Beer,...

Sheraton Brooklyn: My Messes

NY is exhausting. I'm not a full-time resident of New York so I'm always looking for deals when I come for short-term work trips. ‎Often, the Four Points fits the bill because there's usually a hotel available for a convenient price.

A Case Against Taking Uber in NYC

Maybe I should change the focus of my blog from points to taxis since I write about them so much. As a newcomer to any city, the lazy way to get around is to...
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The Burger Joint Le Parker Meridien

This is part of the Trip Report New York, New York, New York (March 2015) which is an SPG tour of 4 NYC hotels I stayed at last time I was in the Big Apple. Note:...

‘Randomly’ Screened at Tiniest Airport

So I call bullshit on this random screening. TPOL is getting ready to take off and make his big announcement but of course there was a delay when all my bags were searched at...

An Choi NYC: Pho the Young at Heart

An Choi isn't your grandma's pho house. This upbeat, trendy pho spot has a lounge feel. Instead of a serene Asian tune whisking you away to lands in the Far East, An Choi spins...

Cancelled Park Hyatt New York

I've been looking forward to going to the Park Hyatt New York ever since it opened last year. Park Hyatt is one of my favorite hotel brands, so the opportunity to stay at the...

Four Points Times Square: Another Four Points in Manhattan

The days of St. Regis New York luxury are over. Now, when I need a hotel in New York, I look for the cheapest option at the best location. The Four Points brand by SPG is usually an affordable option.

Hyatt Herald Square: Right Price, Great Location

Sometimes it's nice to pretend to be able to afford the New York lifestyle. Stays at the overrated Park Hyatt NYC are not feasible whether they be on points or a combo of cash and the former. A more enticing alternative is to stay at the Hyatt Herald Square in Midtown Manhattan.

Hotel Review: Sheraton Tribeca

No De Niro, no problem. The Sheraton Tribeca may not draw in the celebs but this also keeps the required dinero needed to stay here to a minimum. I had...
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