Category Archives: Reviews

Event Review: 2019 New York Summer Fancy Food Show

The Specialty Food Association’s 2019 New York Summer Fancy Food Show took place at New York‘s Javits Center from 23 – 25 June.  The membership-based Specialty Food Association was established in 1952 to foster interest in specialty foods companies in … Continue reading

Posted in Event, Food & Drink, New York City, Reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Hotel Review: The St. Regis Mexico City, Mexico

Disclaimer: In exchange for this hotel review, I received a one night-stay at The St. Regis Mexico City, Mexico in one of their Deluxe King rooms. Located on Mexico City’s primary thoroughfare Paseo de la Reforma, in front of the … Continue reading

Posted in Food & Drink, Hotels, North America (non-NYC), Reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Hotel Review: Conrad Centennial Singapore

Disclaimer: In exchange for this hotel review, I received a one night-stay in Singapore in one of the Conrad Centennial Singapore’s Executive Twin rooms. Rarely have I stayed at a hotel where nearly everything was enjoyable.  By and large, I’d … Continue reading

Posted in East & Southeast Asia, Hotels, Reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Hotel Review: Raffles Jakarta, Indonesia

Disclaimer: In exchange for a one night’s stay in the Raffles Room with dinner at the Raffles Jakarta, I am writing this review. My colleague was interested in visiting the Indonesian megalopolis, so as a former resident, I was glad … Continue reading

Posted in East & Southeast Asia, Hotels, Indonesia, Reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Hotel Review: Hotel Nikko Bangkok, Thailand

Disclaimer: In exchange for this hotel review, I received a stay in Bangkok, Thailand in one of the Hotel Nikko’s Premier Corner rooms. Though I’ve visited Bangkok many times, I haven’t changed the location of the hotel much.  Generally, I … Continue reading

Posted in Architecture, East & Southeast Asia, Hotels, Reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Bangkok, Thailand’s King Power Mahanakhon Observation Deck and Skywalk

A skyscraper owned by a duty free company with an observation deck, to boot?  This, I’ve got to see… Yes, on previous visits to Bangkok, Thailand I had been tracking the construction of this modern landmark, better known as King … Continue reading

Posted in Architecture, East & Southeast Asia, Reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Flight Review: Air Choice One, Chicago O’Hare (ORD) to Burlington, Iowa (BRL)

Disclaimer: In exchange for writing a review for the airline Air Choice One, I was offered a round-trip flight between Chicago and Burlington, Iowa. After a recent move to the Chicago area, I started to feel excited about different airlines and routes … Continue reading

Posted in Aviation, Flight Review, North America (non-NYC), Reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment