Jul262017

Impressions after 9 days in Czech Republic

Some disparate thoughts have developed in my mind after 9 days traveling around Czechia hanging out in Prague, Pilsen and Brno. Despite having my wallet stolen in the first 30 minutes after arriving at Prague Airport, I have enjoyed our time here. English is widely spoken among younger people and virtually everyone involved with tourists…

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Jul252017

Park Inn Prague hotel review

My second stay at Park Inn Prague in 2017 placed me in a top floor, 5th floor Business Class room with patio deck. This hotel has provided valuable returns for my two stays. My 2-night stay in January 2017 for $87 USD helped me earn 70,000 Club Carlson points for staying 8 nights during their…

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Jul252017

Vyšehrad, Prague far from the madding crowd

Vyšehrad is a national cultural monument in Prague. The hilltop castle complex was originally from the 10th century with a vantage point over the Vltava River. The royal residence in Prague alternated between Prague Castle and Vysehrad for a couple of centuries. My stay last week at Park Inn Prague in Nové Město district placed…

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Jul242017

United $531 SFO/SJC to Vietnam

United Airlines and ANA from San Francisco or San Jose offer one stop flights via Tokyo to Ho Chi Minh SGN airport, Vietnam at $531 round trip for departures from last week of August through first week of December. This fare has many available dates. United Airlines ticket San Francisco SFO – Tokyo NRT –…

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Jul242017

China Southern $469-$510 San Francisco to Singapore

SkyTeam Alliance member China Southern has a one-stop San Francisco to Singapore for $510 round trip via Guangzhou, or even lower at $469-$477, if you take a longer two-stop flight with an overnight layover and transit through Wuhan too. Lowest fares under $500 are for departures in August and September 2017. $510 fares are available…

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