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Apr222017

IHG Point Breaks Brno and Vilnius trip reports

Two of the hotels on the next April 24-July 31, 2017 IHG Point Breaks list for 5,000 points reward nights are hotels I stayed on Point Breaks awards since 2015. Bookings will be allowed at Point Breaks rates beginning Monday April 24. Holiday Inn Brno, Czechia My trip report on Brno Sep 2015. Impressions of…

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Dec172016

Make the best out of sh**ty cold dark weather

Bratislava. The name simply sounds foreign and Eastern European to my American ears. The number of times I have had to describe the geographic location for my December trip to Vienna, Austria and from there to Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia, indicates the general lack of map awareness with my friends and family. Bratislava, Slovakia…

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Oct022015

You can call me Reeshard

Funny how divergent events from life come together in memory during travel. In the pre-dawn hour before sunrise, laying in bed in Clermont-Ferrand, France, sleepy and in need of more sleep, my mind drifted to my first French language teacher in 8th grade. In junior high and high school French classes I cringed when teachers…

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Sep142015

Holiday Inn Brno, Czech Republic

The first thing you will likely read about Holiday Inn Brno, Czech Republic is the location is not in the tourist area of Brno. This is a business hotel with a perfect location for the Brno Trade Exhibition Halls in the southwest portion of city center. If you are in Brno for a trade show,…

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Sep132015

Price of travel in Brno, Czech Republic

The primary reason I chose to spend four nights in Brno, Czech Republic instead of Prague was the price of travel. Prague gets loads of tourists and hotel prices are relatively high compared to the average price for lodging in the Czech Republic outside the capital. Also, I stayed in Prague for a week in…

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Sep072015

Impressions of Brno, Czech Republic

Unlike Prague, there seem to be very few Americans traveling to Brno, the second largest city in Czech Republic with nearly 400,000 residents. I heard one young American guy in the first hour after I arrived in the city and two days later I heard the second American voice. I have heard twice as many…

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