Magic of Miles

6 Reasons Why Your Hotel Key Card Stops Working

Checking in to a hotel I typically request 2 keys even when traveling solo. I pride myself on being organized, and whether returning after a quick trip down the street or a long day’s excursion, I proudly pull out my room key card and slide it in the slot without rummaging around in a bottomless […]

Would You Stay at a Hotel That Offered Earplugs?

No one wants to be aware that the guests in the room next door are um. loudly enjoying their hotel stay. Neither do you want to hear someone else’s entire phone conversation, a revving motorcycle from the parking lot below, nor the pounding of little feet and shrieking high-pitched voices from down the hall. After […]

Hyatt’s All In Sweepstakes For 3 Night Stays Plus 100,000 AAdvantage Miles

Hyatt recently set up a photo booth at a mall in So Cal where shoppers could stop by and pose for tropical vacation-themed photos with props. The scenery rotated, which changed the fun virtual “destinations”. Some users were given free flip flops, sunglasses, and beach balls, but three lucky couples were given a trip to […]

Lunch at Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne’s New Key Pantry: Eat.Drink.Shop.

A buzz has been surrounding Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne’s new cafe Key Pantry: Eat.Drink.Shop. since it opened earlier this month. They’ve brought in local favorite specialty coffee brand Panther Coffee, and the coffee beans are hand selected and roasted in small batches onsite. The cafe boasts freshly made sweet treats along with sandwiches, and my husband […]

Hotel Review: Powerscourt Hotel

The Powerscourt Hotel was once a luxurious getaway for the well-heeled traveler. Stories of debauchery at the hotel abound, including one of developer Johnny Ronan whisking Miss World Rosanna Davison off to to Morocco on his private jet after a night of drinking in McGill’s lobby bar. Johnny’s son James held his own 21st birthday […]