Magic of Miles

Hyatt Regency SFO’s Guest Room Renovations Completed

As the seventh busiest airport in America, San Francisco International Airport is a primary gateway for Asia Pacific travelers. When passing through the airport sometimes it is necessary to stay the night before heading onwards, and there are no hotels attached to the terminals yet (although a Grand Hyatt accessible by Air Tran is slated […]

Magic Deal of the Day for July 23, 2015

The Triada Palm Springs hotel is a Marriott Autograph Collection property that just finished getting renovated at the end of 2014. The Marriott Category 7 property (requiring 35,000 Marriott Rewards points for a free night) has two pools, whirlpool, fitness center, restaurant, lounge, and pool bar.

Hot! Tickets On Sale For Frequent Traveler University Advanced Orange County

A Frequent Traveler University event is an opportunity to learn more about “this great hobby of traveling”. The truth is that just like with every skill or hobby, the more knowledge you have the better you get. A Frequent Traveler University is a crash course where you get a ton of information that it would take you quite long time to learn otherwise.

Hotel Review: Hilton Garden Inn Napa

Most Hilton Garden Inn’s aren’t my first choice when it comes to hotels. The Hilton Garden Inn Napa is a pleasant exception though. Good To Go+ Breakfast was delicious, especially the crepes + Customer service was helpful and guest oriented + Room was large, clean and comfortableGood To Know- Air conditioning panel thumped against the […]

Haunted Hotels – California Edition

Doors that slam by themselves, lights that flicker and turn off, bone-chilling breezes, creaky rocking chairs and the sound of cackling laughter echoing in an empty room. Some guests get more than they bargain for at some “unique” hotels. Here are some of the most haunted hotels in California, along with links in case you’d […]

Hotel Review: Ritz-Carlton Lake Tahoe

During the winter months, the Ritz-Carlton Lake Tahoe offers ski-in/ski-out access to the Northstar ski resort. During the summer, the resort has hiking, biking, stargazing, and even a “S’moreologist” at the fire pit. The resort has 170 rooms and suites, and the sixth (top) floor is occupied by the residences. The rates in the summer […]

Hotel Review: Andaz Napa

For a long weekend in wine country, I wanted a perfect jumping off point.  I decided to try out the Andaz Napa hotel, which is located in the west end district. Lots of restaurants are nearby and there are over 15 tasting rooms within walking distance. Oxbow Public Market, a foodie’s delight is less than a half mile away. […]