Hotel Review: Terrou-Bi, Dakar, Senegal

A room at Terrou-Bi hotel, Dakar Terrou-Bi is a large hotel about 15 minutes’ drive from the International Airport in Dakar, Senegal.  Senegal is a French-speaking country but some of the hotel staff speak English which is a plus.  Due to a late flight, I arrived at Terrou-Bi in the middle of the night making…

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Hotel Review: Hilton Miami Airport

The bedroom at the Hilton Miami Airport There are many Hilton hotels in Miami but the Hilton Miami Airport like the name suggests is the closest to the Miami International Airport – it is only a ten-minute car ride away.  The hotel is also only a 20 minute taxi-ride away from South Beach and downtown…

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Hotel Review: Transcorp Calabar

A room at Transcorp Hotel, Calabar Transcorp Hotel, Calabar which used to be known as Metropolitan Hotel is a 132-room hotel located in central Calabar.  Thanks to its location, the hotel isn’t far from the airport and main points of interest like the Marina Resort.  Checking in at Transcorp was relatively painless and the staff…

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Hotel Review: Axari Hotel, Calabar

An executive/ single room at Axari Hotel Axari is a medium-sized hotel about 15 minutes drive from the Calabar International Airport.  It is a reasonably-priced hotel – single rooms cost N13, 500 per night and the rooms are clean, large and decently-furnished.  I’m not sure you can find such a room at that price in Lagos. 

Hotel Review: Movenpick, Bur Dubai, Dubai

The bedroom in Movenpick Hotel, Bur Dubai Movenpick is a chain of hotels with Swiss origin.  In Dubai, there are 4 Movenpick hotels: in Deira, Bur Dubai, Jumeirah and IBG Battuta Gate.  I stayed at Movenpick Bur Dubai.    The first thing I noticed about the hotel was