The Morrison Hotel lobby/lounge

The Morrison Hotel in Dublin – Glam Style and Free Cookies!

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There is a reason I’ve never stayed at a Doubletree Hotel – I’m a cookie addict!  The signature amenity of the Doubletree chain is the free cookie at check-in (or as I learned, a free cookie every time you ask at The Morrison Hotel) and according to the twitter gods for Doubletree/The Morrison, they won’t […]

Dublin Castle on a blue sky day

Review: Aer Lingus Business Class from Boston to Dublin

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When i redeemed my British Airways’ Avios points for an Aer Lingus business class ticket to Dublin from Boston, I was excited for my first flight with the Irish airline.  I did need to reposition myself from Philly for the flight and luckily found a cheaper USAirways ticket (now AA) and stayed with a friend […]

Dublin South Coast

My Award Ticket to Dublin, Ireland on Aer Lingus using Avios

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Chances are you dream of using your airline or credit card miles to travel to Europe.   Chances are also good that you’ve more than once played with the airline redemption calculator to see what it would cost you to realize that dream trip.  And sadly, chances are that after you looked at the results […]