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Nov 11, 20, 9:25 am
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Posted By KrazeeJoe

I received a short version with much less info. ...

I received a short version with much less info. Never occurred to me it could become an Aman. The hardware has no Aman feel at all. Maybe they are planning major renovation?
Nov 11, 20, 4:52 am
Replies: 67
Views: 14,729
Posted By KrazeeJoe

Just received email from Rosa Alpina in Dolomites...

Just received email from Rosa Alpina in Dolomites announcing their new partnership with Aman. The email did not elaborate on the details of the partnership, does anyone have more information?
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May 30, 20, 4:08 am
Replies: 49
Views: 17,844
Posted By KrazeeJoe

They are closing accommodations temporarily until...

They are closing accommodations temporarily until the government allows tourists/visitors to enter Taiwan. Dining venues and spas are still open.
Jul 25, 18, 3:41 am
Replies: 283
Views: 76,410
Posted By KrazeeJoe

More info on Singita In Rwanda ...

More info on Singita In Rwanda
https://rwanda.singita.com/
Apr 23, 18, 8:14 am
Replies: 45
Views: 12,156
Posted By KrazeeJoe

I agree with most of MacMyDay’s comments except...

I agree with most of MacMyDay’s comments except about Iniala. We just went there a couple of months ago. The food and beach were great but the villas were in need of reburbishment. Wait until it...
Sep 2, 17, 2:11 am
Replies: 4,238
Views: 579,639
Posted By KrazeeJoe

Everyone seems to hire a car for the entire trip...

Everyone seems to hire a car for the entire trip in Rwanda. The driver (also act as your guide) will pick you up from the airport to the lodge. He will take you to the gorilla trekking entrance...
Sep 1, 17, 8:11 pm
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Views: 579,639
Posted By KrazeeJoe

We chose easy and got easy (relatively speaking)...

We chose easy and got easy (relatively speaking) trekking. Porters are highly recommended - not only do they carry your backpacks, they pull you up when it is too steep for you to climb.
Sep 1, 17, 11:49 am
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Posted By KrazeeJoe

You can ask to stay in Villa 6 and choose to do...

You can ask to stay in Villa 6 and choose to do difficult gorilla trekking if you are very fit. Otherwise ask for lower villas as the Lodge is located on steep slope with lots of stairs.

Some...
Sep 1, 17, 11:36 am
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Views: 579,639
Posted By KrazeeJoe

North Island has better beach and service is more...

North Island has better beach and service is more personalized with butler. You get to drive around in your own buggy.

The Brando villas are smaller but more modern in design, which I like...
Sep 1, 17, 1:16 am
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Posted By KrazeeJoe

Planned to go to the Mombo/Little Mombo this...

Planned to go to the Mombo/Little Mombo this summer but was told renovation will only finish by the end of the year. Hopefully will be ready for next summer.
Aug 31, 17, 9:38 pm
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Posted By KrazeeJoe

Just came back from the Brando. One big plus -...

Just came back from the Brando. One big plus - no mosquitos as they have been eradicated using novel methods.

Also went to Bisate Lodge in Rwanda. The villas are very comfortable, good to relax...
Aug 31, 17, 7:28 pm
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Posted By KrazeeJoe

Look forward to your trip report on Miavana,...

Look forward to your trip report on Miavana, especially how it compares with the North Island. Looks like you will fly from Johannesburg to Nosy Be?
Apr 28, 16, 5:16 am
Replies: 93
Views: 25,007
Posted By KrazeeJoe

Thanks for the great trip report which reminds me...

Thanks for the great trip report which reminds me of our family trip to the North Island last July. There were no mosquitos when we were there, perhaps because of the dry season. The beach is...
Nov 23, 15, 6:15 pm
Replies: 173
Views: 50,717
Posted By KrazeeJoe

Sorry I didn't make myself clear. What I meant...

Sorry I didn't make myself clear. What I meant was it is worth spending extra to stay a few days, instead of just 10-12 hours, at the white desert camp in order to see the Emperor penguins and to...
Nov 23, 15, 2:54 am
Replies: 173
Views: 50,717
Posted By KrazeeJoe

Seeing Emperor penguins is the highlight for the...

Seeing Emperor penguins is the highlight for the white desert trip. It is no longer possible to see Emperor penguins if you do the regular Antarctica cruise. It would be a real shame just to spend...
Apr 9, 15, 9:52 pm
Replies: 175
Views: 56,843
Posted By KrazeeJoe

Stayed at Aman Tokyo a few days ago. The...

Stayed at Aman Tokyo a few days ago. The hardware is definitely up to Aman standard but the service, like many people mentioned, is not Aman-like. Having been to over 20 aman resorts, this was the...
Apr 9, 15, 9:18 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 5,406
Posted By KrazeeJoe

I was in Tehran a few months ago and stayed at...

I was in Tehran a few months ago and stayed at the Espinas Hotel. The rooms were relatively new and comfortable. Of course don't expect Peninsula or Four Seasons standards, but I'd say the rooms...
Jan 28, 15, 2:39 am
Replies: 118
Views: 39,021
Posted By KrazeeJoe

I have been on Amanikan for the Komodo cruise and...

I have been on Amanikan for the Komodo cruise and Alila Purnama for Raja Ampat. I found Raja Ampat has better coral and higher concentration of marine life. You also get the chance to see birds of...
May 7, 14, 7:01 pm
Replies: 55
Views: 7,430
Posted By KrazeeJoe

The only problem with this journey is you...

The only problem with this journey is you probably have to stay at one of the standard rooms if there are 18 people in the group as there won't be so many big suites to accommodate the group. If I...
Feb 7, 14, 10:04 am
Replies: 14
Views: 2,622
Posted By KrazeeJoe

Good suggestion. I'll see if we can get tickets...

Good suggestion. I'll see if we can get tickets for the finals when we go to Paris.
Feb 6, 14, 7:09 pm
Replies: 144
Views: 35,145
Posted By KrazeeJoe

A recent news article states it will officially...

A recent news article states it will officially open on 20th April. It also says the hotel website will start to accept online reservations at the end of February for stays after 1st June. I...
Feb 6, 14, 2:29 am
Replies: 522
Views: 128,781
Posted By KrazeeJoe

Interesting, according to the article Aman Kyoto...

Interesting, according to the article Aman Kyoto is scheduled to open September 2015. The location Takagamine area is near the Golden Pavilion Temple. It will have 21 rooms and the total resort...
Feb 5, 14, 9:32 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 2,622
Posted By KrazeeJoe

We usually stay there around Sep/Oct. This year...

We usually stay there around Sep/Oct. This year we plan to go in June. I did not realize they are doing dynamic pricing. I prefer the simple high/low season rate system.
Feb 4, 14, 3:55 am
Replies: 14
Views: 2,622
Posted By KrazeeJoe

Big rates increase at Four Seasons Paris

Hi everyone,

I was trying to book Four Seasons Paris for this summer and I noticed a big rate increase this year. I remember the rack rate for the cheapest room was 895 euros last year - it will...
Feb 4, 14, 3:27 am
Replies: 702
Views: 170,401
Posted By KrazeeJoe

Hi Amanaddicted, Are you interested in...

Hi Amanaddicted,

Are you interested in photos of any particular resort areas? I think the previous photo posts in this thread have covered most of the resort.

The management is quite...
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