Review: Radisson BLU Madrid Prado

After my dad used cash and points for three nights at the Westin Valencia, I had to pick up the Madrid hotel and after researching the various options, I decided that the Radisson BLU Madrid Prado was the perfect nexus of quality, cost (free!) and location. I was excited, too, about staying at another Club Carlson Category…

Review: Radisson BLU Amsterdam

First, Amsterdam is like a VVS diamond; pretty close to flawless. Built around canals, the mostly brick four-to-six story city is fastidiously clean without being sterile. It’s Venice without the 400 years of (charming?) decay or Paris with the vibrant mess of neighborhoods but less the insane traffic and pollution. Throw in the massing hordes…