Trip Reports

The Wandering Aramean
Checking In: BLOC Hotel – Gatwick Airport

Need a quick overnight near Gatwick Airport? How about a stay in the Bloc Hotel inside the terminal. Hard to find a more convenient option, and it was surprisingly... Read More

Travel With Grant
OC Travel Meetup Saturday, September 23 @ 12pm at Tustin District In-N-Out

Good afternoon everyone.  I am visiting my parents this weekend in Orange County, so I decided to do a miles and points meetup on Saturday afternoon.  If you... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Summer adventures to Singapore and Kuala Lumpur – Arlanda Airport Terminal 5, Stockholm Airport Lounge

Arlanda Airport Terminal 5 and Stockholm Airport Lounge (Non Schengen) – Part of Summer adventures to Singapore and Kuala Lumpur Contents (It’s LONG and... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
Review: Thai 777 Business Kathmandu – Bangkok

Review einer Thai 777-200 Business von Kathmandu nach Bangkok! Ich war auf einem Lifemiles Trick Ticket unterwegs ;) Read More

Travel With Grant
Win a Free Trip to Italy from Blick Art Supply Store

Who doesn’t love an EASY opportunity to win a trip to Italy? Everyone who has been to Italy including me, wants to return. And everyone who hasn’t yet been,... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Review: Saudia Business Class Lounge Riyadh (RUH)

Earlier today I reviewed the Saudia First Class Lounge in Riyadh (RUH). During my long layover, I also had time to check out the business class side of... Read More

Point Me to the Plane
Review: Emirates Business Class MCT-DXB

A Week in the Gulf: QR J, EK J, Qatar, Oman, and the UAE Introduction, Planning, and Booking Qatar Airways JFK Check-in and British Airways Galleries Lounge Review Qatar... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Review: Saudia First Class Lounge Riyadh (RUH)

The first class section of the Saudia Alfurshan Lounge in Riyadh (RUH) proved to be a very comfortable place to spend a 7.5hour layover between flights. To reach the... Read More

Travel Codex
Review: Alaska Airlines E-175 Main Cabin, Dallas to Portland

Believe it or not, I’d never flown the Eskimo before.  Blame it on Alaska’s historically limited network out of Dallas.  With no connection to the... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
Review: Thai Royal Silk Business Lounge Kathmandu

Am Kathmandu Airport - man sollte es nicht glauben - gibt es eine Thai Royal Silk Business Lounge ... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Review: Saudia 777-300ER First Class Dubai to Riyadh

The quick two-hour flight from Dubai to Riyadh was merely long enough to whet my appetite for the 19hr Riyadh to Los Angeles longhaul to come on the same aircraft. We... Read More

Heels First Travel
Pursuing the Best Street Food in Singapore: East Coast Lagoon Food Center

My mileage run to Singapore had me staying less than 24 hours and I knew exactly what I wanted to do in that time. On my previous visits I’d seen the major sites... Read More

Travel With Grant
Review: SkyRoam Solis Global WiFi Hotspot & USB Power Bank

Full Disclosure: SkyRoam contacted me a few weeks ago and asked if I would be willing to try out their new SkyRoam Solis Global WiFi Hotspot. SkyRoam also included 15... Read More

The Wandering Aramean
Norwegian across the Atlantic: On the Dreamliner JFK-Gatwick

Norwegian continues to expand operations across the Atlantic. My recent trip on the LCC was a mix of good and bad on board. The post Norwegian across the Atlantic: On... Read More

Will Run For Miles
A Hurricane of a Trip to Orlando, Florida

Undeterred by dire warnings of Hurricane Irma, Abe decided not to cancel his flights to Florida. Here's what happened. The post A Hurricane of a Trip to Orlando,... Read More

Andy's Travel Blog
Patagonia Video Part 4 is up!

Come check out even more of my Patagonia trip because this one has an amazing timelapse in it! The post Patagonia Video Part 4 is up! appeared first on Andy's Travel... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Summer adventures to Singapore and Kuala Lumpur – Exploring Stockholm on the cheap

Exploring Stockholm with the Arlanda Express and Stockholm Old Town – Travel Plus! (Part of Summer adventures to Singapore and Kuala Lumpur) Contents (It’s... Read More

Grab a Mile
Lufthansa Business Lounge – DFW: Packaged Snacks Anyone?

After spending some time at the overcrowded American Express Centurion Lounge, I decided to be a loyal blogger and go over to check out the Lufthansa Business Class... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Review: Hi-Lo Hotel Portland

We recently spent a couple of nights in Portland (the primary motivation was to check out the Priority Pass lounge offering there). The Pacific Northwest is highly... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Review: SkyTeam Lounge Dubai (DXB)

We spent about 90 minutes in the SkyTeam lounge in Dubai prior to our Saudia First Class flight to Riyadh. The lounge was comfortable, wi-fi fast, and food decent.... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Summer adventures to Singapore and Kuala Lumpur – BA776 London Heathrow to Stockholm Arlanda

Summer adventures to Singapore and Kuala Lumpur – BA776 London Heathrow T5 to Stockholm Arlanda T2 Contents (It’s LONG and probably will change). Seriously... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Review: Alaska Lounge Portland Airport

Now that I've reviewed the three non-conventional Priority Pass "locations" at Portland Airport -- House Spirits Distillery, Capers Cafe, and Capers Market -- it's time... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Review: Capers Market Portland Airport

For our third stop on our Priority Pass tour of PDX, we stopped at Capers Market. PDX has four Priority Pass locations -- three of them are in Concourse C, and one is in... Read More

Michael W Travels
Virgin America Has A Heart, American Airlines & Fiji Air, Not So Much

While planning our 5 week summer trip to the Pacific I needed to find a way to and from California. I used American Airlines miles to fly to Tonga and home from Vanuatu.... Read More

One Mile at a Time
A Look At American’s New Flagship Lounge At O’Hare Airport

In late May American debuted their new premium lounges at JFK. Specifically, American opened their newly refurbished Flagship Lounge, which is open to... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Review: Park Hyatt Dubai (Suite)

The Park Hyatt Dubai has not changed at all since my last visit in 2011. While the hotel is well-maintained with an extremely convenient location near the airport, I... Read More

Will Run For Miles
Dave the Traveling Music Man: We Got Our Culinary Mojo Working with the Bitemojo Food Tour in Rome!

bitemojo: self-guided food tours, on your own time and pace The post Dave the Traveling Music Man: We Got Our Culinary Mojo Working with the Bitemojo Food Tour in Rome!... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Trip Report: Summer adventures to Singapore and Kuala Lumpur: Early Morning Manoeuvres

Summer adventures to Singapore and Kuala Lumpur – Early Morning Manoeuvres in the dark, featuring National Express, Heathrow Terminal 5 and Galleries South Lounge.... Read More

Andy's Travel Blog
Patagonia Video Part 3 is up!!!

Let's go deeper into Patagonia, drive over some bumpy roads, and talk about some MATH The post Patagonia Video Part 3 is up!!! appeared first on Andy's Travel Blog. Read More

One Mile at a Time
Review: Capers Cafe Le Bar Portland Airport

After having a great time at the House Spirits Distillery PDX, we headed over to Capers Cafe Le Bar, which is the sit down restaurant at PDX that belongs to Priority... Read More

Wild About Travel
Regrets or No Regrets? Flying Tiger after a six year absence

The Verdict My Flight Rating: %  (infinitesimal score out of 5) About the Airline: They commenced services in the Australian domestic airline market on 23... Read More