Trip Reports

One Mile at a Time
Review: Royal Jordanian Lounge Amman Airport

I took a taxi from the Grand Hyatt to the airport at around 9:30PM, plenty early for my 1:30AM flight to Kuala Lumpur. About a mile before we got to the actual terminal,... Read More

Travel Codex
Review: jetBlue Economy Class, Boston-DFW

One ancillary goal of my quick weekend trip to London involved trying as many new airline products as possible.  Given that my final leg took me from Boston to DFW,... Read More

TravelUpdate
Trip Review: Universal Studios Orlando – Harry Potter World, Diagon Alley

Premise While in town, my lady made it very clear that not visiting Universal Studios Orlando and Harry Potter World was not an option. Thus, I booked us the Four Points... Read More

Michael W Travels
Our Favorite Amex Centurion Lounge Meal Was At…

On the way to Costa Rica, we had to spend a night in Dallas since we couldn’t get a direct flight for a fair price using our miles or points. While this was kind... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Review: Grand Hyatt Amman

I arrived in Amman at around 1:30PM, and my flight out of Amman was the following night/morning at 1:30AM, meaning I had about 36 hours on the ground. Amman has a few... Read More

TravelUpdate
Timeshare Review: Sheraton Vistana Resort, Orlando, Florida

Premise During my customary pre-trip research, I was determined to find a lower price than the obscene $160 + tax per person Regular Season ticket charge for a 1-day... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Setting Up Shop in Pretoria

Heidi made arrangements for us to stay at an Airbnb in Pretoria for our first few nights in South Africa. This would allow us time to request the police clearance... Read More

Andy's Travel Blog
Lufthansa has a lounge so exclusive it is a separate terminal, come see what it’s like!

I made another pilgrimage to a lounge so exclusive that it is not a lounge at all, it is a separate TERMINAL! The post Lufthansa has a lounge so exclusive it is a... Read More

Travel Codex
Review: Korean Air 747-8 First Class, SFO to ICN

This Korean Air 747-8 First Class flight review (and Korean Air 747-8 Business Class preview) is part of my trip to Seoul and Hong Kong with my friend Andrew. Of all the... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Review: Lagos to Johannesburg in South African Airways Economy Class

The question of getting to South Africa from North America using Star Alliance is a challenge if you want to use your miles and fly in business class. United Airlines... Read More

Jeffsetter
New Zealand Road Trip – Last Stop: Hobbiton

Our final stop of the 2015 New Zealand Road Trip revolved around Hobbiton. Mr. J, a huge Lord of the Rings fan, needed to see Hobbiton. I enjoy the movies as well, but I... Read More

TravelUpdate
The Liberty Boston, a Luxury Collection Hotel Review

Living In Luxury, The Liberty in Boston Boston, MA | Charles St. | Hotel Review | December 2016 In a last minute attempt to reach AAdvantage Gold status for 2017, I... Read More

Ultima Llamada
Reporte de Sala Vip: Etihad First Class Lounge & Spa, aeropuerto de Abu Dhabi

Antes de montar en el Airbus 380 rumbo a Londres pude conocer del impactante First Class Lounge & Spa de Etihad en el aeropuerto de Abu Dhabi Reporte de Sala Vip:... Read More

Hungry for Points
Flight Review: Korean Air 747-8 First Class San Francisco to Seoul

My review of a recent flight from San Francisco to Seoul aboard Korean Air's Boeing 747-8 that featured its new First Class Kosmo Suites 2.0. The post Flight Review:... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Mr Kevincm Returns to Washington – Off to Manchester Airport, Manchester Airport and the BA Terraces Lounge

Mr Kevincm Returns to Washington DC – Off to Manchester Airport, Manchester Airport and the BA Terraces Lounge In this… well.. mess: How far can you go for... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Review: Gabfol Lounge Lagos (LOS)

I escaped the Oasis Lounge due to poor internet connectivity, hoping the Gabfol Lounge would be better. It was. Approaching the entrance, I first thought this was a... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Review: Royal Jordanian Business Class Embraer 175 Cairo To Amman

This flight's adventure started before I even got on the plane. At the end of the jet bridge there were three guys in hoodies. As I approached them they pointed at my... Read More

Jeffsetter
Review: Jane Restaurant New York

Our third day in The City was a Sunday.  So, what does one do on a Sunday morning?  Brunch of course!  Narrowing down where to go proved to be incredibly... Read More

The Military Frequent Flyer
Time for Our Winter Mileage Run to HNL

Part of the addiction dedication to frequent flying is seeing those mileage counters roll over to zero on New Year’s Day and knowing you have to figure out a way... Read More

Andy's Travel Blog
I went to Europe last weekend and took my best pictures ever!

I went to Europe over the weekend! It was a fast and exhausting trip but you should definitely read this post because I took some of my best pictures ever! The post I... Read More

Michael W Travels
Why Does American Airlines Serve A Meal On Some Flights?

The Michael W Travels family recently returned from a trip to Costa Rica. Some background about our flights: We flew roundtrip on American Airlines. Our flights were a... Read More

Michael W Travels
Love Pizza & Trains? Dine at The Wagon in Costa Rica!

Over the winter holiday break the Michael W Travels family went on a trip to Costa Rica. It was the first time visiting the country for all of us. With a limited amount... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Transit in Lagos: Bribing My Way Out

As we pulled up into Murtala Muhammed International Airport (LOS) my heart was beating…not so much because I was apprehensive, but because I always get... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Review: Cairo Airport Lounge Terminal 2

It's funny how this transit worked out. Initially I was supposed to arrive in Cairo at 5:55AM, while my connection on a separate ticket on Royal Jordanian was scheduled... Read More

No Mas Coach!
Eating Like a Local in Havana

Eating in Cuba doesn't have to be expensive or difficult. There are plenty of easy and tasty options for very affordable prices. Read More

Jeffsetter
Review: Sushi Nakazawa New York

Sushi Nakazawa was one of the most difficult reservations to get for me on this trip.  The restaurant is immensely popular, and for good reason.  Chef Daisuke... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Review: Houston to Lagos in United Airlines 787 Business

I flew United’s 787-8 for the first time from Houston to Los Angeles just weeks after it was introduced in 2012, but almost two years passed before I had the... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Mr Kevincm goes back to Washington with American and British Airways

Mr Kevincm Returns to Washington DC with American Airlines and British Airways For the Pork… I mean BAcon. In this… well.. mess: How far can you go for a... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Review: EgyptAir Business Class 777 Toronto To Cairo

My flight from Toronto to Cairo was scheduled to depart at 12:45PM. In the morning the flight still showed on-time, though like any experienced traveler I checked the... Read More

Grab a Mile
Etihad First Class Apartment – In Pictures

I was fortunate to redeem 40k AA miles for travel from LHR to BOM via AUH in the Etihad A-380 First Class Apartment. My wife and I were travelling with our 9 month old... Read More

TravelSkills
Reader Report: Singapore Airlines Premium Economy, Airbus A350 SFO-SIN

Late last year we received the following email from TravelSkills reader Jason Vaudrey with a query about submitting a reader report about his upcoming Singapore Airlines... Read More