Lounge Reviews

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Review: Air Canada Transborder Maple Leaf Lounge Toronto (YYZ)

While not my favorite Maple Leaf lounge, the Air Canada Transborder Lounge in Toronto Pearson offers food, drink, and a place to spread out ahead of your flight to the... Read More

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Review: Air Canada Signature Suite Toronto (YYZ)

The Air Canada Signature Suite in Toronto is the finest airport lounge in North America I have ever visited. Period. Air Canada Signature Suite Toronto Review Note this... Read More

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Review: United Club Los Angeles (LAX)

As my home airport lounge, I do admit a preferential bias toward it, but the United Club at LAX is one of the best in the United system. Here’s a detailed review.... Read More

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My Air France Sauna Experience In Paris Charles De Gaulle Airport

Few things are more therapeutic than 15-minutes in a hot sauna. I finally had the chance to enjoy a mini-spa day from the Air France Lounge at Paris CDG, the subject of... Read More

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Review: Finnair Schengen Lounge Helsinki (HEL)

Far better than the nearby Aspire Lounge, the Finnair Lounge in Helsinki’s Terminal 2 is spacious and comfortable with a decent food and drink selection and other... Read More

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Review: Aspire Lounge Helsinki (HEL)

While the Helsinki Aspire Lounge checks off many boxes when it comes to basic lounge amenities, I found it too crowded to enjoy. Aspire Lounge Helsinki Review Ah,... Read More

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Eva Air Lounge Taipei: Don’t Arrive Early

If I was here for a couple of hours, I probably would have been satisfied with what it offers. Staying all day was not my idea of a great lounge time.  The post Eva... Read More

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Review: Finnair Business Lounge Helsinki (HEL)

The newly-renovated Finnair Business Lounge in Helsinki represents a huge leap forward in terms of both space and comfort from the older lounge. This review highlights... Read More

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Review: Finnair Platinum Wing Helsinki (HEL)

Few lounges make me more excited to return to the skies than the Finnair Platinum Wing in Helsinki. This instantly became one of my favorite lounges in the world and is... Read More

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Easy-Boarding Lounge Guangzhou: Don’t Pass on This Priority (If It’s Open)

It's the final countdown. The ANA Take Me 'Round the World Trip is almost over. The post Easy-Boarding Lounge Guangzhou: Don’t Pass on This Priority (If It’s... Read More

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Review: British Airways Galleries First Lounge London (LHR – T3)

The British Airways Galleries First Lounge in London Heathrow is my last choice among oneworld emerald lounges in Terminal 3, but nevertheless offers comfortable space,... Read More

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Review: American Airlines International First Class Lounge London (LHR)

As I did with my review of the adjoining Admirals Club in LHR, let’s start with a question. Why publish a lounge review of a lounge that likely will never re-open?... Read More

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Review: American Airlines Admirals Club London (LHR)

So, I guess we’ll start with a question. Why publish a lounge review of a lounge that likely will never re-open? Well, because the last six months have unleashed a... Read More

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Review: Cathay Pacific Business Class Lounge London (LHR)

The Cathay Pacific business class lounge in London Heathrow Terminal 3 is a spacious and comfortable with great food and beverage options. For a review of the adjoining... Read More

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Review: Cathay Pacific First Class Lounge London (LHR)

To say I was impressed by the Cathay Pacific first class in London Heathrow T3 would be an understatement. While not as grand as The Pier, I have yet to visit a nicer... Read More

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Kapazitätsprobleme bei den geöffneten Lufthansa Lounges

Bei den Lufthansa Lounges mehren sich Berichte über Kapazitätsprobleme ... Read More

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American Airlines Re-Opening Admiral’s Clubs in 10 cities

American Airlines has had a sort of summer revival as of late. Airplane loads are 3x what they were in April and rising. Because of that, travelers are demanding a... Read More

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Delta Sky Club Chicago: Hot Dog! A Great Bloody Mary

Delta Sky Club's are typically not the place for a bloody mary, I challenged myself to defy my own expectations and make a bloody mary worth blogging about. The post... Read More

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Review: Aegean Business Lounge Thessaloniki (SKG)

I nearly skipped this over this lounge review, but in looking at far more recent reviews it appears that very little, if anything, has changed. Thus, I can at least... Read More

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Ein erster Blick in die heute geöffneten Lufthansa Lounges

Ein erster realer Eindruck der frisch geöffneten Lounges der Lufthansa ... Read More

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The Club at ATL Lounge Review Terminal F

The Club at ATL Lounge Bottom Line The Club at ATL Lounge is a mediocre lounge, maybe average at best. I was not impressed by anything while I was there. International... Read More

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John Wayne Anaheim Airport Admiral’s Club, Lounge Review

Located just above gate 8 in the John Wayne SNA Airport, the Admiral’s Club is a great place to relax, far away from the hoards of screaming Disney children and... Read More

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Iberia VIP Velazquez Lounge Madrid: Better Hungover Or Hungry?

Iberia Lounge Review Madrid is part of the Round The Atlantic Trip Report. Is it better to arrive to an airport hungover and take solace knowing you can re-hydrate in a... Read More

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First Trip to Hawaii: American Admirals Club Honolulu

Note: This is a trip report from my first trip to Hawaii. The trip was during the summer of 2016, but I had lost the photos until a few weeks ago. I thought it would be... Read More

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404 Not Found: Priority Pass Lounge Zurich

Priority Pass Lounge Zurich is part of the #NoCollusion, No Albania for TPOL where I break my 100 country count mark. See the World Map for where... Read More

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ABSURD: Emirates First Lounge Dubai Concourse A

Review der gigantischen Emirates First Lounge Dubai Concourse A ... Read More

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COOL: Emirates Lounge New York JFK

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Review: Villa GRU Airport Lounge Sao Paulo

Sao Paulo GRU Airport has several lounges for all travelers, in all travel classes. As the largest and busiest airport in Brazil, the airport can get somewhat crazy at... Read More

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Priority Pass Ljubljana: There’s One Here Too

Priority Pass Lounge Review Ljubljana is part of the #NoCollusion, No Albania for TPOL where I break my 100 country count mark. See the World Map for... Read More

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Review: American Express Lounge Sydney (SYD)

The new American Express Lounge in Sydney (SYD) is a nice improvement over the older one, with great coffee and a respectable selection of food and drink. American... Read More

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Review: American Express Lounge Sao Paulo GRU

The American Express Lounge network continues to grow across the world. The Sao Paulo GRU lounge is one of two in South America and is fairly new being in Terminal 3 at... Read More