Trip Reports

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Review: Lufthansa First Class Lounge Munich (MUC)

Lufthansa’s First Class Lounge in Munich has one advantage over its counterpart in Frankfurt. That’s a beautiful outdoor terrace that serves as a tranquil... Read More

Live from a Lounge
5 reasons to choose Grand Hyatt Kochi Bolgatty for your next vacation

Grand Hyatt Kochi, the latest addition to Hyatt's stable in India, is all set to receive guests next week. Here are the 5 biggest reasons to consider this resort for... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
BEST OF BA: British Airways A380 First London – Los Angeles

Trip Report der British Airways A380 First von London nach Los Angeles ... Read More

Travel With Grant
Paid & Award Booking Tips

Using our miles and points to book award flights is the reason we all spend hours upon hours of reading blogs, learning the ins and outs of airline programs, and... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Review: Lufthansa A380 First Class Los Angeles to Munich

This flight review is going to be a bit different than my usual ones. It will be a bit more casual, since I just reviewed Lufthansa’s A380 First Class product last... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Introduction: A First Class Business Trip

My next trip report will chart my recent trip to Italy and France. As I explained here, I took a rather circuitous route to reach Rome. All for you. All so I could... Read More

TravelUpdate
Qatar Airways 787 Business Class Review Doha Johannesburg

TL;DR I believe Qatar Airways offers the best business class option from the Middle East to Africa. With their second best business class seats offered on their 787s,... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
SNAPSHOT: FlyBe Birmingham-Hamburg and return

It’s time for another Snanpshot – this time looking at FlyBe between Birmingham and Hamburg. As the flights were similar in the air, I’ve merged these... Read More

Out and Out
Review: American Airlines Business Class 777-200 Dallas to Tokyo-NRT

Also see:  Electric Tokyo: A $15,000 Week in Japan for $58 (With Business Class Flights and Free Hotels!) Review: JAL Business Class Sky Suite 787-8 NRT-DFW The day... Read More

Travel With Grant
The Complete Guide to Southwest Airlines (Updated April 18)

Southwest Airlines continues to be one of the most asked about topics here at Travel with Grant. We have so many posts covering all-things Southwest that we’ve... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Italy Road Trip Day 7: The Beauty of the Dolomites

Read More of My Italy Road Trip: Introduction: Road Trip Though Italy Italy Road Trip Day 1: Roaming Around Rome Italy Road Trip Day 2: A Lunch to Remember Italy Road... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Review: American Business Class 787-9 Sao Paulo To Los Angeles

While I fly American all the time, this was my first time flying one of their 787-9s, and for that matter my first time flying one of their planes with B/E Aerospace... Read More

Grab a Mile
Maybe the Best Road Trip from Tokyo: Fujiyoshida

On our last day in Japan, we went to Fuji-yoshida, which is a town at the foot of Mt. Fuji. The image of Mt. Fuji with Chureito Pagoda in the foreground is one of the... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
TRIP REPORT: The wonders of US Immigration – Springing into Chicago

Springing to Chicago – The wonders of US Immigration Here we go… again (in more ways than one) Off to Heathrow Terminal 3 Oneworld Lounges (Cathay Pacific... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
TRIP REPORT: AA87 London Heathrow T3 to Chicago O’Hare International (Main Cabin Extra) – Springing to Chicago

Springing to Chicago – AA87 London Heathrow T3 to Chicago O’Hare International (Main Cabin Extra) Here we go… again (in more ways than one) Off to... Read More

Travel With Grant
Up Close and Personal with My Award Booking Team

Do you ever wonder where the expression, “You don’t do business with a business, you do business with people,” originated? Ok, I’ve never thought... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Italy Road Trip Day 6: No Room at the Inn

I woke up really missing my wife Heidi. Not that I didn’t miss her every day I am away, but when I woke up alone and saw the other side of the bed untouched, it... Read More

The Gate
Driving Myself Un-Crazy on Blue Ridge Parkway

The stone-faced walls were still crying as the last droplets of liquid ice rained on Blue Ridge Parkway in Virginia; and the bare branches of the trees resisted the... Read More

Out and Out
Review: JAL Business Class Sky Suite 787-8 NRT-DFW

Also see:  Electric Tokyo: A $15,000 Week in Japan for $58 (With Business Class Flights and Free Hotels!) Last week, before my flight from Tokyo to Dallas, I... Read More

Grab a Mile
Where to go for a Tokyo Sunset

One of the most convenient features of the Conrad Hong Kong is the attached Shiodome monorail station connecting the hotel with Odaiba island and the Ginza district (via... Read More

Bald Thoughts
150 Square Feet of Fun! Tiny Digs Hotel in Portland, Oregon

For my fiance’s birthday, we wanted to go explore the Pacific Northwest. We started in Seattle and made our way down to Portland, Oregon. The team at Tiny Digs... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Review: LATAM Lounge Sao Paulo Airport

Introduction: Swiping Left On TAAG Angola Review: Star Alliance First Class Lounge LAX Review: Lufthansa First Class A340 Los Angeles To Munich Review: Lufthansa New... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Italy Road Trip Day 5: Exploring Milan By Foot

Read More of My Italy Road Trip: Introduction: Road Trip Though Italy Italy Road Trip Day 1: Roaming Around Rome Italy Road Trip Day 2: A Lunch to Remember Italy Road... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Review: American Admirals Club Sao Paulo Airport

I arrived from Luanda early in the morning, then spent the day at the Marriott Sao Paulo Airport napping and working, and then at 4PM headed back to the airport for my... Read More

Live from a Lounge
Review: The Westin Mumbai Garden City- Staycation in the City

We recently did a staycation in the city and spent a weekend at the Westin in Mumbai. The hotel is located in a green reserve and here is our review of everything the... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Review: TAAG First Class 777 Luanda To Sao Paulo

By the time we boarded the plane it was 1AM, so we were well over two hours behind schedule. Since we were departing from a remote stand, we boarded via air stairs... Read More

Travel With Grant
The #1 Essential Travel Skill

There are so many skills that are essential to traveling well, it’s mind boggling. Maybe your idea of essential is different than mine, but having just come off a... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
EasyJet Saves the Day

I give a lot of credit to EasyJet for helping me get to Paris quickly and cheaply after being stranded by Air France. The moment I noticed that my Air France flight was... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Italy Road Trip Day 4: Weekend Respite in Milano

Read More of My Italy Road Trip: Introduction: Road Trip Though Italy Italy Road Trip Day 1: Roaming Around Rome Italy Road Trip Day 2: A Lunch to Remember Italy Road... Read More

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DESIGN: Cathay Pacific First Lounge London Heathrow

Review der Cathay Pacific First Lounge in London Heathrow Terminal 3 ... Read More

Modhop
Podcast 13 | Marriott Anxiety, Boracay Blues and my Return From Cabo!

Marriott has an announcement, but not today. We apologize for hyping Boracay in the Phillipines. Plus, Jake is back from Cabo and offers his take on the area. Marriott... Read More