Trip Reports

Economy Class & Beyond
TRIP REPORT: Feeling Finnair – 3am. Digbeth Coach Station. We know the drill by now…  

3 am. Digbeth Coach Station. We know the drill by now Feeling Finnair How much for 160 Tier Points? 3 am. Digbeth Coach Station. We know the drill by now… Cathay... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
TRIP REPORT: Feeling Finnair – To Helsinki on a bargain airfare 

Feeling Finnair: To Helsinki on a Tier Point Bargain airfare  How much for 160 Tier Points? Off we go to London Heathrow Cathay Pacific Lounge (Business Class), London... Read More

Michael W Travels
A Scenic Flight To The Great Blue Hole In Belize!

Over Spring Break this year, we headed to Belize. This was the first visit to the country for all of us. During the trip, we spent a few days on Ambergis Caye. While... Read More

Ultima Llamada
Mis Tres Cafés Favoritos de Buenos Aires

En este nuevo video de mis cafés favoritos alrededor del mundo hoy le toca a Buenos Aires, una ciudad maravillosa y vibrante en donde el momento del café ha sido... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
TRIP REPORT: AIX2022 Back in Person – Innovation Continues

Innovation Continues Aircraft Interiors Expo 2022: Back in Person Redemption seats exist for a reason Off to LHR, Terminal 5 South Lounge BA0974 London Heathrow to... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
TRIP REPORT: AIX2022 Back in person – There’s a coach around here, I swear…

There’s a coach around here, I swear… Aircraft Interiors Expo 2022: Back in Person Redemption seats exist for a reason Off to LHR, Terminal 5 South Lounge BA0974... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
TRIP REPORT: AIX2022 Back in person – British Airways BA957 Hamburg Airport to London Heathrow (CLUB EUROPE)

British Airways BA957 Hamburg Airport to London Heathrow (CLUB EUROPE) Aircraft Interiors Expo 2022: Back in Person Redemption seats exist for a reason Off to LHR,... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Introduction: A Solemn Trip To Poland

I made a solemn trip to Poland to visit Auschwitz, a moving experience that was even more harrowing than my visit to Dachau a few months earlier. This trip report will... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
TRIP REPORT: AIX2022 Back in Person – Return to Hamburg Airport and Lounge

Back to Hamburg Airport and the Hamburg Airport Lounge Aircraft Interiors Expo 2022: Back in Person Redemption seats exist for a reason Off to LHR, Terminal 5 South... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Aircraft Interiors Expo 2022: Back in Person – What do I get up to on the off-hours? (or “Do you have a life?”)

What do I get up to on the off-hours? (or “Do you have a life?”) Aircraft Interiors Expo 2022: Back in Person Redemption seats exist for a reason Off to LHR,... Read More

The Wandering Aramean
DLD 394: Farnborough Follow-up

Despite being one of the slowest major air shows for new order announcements in years, Farnborough 2022 offered plenty of news. The post DLD 394: Farnborough Follow-up... Read More

Eye of the Flyer
A Fun Surprise for Kids Visiting American Express Centurion Lounges: Stickers!

My family traveled through Harry Reid Las Vegas International Airport (LAS) this week. The Delta Air Lines check-in agent graciously gifted my five-year-old daughter a... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
SNAPSHOT: Crowne Plaza, Helsinki

Time for another snapshot – looking at the hotel experience of the Crowne Plaza in Helsinki. In case you’ve forgotten how we do travel write-ups on Economy Class and... Read More

Traveling For Miles
British Airways A320 Club Europe (Business Class) review

Club Europe is the name that British Airways gives to the short-haul Business Class product that it offers on flights within Europe and earlier this year, I got to find... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
TRIP REPORT: AIX2022 – What you might have missed from the show

What you might have missed from Aircraft Interiors Expo 2022 Aircraft Interiors Expo 2022: Back in Person Redemption seats exist for a reason Off to LHR, Terminal 5... Read More

Dots, Lines & Destinations
DLD 394: Farnborough Follow-up

Despite being one of the slowest major air shows for new order announcements in years, Farnborough 2022 offered plenty of news. Read More

Traveling For Miles
American Airlines transcon A321 Business Class review (JFK-LAX)

American Airlines operates a sub-fleet of A321 aircraft which it has configured especially for a select number of high-profile domestic routes on which there is strong... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
TRIP REPORT: AIX22: Back in Person – Into Germany and The IBIS Hotel 

Into Germany and The IBIS Hotel Aircraft Interiors Expo 2022: Back in Person Redemption seats exist for a reason Off to LHR, Terminal 5 South Lounge BA0974 London... Read More

Traveling For Miles
Hawaiian Airlines Boeing 717 First Class review (Intra-Island)

Hawaiian Airlines uses its Boeing 717 aircraft for the majority of its intra-island routes and as I was flying within the Hawaiian Islands last week, I had a chance to... Read More

The Wandering Aramean
Back in Business: A transcon trip in the American Airlines A321T

Is $50/hour a fair price to pay for upgrading to a business class seat? American Airlines suggested that price to me last week, and after a long couple days of work... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
SNAPSHOT: Finnair 1332 London Heathrow to Helsinki Vantaa (Business Class/A350)

It’s time for another snapshot, this time focusing on the passenger experience between London Heathrow and Helsinki aboard Finnair AY1332. In case you’ve forgotten... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Introduction: A Big Easy Trip To New Orleans

Over the years, I’ve connected several times at Louis Armstrong International Airport in New Orleans, but never actually stepped foot outside the airport. But when the... Read More

Travel Codex
Review: Air Canada Maple Leaf Lounge Toronto Transborder Area

So, yeah, I’m finally finishing this trip report nearly 3 years after I started. I recently connected through Toronto on Air Canada en route to Vienna. While this trip... Read More

Michael W Travels
Find Out What We Tried At McDonald’s Ecuador!

During our trip to Ecuador, there was one place we had to visit for a meal (or two)… McDonald’s! There was a location around 10 minutes from our hotel in Quito.... Read More

Grab a Mile
My Solo Trip to the World’s Most Beautiful Wine Region

Ever since my grandfather passed away, I’ve been wanting to go on a solo hiking trip to Switzerland just to unwind and reflect on the last few years of my life. I love... Read More

The Wandering Aramean
DLD 393: From Hanoi with love

We haven’t had much to say about travel to Asia in recent months. That changes this week, as we’re joined by Michael Traeger from TravelZork to share some thoughts.... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
TRIP REPORT AIX22: Back in Person – BA0974 London Heathrow to Hamburg

BA0974 London Heathrow to Hamburg (Club Europe) Aircraft Interiors Expo 2022: Back in Person Redemption Seats Exist for a Reason Off to LHR, Terminal 5 South Lounge... Read More

Dots, Lines & Destinations
DLD 393: From Hanoi with love

We haven't had much to say about travel to Asia in recent months. That changes this week, as we're joined by Michael Traeger from TravelZork to share some thoughts. A... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
TRIP REPORT: AIX2022: Back in Person – Off to Heathrow and British Airways T5 South Lounge

Off to Heathrow and British Airways T5 South Lounge Aircraft Interiors Expo 2022: Back in Person Redemption Seats Exist for a Reason Off to LHR, Terminal 5 South Lounge... Read More

Travel Codex
Review: United B787-10 Premium Plus, Newark to Los Angeles

This represents another trip originally planned for spring 2020, but postponed 2 years due to…well, you know. I made it a mission several years ago to review more... Read More

Traveling For Miles
American Airlines A321neo Economy Class review (Flying to Hawaii)

The Airbus A321neo is one of the youngest aircraft models in the American Airlines fleet and if you're traveling between the West Coast and Hawaii with American, this is... Read More

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