Trip Reports

One Mile at a Time
Review: Air Tahiti Nui Business Class 787-9 Los Angeles To Papeete

We were connecting same day from American Airlines, and unfortunately our flight was delayed significantly. As a result, we sprinted to Tom Bradley International... Read More

Jeffsetter
Review: Delta Air Lines 2767 SLC-HNL

As was the case on my outbound flight, my flight home was once again on Delta.  And like my outbound flight, Delta Air Lines 2767 SLC-HNL exemplified a... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Introduction: Dreamlining To Tahiti

Welcome to my next trip report, covering a trip last December to Tahiti, to review Air Tahiti Nui's new business class, and to compare that to United' new Tahiti to San... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Review: Park Hyatt St. Kitts

I know I'm way behind on trip reports, so it's time I catch up. This is from a stay a few months ago at the Park Hyatt St. Kitts, so better late than never, right? ;)... Read More

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

Over winter break 2018, the Michael W Travels family visited France and Monaco. (Find out what we did with 5.5 hours in Monaco, one of the tiniest countries in the... Read More

Point Me to the Plane
More Than Islands: Visit Greece For Culture, History, And Stunning Landscapes

Greece: the center of an ancient civilisation, home to a sprawling city rife with… The post More Than Islands: Visit Greece For Culture, History, And Stunning... Read More

Point Me to the Plane
3 Secret Island Beaches That You Can Visit with Points & Miles

This post highlights the three best beaches I’ve ever visited and my tips on… The post 3 Secret Island Beaches That You Can Visit with Points & Miles... Read More

Live from a Lounge
Reader Success Story: A St. Regis Maldives Points Vacation

In this week's success story, I share how our reader paid zero money to enjoy a St. Regis Maldives points vacation worth 5 lakh. Since he got back from the Maldives last... Read More

Michael W Travels
A Visit To A Bizarre Attraction, The Smallest Plot Of Land In New York City

A few years back I was skimming over Atlas Obscura looking for interesting and strange things to do in New York City. During my search, I came across something that I... Read More

The Wandering Aramean
DLD 231: Introducing the Statesider!

We're big fans of all things travel so when a couple of friends launched a new destination guide site we were interested. Welcome to the Statesider, a new take on US... Read More

Your Mileage May Vary
Resort Fees Banned, MyTSA App Is Now USEFUL, The Tax For Leaving A Country, & More

Happy Saturday friends, and hooray, it’s finally the weekend! Here’s a recap of what we wrote on YMMV this week. From great travel deals to what we’ve... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
SNAPSHOT: British Airways 461 Madrid to Heathrow in FIRST/Club Europe

Time for another snapshot. This time, we’ll be looking at a happy mixture of circumstances with British Airways 461 on a Club Europe service between Madrid and... Read More

Your Mileage May Vary
Did You Know Flamingos Can Fly? At Least, In Cuba They Do

Well I seen a horse fly  I seen a dragon fly  I seen a house fly  But I’d never seen a flamingo fly. I never even realized that they could. I guess... Read More

Travel Codex
Review: The Loft by Brussels Airlines, Brussels Terminal A

After my walking tour of Brussels, I arrived at Brussels Airport with plenty of time for lounge hopping.  I started with Brussels Airlines’ Schengen-area... Read More

Ultima Llamada
Reporte: First Class de British Airways B747 Londres-New York

Reseña de mi vuelo en la first class de British Airways a bordo del mítico Boeing 747 entre Londres y New York. La entrada Reporte: First Class de British... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
SNAPSHOT: Crowne Plaza Madrid Airport

Time for another snapshot- this time focusing on the Crowne Plaza Madrid Airport. For those of you who are new to the blog: Trip Reports – These are full... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Review: SWISS A340-300 First Class Shanghai To Zurich

Here’s a classic report from 2011, but published for the first time and for good reason. I recently flew the A340 on Lufthansa in first class and am compiling a... Read More

Michael W Travels
Our Epic National Pizza Day Adventure In Williamsburg, Brooklyn

It seems like everyday is a National  fill in the blank Day. While I usually ignore these special days, on Saturday there was one that I... Read More

Your Mileage May Vary
The Museum That Looks Back At Its Racist Past

We’ve rediscovered our love for Chicago over the last two years. Whether it’s a visit to see Hamilton, catch a Phil Collins concert or even just an excuse... Read More

Your Mileage May Vary
The Museum That Looks Back At Its Racist Past

We’ve rediscovered our love for Chicago over the last two years. Whether it’s a visit to see Hamilton, catch a Phil Collins concert or even just an excuse... Read More

Ultima Llamada
Reporte: Galleries Club Lounge British Airways Terminal 5B de Heathrow, Londres

Reseña de mi visita al Galleries Club Lounge de British Airways en la Terminal 5B del aeropuerto de Londres (Heathrow) previo a mi vuelo en su primera clase rumbo... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
SNAPSHOT: Iberia 3167 London Heathrow to Madrid Barajas – Business Class

Time for a snapshot – this time looking at the passenger experience aboard Iberia 3167 between London Heathrow to Madrid Barajas. For those of you who are new to... Read More

Points With a Crew
I’m Crossing 3 Items off the Bucket List this Year, How About You?

With quite a bit of travel booked this year, I'm really looking forward to crossing a few things off my (travel) bucket list! Read More

Michael W Travels
5.5 Hours In Monaco, One Of The Smallest Countries In The World

The Michael W Travels family visited France during winter break of 2018. We booked our flights to Paris due to receiving $2,700 for a bump on Delta Air Lines on the way... Read More

Live from a Lounge
Reader Success Story: Free stay at the Taj Hotel through a magazine subscription

What if I tell you that buying a magazine subscription can get you a free stay at the Taj Hotel?Don't believe me? Read today's success story where Arpit shares how his... Read More

Michael W Travels
6.5 Hours in Transnistria with Kids, A Country That Doesn’t Really Exist!

Over the summer, the Michael W Travels family took a month- long trip to six former Soviet states. During the trip, I had to visit the unrecognized state of... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Review: Lufthansa A340-600 First Class Frankfurt To San Francisco

Lufthansa provides a comfortable first class experience with superb food and drink and excellent service aboard the A340-600. First Class service starts on the ground... Read More

Jeffsetter
Review: Delta Sky Club Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City is a Delta hub, so I wanted to check out their Sky Club there to compare it to the Honolulu one.  And, I ended up having a ton of time at SLC, so I... Read More

Travel Codex
A Rainy Sunday Afternoon in Brussels

On my earlier trip to Amsterdam, I spent some time exploring Antwerp, my first time in Belgium.  The second time around, I scheduled an evening flight from Brussels... Read More

The Wandering Aramean
Where to sit on the Delta A220

Looking for the best seats on Delta's new A220? After a couple trips and trying out the options throughout I've got lots of thoughts on what you should be picking. The... Read More

Ultima Llamada
Reporte: Salón Vip LATAM Aeropuerto de Sao Paulo Guarulhos

Visita a la salón vip de LATAM en el aeropuerto de Sao Paulo Guarulhos durante mi tour por los lounges de la Terminal 3. La entrada Reporte: Salón Vip... Read More

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