Trip Reports

Live and Let's Fly
Review: Turkish Airlines 787-9 Business Class

Business class onboard the Turkish Airlines 787-9 is a solid overall product and even better if you are traveling solo.  Instead of booking nonstop to Los Angeles... Read More

Wild About Travel
Dodging National Closures – Last Plane to Bangkok

I was in the USA for family reasons on a long arranged trip and was in the Northern suburbs of Philadelphia, USA. My Home base is in the northern suburbs of Bangkok,... Read More

Ultima Llamada
Reporte: Hotel Hilton Aeropuerto de Frankfurt

Reseña de mi visita al hotel Hilton del Aeropuerto de Frankfurt, una propiedad ideal para conexiones largas ubicada a pocos minutos a pie de la Terminal 1. La... Read More

Travel With Grant
Reader Feedback: After We Survive the Coronavirus Pandemic, What’s your Dream Award Trip?

Good morning everyone.  This might be the most optimistic blog post / news story you read all day.  You're welcome.  I know we haven't had many happy... Read More

Michael W Travels
Fast Food Chains In Vanuatu, Maybe Not…

Over the summer of 2018, the Michael W Travels family spent 5 Weeks in the Pacific. While food is an important part of the travel experience, we found most of the food... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Review: Calala Island Nicaragua

At last it's time for my review of Calala Island. I never thought I'd travel to a private island off the coast of Nicaragua for vacation, but when World of Hyatt points... Read More

The Gate
Trying My First Cincinnati Chili — and the Verdict Is…

Matthew Cohen found himself in Cincinnati a few months ago, and since he had heard the city is known for its chili, he decided to try it for himself. Out of the several... Read More

Point Me to the Plane
Review: Hyatt Regency Grand Reserve, a Puerto Rican Gem

Puerto Rico has had a challenging past few years, to say the least. From hurricanes to earthquakes, it’s easy to see why many travelers opted to cancel their trips... Read More

Travel With Grant
Work from Home Diary 3: Upcoming Travel Plans (Cancel Now or Wait it Out?)

Good afternoon everyone, happy Friday.  I started sharing my thoughts regarding working from home in a series of Work from Home Diary posts.  Feel free to... Read More

Travel With Grant
Work from Home Diary 1: Last Week (Cancelled Ireland & Kauai Trips)

Good morning everyone, I hope your week is going well.  These are very uncertain times and I have difficulty finding motivation to write about anything travel... Read More

Travel With Grant
Stuck at Home? Listen to Grant on the Saverocity Observation Deck Podcast

Good morning everyone.  A few weeks ago, I was a guest on the Saverocity Observation Deck podcast.  We talked about my Ireland trip (now cancelled), my British... Read More

Travel With Grant
I Just Booked a Last Minute Trip to Hawaii Instead

Good afternoon everyone, I hope your Friday is going well.  As a sequel to yesterday's post (I Cancelled My Trip to Ireland), we decided to go to Kauai instead for... Read More

Ultima Llamada
Reporte: Primera Clase de British Airways B747 Seattle-Londres

Reseña de mi experiencia en la primera clase de British Airways volando desde Seattle a Londres, para luego continuar viaje a Barcelona. La entrada Reporte:... Read More

Michael W Travels
A Visit To The Ghoulish Bones Chapel In Evora, Portugal

Upon landing in Lisbon, we picked up our rental car and then drove straight to Evora, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, listed for its historic center. While planning our... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Review: Hyatt Place Managua

I'll keep this review relatively short, because our stay was short. Friday night we had a quick overnight in Managua, as we were arriving at around 9PM, and had to be... Read More

Jeffsetter
Revisiting the Tillamook Creamery

The last time I visited the Tillamook Creamery was back in 2015. But, since then, the place underwent a significant revamp. So, revisiting the Tillamook Creamery with my... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Review: American Airlines Main Cabin Extra 737

Ford and I are spending the weekend in Nicaragua (I'll let you guys guess why). ;) In the past I didn't review "run of the mill" flights, though I've realized they have... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Review: Turkish Airlines A321neo Business Class

Business class on Turkish Airlines is always a pleasure, but the A321neo is such a wonderful alternative to the business class product offered by most European... Read More

Traveling For Miles
Review: British Airways 747 First Class (MIA-LHR)

For a recent trip, I was booked to fly in British Airways Club World (Business Class) on an overnight flight between Miami and London. I asked the agent at the check-in... Read More

Andy's Travel Blog
NASA Social Rocket Launch, Day 1: Growing Plants in Space and a Lot of Science

NASA. SpaceX. Rocket launch. Science. Experiments. Pick any of these reasons to click through because you love science or NASA or SpaceX or rocket launches. The... Read More

Travel Codex
Review: British Airways A350 Club Suite, Toronto to London

I’m skipping ahead from the rest of my Canada trip report, as I wanted to get this review up timely. Recently, I flew the brand new British Airways A350 Club... Read More

Ultima Llamada
Reporte: First Class Lounge British Airways Aeropuerto de Seattle

Antes de embarcar de regreso a Europa visité el lounge de First Class Lounge de British Airways en Seattle, que no ofrece nada ni remotamente parecido a lo que... Read More

Travel With Grant
Preview: My 5 Radisson Blu Hotels in Ireland / Northern Ireland (202K Radisson Rewards Points Redeemed)

Good morning everyone, I hope you had a great weekend.  In a few weeks, Laura and I will head to Ireland for her spring break (she is an assistant principal, so we... Read More

Michael W Travels
What Did We Try At McDonald’s The Netherlands

Lucas and I recently returned from our Father-Son Trip to the Netherlands. During our visit, we based out of Amsterdam and spent a couple of days enjoying the city. We... Read More

Point Me to the Plane
New Park Hyatt Kyoto: Perfection Personified, A Review

In October, we found an excellent way to fly the United island hopper with a final destination of Shanghai, where I was excited to return to my beloved Park Hyatt. The... Read More

Point Me to the Plane
Perfection Personified: A Review of the Brand New Park Hyatt Kyoto

In October, we found an excellent way to fly the United island hopper with a final destination of Shanghai, where I was excited to return to my beloved Park Hyatt. The... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Review: Andaz Mayakoba Riviera Maya

Last weekend Ford and I decided we wanted to get out of town. I started looking at options on Friday morning, and a few hours later we were on a flight to Cancun for our... Read More

Point Me to the Plane
First Look: New SWISS Lounge at JFK Terminal 4

New York’s JFK is about to embark on a years-long transformation project with plans calling for new terminals to be knocked down (and new ones to be erected) as... Read More

Michael W Travels
How Was It Flying Norwegian Air With Their Strict Baggage Rules

I recently wrote about a sweet deal, NYC- Amsterdam for $356 roundtrip. While booking this deal with Norwegian Air, I had some concerns due to their strict baggage... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Review: TAP Air Portugal A320 Business Class

Winter fog delayed my TAP Air Portugal flight to Lisbon, but the onboard experience was mostly satisfactory. I purchased a cheap one-way ticket from Frankfurt to Boston... Read More

Jeffsetter
Review: Portland Japanese Garden

While in Portland, the site my grandparents and mom wanted to see most was the Portland Japanese Garden. It’s a popular attraction within the larger Washington... Read More

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