Trip Reports

Heels First Travel
Visiting Crater Lake During the Wildfires

My luck with Crater Lake is rather nonexistent. Or perhaps its my planning abilities? The first time I went to Crater Lake I was not expecting huge snow drifts in the 70... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Introduction: Around The World (And Then Some) In 5 Days

Welcome to my next trip report, covering travel in business class on Austrian, EgyptAir, Oman Air, and Air Belgium, and travel in first class on Air Belgium and Korean... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
TRIP REPORT: Back to Dublin Airport – Donuts on the Mound 2

Donuts on the mound 2 – Back to Dublin Airport In this donut filled adventure Continuing a new tradition Off to Birmingham Airport Aer Lingus EI263 Birmingham... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Review: Dubai International Airport Hotel

For the return portion of our trip we were flying from Milan to Dubai to Los Angeles, and had a roughly 11 hour layover in Dubai, as we landed at 10:10PM and were... Read More

Jeffsetter
Review: Flock and Fowl Las Vegas

Flock and Fowl Las Vegas is another place that’s long been on my list to-try in Sin City.  So I was going to eat here no matter what. Admittedly, I... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Review: Emirates Lounge Milan Airport

After spending the night at the Sofitel Athens Airport we flew Aegean in economy from Athens to Milan, which was a surprisingly pleasant experience. Our flight arrived... Read More

Michael W Travels
Our Awkward Uber Experience In Baku, Azerbaijan

The Michael W Travels family is currently on a month long summer trip. When visiting a city, our preferred form of transportation is walking. When we need to go to... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Review: Sofitel Athens Airport

After an incredible four days at Amanzoe, our vacation was coming to an end. We had an early morning flight out of Athens Airport, so decided to book the Sofitel Athens... Read More

Travel With Grant
Get to the Oakland International Airport (OAK) Escape Lounge Like a Pro

Disclosure: I have TSA PreCheck, a Clipper Card, and travel with carry-on bags.  If you do not have TSA PreCheck, your security screening will take... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
BEQUEM: Cathay Pacific A330 Business Hong Kong – Taipei

Review der Cathay Pacific A330 Business von Hong Kong nach Taipei ... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
SCHÖN: Cathay Pacific The Bridge Lounge Hong Kong

Review der Cathay Pacific The Bridge Business Lounge in Hong Kong ... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
TRIP REPORT: Planes, Donuts and Sun – An afternoon on the mound near Dublin Airport – Donuts on the Mound

Donuts on the mound 2: Planes, Donuts and Sun – An afternoon on the mound at Dublin Airport In this donut filled adventure Continuing a new tradition Off to... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Review: Amanzoe Dining & Activities

In the previous installment I wrote about our Pool Pavilion at Amanzoe, and in this installment I wanted to look at everything else the hotel has to offer, including the... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
TRIP REPORT: EI263 Birmingham to Dublin – Donuts on the Mound 2

Donuts on the mound 2 – Aer Lingus EI263 Birmingham Airport to Dublin (Economy Class) In this donut filled adventure Continuing a new tradition Off to Birmingham... Read More

Travel With Grant
Get to the SFO Centurion Lounge Like a Pro

Disclosure: I have TSA PreCheck, a BART Clipper Card, and travel with carry-on bags.  If you do not have TSA PreCheck, your security screening will take... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
TRIP REPORT Donuts on the Mound 2: Off to Birmingham Airport

Off to Birmingham Airport – Donuts on the mound 2 In this donut filled adventure Continuing a new tradition Off to Birmingham Airport Aer Lingus EI263 Birmingham... Read More

Andy's Travel Blog
The full story of my quick trip to Olympic National Park

I'm pretty famous for going to places way too quickly and not spending enough time there. This is one of those trips, but the pictures of Olympic National Park were... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Review: Amanzoe Pool Pavilion

After four great nights in Santorini, we spent our next four nights at Amanzoe, which is a property I've heard so many great things about. I'm going to be breaking this... Read More

Jeffsetter
Review: Rose Rabbit Lie at the Cosmopolitan Las Vegas

When in Vegas, you have to have some excess, right?  And this time around I decided to splurge at the Cosmopolitan’s Rose Rabbit Lie. Rose Rabbit Lie is... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
SEHR GUT: Cathay Dragon A320 Business Sanya – Hong Kong

Review der Cathay Dragon A320 Business von Sanya nach Hong Kong ... Read More

You Have Been Upgraded
WHAT???: Airport First Class Lounge Sanya Int. Airport (Hainan)

Review der Airport First Class Lounge Sanya International Airport auf der Insel Hainan ... Read More

Bald Thoughts
Japan Airlines JAL First Class Sky Suite Review

Japan Airlines JAL First Class Sky Suite Review I recently got back from a weekend trip from Japan. Yes, you read that correctly. I went to Japan for just two days from... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
TRIP REPORT: Donuts on the Mound 2 – The Second Bite! With Aer Lingus

TRIP REPORT: Donuts on the mount 2: The Second Bite! With Aer Lingus In this donut filled adventure Continuing a new tradition Off to Birmingham Airport Aer Lingus EI263... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Review: Mystique Santorini Hotel

I've wanted to stay at Mystique for years, which is a Starwood Luxury Collection property. I first learned about the hotel because it used to be featured on SPG's... Read More

Travel With Grant
Curtis DoubleTree Hotel in Downtown Denver: Themed Floors & Great Breakfast

Good afternoon everyone.  A few days ago, I shared my post: Westin Denver Airport: Gate to Hotel Room in 25 Minutes (or Less).  After spending 1 night at... Read More

The Gate
My First Stay at a Canopy by Hilton Hotel — and The Verdict Is…

The grand opening of the Canopy by Hilton Reykjavik City Centre on Sunday, June 5, 2016 also marked the worldwide debut of the first hotel property — and I had the... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Review: Escape Lounge Minneapolis MSP

It’s no secret that The Platinum Card® from American Express and The Business Platinum® Card from American Express OPEN offer the best lounge access... Read More

TravelUpdate
Cathay Pacific Business Class Review HKG-SYD

TL;DR Cathay Pacific offers an excellent ground experience in HKG. However, their Business class inflight experience was pretty underwhelming. The food was flavorful,... Read More

Travel With Grant
Westin Denver Airport: Gate to Hotel Room in 25 Minutes (or Less)

Good morning everyone, happy Friday.  Last week, my girlfriend and I had a late night flight into Denver International Airport (DEN).  Due to a slight delay,... Read More

Travel With Grant
Hotel Review: Hyatt Ziva Los Cabos All-Inclusive Resort

I had intended to review another property in Cabo, but due to the problems, I left after one day and booked my remaining 5 days at the Hyatt Ziva Los Cabos. This... Read More

Points With a Crew
NEW – access hundreds of trip reports

I've just released a trip reports page where you can now have easy access to hundreds of trip reports from Peru, Hong Kong, Rome, and all throughout the United States Read More