Trip Reports

Live and Let's Fly
Review: Hong Kong Airlines A330 Business Class Bangkok To Hong Kong

Here’s a brief review of my quick overnight flight from Bangkok to Hong Kong on Hong Kong Airlines aboard the A330 in business class. With no line for business... Read More

Live from a Lounge
Hello from Munich. Bring on the Christmas Markets!

Hello from Munich, where we are taking in the breathtaking Christmas Markets of Europe all of this weekend and next. Help us plan better and maybe we get you some... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Review: British Airways Business Class A318 New York To London City

I had taken this flight almost a decade ago when it first launched, and forgot just how damn special and cool it is. At the door I was greeted by the friendly cabin... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Long Way Home – Two Hours and 20 in Helsinki Vantaa

Two Hours 20 in Helsinki Vantaa – Long Way Home In this adventure: I’ve got to stop looking at odd routings and thinking they’re good ideas Sleep?... Read More

Travel Codex
A Toddler Friendly New York City Itinerary

Our summer road trip gave us four days to spend in New York City.  With a 2-year old in tow,  I had to rethink my usual big city routine.  As in, walking... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Review: British Airways Pre-Flight Dining New York JFK

In the last installment I reviewed British Airways' First Lounge JFK, which is open to oneworld Emerald members. In this installment I wanted to review British Airways'... Read More

Ultima Llamada
Reporte de Vuelo: Business Class de Air Canada 777-300ER Toronto-Munich

Reseña de mi vuelo en la business class de Air Canada desde Toronto a Münich operado por mi avión favorito de su flota, el Boeing 777-300ER La entrada... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Long Way Home – AY10 Chicago O’Hare to Helsinki Vantaa (Economy Pro)

Finnair AY10 Chicago O’Hare to Helsinki Vantaa (Economy Pro) – Long Way Home In this adventure: I’ve got to stop looking at odd routings and thinking... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Review: British Airways First Lounge New York JFK

My flight from New York to London City was departing at 6:45PM, and I arrived at Terminal 7 at around 1PM, plenty early (I was connecting off an American flight, and... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Introduction: A Quick African Adventure

Welcome to my next trip report, covering travel in British Airways business & first class, RwandAir business class, and Norwegian premium economy, as well as stays... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Long Way Home – Back to O’Hare, the Air France-KLM lounge

Fooding around Chicago – Long Way Home In this adventure: I’ve got to stop looking at odd routings and thinking they’re good ideas Sleep? What’s... Read More

Grab a Mile
United Airlines 787 Economy SFO – SYD: Good Food, OK Service

After nearly a month of waiting the day finally came for the start of our camping trip to Middle Earth. As I mentioned in the previous post, I booked myself in United... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Long Way Home – From the Canon 6D to the EOS R

From the Canon 6D to the EOS R – Long Way Home In this adventure: I’ve got to stop looking at odd routings and thinking they’re good ideas Sleep?... Read More

Will Run For Miles
He Flew on Frontier Airlines and This is What Happened

Have you ever wondered what it's like to fly on a Frontier Airline super sale ticket? Abe did just that and tells about his experience. The post He Flew on Frontier... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Review: British Airways Club World 747 London To New York

My flight from Nairobi arrived at Terminal 3, while my connecting flight to New York was departing from Terminal 5. After a great flight my good luck continued, as my... Read More

Live from a Lounge
Cathay Pacific Boeing 777ER Business Class in 10 Pictures

Here are my first impressions on the Mumbai to Hong Kong Cathay Pacific Business Class Service, which is currently being operated by a Boeing 77W aircraft. Good Product,... Read More

The Gate
Royal Air Maroc: My First Flight — and My Second Flight

While I was in Amsterdam, I wanted to take a side trip to somewhere else — somewhere to where I had never been before; and somewhere which would be kind to the... Read More

Point Me to the Plane
Why London is More Than Big Ben and Buckingham – What to See and Do in England’s Capital City

Countless novels and movies are set in London, England. They span centuries, from Philippa… The post Why London is More Than Big Ben and Buckingham – What... Read More

The Gate
Mohammed VI Bridge in Morocco

As I was driving under a brilliant sun in a bright deep blue sky along the highways from Fez to Marrakech just east of the city of Rabat in Morocco, I crossed a bridge... Read More

Grab a Mile
Intro Part 1: Planning a Trip to Middle Earth and Visa Shenanigans

Background So my uncle, cousin, and I have wanted to do a guys camping trip for the longest time. Our initial plan was to hit up Iceland back in July, but I was... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Review: Escape Lounge Hartford-BDL

The Platinum Card® from American Express and The Business Platinum® Card from American Express offer an amazing slew of airport lounge benefits. In addition... Read More

TravelUpdate
American Airlines and its Terrible New Seats

American Airlines is in the midst of a seat “densification” project known internally as Project Oasis. Eventually, the entire narrow body mainline fleet will... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Review: Hong Kong Airlines A330 Business Class Review

The short flight from Hong Kong to Bangkok was just enough time to appreciate the Hong Kong Airlines A330 business class product. After three days of excellent meetings... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Long Way Home – The Canon 100D – Good for Aviation Photography?

Long Way Home – The Canon 100D – a shooter for aviation photography? In this adventure: I’ve got to stop looking at odd routings and thinking... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
I Flew to Houston For 30 Seconds With George H.W. Bush…

Last night I flew from Los Angeles to Houston and early this morning I flew back, all for one man: George H. W. Bush. We all have traditions of some kind. If... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Long Way Home – Fooding around Chicago

Fooding around Chicago – Long Way Home In this adventure: I’ve got to stop looking at odd routings and thinking they’re good ideas Sleep? What’s... Read More

One Mile at a Time
Review: British Airways Business Class 747 Nairobi To London

I was departing Nairobi for London the same day I arrived in Nairobi from New York (well, technically I was departing just after midnight, but close enough). I spent the... Read More

Travel Codex
Review: Westgate New York City Resort

We needed a four-night hotel stay in New York, and I originally planned to rack up some Hilton points.  Wanting to avoid the horrid “destination” fees,... Read More

Live and Let's Fly
Review: Grand Hyatt Hong Kong

My suite in the Grand Hyatt Hong Kong proved to be the ideal venue to host meetings during a busy week at the adjoining convention center. Rates were outrageous during... Read More

Economy Class & Beyond
Long Way Home – The Nutella Cafe, Chicago

The Nutella Cafe, Chicago – Long Way Home In this adventure: I’ve got to stop looking at odd routings and thinking they’re good ideas Sleep?... Read More

Heels First Travel
Chiang Mai’s Newest Up-and-Coming Restaurant is Worth Writing Home About

B Samcook Home16 restaurant in Chiang Mai, Thailand is not a name that rolls off the tongue easily, but it is arguably one of the best dining experiences I’ve had... Read More

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