Lifemiles Lessons, SAS Lounge Copenhagen, and Adria Airways Copenhagen to Ljubljana

This is the second in an eleven-part series covering my June/July 2019 trip to Slovenia and Venice. You can read my last post, covering the flight in SAS Business Class from Washington to Copenhagen, here. Adria Airways Flt. 511 Copenhagen to Ljubljana (CPH-LJU) Airbus A319, Economy Class Sch. Dep. 9:30am … Read more »

Slovenia! Part 1: Dulles Lounges and SAS A330 Business Class Washington to Copenhagen

This is the first in an eleven-part series covering my June/July 2019 trip to Slovenia and Venice. SAS Scandinavian Airlines Flt. 926 Washington-Dulles to Copenhagen (IAD-CPH) Business Class, A330-300 Sch. Dep. 5:15pm     Sch. Arr. 7:15am+1 Act. Dep. 5:11pm      Act. Arr. 7:07am+1 My big summer vacation this year… Read more »

Costa del Sol Part 2: Exploring Malaga and Torremolinos and the Hotel Ritual Torremolinos

In my last post, I covered how I got to and from the Costa del Sol.  Here, I’ll cover what I actually did there.  I actually had no idea what to expect. I didn’t know anyone personally who had been to Torremolinos, and I had heard some horror stories that… Read more »

Costa del Sol Part 1:  Delta One New York to Malaga and back (JFK-AGP-JFK)

Delta Flt. 270  New York-Kennedy to Malaga (JFK-AGP) Boeing 757, Business Class Sched. Dep. 5:14PM       Sched. Arr. 6:45AM Act. Dep. 7:03PM            Act. Arr. 7:54AM Delta Flt. 271  Malaga to New York-Kennedy (AGP-JFK) Boeing 757, Business Class Sched. Dep. 8:15AM       Sched. Arr. 10:50AM Act. Dep. 8:09AM            Act. Arr. 10:07AM Last year,… Read more »

Hotel Reviews: Triada Palm Springs and the Hilton Palm Springs

In March, I spent two nights in Palm Springs after visiting some friends in Los Angeles. I ended up staying in two different hotels, the Triada, a Marriott Autograph Collection property, and the Hilton Palm Springs. The hotels were radically different, and I much more preferred the former. I’ll review… Read more »

Returning Home: Cathay Pacific First Class HKG to ORD, ORD Flagship Lounge, and American Sucks

This is the sixteenth and final in a series of posts documenting my January 2019 trip around the world, which took me to Victoria Falls, Cape Town, Chiang Mai, and Hong Kong.  You can read my last post, which summarized my time spent in Hong Kong, here. Cathay Pacific Flt…. Read more »

Trip Report: A Different Side of Hong Kong

This is the fifteenth in a series of posts documenting my January 2019 trip around the world, which took me to Victoria Falls, Cape Town, Chiang Mai, and Hong Kong.  You can read my last post, which reviewed the Intercontinental Grand Stanford Hong Kong, here. I had only two full… Read more »

Hotel Review: Intercontinental Grand Stanford Hong Kong

This is the fourteenth in a series of posts documenting my January 2019 trip around the world, which took me to Victoria Falls, Cape Town, Chiang Mai, and Hong Kong.  You can read my last post, which reviewed the Hyatt Regency Hong Kong, Tsim Sha Tsui, here. Given the prices… Read more »

Mini-Review: Hyatt Regency Hong Kong, Tsim Sha Tsui

This is the thirteenth in a series of posts documenting my January 2019 trip around the world, which took me to Victoria Falls, Cape Town, Chiang Mai, and Hong Kong.  You can read my last post, which covered my flight from Chiang Mai to Hong Kong in Cathay Dragon business… Read more »

Cathay Dragon Business Class Chiang Mai to Hong Kong

Business class cabin

This is the twelfth in a series of posts documenting my January 2019 trip around the world, which took me to Victoria Falls, Cape Town, Chiang Mai, and Hong Kong.  You can read my last post, which covered what I did in Chiang Mai, here. Cathay Dragon Flt. 233 Chiang… Read more »