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Exploring Oslo

Posted by Adam YWW on July 23, 2017 in Trip Reports

This is part 4 in a series about my summer 2017 trip, which took me to Norway, the Netherlands, and Malta.  You can read an overview of the trip here. Despite having spent months in Copenhagen, and having visited Stockholm and Helsinki, I somehow had never been to Oslo (or anywhere else in Norway) until
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Trip Report: Connecting in Vienna & Austrian Airlines Business Class Vienna to Oslo (VIE-OSL)

Posted by Adam YWW on July 12, 2017 in Airlines, Trip Reports

  This is part 3 in a series about my summer 2017 trip, which took me to Norway, the Netherlands, and Malta.  You can read an overview of the trip here.   Austrian Airlines Flt. 335  Vienna to Oslo (VIE-OSL) Embraer 195, Business Class, 2h 25m The last time I transited via Vienna I had
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Trip Report: Austrian Airlines Business Class Washington to Vienna (IAD-VIE)

Posted by Adam YWW on July 9, 2017 in Airlines, Trip Reports

This is part 2 in a series about my summer 2017 trip, which took me to Norway, the Netherlands, and Malta.  You can read an overview of the trip here. (I have done some website redesign that should help with readability.  I still cannot figure out how to get my photos to resize for mobile
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Cha-cha-changes . . . A Career Transition & my Norway/Netherlands/Malta Trip Preview

Posted by Adam YWW on June 20, 2017 in About YWW, Trip Reports

I don’t directly talk about my actual job on this blog much, but some changes on that front have several direct implications on my travel and blogging, and since I don’t have any other blog, I’ll share this news here. For a little over three years, I’ve had the privilege to serve as an attorney
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Polaris-ish? Underwhelmed on United Polaris Business Sao Paulo to Washington (GRU-IAD)

Posted by Adam YWW on June 18, 2017 in Airlines, Trip Reports

United Airlines Flt. 860 Sao Paulo-Guarulhos to Washington-Dulles This is the concluding post of my series exploring my March 2017 trip to South Africa and Namibia, which started here.  (Low-quality pictures in this post due to equipment issues, apologies.) In June 2016, United made a huge deal out of announcing its “new” business class, rebranding it
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Stelllaaaaaaa – Or getting stuck in Sao Paulo and the Sao Paulo Airport Marriott

Posted by Adam YWW on June 12, 2017 in Airlines, Hotels, Trip Reports

This is part 19 of my series exploring my March 2017 trip to South Africa and Namibia, which started here. It may seem like this trip report series is taking forever, but (a) it was a long trip and (b) other things have been going on which I will blog about shortly.  This should have been
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Trip Report: South African Airways New A333 Business Class Johannesburg to Sao Paulo, Sans Camera

Posted by Adam YWW on June 10, 2017 in Airlines, Trip Reports

This is part 18 of my series exploring my March 2017 trip to South Africa and Namibia, which started here. South African Airways Flt. 222 Johannesburg to Sao Paulo – Guarulhos Sched. Dep. 11:15am              Sched. Arr. 4:00pm Actual Dep. 11:07am                Actual Arr. 3:30pm A330-300, Business Class My trip back home was an unusual, but not that
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Two and a Half Days in Johannesburg – Apartheid Museum, Neighbourgoods Market, Soweto Township Tour

Posted by Adam YWW on June 3, 2017 in Trip Reports

This is part 17 of my series exploring my March 2017 trip to South Africa and Namibia, which started here. I really had no idea what to expect of Johannesburg. Lots of folks had suggested it was skippable, or the kind of city you can breeze through in a day.  I ended up having three nights
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Hotel Review: Holiday Inn Johannesburg-Rosebank – a lovely Pointbreaks stay

Posted by Adam YWW on May 30, 2017 in Hotels, Trip Reports

This is part 16 of my series exploring my March 2017 trip to South Africa and Namibia, which started here. A few weeks before my trip, IHG Rewards Club issued its list of “Pointbreaks” properties for spring 2017. For those who aren’t familiar, properties on the list have a limited number of rooms available for only
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Hotel Review: The Disappointing Protea Johannesburg Balalaika Sandton

Posted by Adam YWW on May 20, 2017 in Hotels, Trip Reports

This is part 15 of my series exploring my March 2017 trip to South Africa and Namibia, which started here. I had initially planned to use my Protea Prokard one free night voucher to stay at the Protea Fire and Ice Melrose Arch and then use a Prokard Bogo voucher at the African Pride Melrose Arch,
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