Air France’s Dated A380 Economy Washington to Paris and Ibis Paris CDG Airport

This is the first in a much-delayed series covering my Labor Day (August-September 2019) trip to Paris and Luxembourg. Given how long has passed, the posts won’t be super detailed, but I’ll do my best from notes and pictures. Air France Flt. 55, Washington-Dulles to Paris-Charles de Gaulle (IAD-CDG) Airbus… Read more »

Homeward Bound: Delta Economy Rio de Janeiro to Atlanta to DC and Gol Lounge GIG

This is the third of three posts covering my November 2019 trip to Rio de Janeiro. You can read about the origin of this trip here, and my last post, covering my stay at the Hilton Rio de Janeiro Copacabana, here. Delta Flt. 60 Rio de Janeiro to Atlanta (GIG-ATL) Boeing… Read more »

Hotel Review: Hilton Rio de Janeiro Copacabana

This is the second of three posts covering my November 2019 trip to Rio de Janeiro. You can read about the origin of this trip here, and my last post, covering my flights down on Delta, here. I’m not going to do a full report on what I did in… Read more »

2019 Year in Review and YWW Index

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World map showing flights flown in

Greetings from a train from Belfast to Dublin!! Every year, I take a look back on my year of travel and take a look at the year ahead. You can check out prior years here: 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011. This year, I actually traveled more than in the last few years, but I’ve… Read more »

Delta’s New International Main Cabin Service: Atlanta to Rio de Janeiro in Comfort Plus

Tray with airplane meals

This is the first of three posts covering my November 2019 trip to Rio de Janeiro. You can read about the origin of this trip here. Delta Flt. 2349 Washington-National to Atlanta (DCA-ATL) Airbus A321, Economy Sched. Dep. 3:02PM          Sched. Arr. 4:59PM Actual Dep. 2:59PM           Actual Arr. 4:37PM Delta Flt…. Read more »

Home via Madrid: Iberia Business Class Venice to Madrid to New York, the Marco Polo Lounge and the Iberia A350

This is the conclusion of an eleven-part series covering my June/July 2019 trip to Slovenia and Venice. You can read my last post, discussing my two days in Venice, here. Iberia Flt. 3243 Venice to Madrid (VCE-MAD) Airbus A320neo, Business Class Sched. Dep. 11:55am     Sched. Arr. 2:30pm Actual Dep. 12:13pm     … Read more »

Exploring Venice: Don’t Go to Venice in July

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This is the tenth in an eleven-part series covering my June/July 2019 trip to Slovenia and Venice. You can read my last post, reviewing my stay at the Hotel Gritti Palace, here. You can also check out some photos and video of my ride down the Grand Canal here. Venice… Read more »

Checking in and Anatomy of a Trip/Rio Preview

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Hello! It’s me, Adam. I am woefully behind on trip reports, but, in case you missed it, it turns out Washington is a dumpster fire and my day job entails attempts to put out small pieces of that fire. I also had the Jewish holidays and a work trip out… Read more »

Hotel Review: The Gritti Palace, Venice, a Luxury Collection Hotel

This is the ninth in an eleven-part series covering my June/July 2019 trip to Slovenia and Venice. You can read my last post, covering how I got from Piran to Venice, here. July in Venice was actually pretty awful. Walking through the streets, particularly in the San Marco area, could… Read more »

Trains, Planes, and Automobiles (ok, bus, train, and vaporetto): Getting from Piran to Venice

This is the eighth in an eleven-part series covering my June/July 2019 trip to Slovenia and Venice. You can read my last post, discussing my time on the Slovenian Coast in Piran and Portoroz, here. I’ve never had a strong desire to visit Venice, and am wary of crowds, but… Read more »