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Flying to Colombia: Avianca Business Class Washington to San Salvador to Medellin

Posted by Adam YWW on January 15, 2018 in Airlines, Trip Reports

This is the second in a series of posts chronicling my January 2018 trip to Colombia. You can read an overview/preview here. Avianca Flt. 583 Washington-Dulles to San Salvador (IAD-SAL) A319 Business Class, 4h 45m Sch. Dep. 3:15PM ET       Sch. Arr. 7:00PM CT Act. Dep. 3:16PM ET       Act. Arr. 6:36PM CT   Avianca Flt. 369
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Colombia Trip Overview and Preview

Posted by Adam YWW on January 7, 2018 in Airlines, Hotels, Trip Reports

For the past several years, I’ve taken a big trip in the fall and another in February.  Last year, that was New Zealand and South Africa/Namibia; the year before was South Korea/Taiwan and Brazil. But with my change in jobs, I have less vacation days, less holidays, and less money.  So, I decided this year
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Travel Blogger Malpractice and a Contracts Law School Exam Hypo

Posted by Adam YWW on January 3, 2018 in Bloggers

One travel blogger has recently engaged in conduct that I find morally problematic, but also raises some basic legal issues that are often misunderstood, relating to a glitch that made redeeming miles for Swiss First Class (explicitly not allowed under program rules) possible. Most of the legal issues are covered in first-year contract classes, so
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Aeromexico Coach Mexico City to Washington and Amex Centurion Lounge MEX

Posted by Adam YWW on January 1, 2018 in Airlines, Trip Reports

This is the last of 4 posts summarizing a short trip to Mexico City in December 2017.  You can read about the genesis of the trip and my flight down here, my hotel stays here, and what I did in Mexico City here. Aeromexico Flt. 622  Mexico City (MEX) to Washington-Dulles (IAD) B737-700, AM Plus (Economy comfort)
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Three Days in Mexico City

Posted by Adam YWW on January 1, 2018 in Trip Reports

This is the 3rd of 4 posts summarizing a short trip to Mexico City in December 2017.  You can read about the genesis of the trip and my flight down here, and my hotel stays here. Mexico City was one of the first places I ever traveled by myself, back in 2008 as a short
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2017 Year in Review and YWW Index

Posted by Adam YWW on December 25, 2017 in About YWW, Airlines, Hotels, Trip Reports

Every year, I take a look back on my year of travel and take a look at the year ahead. It’s an interesting time to look at trends and also to compile all of the year’s posts in one place. I started my 2016 retrospective post with “I won’t belabor the point, but 2016 was
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Reviews: Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Mexico Zona Rosa and Sheraton Mexico City Maria Isabel Hotel

Posted by Adam YWW on December 25, 2017 in Hotels, Trip Reports

This is the second of a short series about my December 2017 trip to Mexico City. You can read the first post here. As mentioned in my first post about my Mexico City trip, this trip was built around the need to spend a night at an IHG property. There are many in Mexico City,
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The Streisand Effect and the Marriott Lyon Cité Internationale

Posted by Adam YWW on December 23, 2017 in Bloggers, Hotels

In February 2014, I spent a week in France, with stops in Lyon, Montpelier, and Paris. I haven’t thought much about the trip in a while, but I had stayed at the Hilton in Lyon at Cite Internationale.  It was fine, and I made a review post that was nothing out of the ordinary.  There
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Mexico City Part 1: Intro & Aeromexico Business Class Washington to Mexico City: A Rough Redeye + A Diversion

Posted by Adam YWW on December 16, 2017 in Airlines, Trip Reports

Aeromexico Flt. 623 Washington-Dulles (IAD) to Mexico City (MEX) B737-700, “Clase Premier”/Business Class Sch. Dep. 1:17 AM           Sch. Arr. 5:15 AM Act. Dep. 1:15 AM            Act. Arr. 8:39 AM Because of my accounting error at the Crowne Plaza in Hamburg, I needed to spend about $3 in food and beverage during an IHG hotel stay
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Why I’m Saying Goodbye to American Airlines

Posted by Adam YWW on November 27, 2017 in About YWW, Airlines, Mileage Running

For most of my life, I was a Delta guy – both growing up in New York, in law school, clerking in Los Angeles, and then working in New York. I was a Delta elite member for four or five years, oscillating between Silver and Gold Medallion, and it generally worked well for me.   Then
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