Category Archives: Airlines

South African Business Class Johannesburg to Victoria Falls and Premium Lounge Johannesburg

This is the second 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, covering my trip from New York to Johannesburg here. South African Airways Flt. 40,… Read more »

Off I Go: Hilton Garden Inn JFK Airport, Swiss Lounge JFK, and South African Airways A340 Business Class New York to Johannesburg

This is the first 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 an overview of the trip here. South African Airways Flt. 204, New York-Kennedy to Johannesburg (JFK-JNB) Airbus… Read more »

Virgin Atlantic Economy London to Washington and No. 1 Lounge Heathrow

This is the third and final post in a series from my late December 2018 trip to London. You can read my last post, reviewing the hotels I stayed at, here. Virgin Atlantic Flt. 21 London-Heathrow to Washington-Dulles (LHR-IAD) A330, Economy, 8h 31m Sch. Dep. 11:35am          Sch. Arr. 3:20pm Act…. Read more »

Air France 787 Economy Detroit to Paris, Yotelair and Instant Paris Lounge, and Paris to London

This is the first in a series of reviews from my late December 2018 trip to London. Air France Flt. 377, Detroit to Paris-Charles de Gaulle (DTW-CDG) Boeing 787-9, Economy Sch. Dep. 9:05PM            Sch. Arr. 10:45AM +1 Act. Dep. 9:11PM            Act. Arr. 10:28AM +1 Air France Flt. 1780, Paris-Charles de… Read more »

2018 Year in Review and YWW Index

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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: 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011. It’s an interesting time to look at trends and also to compile all of the year’s posts in one place. 2018… Read more »

I Haven’t Forgot You, My Lovelies: I’m about to go travel nuts

Hi all, It’s been awhile, but as I said in September, blogging is slowed down these days, both because I decided I wanted to focus more on enjoying the travel experience rather than recording it, and because I’ve been very busy at work fighting the man and such. But I’m… Read more »

To Manchester! DCA Bracket Room and new Skyclub, DCA-ATL, ATL Skyclub, Virgin Atlantic Economy Atlanta to Manchester

This is the second in what might or might not be a series about my August/September 2018 trip to Manchester, England and Scotland.  You can read a preview of the trip here. Delta Flt. 151 Washington-National to Atlanta (DCA-ATL) A321, Economy Sch. Dep. 3:00PM            Sch. Arr. 4:58PM Act. Dep. 2:57PM           … Read more »

Air Canada Reykjavik to Montreal to DC and an Offensive U.S. CBP Experience

This is the sixth and final post in a series covering my June/July 2018 trip to Iceland. You can read an overview of the trip here. Air Canada Flt. 813 Reykjavik to Montreal (KEF-YUL) Boeing 737 MAX, Economy Sch. Dep. 10:00AM       Sch. Arr. 11:15AM Act. Dep. 10:27AM     … Read more »

Air Canada Boeing 737 MAX Montreal to Reykjavik and Banque Nationale Lounge

This is the second in a series of posts covering my June/July 2018 trip to Iceland. You can read an overview of the trip here. Air Canada Flt. 812, Montreal to Reykjavik (YUL-KEF) Boeing 737 MAX, Preferred Economy Seating Sch. Dep. 11:40pm          Act. Arr. 8:30am +1 Act. Dep. 11:40pm          Act…. Read more »

Iceland Trip Overview, Pitiful United Experience DCA-EWR-YUL, and Art & Lounge Newark

This is the first in a series of posts about my June-July 2018 trip to Iceland. United Flt. 4402  Washington-National to Newark (DCA-EWR) (operated by Expressjet) ERJ-145, Economy Sch. Dep. 2:20pm        Act. Dep. 2:21pm Sch. Arr. 3:45pm        Act. Arr. 3:38pm United Flt. 4402 Newark to Montreal (EWR-YUL) (operated by Expressjet) ERJ-145, Economy… Read more »