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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 »

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 »

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 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 »

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 »

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 »

Connecting at HKIA and Cathay Dragon Economy Hong Kong to Chiang Mai

This is the ninth 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 on Cathay Pacific’s A350 in business class from Cape Town… Read more »