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2015 Index and YWW Year in Review

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It’s a bit late, but here is my 2015 travel year in review post.  It was a huge travel year for me, as I hit 5 continents and did more long-haul flying than I’d ever done before. It was a lot of mileage redemptions, and low on the mileage earning… Read more »

My first and last time on Germanwings: Mykonos to Cologne

My flight to Cologne left Mykonos at 9:40 am, which made for an early morning. It was about a 5 minute drive from the Geranium to the Mykonos airport, which I arrived at about 90 minutes before my flight. The small airport was a mess! A large part of this… Read more »

Exploring Mykonos, the Geranium Hotel, and Scooter Shenanigans

And then I was in Mykonos and the vacation could truly begin! There’s a whole range of hotels in Mykonos. There are many beachside resorts on the island, which can go for upwards of a thousand dollars a night. There are also hostels and small inns in Mykonos Town. The… Read more »

Killing Time at ATH and Olympic Airways Athens to Mykonos

My 9:15am arrival in Athens had me landing at the same time as a Turkish Airways flight from Istanbul, jam-packed with Chinese tour groups, and an El Al flight from Tel Aviv. By walking with purpose, though, I managed to get ahead of most of them on the immigration line… Read more »

Off I Go: US Airways Envoy Class Washington to Philadelphia to Athens

US Airways is one of only two carriers with nonstop service to Greece from the U.S. (along with Delta from JFK), with a seasonal 5x/week service from Philadelphia. This means you can get into Greece in the morning rather than in the afternoon. Unfortunately, Oneworld service to the Greek Islands… Read more »

My Debtor-Creditor Summer Vacation: To Greece and Germany

Since 2011, I’ve gone somewhere for 10 days every June or July- Greece in 2011, Italy and Israel in 2012, Austria, Finland and Estonia in 2013, and Israel in 2014. Last winter, a friend of mine and I were discussing and he suggested we go to Mykonos and Germany this… Read more »