Tag Archives: Spain

Costa del Sol Part 2: Exploring Malaga and Torremolinos and the Hotel Ritual Torremolinos

In my last post, I covered how I got to and from the Costa del Sol.  Here, I’ll cover what I actually did there.  I actually had no idea what to expect. I didn’t know anyone personally who had been to Torremolinos, and I had heard some horror stories that… 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 »

Is anybody out there? A quick update and upcoming travel

Hello, hi, it’s me, Adam. I’m not sure how many people read this blog regularly anymore as opposed to people reading random posts from Google searches (lots of people want to know about Avianca and TAP business class for some reason). I am going to continue to plow through trip… Read more »

Journey Home Part 1: Aer Lingus Barcelona to Dublin and VIP Sala Canudas

This is part 5 of a series documenting my Memorial Day weekend trip to Sitges, outside of Barcelona. You can read an overview of the trip here. Aer Lingus Flight 563  Barcelona to Dublin (BCN-DUB) A320, Economy Sch. Dep. 11:00AM         Act. Dep. 12:06AM Sch. Arr. 12:45PM           Act. Arr. 1:27PM My… Read more »

Sitges on Memorial Day Weekend and the Hotel Galeon Pavilion

This is part 4 of a series documenting my Memorial Day weekend trip to Sitges, outside of Barcelona. You can read an overview of the trip here. I blogged about Sitges two years ago, and not a ton (or anything of note) has changed. My concerns about it being dead… Read more »

Connecting in Madrid: Iberia Dali Lounge and the Puente Aereo – Business Class Madrid to Barcelona

This is part three of a series documenting my Memorial Day weekend trip to Sitges, outside of Barcelona. You can read an overview of the trip here. Iberia Flt. 800  Madrid to Barcelona (MAD-BCN) – Puente Aereo (Air Shuttle) Airbus 321 (A321) , Business Class Sch. Dep. 8:00AM           Sch. Arr…. Read more »

Memorial Day in Spain Part 1: AA DCA-BOS Shuttle, BA Lounge Boston, & Iberia Business Class Boston to Madrid

This is part 2 of a series documenting my Memorial Day weekend trip to Sitges, outside of Barcelona. You can read an overview of the trip here. Sorry for the delayed post, as I had a computer meltdown. American Airlines Flt. 2119 Washington-National to Boston (DCA-BOS) Embraer ERJ-190, Economy Sch…. Read more »

Sitges Trip Preview and Award Anatomy

In just a few days I’m heading off to Sitges, just outside of Barcelona, for a long weekend. In this post, I’ll give you an overview of the trip and how I booked it. The genesis of this trip was actually my upcoming August-September trip to Manchester and Scotland.  I… Read more »

Aer Lingus Bilbao to Dublin and the Bloody Radisson Blu Dublin Airport

This is part ten in my trip report series from my July 2016 trip to Spain.  For an introduction, see this post. The business class fare that I had booked home was out of Dublin. I thought that flying from somewhere in Basque country to Dublin would be pretty cheap.  Alas,… Read more »

A Short Stay in Bilbao and the Excellent Holiday Inn Bilbao

This is part nine in my trip report series from my July 2016 trip to Spain.  For an introduction, see this post. My last stop in Spain was Bilbao, where I had about a day and a half.  So after breakfast, I checked out of my hotel in San Sebastian and… Read more »