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Why I’m Saying Goodbye to American Airlines

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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… Read more »

2016 Index and Year in Review

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I won’t belabor the point, but 2016 was pretty terrible.  My travels were pretty good,though.  I still owe you all a few posts from my November New Zealand adventure, but as we say goodbye to the dumpster-fire of 2016, here’s a look back at my year in travel.  For previous… Read more »

Don’t Stay at the Hilton Barcelona, or, Hilton Status is Meaningless

This is part four in my trip report series from my July 2016 trip to Spain.  For an introduction, see this post. I stayed at six different hotels on my Spain trip.  Three I would stay at again in a heartbeat.  Two I would consider again.  And one I regretted and… Read more »