Thursday, March 30, 2017

Do Not Disturb: Why Is The Sign Required?

I am leaving Michigan for the Wild West in the back of another Delta flight after a hectic Thanksgiving and a lot of driving. (trip report to follow) Yesterday, I stayed at the Hyatt...

Up In The Air: Seat Etiquette Dilemma 

Here I go again to Detroit. Tomorrow I cross into the land of darkness for Thanksgiving in Cleveland followed by a drive to Columbus, Ohio for the game of the year.  Back on Delta and...

Travel Hacking a Myth? This Reporter Thinks So

Our parents think we are doing something illegal. Our friends don't bother liking our vacation photos anymore. And our colleagues are waiting for retirement before they travel the world the 'right way'. Add in...

The Grand Tour: Being A Jerk Pays Off

What do Floyd Mayweather, Donald Trump, and Jeremy Clarkson all have in common? None of them have been nominated for Mr. Congeniality. You're either a fan of them or you absolutely detest them. Say...

Flying Middle Seat Blues

It's election day and everyone has an opinion. I'll keep my thoughts on that to myself at this time and voice it on a more pressing issue- this six hour flight from JFK to...

Back From BACON: What Bloggers Are Really Like

Prepare yourself for this TMZ post about BoardingArea bloggers. This past weekend, I was in DC for a conference where everything from politics to points was discussed. In attendance were the famous bloggers that...

Travelers Century Club: 18 Countries till 100!

Do you travel to find inner peace, the best kebab, the best pho, or the best piña colada? Do you travel because you like the lounge, the champagne, and the flight more than the destination?...

Dear Chase, I’m Sick of Steph Curry

Out of habit and boredom, I log into Chase multiple times a day. It happens unconsciously, the same way I open a tab for Facebook even though I already have one open. Of course...

And On That Note…No More Samsung

A few weeks ago I wrote an article about the Samsung Note 7 and how it was not allowed to be turned on or charged during flight. Since then, Samsung has pulled the literal plug on...

TPOL 2016: Make Blogging Great Again

I'm the best at planning trips. I'm the best at taking trips minus the occasional Augardiente incident or visa mishap. I'm also great at humility. Nobody has more humility than I do. What I suck...
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