Friday, June 23, 2017

Cathay First JFK-HKG: Part 1 to Vancouver 

​I'm reminded of wise words a stranger once told me, "Don't fly direct on Cathay Pacific from JFK, take the scenic route through Vancouver." And that's what I did. And here is why you...

British Airways Lounge JFK: Mashed Potatoes & Gravy

​"Go through the priority line. That way you don't have to wait with the economy class passengers." That was sound advice from the ticketing agent except for the fact that the priority line at...

Emirates Shower Class JFK-DXB: One More Time

What else can go through your head as you board a first class flight on an Emirates A380? After the customary greetings and the initial glass of champagne, I settled into my seat and heard the announcement: the flight would be delayed due to an electrical issue at JFK.

The Emirates Lounge at JFK: Where It All Began

There are certain things that no one can get sick of. These include silly string, bubble wrap, and any review having to do with Emirates Airlines. The only thing that tops an experience on Emirates is doing it again and again.

Amtrak to BWI: Bad Wi-Fi, Boring Ride

This Amtrak review is part of the Whose Land? Iceland Trip Report which covers the following cities: Baltimore, Maryland Reykjavik, Iceland Here is the Picture Preview. If you're going to fly WOW Air from the east coast...
Sheraton JFK Airport Hotel Review

Sheraton JFK: An Expensive Convenience

It was a long bumpy, hungover ride from Las Vegas, to Witchita Kansas, to St. Louis, to Newark on the way back from the Freddies. A minor oversight had lead me to miss my single connection flight at 6 that morning. After that arduous journey, I took an Uber from EWR to JFK for $63.

Amex Centurion Lounge LGA: Welcome Back to NYC

When I left for Florida, I couldn't go to the lounge due to the abysmal airport known as LaGuardia. After a memorable trip to Orlando and Miami, it was time to fly Southwest back to NYC. I arrived at 5PM and decided to wait out the traffic by visiting the Amex Centurion Lounge. For the next three hours, I drank, ate, and chatted with passengers who had one thing in common: they were leaving NYC.

Dear LaGuardia: We Deserve a Better Airport

I arrived at LaGuardia airport en rout‎e to Orlando for the Citrus Bowl. I didn't see the homeless people who, till recently, had made LaGuardia their home. One report said that there were people...

Dancin’ in Finnair Business: JFK to HEL

This is part of the Trip Report Welcome to the Cold where I went from NYC to: Helsinki, Finland Stockholm, Sweden Riga, Latvia Istanbul, Turkey Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia If you're just tuning in now be sure to read how I ended up...

American Airlines Admirals Club JFK

This is part of the Trip Report Welcome to the Cold where I traveled from NYC to: Helsinki, Finland Stockholm, Sweden Riga, Latvia Istanbul, Turkey Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia If you're just tuning in now be sure to read how I ended up with this...
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