Tuesday, October 3, 2023

Ritz Carlton Tenerife: We’ll Make It Better, The Second Time Around

I like a soft landing after landing in a new country. What's softer than the pillows at a Ritz?

Iberia Business: Madrid to Tenerife

After sleeping most of the time in the Iberia's Dali lounge, I forced myself to sleep for the 2:55 journey from Madrid to Tenerife South

En Route: Iberia’s Domestic Lounge Madrid

I went in circles trying to find the Iberia Dali Lounge. When I finally found it, I was impressed with its size and what it offered given that it services domestic flights.

Iberia San Juan to Madrid: Una Vez Mas

It is remarkable that in only 8 hours, I can go from a tiny island back to my inaugural residency, Madrid

Scammed! Or Stupid? Spirit Takes Me for $99 (Part 1)

Hear ye, hear ye, hear ye, hear ye! Now comes forth a bitter Spirit customer number 1,287,878,964 I flew Spirit for the first time en route to Carnival in Jamaica. I didn't mind it (see...

Lufthansa Munich to Newark Business: Basically Basic

I booked a flight from Munich to Newark using precisely 62,760 Lifemiles in business on Lufthansa. The last time I flew Lufthansa long-haul was my inaugural business class flight on points in 2012. Back then I was blown away by ice cream on a plane. Fast forward to 2021, those tricks do not impress me. And neither did this basic flight from Munich to Newark.

Lufthansa Business Lounge Munich: Dry as Their Pretzels

I have been to two Lufthansa lounges. Both were in business. Both were in Munich. Both were stale.

Air Malta: Malta to Munich, 2 Hours & 20 Minutes for $50

Air Malta is part of the Punxsutawney TPOL Trip Report. Unlike my prospective villa in Castiglione, Italy (see Did TPOL Buy a 1 Euro Italian Villa?), Malta was more connected to the outside world. To catch...

Priority Pass Malta: Almost Home

When I booked this trip, I booked a one-way ticket with no return. With stops in Denmark, Scotland, Northern Ireland, England, Wales, Italy, and Malta, I was ready to go home.

Bangkok Airways [Almost] Direct to Full Moon v. Plane, Bus, Ferry, Boat

Budget-conscious, I took a flight from Bangkok to Surat Thani then a bus to the port in order to catch the ferry to Samui, and then a boat to Koh Phangan. It was a long, trying journey.
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