Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Free without the ‘R’ spells FEE

Remember when checked bags were free? Remember when you got a free (terrible) meal on the plane that was undercooked and disgusting? Remember when you felt a sense of accomplishment because you convinced the...

For the Young at Heart

I don't check into my points redemption Sheraton Kuta till tomorrow leaving me in need of a hotel for a night. Nostalgia set in and I booked one night at the Bounty Hotel whose...

Your Tent Has Been Upgraded

Hyatt Diamond, Hilton Gold, SPG Platinum all have perks that have been blogged about ad nauseum: late checkout, complimentary breakfast, and suite upgrades. Blah blah blah, every points person has already reviewed every hotel and...

Westin DTW: Leaving the D in Style

I had a flight departing at 6:00AM to New York until I checked into the Westin Detroit Metropolitan Airport at midnight. This is not some inn located near an airport providing its guests with a...

Viva Southwest to Vegas!

My inaugural post for the flight reviews page has to begin with Southwest Airlines because I fly it domestically more than any other airline. I have had the good fortune to have a companion pass...

Sheikh Dubai’s Chariot: First Class on Emirates Airlines A380

It has been claimed by many in the points game that the greatest redemption is aboard an Emirates Airlines A380 with first class service to anywhere. What’s better than anywhere is anywhere that takes...

Park Hyatt Shanghai: Too High in the Sky

Following my odyssey aboard Emirates Airlines A380 First Class to Dubai, I was relegated to flying Emirates Business to Shanghai so I won't bore you with pictures of the bathroom that didn't have a...

Unforgettable: The St. Regis New York

Unforgettable, that's what you are Unforgettable though near or far Like a song of love that clings to me How the thought of you does things to me Never before has someone been more… Oh Nat King Cole, your...

The Maldives Seaplane: Luxury for the Working Class

Would you ever pay $500 for a flight that has no set time for departure, lasts only 45 minutes, and is piloted by a barefoot captain? What if I added that the plane only holds 16 people and takes off and lands in water?

The Knockout: The Winner’s Bracket of Where to Stay in Vegas

Vegas baby! Vegas! It's time to kickoff the NFL season the right way- by losing all your money on a four team parlay! If that parlay does hit, then you'll need to abandon your accommodations at...
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