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The Best and Worst Priority Pass lounges worldwide

The Best and Worst Priority Pass lounges worldwide

Priority Pass has changed my airport life – generally for the better. There have been many instances when a long airport wait has been turned in to a productive, joy filled time instead. I have been to hundreds of lounges all around the world. Many are unremarkable but some stand out. Here are some of […]

Posted on June 17, 2019 by in Aeroplan

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The TOP 14 Reasons why you should start your free trial with Mighty Travels Premium

The TOP 14 Reasons why you should start your free trial with Mighty Travels Premium

Mighty Travels Premium is your proactive travel companion and it is awesome if you are looking to see the world in style, want to do mileage runs, monitor fares for certain city pairs or are a digital nomad. Here’s why subscribers love Mighty Travels Premium. 1) With Mighty Travels Premium’s Airfare and Hotel search engine you get […]

Posted on April 19, 2019 by in Mighty Travels Premium

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Boutique Air Review Oakland (OAK) to Merced (MCE) – and then they left me stranded in Merced, CA

Boutique Air Review Oakland (OAK) to Merced (MCE) – and then they left me stranded in Merced, CA

Boutique Air was started in 2007 here in San Francisco by Shawn Simpson, an ex-Google employee. After initially serving charter contracts, the airline has been finding a way to grow, serving cities under the Essential Air Service program. The EAS is worth $263 million and is paid for by the federal government. Most cities would not […]

Posted on May 6, 2018 by in Airline Reviews

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Canaryfly Review Las Palmas (LPA) to Tenerife North (TFN) and Sala Galdos Lounge Las Palmas Review

Canaryfly Review Las Palmas (LPA) to Tenerife North (TFN) and Sala Galdos Lounge Las Palmas Review

Canaryfly does not get much press but is one of the regional airlines competing with Binter Canarias and Air Europa for flights between the Canary Islands. Canaryfly and Binter Canarias sell tickets between the islands at a dual-price system – the subsidized price for island residents and the regular price. Regular fares are about twice […]

Posted on January 14, 2018 by in Airline Reviews, Travel Deals

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Garuda Business Class Review Jakarta (CGK) to Bali (DPS) using A330 and Garuda Business Class Lounge Jakarta Airport (Terminal 3)

Garuda Business Class Review Jakarta (CGK) to Bali (DPS) using A330 and Garuda Business Class Lounge Jakarta Airport (Terminal 3)

Garuda Indonesia uses the international configuration for a number of flights between the busiest airports in Indonesia Jakarta and Denpasar. Terminal 3 at Jakarta airport was just inaugurated a few weeks ago and everything is still shiny. It looks more than Singapore Changi Airport than what you are used to from Jakarta airport. Garuda is […]

Posted on September 7, 2017 by in Airline Reviews, Cathay Pacific Reviews, Priority Pass Lounges

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Malawian Airlines Economy Review Blantyre to Lilongwe, Malawi and on to Lusaka, Zambia

Malawian Airlines Economy Review Blantyre to Lilongwe, Malawi and on to Lusaka, Zambia

Malawian Airlines is the product of the bankrupt Air Malawi and the investment of Ethiopian Airlines into a national airline. Malawi is not exactly a huge country, so the fleet size of the airline is just two planes so far. Ethiopian loaned the airline a Bombardier Q400 and a somewhat aging 737-700. Malawian Airlines serves […]

Posted on February 3, 2017 by in Airline Reviews, Turkish Airlines Review

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My Favorite 9 Things to do Samarkand

My Favorite 9 Things to do Samarkand

My Favorite 9 Things to do Samarkand – Understand Samarkand is one of the richest cities of the ‘Silk Road’. This pre-medieval trading route between Europe and Asia was so profitable for everyone along the way (trade always makes all participants better off despite what politicians make of it) that the rulers were able to build mind-boggling places. […]

Posted on September 28, 2016 by in Things to Do (City Guides), TOP Travel Destinations

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Air Astana Review

Air Astana Review

Flying in Central Asia is almost impossible without Air Astana. The company operates two hubs in Kazakhstan in Astana and Almaty. The airline’s management is headed by Peter Foster (formerly of Cathay Pacific and Royal Brunei Airlines). As I outlined in my last Air Astana review last year, the company is surprisingly modern and punctual. […]

Posted on September 26, 2016 by in Airline Reviews

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Pearl Lounge – Kigali Airport Executive Lounge Review

Pearl Lounge – Kigali Airport Executive Lounge Review

Kigali (and Rwanda) takes building ‘islands of excellence’ seriously. Infrastructure is a top priority and the Kigali airport, while small, could serve passengers anywhere in the world. In fact many US airports are far worse at serving passengers than this snazzy little airport. The service also includes a lounge – the Pearl Lounge is Kigali […]

Posted on October 27, 2015 by in Lounge Reviews

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Tour Lake Baikal – the best thing to do in Irkutsk

Tour Lake Baikal – the best thing to do in Irkutsk

Trip Index (what we have published so far): TOP 10 Things to do Manila, Philippines AirAsia Philippines Review (Davao to Cebu) 14 Top Things To Do Davao, Mindanao, Philippines Turkish Airlines Business Class Review – Seoul (ICN) to Istanbul (IST) Turkish Airlines (Regional) Business Class Review Istanbul (IST) to Bishkek (FRU) Air Astana Review (Economy […]

Posted on May 26, 2015 by in Avis, TOP Travel Destinations

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S7 Airlines Review – Economy Class

S7 Airlines Review – Economy Class

Trip Index (what we have published so far): Paradise Island, Samal – a cool escape from busy Davao, Philipinnes Jen Hotel Manila Hotel Review (formerly Traders Hotel Manila) TOP 10 Things to do Manila, Philippines AirAsia Philippines Review (Davao to Cebu) 14 Top Things To Do Davao, Mindanao, Philippines Turkish Airlines Business Class Review – […]

Posted on May 24, 2015 by in Airline Reviews

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