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(Updated in 2018) My favorite 11 Things to do Kathmandu, Nepal and beyond

(Updated in 2018) My favorite 11 Things to do Kathmandu, Nepal and beyond

My Favorite 8 Things to Do in Kathmandu, Nepal — Understand Kathmandu is the gateway to the magnificent Himalaya Mountains. There is almost no way to avoid Kathmandu before you head to Mount Everest or the Annapurna region. Since my last visit, a lot has happened in Kathmandu—the earthquake destroyed a huge amount of the […]

Posted on November 9, 2018 by in Things to Do (City Guides), TOP Travel Destinations

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Lifemiles now a 1:1 American Express Membership Rewards member, Boeing issues safety bulletin to B737MAX operator, 10,000 bonus points for IHG Rewards members for a two night stays

Lifemiles now a 1:1 American Express Membership Rewards member, Boeing issues safety bulletin to B737MAX operator, 10,000 bonus points for IHG Rewards members for a two night stays

– American Express Membership Rewards is adding Avianca Lifemiles as a 1:1 partner Lifemiles has long been leveraging their Star Alliance access for rewards tickets (something US Airways used to do). It’s great to see them available via American Express (and not just Citibank) for US customers now. Keep in mind that you can always […]

Posted on November 8, 2018 by in American Express, IHG Rewards Club, Lifemiles, Travel Deals

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South African Review Business Class A320 and A340 Nairobi (NBO) to Mauritius (MRU) via Johannesburg (JNB)

South African Review Business Class  A320 and A340 Nairobi (NBO) to Mauritius (MRU) via Johannesburg (JNB)

I had been on the exact same flight from Nairobi to Johannesburg a few years ago before my doomed flight to Dakar. I got to the airport early (Nairobi traffic is very unpredictable) but check-in was deserted with a very efficient agent completing my check-in in seconds. Immigration was deserted too and moments later, I […]

Posted on November 7, 2018 by in Travel Deals, Turkish Airlines Review

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Icelandair saves WOW Air before it crashes, Qatar finally bringing QSuites to the West Coast, Etihad Guest double miles, Japan Airlines finally adds Seattle and JetBlue introduces household accounts

Icelandair saves WOW Air before it crashes, Qatar finally bringing QSuites to the West Coast, Etihad Guest double miles, Japan Airlines finally adds Seattle and JetBlue introduces household accounts

– Icelandair is taking over WOW Air – so far no big surprise as both serve a rather small market but the shocking news – the WOW Air shareholders will just get 5.4% of Icelandair based on a $17 million valuation for an airline with as many long-haul destinations – that’s terrible! This is a […]

Posted on November 6, 2018 by in Airline Reviews, Travel Deals

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Norwegian already selling planes?, Chase British Airways now 100,000 bonus Avios plus $200 statement credit, Uber launches Driver rewards program

Norwegian already selling planes?, Chase British Airways now 100,000 bonus Avios plus $200 statement credit, Uber launches Driver rewards program

– is this a new strategy for many airlines – order new aircraft in bulk and then sell most off them (ideally making a profit)? – Norwegian just sold five brand new A320neo this way – Chase has a new offer for the British Airways Visa card that now comes with $200 statement credit (it […]

Posted on November 3, 2018 by in British Airways (BA), Norwegian, Travel Deals

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Qatar adds free WiFi, 20,000 AAdvantage bonus miles w one flight, Lufthansa gives up on Alitalia, 60,000 Hawaiian miles with one credit card, Ethiopian adds Los Angeles to Togo non-stop!

Qatar adds free WiFi, 20,000 AAdvantage bonus miles w one flight, Lufthansa gives up on Alitalia, 60,000 Hawaiian miles with one credit card, Ethiopian adds Los Angeles to Togo non-stop!

– fantastic news if you have a Qatar flight to the US coming up – the airline is offering free broadband WiFi on many US flight (but not on their 777 yet) Business and leisure travelers on select U.S. routes can now enjoy free unlimited high-speed broadband connectivity throughout their entire flight when they book […]

Posted on November 1, 2018 by in American Airlines, Qatar Airways

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Malaysia Airlines ‘gives away’ Oneworld Emerald for $1,935, Etihad still gives away millions, Alitalia to be ‘given away’ to Lufthansa? and Air Tahiti 787’s arrive

Malaysia Airlines ‘gives away’ Oneworld Emerald for $1,935, Etihad still gives away millions, Alitalia to be ‘given away’ to Lufthansa? and Air Tahiti 787’s arrive

– Etihad isn’t done throwing money at rather unhappy airlines and is ‘giving away’ $35 million to Jet Airways (Review) – the Italian government is deciding soon if they can survive ‘giving away’ Alitalia to Lufthansa – Air Tahiti Nui has received their first 787 but no; award seats in Business Class are currently not […]

Posted on October 9, 2018 by in Malaysia Airlines

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American Express reboots Premier Rewards Gold card, South African now goes to the Maldives, COPA has an award sale, Norwegian has a sale for Primera customers and more expansion plans for hotels in Africa

American Express reboots Premier Rewards Gold card, South African now goes to the Maldives, COPA has an award sale, Norwegian has a sale for Primera customers and more expansion plans for hotels in Africa

– American Express has re-launched the Premier Rewards Gold Card and made the (so far) boring card a little Platinum Card Gold Card Members will now enjoy four times the rewards when dining out or eating in, including: 4X Membership Rewards points at U.S. Restaurants 4X Membership Rewards points at U.S. Supermarkets (on up to […]

Posted on October 4, 2018 by in American Airlines, American Express

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Everything you always wanted to know about South African Voyager Redemptions and International First Class for just 45,500 miles Round Trip

Everything you always wanted to know about South African Voyager Redemptions and International First Class for just 45,500 miles Round Trip

Introduction to South African Airlines Voyager Mileage Redemptions South African Voyager uses a number of different award charts. South African Airlines redemptions are accessible as Dynamic Awards and as you’d expect, the pricing goes along with the ticket prices. Typically, it is a pretty sad use of miles. Every few months, there are JourneyBlitz promotions […]

Posted on October 2, 2018 by in South African Airways

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