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Turkish Airlines Regional Business Class Review from Frankfurt (FRA) – Istanbul (IST) A321 & Business Class Review from Istanbul (IST) – Novosibirsk (OVB) B737

Turkish Airlines Regional Business Class Review from Frankfurt (FRA) – Istanbul (IST) A321 & Business Class Review from Istanbul (IST) – Novosibirsk (OVB) B737

Turkish Airlines Regional Business Class Review from Frankfurt (FRA) – Istanbul (IST) A321 I had initially booked an award using United miles from San Francisco to Novosibirsk all on Turkish Airlines. Turkish cancelled my San Francisco flight out of the blue just two weeks before departure (after half a dozen scheduled changes earlier in the year […]

Posted on March 19, 2017 by in Airline Reviews, Turkish Airlines Review

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Qatar Business Class Review Berlin (TXL) to Doha (DOH) A330 and BA Terraces Lounge at TXL Review

Qatar Business Class Review Berlin (TXL) to Doha (DOH) A330 and BA Terraces Lounge at TXL Review

British Airways Terraces Lounge at Berlin Airport Review Unfortunately, I had a rather disappointing lounge experience at Berlin Tegel, as well as a disappointing overall airport experience. Check-in at the airport was cramped, as were the immigration and security areas. There was also a long bus transfer in the cold. The British Airways Terraces Lounge is a […]

Posted on January 23, 2017 by in Airline Reviews, Qatar Airways

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Etihad Business Class Review San Francisco (SFO) to Abu Dhabi (AUH) EY182 777L (incl. Etihad Wi-Fly Review), Cathay Pacific Lounge SFO and Etihad Arrivals Lounge

Etihad Business Class Review San Francisco (SFO) to Abu Dhabi (AUH) EY182 777L (incl. Etihad Wi-Fly Review), Cathay Pacific Lounge SFO and Etihad Arrivals Lounge

I had been on the westbound flight (my Etihad Business Class Review) just 5 weeks earlier – this time I took the day time flight from the US to the UAE. Etihad uses Empire CLS in San Francisco for their complimentary chauffeur service (also on award tickets such as mine). The driver picked me up […]

Posted on September 16, 2016 by in Airline Reviews, Cathay Pacific Reviews, Etihad Reviews & Etihad Guest

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Ethiopian Airlines Economy Review 787 Dreamliner Accra – Addis Ababa & Addis Ababa – Douala

Ethiopian Airlines Economy Review 787 Dreamliner Accra – Addis Ababa & Addis Ababa – Douala

Ethiopian Airlines is buying aircraft like other airlines buy pretzels. The airline has leased fourteen 787’s and has more on order. It also has bought thirteen A350’s to modernize its fleet and retire older planes that would have needed maintenance. I flew the 787 Dreamliner with Ethiopian Airlines in economy class as part of a […]

Posted on July 20, 2016 by in Airline Reviews

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Sheraton Laguna Guam Resort Review

Sheraton Laguna Guam Resort Review

Trip Index (what we have published so far): United Club Honolulu Airport (HNL) Review United Economy Flight Review – a tale of two flights Review Hanauma Bay, Hawaii (near Honolulu, Oahu) Hyatt Place Waikiki, Honolulu Hotel Review American Express Centurion Lounge SFO Review Book your stay at the Sheraton Laguna Guam Resort here. For my […]

Posted on May 2, 2015 by in Hotel Reviews, TOP Travel Destinations

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Park Plaza Tel Aviv Hotel Review

Park Plaza Tel Aviv Hotel Review

Book the Park Plaza Tel Aviv here. Israel is expensive and Tel Aviv especially so. The hotels along the beach consistently quote between $200 and $300 during regular weekdays. For my stays just before and after New Year's Eve in Israel, the Park Plaza, which is located directly at the beach, displayed rates of $250 […]

Posted on January 8, 2015 by in Hotel Reviews

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Sheraton Vancouver Airport Review

Sheraton Vancouver Airport Review

Book the Sheraton Vancouver Airport here. The Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel is located about 15 minutes drive from the airport with the complimentary airport shuttle. The shuttle (and in fact parts of the building) are shared with a casino, the Marriott Vancouver Airport and the Hilton. It's actually in Richmond and the last stop of […]

Posted on October 5, 2014 by in Hotel Reviews

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Review: ANA Lounge Osaka, Japan

Review: ANA Lounge Osaka, Japan

The ANA Lounge serves as the primary Star Alliance lounge at Osaka Airport. Only Thai Airways has its own lounge (but it's nothing to write home about). My return flight from Asia was booked as a United business class award before the devaluation last February. It was 60,000 miles for the one-way from Northern Asia. […]

Posted on May 8, 2014 by in ANA

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