I recently visited London (see, London Trip Overview). I flew on British Airways business class. I purchased the ticket as part of the AARP/30,000 Avios special from a few months ago, so it only cost about $550 out-of-pocket. There was a special airport security line at JFK for BA Business and First Class passengers. The line was … Read More
I just completed a fabulous trip to London! I’ve been there before, but not in many years, so, in some ways, it felt like I was visiting for the first time. This trip was theoretically in the making for many years, as I always wanted to run in the London Marathon. So did my friend … Read More
I attended the New York Times Travel Show at the Javits Center in New York City this past weekend. Outside the entry to the exhibition hall I noticed this: Wow, there’s an American Express Lounge at the Javits Center! According to the Javits Center website: The lounge is located on the 4E Terrace, above the … Read More
I recently visited Ecuador. The return flight was from Guayaquil (GYE) to New York (JFK). With a little time to spare and a Priority Pass in hand, I decided to check out the VIP Club. It was pretty empty. Correction: it was rather desolate. Like the other Priority Club I visited in Ecuador (at Quito Airport), … Read More
LoungeBuddy has a new holiday promotion. It will reimburse you for lounge access fees for Club airport lounges, during the holiday season at the airports listed below, provided payment is made through the LoungeBuddy app. When travelers purchase access to The Club airport lounge locations with LoungeBuddy between November 1, 2015 and December 31, 2015, … Read More
UPDATE: The list of sites and properties participating in OHNY 2015 is live and it’s great. From Museums, to tours of government buildings, hotels, houses of worship to abandoned subway stations, there is something for everyone. I generally like to choose locations which include a tour or which aren’t otherwise open to the public, or … Read More
I recently went to South Africa the long way. No I didn’t go up and over the North Pole, or down and under the South Pole, but I might as well have. It took me 4 days to get to Capetown, and a good amount of the time I was in planes or airports. Visiting … Read More
promotion: new Topbonus members get a Voucher for free admission to Airberlin Exclusive Waiting Areas.
Note: I recently traveled to South Africa on the “Etihad Mistake Fare.” I began this memoir post 2 days into my travels. ~~~~~ I promised myself I would try to write daily and perhaps post a sort of daily journal entry on my blog, but fatigue gets in the way. After 2 days and nights … Read More
it seems that as quickly as I hit send posting the breakfast assortments at this Priority Pass lounge, the workers brought out lunch. It all looks great – mainly salads and cheeses, but also deserts and some hot foods! Bon appetit!