Park Hyatt Paris Vendome – Review

Last December my wife and I took a quick 4-day getaway trip to Paris (my flight review here). While we had many great hotels to pick from,  we took advantage of my Hyatt Globalist benefits and decided to stay at …
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Qantas First Class Sydney to Dallas – Review

Last month I completed my short trip to Hong Kong and Australia by returning home on Qantas’ A380 first class from Sydney to Dallas Fort Worth. I booked this itinerary with the sole purpose of trying out Qantas’ first class …
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Cathay Pacific First Class JFK to Hong Kong – Review

I took this trip for the sole purpose of flying Cathay Pacific and Qantas first class, both of which I had never flown before. I booked my flight with Alaska miles, for a total of 80,000 miles, New York to …
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American Air 777-200 Business Class Miami to Paris Review

In December 2017 my wife and I flew to Paris for 4 days on a mini-vacation. When flying and having to fight jetlag on such a short trip, flying comfortably and being able to sleep during the flights was crucial …
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American Airlines Miami International Airport Flagship Lounge – Review

A brand new American Airlines Flagship Lounge has opened in Miami. Here’s our experience visiting right after it opened.

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Hyatt Regency Tamaya – Review

During mid-October we had the opportunity to stay at the Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort & Spa in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The purpose of our visit to the city was to attend the annual Albuquerque International Balloon Festival, which takes place …
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Park Hyatt Sydney Opera House Deluxe – Review

Last May during our trip to Australia we spent 4 nights in Sydney, and I decided that we couldn’t pass up the opportunity of staying at one of Hyatt’s Crown Jewels; the Park Hyatt Sydney. The hotel is a Category …
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SPG Moments – Suite at Wrigley Field for Pirates – Cubs game

SPG luxury suite at Wrigley Field: A great use of SPG points!

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Etihad First Class Apartment Sydney to Abu Dhabi – Review

If you’ve never slept on a double bed and taken a shower on an airplane, you’re missing out! Here’s our experience flying Etihad First Apartments from Sydney to Abu Dhabi.

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Grand Hyatt Baha Mar review – Part III, restaurants

By Michael and Joe: This is the third and last installment of a 3-part series where we review the Grand Hyatt Baha Mar, a brand new property that just opened in Nassau, Bahamas. You can read the first part of …
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