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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Japan Airlines JAL First Class – ORD-NRT

By: Joe I recently had the pleasure of flying Japan Airlines First Class from Chicago to Narita and back. I had originally booked Business Class awards using AA miles some 11 months out and luckily within the last few weeks …

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