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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Grand Hyatt Baha Mar review – Part II, Amenities


Great pools and lots of space to spread around at this brand new property.

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Grand Hyatt Baha Mar review – Part I


Beautiful brand new property in Nassau.

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Not up for spending $220 on Sydney Bridge Climb? Do this instead.


By: Michael Last year as I was planning my trip to Australia I read this interesting review by Pizza in Motion about having climbed the Sydney Harbour Bridge. I have to admit I didn’t even know climbing the bridge was a …

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Virgin Australia Business Class LAX to Sydney flight review


By: Michael Recently we had the opportunity to fly Virgin Australia Business class on their 777-300 from Los Angeles to Melbourne during our westbound flights around the world. I was very impressed with the experience, and enjoyed the flight very …

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Z Ocean Hotel South Beach Review


For our 5-year wedding anniversary we decided to take the quick hop from Tampa to Miami for a quick weekend getaway and stay at the Z Ocean Hotel in South Beach. The hotel is an all-suites IHG property (it’s technically …

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Hyatt Regency Cartagena – Review


Last weekend my family and I visited the Hyatt Regency Cartagena, a brand-new property I had not even realized had opened until my wife brought it up to my attention. We found a cheap fare to get there from Fort …

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Review – Singapore Airlines First Class Hong Kong to San Francisco


Returning from our latest trip to Hong Kong we had the pleasure of flying Singapore Airlines first class on their 777 aircraft. We had flown Singapore Airlines’ A380 suites on our trip to Japan last year, and while the 777 …

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Grand Hyatt Hong Kong Grand Suite – Review


During our last trip to Asia we stayed the Grand Hyatt Hong Kong. It was our first trip to Hong Kong and I had read rave reviews about the property in the past, and was excited to check it out …

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Asiana A380 First Class New York to Seoul – Review


Last month we flew Asiana’s A-380 first class suites from New York’s JFK to Seoul’s Incheon airport on our way to Hong Kong. I had heard great things about Asiana’s food and service quality and I thought it was a …

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