Air France Klm Lounge Toronto – 14

Review: Air France-KLM Lounge Toronto Airport

The first segment of my trip was on Air France's brand new A350-900 from Toronto to Paris. While the flight was only departing at 6:45PM, I ended up getting to Toronto Pearson Airport before 12PM, as I wanted to make sure I didn't miss my connection,…

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American Admirals Club Miami – 18

Review: American Admirals Club Miami Airport

After checking out the Turkish Airlines Lounge Miami this morning, I figured I might as well knock out another review. In this post I wanted to review one of the Admirals Clubs in Miami, which I visit constantly, but haven't yet written about. American…

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Turkish Airlines Lounge Miami – 12

Review: Turkish Airlines Lounge Miami Airport

Last week Turkish Airlines opened a lounge in Miami, making it only their fifth lounge outside of Turkey (complementing their lounges in Bangkok, Moscow, Nairobi, and Washington). This is exciting because it's a Priority Pass lounge, making it the only…

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Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse Heathrow – 18

Review: Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse Heathrow

The Virgin Atlantic Upper Class experience at Heathrow has historically been one of my favorite business class ground experiences in the world, and I was looking forward to seeing how it was holding up. I'll keep this review relatively brief, and won't…

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Impressions Of The New Louis Armstrong New Orleans Terminal

It's not every day that you get to fly out of a brand-new terminal on its first day open, but that is precisely what I, and thousands of other passengers, experienced in New Orleans on Wednesday, November 6th. Due to a stroke of luck (or misfortune,…

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Tarom Lounge Bucharest Airport – 12

Review: TAROM Lounge Bucharest Airport

To return from Bucharest to the US we booked a discounted business class ticket to New York -- we booked TAROM A318 business class from Bucharest to London, and Virgin Atlantic A350-1000 business class from London to New York. In the next installment…

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Iga Lounge Istanbul Airport – 12

Review: IGA Lounge Istanbul Airport

We had a roughly two hour layover in Istanbul, as we were arriving from Atlanta at around 4:40PM, and departing to Cluj at around 6:45PM. Two hours is about the minimum connection time I'd want at this airport, given its size. I've reviewed Istanbul's…

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The Club Atl – 5

Review: The Club At ATL

To kick off our trip to Romania, Tiffany and I met at Atlanta Airport. We both arrived on Delta at around 6PM, and met up in Concourse F, which is where international flights depart from. While some concourses of Atlanta Airport are not nice, Concourse…

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Al Safwa Lounge Doha – 21

Review: Qatar Airways Al Safwa Lounge Doha (Purchased Access)

We had a roughly eight hour layover in Doha, as we were arriving from Cape Town around midnight, and departing for Dallas shortly before 8AM. So that left us with a few choices for spending our layover. The way I viewed it, we had a few options for how…

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Federal Airlines Lounge Johannesburg – 7

Review: Federal Air Lounge Johannesburg Airport

Our two safari destinations in South Africa were Singita Boulders in Sabi Sands Reserve, and Singita Lebombo in Kruger National Park. Getting to & from these parks required taking three flights -- one from Johannesburg to Sabi Sands, one from Sabi Sands…

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La Premiere Lounge Paris – 52

Review: Air France La Premiere Lounge Paris

We had to check out of the Park Hyatt Paris at 4PM, way ahead of our 11:20PM flight to Johannesburg. We ended up taking an Uber to the airport at around 5PM, and got there before 6PM. I was super excited for my dad and Ford to experience Air France's…

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Air France First Class Lounge Jfk – 7

Review: Air France La Premiere Lounge & Spa New York JFK

We had a nearly five hour layover at JFK, as we arrived before 12PM from Toronto, and were connecting to Paris on Air France in first class at 4:25PM (in the next installment I'll share the tickets that I booked). Remember that at this point my dad still…

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Miracle Lounge Bangkok Airport – 6

Review: Miracle First Class Lounge Bangkok Airport

Continuing my tour of Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport lounges, I decided to next check out the Miracle First Class Lounge, located in Concourse D. Bangkok Airport has at least nine(!!!) Miracle Lounges -- some are technically "first class" lounges while…

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Turkish Airlines Lounge Bangkok – 7

Review: Turkish Airlines Lounge Bangkok Airport

After visiting the rather underwhelming Thai Airways Lounge, I figured it was time to check out the Turkish Airlines Lounge, which just recently opened. I had access to this lounge on account of my Star Alliance business class ticket, though the lounge…

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Thai Airways Business Lounge Bangkok – 11

Review: Thai Airways Business Lounge Bangkok Airport

I was flying Thai Airways business class from Bangkok to Europe shortly after midnight, and ended up getting to the airport at 5PM. I figured this would be a good opportunity to review a few different lounges, and also to get some work done. I've reviewed…

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Diamond Lounge Brussels Airport – 11

Review: Diamond Lounge Brussels Airport

After flying from Newark to Brussels on United, I had a roughly 2.5 hour layover before continuing to Vienna in Austrian... economy?! When I went to book this ticket there wasn't award space in business class, but I expected it would open up, and I could…

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Dublin Airport Platinum Services – 32

Review: Platinum Services Dublin Airport

Last year I wrote about Dublin Airport's VIP service, known as Platinum Services. With a few hours to kill before my connecting flight, I figured it was worth checking this out for a different kind of "lounge" review. After all, many of you expressed…

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Aer Lingus Arrivals Lounge Dublin – 10

Review: Aer Lingus Arrivals Lounge Dublin Airport

I had a bit of time to kill before my connecting flight, so my first stop was to check out Aer Lingus' arrivals lounge. The lounge is open to all Aer Lingus business class passengers arriving on overnight transatlantic flights. The facility is located…

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Ana First Class Lounge Tokyo Narita – 17

Review: ANA First Class Lounge Tokyo Narita Airport

We took the Narita Express to the airport, and arrived at Terminal 1 at around 2PM. We already had our online boarding passes so were going to just head straight for security, though while walking there we found the "ANA Suite Check-In," and decided…

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Sky Club Terminal F Bar

Review: Delta Sky Club Atlanta Terminal F

With an overnight flight in economy and a pre-dawn arrival into Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport (ATL), we were more than ready for a reprieve. ATL is basically a Sky Club museum, with lounges of every variety dotting every terminal.…

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