Lufthansa A320 Business Class – 13
Weekly Review: November 21, 2020

I hope everyone is having a great weekend and is staying safe, and that those in the US have a nice Thanksgiving! This past week I decided to visit Berlin Brandenburg Airport (without actually flying anywhere), so I look forward to sharing my review…

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Air Serbia Business Class A330
Weekly Review: November 14, 2020

Hello from Berlin! Since Germany has been in lockdown there's not a whole lot to report here in terms of what I did this week, though the darkness and lack of sun sure is starting to get to me, especially coming from Florida. ;) Then again, there is…

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Emirates 777 First Class – 9
Weekly Review: November 7, 2020

Happy weekend! What a week it has been, eh? The weather is getting cold here in Berlin, but at least it has been sunny, for those relatively few hours of daylight. Who am I kidding, though, I spent most of the week glued to the TV. Thanks to John King…

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Kuwait Airways A330 800
Weekly Review: October 31, 2020

Happy halloween! It's a historic day here in Berlin, as the new Brandenburg Airport finally opened, many years late and many billions of dollars over budget. I enjoyed the extent to which there was TV coverage about it today, which I've never seen in…

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Dusseldorf
Weekly Review: October 24, 2020

Hello from Dusseldorf! We've been here for the past several days. I think the last time I visited Dusseldorf is when I was a toddler. My gosh, I love this place, and it's most definitely in my top three favorite German cities. I'll be posting a Deutsche…

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Al Maha Hotel
Weekly Review: October 17, 2020

Hello from Germany! We are doing our first road trip since getting to Berlin, which has been fun. I look forward to sharing more details (including a full hotel review) shortly. The weather is getting noticeably colder and rainier here, and that's definitely…

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Centurion Lounge Jfk 3
Weekly Review: October 10, 2020

Hello from Berlin! It was another beautiful (mostly cloudy) week, and it has been fun to explore this amazing city. I'll be writing a post soon with my thoughts on Berlin so far. On the points & travel front, this week Thai Airways operated a flight…

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Ritz Carlton Maldives 3
Weekly Review: October 3, 2020

Hello from Berlin! The weather has been gorgeous the past week, and it has been nice to spend some time enjoying the outdoors. I'm pinching myself and hoping the weather doesn't change too soon, though I realize it's inevitable. On the points & travel…

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Berlin Wall
Weekly Review: September 26, 2020

Hello from Berlin! I'm thrilled to be here, though it's a rainy few days, and the weather is definitely starting to get a bit colder. This is going to be an adjustment compared to Florida. ;) On the points & travel front, this week assembly of the world's…

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American Express Clt Centurion Lounge At Charlotte Douglas Airport
Weekly Review: September 19, 2020

I hope everyone is having a good weekend! On the points & travel front, this week we saw Chase introduce a new 80K sign-up bonus on the Sapphire Preferred and open applications for the Freedom Flex, Amex announced plans to reopen some Centurion Lounges…

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Starlux A330 900neo
Weekly Review: September 12, 2020

I hope everyone is having a great weekend! On the points & travel front, this week LifeMiles launched its biggest ever bonus on purchased miles, Starlux Airlines ordered A330-900neos, World of Hyatt revealed the details of its incredible new fall promotion,…

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Amanruya Hotel – 25
Weekly Review: September 5, 2020

Hello from Miami, and happy Labor Day weekend to those in the US! This has been quite a week on the points and travel front, as five major US airlines eliminated change fees, major changes were announced to Chase's Freedom Card portfolio, a historic…

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Norwegian 787
Weekly Review: August 29, 2020

Hi from Miami! I'm still home, and there's not much else to talk about, because coronavirus, so... ;) On the points & travel front, this week it was revealed that Norwegian is running out of money, Iberia offered a great award ticket promotion, 103 hotels…

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Virgin Atlantic 787 Upper Class – 6
Weekly Review: August 22, 2020

Hello from Miami, where it has been a surprisingly pleasant August, with very little rain (though perhaps that will be changing in the next couple of days). On the points & travel front, this week Virgin Atlantic announced plans to award elite credits…

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Bodrum Edition Hotel – 61
Weekly Review: August 15, 2020

Hello from Miami! Weather-wise it has been a surprisingly nice August, as I don't think it has rained once in the past week, which is rather puzzling. On the points & travel front, this week details of the new Aeroplan program were revealed, new limited…

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20110602 Virgin Australia Yr801 3664 (voz) 737 800 Take Off And Taxi
Weekly Review: August 8, 2020

I hope everyone is having a good weekend so far! On the points & travel front, this week Amex and Chase introduced new transfer bonuses, JetBlue extended its seat blocking policy, Emirates pulled out of Fort Lauderdale, limited time offers were introduced…

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Singapore Airlines A380
Weekly Review: August 1, 2020

I hope everyone is having a great weekend so far! On the points & travel front, this week it was announced that British Airways is permanently discontinuing its Club World London City service, Titan Airways operated a cool repatriation flight to Saint…

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Emirates A380
Weekly Review: July 25th, 2020

Happy weekend! I'm still in Turkey, and in the coming days look forward to reviewing some of my experiences on the ground here, in terms of hotels, how coronavirus is being handled in hospitality, etc. On the points & travel front, this week airlines…

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Bodrum
Weekly Review: July 18, 2020

Hello from Turkey! I'm spending some time in Bodrum, and look forward to sharing more about my travels over the coming week. On the points & travel front, this week Icelandair fired all of its flight attendants and replaced them with pilots, Hyatt started…

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Royal Air Maroc New Business Class – 2
Weekly Review: July 11, 2020

Happy weekend, and I hope everyone is continuing to hang in there! On the points & travel front, this week World of Hyatt announced a great new promotion for redeeming points, the Qatari royal family tried to sell a 747-8, Royal Air Maroc revealed plans…

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Norwegian Boeing 787
Weekly Review: July 4th, 2020

Hello from Miami! There's not much fun to report on the travel front, as we've been staying inside the past week in order to stay safe, given how many new cases we have in Florida. On the plus side, I'm spending the weekend getting caught up on the trip…

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Moab
Weekly Review: June 27, 2020

Hello from Miami! After returning home from our road trip last weekend, we've been in town all week, just in time for cases here to spike. On the points & travel front, this week we saw some new promotions on purchased points, JetBlue launched cash and…

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Road Trip
Weekly Review: June 20, 2020

This has been quite an interesting week for me, as I took my first trip in months. I feel oddly overwhelmed by all of this, and am still not sure what to make of everything, as this short trip has had some highs and lows in terms of me feeling comfortable…

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