Athens British Airways Galleries Lounge – Hold it in!
May24

Athens British Airways Galleries Lounge – Hold it in!

In a surprise move to no one, the BA Galleries lounge in Athens airport closed last year. It kept going on a downward spiral very, very fast. In addition to old, dirty, jaded and flat out humiliating furniture for a major airline, things didn’t really improve from then on. But one of the more surprising things about this lounge isn’t the disgustingly bad furniture or the horrible service. In fact, its lack of one basic...

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Kathmandu Airport Arrival Experience
Mar31

Kathmandu Airport Arrival Experience

After our awesome Etihad A320 flight from Abu Dhabi, we were hoping for a quick and easy Kathmandu airport arrival experience. Well, we’d come to learn that quick and easy are two words that are rarely spoken in Nepal. We arrived off of the bus from our remote stand to the terminal to find this welcoming sign… There was a wall of machines to assist with the Visa Processing, but this is what happened when you got close enough to...

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Is Cuba Safe?
Mar15

Is Cuba Safe?

Is Cuba Safe? It’s a simple question but not an easy answer. We want to be careful in issuing a blanket statement of “yes” or “no” but instead offer you our experience spending three days there and let you draw your own conclusions. Daytime Usually when you’re walking around a major city in the daytime, you’re more likely to be attacked by people selling tours and begging for spare change than in any real danger. Neither of those is...

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The rules of WiFi in Cuba and how to stay connected
Mar12

The rules of WiFi in Cuba and how to stay connected

Cuba is a developing country, and because of that staying connected to WiFi can sometimes be a challenge. Spend any amount of time away from a wifi signal or cell phone signal while you’re on vacation and you might go through a bit of withdrawl. Never fear, WiFi in Cuba is strong and plentiful, as long as you know where to look. Cuba WiFi hotspots You’re not going to find Wi-Fi at restaurants, bars, or any other place where...

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The Havana Airport Departure Experience
Feb25

The Havana Airport Departure Experience

Havana Airport Terminal 2 is the less developed of the airport terminals, so it provides quite the interesting departure experience from Cuba!

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Two of the most amazing Cuban restaurants you’ll find in Havana
Feb17

Two of the most amazing Cuban restaurants you’ll find in Havana

If you want a true authentic Cuban experience in one of the many Cuban restaurants in Havana, look no further than these two gems!

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Our Delta upgrade just cleared as an Alaska Elite!
Feb12

Our Delta upgrade just cleared as an Alaska Elite!

For now, it is still possible for an Alaska MVP to clear a Delta Upgrade, but in practice it doesn’t happen much. Today, it happened for us! Here’s how.

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Eating Like a Local in Havana
Jan17

Eating Like a Local in Havana

Eating in Cuba doesn’t have to be expensive or difficult. There are plenty of easy and tasty options for very affordable prices.

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Review, Four Points LAX Airport
Jan08

Review, Four Points LAX Airport

The Four Points LAX is a clean, cheap, and easily accessible option from the LAX airport. If what you’re looking for is a comfortable, no frills experience on an overnight at LAX, don’t hesitate to sleep here.

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Greetings from Havana, Cuba!
Jan07

Greetings from Havana, Cuba!

The first of many posts on how Havana, Cuba is one of the most amazing places to visit in 2017.

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