As a frequent traveler, I am pretty particular about the baggage I travel with. My current kit for most trips include a 20" rolling carry-on and the Tom Bihn Synapse Backpack. I'm content with this … [Read more...] about Review: Atlas Executive Athletic Holdall, a Briefcase and a Gym Bag
I am a fan of Bose headphones, especially for airplane travel. Some audiophiles don't give Bose high marks, but I've been happy with them. I've had various versions through the years starting with the … [Read more...] about Will the Shure SE215 Headphones Replace My Bose QC20?
A long wait at customs some years ago returning from a trip with my wife was the impetus for both of us to get Global Entry. Another long wait at Heathrow has convinced me to finally sign up for the … [Read more...] about How to Become a UK Registered Traveller for Expedited Border Entry
Flying on short flights within Europe is often a pretty mediocre experience, even in business class. This year, I've had intra-Europe flights on both British Airways and Lufthansa on narrow body … [Read more...] about Review: Lufthansa FlyNet Internet on European Flights
United Polaris has more marketing hype, but despite starting later, updates of American's premium lounges are much further along. American now has 4 Flagship Lounges open (ORD, LAX, MIA, JFK), and 3 … [Read more...] about Review: American Airlines Flagship Lounge, Chicago O’Hare
Thanks to flying one million miles on United, I have Premier Gold status for life, or at least as long as they keep this benefit going. I don't fly United that much, but I do use my Gold status on … [Read more...] about Something Missing? United Elites Should Request a Card for Lounge Access
United has announced they will begin rolling out a Premium Economy product on international flights later in 2018. The following minimal information came from an email to Mileage Plus … [Read more...] about United Announces New Premium Economy Product: Premium Plus
Captain Denny Flanagan has retired from United, but apparently there are other pilots who have some fun before flights. I listened to a podcast that included a feature on a JetBlue Captain who seems … [Read more...] about JetBlue Has Their Own Captain Denny
I've been anticipating this milestone for a long time, and I finally made it over the hump. Lifetime Platinum status with Starwood Preferred Guest. I already have a lifetime status with an airline, … [Read more...] about Finally: Lifetime Platinum with Starwood Preferred Guest
The new year often brings optimism, and planning for the future ahead. I have already reviewed my 2017 in Travel, here are some of my travel related resolutions for 2018. But first, how did I do on … [Read more...] about 2018 Travel Resolutions: Where to This Year?