Heading South to… America? South America that is – Part 2

August 2017 Continuing on my journey to South America... I had just left the lounge I believe. The reason I was sitting in the international terminal was that the inbound flight was actually from Australia.  This meant the flight would have an international configuration! woohoo!  Business class with lie flat seats FTW!  I made my … Continue reading Heading South to… America? South America that is – Part 2

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Heading South to… America? South America that is – Part 1

August 2017 A lot of people are surprised when they find out the long list of countries I have visited doesn't include South America. I just had never really had the opportunity or chance to visit... until recently, that is. Periodically, American Airlines has really good sale fares to places like PTY (Panama) and SJO … Continue reading Heading South to… America? South America that is – Part 1

Back to North America: NYC edition

Maybe Liechtenstein - Part 6 (March 2017) Before leaving Switzerland, we spent a night out by the airport as we both had morning flights the next day.  We arrived at the Radisson Blu hotel and checked in for our last night in Switzerland.  I was looking forward to the stay as they have a huge … Continue reading Back to North America: NYC edition

Soaking up Sun in Palm Springs

So after getting my fill of snow in Utah, it was time to head off to the dessert in California.  I usually try to not waste a lot of time at the airport and end up cutting it fairly close when it comes to checking in, but this time I surprised even myself.  After scheduling … Continue reading Soaking up Sun in Palm Springs

Heading over the north pole with Emirates … Santa? Are you there?

After the rest of my flight down to LAX, we landed safely at Terminal 6 and I headed to Alaska's Board Room to start my long layover. I had a few hours to kill until the Emirates lounge opened at 12:45. I had visited the lounge previously on a layover in LAX and while it's … Continue reading Heading over the north pole with Emirates … Santa? Are you there?