President Trump and What that Means for You.

Congratulations to Donald Trump as he is now pretty much assured to be the 45th President of the United States. Tomorrow we will wake up to a brave new world as we begin to bid farewell to President Obama and welcome the new administration. As the world adjusts to the …

Southwest serving Belvita on morning flights

I know this might be a little random, but I just noticed this past weekend that Southwest Airlines has started serving Belvita during morning flights. This is my usual breakfast of choice when on the run so it is definitely a welcome addition. I didn’t read it anywhere so just …

India Recalls Major Currency Denominations

As many of you may have heard by now, the Prime Minister of India: Mr. Narendra Modi just announced a ‘surgical’ move to remove all current 1000 rupee and 500 rupee notes out of circulation. This act aims to force people with large sums of ‘black money’ to pay taxes …

Picture of the Week: The House of Cards at Dawn

As election day opens, I reflect upon just how fortunate we are to be living in a country where we get to choose our leader. And as I watched the sun rise over the U.S Capitol Building on Sunday, I knew one thing: Washington would never be the same. So get …

ACT FAST: Availability for 4 people to New Zealand/Australia (Thanksgiving)

[Update: Thanksgiving availability seems to be dwindling to just a date or two now] Act fast guys there are a small number of dates for 6 award tickets on United Global First to Auckland and Business to Sydney out of SFO and LAX. And I am also noticing that there certain …

Damning Investigation into Allegiant Air

When we do reviews of airlines and their various aircrafts/flights, we tend to focus on seat pitch, in-flight entertainment, meals, etc.  – basically, First World Problems.  However, the one thing we take for granted in the West is: safety.  Apparently, our confidence is entirely misplaced.  The excellent Tampa Bay Times, …

How a Trump win will affect Travel

I was just taking a walk yesterday morning around the national mall thinking about how different Washington DC would be at the end of this week and how the election result can impact us travellers. Regardless of whom you support personally, the travel industry seems to almost unanimously support Hillary Clinton Here …

$10 for a Diet Coke, Come on Hyatt!

Good Evening everyone, I am currently at BAcon, and decided to spend the night at the Hyatt Regency Washington, DC Capitol Hill in hopes of getting slightly closer to the coveted Diamond status at Hyatt. Anyway I was out on a long walk through Washington DC this evening and came …

Podcast Recommendation:Cabin Pressure

Cabin Pressure by John Finnemore Starring: Stephanie Cole, Roger Allam, Benedict Cumberbatch, and John Finnemore For those of you who haven’t already heard about this sparkling BBC Radio 4 sitcom, consider yourselves forewarned.  For you are about to enter a world filled with the kind of rib-tickling, spit-taking humour that is going to positively …