The Most European City of North America

  Most Americans (especially those living on the East Coast) are a lot closer to Europe than one would think.  I am, of course, referring to the French Canadian jewel: Québec City. As one of the oldest European settlements in North America (founded in 1608), it boasts a rich and turbulent …

Second Trip to Middle Earth – Booked!

I was recently quite fortunate to find premium cabin award space to New Zealand on United for 4 passengers! It’s not often that you come upon space on nonstop flights to New Zealand, so I immediately jumped on this as soon as I saw it. Many of you may note …

[TARGETED] 75,000 Mile United Credit Card Offer!

I was interested to note that the Mileage Plus Club Card is now offering a new sign on bonus of 75,000 United Miles after $3000 in spending. This arrived in the mail today for my dad: The only issue with the offer is that the card doesn’t waive the annual …

Air India doesn’t deserve to be the Flag Carrier!

As it stands today, India is the world’s fastest growing economy with a projected real GDP growth rate of around 7.6 percent in 2016. Last year Indian tourism grew by more than 10 percent and the industry now makes up ~10% of GDP and accounts for more than 8 million …

Instagramming Boarding Pass = Bad Idea!

I’ve said for a long time to everyone that boarding passes should be shredded after usage. A lot of us just toss them in the bin at hotels, or leave them in the seat back pocket after the flight. So beware of leaving any unattended boarding passes lying around after your …