Starwood’s Palace Hotel San Francisco Review

The Garden Court Restaurant at the Palace Hotel

I had to work in downtown San Francisco a while back for about 6 weeks. My hotel accommodations were fully reimbursed and the cost of each hotel was roughly the same on special negotiated rates, so I … [Read more...]

Manufactured Spend Example: First Class to Asia

Cathay Pacific First Class TV.

Earning the points you need for that dream vacation might not be as hard as you think if you plan ahead. I think it's useful, especially to beginners, to provide an example of the cost breakdown of … [Read more...]

Review: Air New Zealand Lounge Brisbane

End of lounge.

I had a very short layover in Brisbane before my Thai Airways flight to Bangkok. The lounge I was granted access to was the Air New Zealand Lounge, so I headed over to check it out before my … [Read more...]

Airlines that Offer Chauffeur Service on Award Tickets

Qantas in one of the very few airlines that provides a Chauffeur service.

One of the great luxuries of flying premium cabins is being given complimentary door-to-door chauffeur service on award tickets. If nothing else, it's a cool experience to tell family/friends about or … [Read more...]

Singapore Airlines Business Class SIN-BKK

Singapore Airlines' Regional Business Class Seat

Singapore Airlines Business Class LAX-NRT-SIN Review: SilverKris Lounge at SIN Singapore Airlines Business Class SIN-BKK Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit Bangkok Conrad Bangkok InterContinental Koh … [Read more...]

Review: SilverKris Lounge at SIN

Dining Area

My non-chronological trip report continues! Singapore Airlines Business Class LAX-NRT-SIN Review: SilverKris Lounge at SIN Singapore Airlines Business Class SIN-BKK Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit … [Read more...]

My Blog Will Be Moving Soon(ish)

Travel Summary

You've probably noticed that I haven't been writing much the last few weeks. I figured I should write a post to explain why and let you know what to expect in the future. First of all, I decided to … [Read more...]

Review: Conrad Bangkok

Beds and Elephants

Singapore Airlines Business Class LAX-NRT-SIN Review: SilverKris Lounge at SIN Singapore Airlines Business Class SIN-BKK Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit Bangkok Conrad Bangkok InterContinental Koh … [Read more...]

Review: Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit Hotel in Bangkok

Two beds.

Singapore Airlines Business Class LAX-NRT-SIN Review: SilverKris Lounge at SIN Singapore Airlines Business Class SIN-BKK Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit Bangkok Conrad Bangkok InterContinental Koh … [Read more...]

Review: Singapore Airlines A380 Business Class LAX-NRT-SIN

Business Class seats

Singapore Airlines Business Class LAX-NRT-SIN Review: SilverKris Lounge at SIN Singapore Airlines Business Class SIN-BKK Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit Bangkok Conrad Bangkok InterContinental Koh … [Read more...]