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The Best of the Rest is my effort to summarize all the travel/miles & points stories that interested me on a daily basis but didn’t have time to write about in length. Culled from over 100 blogs/authors I follow, some are passed along without comment, while I add my analysis to others. This is your shortcut to find out what’s going on in the travel world without having to read dozens of travel blogs to get all the best info.

Cheap Flights To Palm Springs, Marriott Wants To Reward You For Spying On You And American Testing Customer Service Improvements For Flight Delays

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The Best of the Rest is my effort to summarize all the travel/miles & points stories that interested me on a daily basis but didn’t have time to write about  in length.  Culled from over 100 blogs/authors I follow, some are passed along without comment, while I add my analysis to others.   This is your shortcut to find out what’s going on in the travel world without having to read dozens of travel blogs to get all the best info.

So, That’s What 100 Airports Looks Like

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I’ll admit it, I’m a bit nutty about travel.  Where most people dread getting on an airplane, I’m frequently happy, especially when traveling with my family.  Being a self-avowed aviation geek, I keep track of all kinds of kooky stats about my travel.  I was excited when I chalked up my first million miles in the air and am working my way to 2 million. So, a little bit of me geeked out when I realized I had blown by 100 unique airports in my time on the road and […]

New (Old) Restaurant Opening At Washington-Reagan Airport Brings Back Memories For Me

This post won’t contain ground-breaking news for most of us, but it’s reminiscent of a fond memory for me. While there are lots of days I’m writing about things that I think travelers need to know, sometimes I enjoy writing a story that’s more for me, if you will. I’ve always enjoyed the art of good storytelling. I wouldn’t consider myself a master storyteller, so I hope I won’t put you to sleep with my short tale. Growing up in the Northeast we used to enjoy vacations at the Jersey […]

Dulles & Reagan Airport Authority Keeping You Safe By Harassing My Uber Driver

Uber is a great service.  They make catching a cab an enjoyable experience.  Except in those cities where the local authority believes customer choice is a bad thing.  The airport authority that runs both Dulles and Reagan airports (MWAA) is not only crooked but generally speaking a bad operator.  They’ve done their best to discourage Uber in the DC market, and I ran into that when I landed at IAD yesterday evening. I usually drive to the airport but due to the fact that I was flying out of a different […]