Travel

Barcelona, Day 1

We arrived in Barcelona this morning at 9am after taking the red-eye from JFK. We had an enjoyable dinner on the plane and nodded off about 10PM, with 4.5 hours left on the flight. It was a pretty bumpy ride after we nodded off,…

Competitours: For Those Travelers as Crazy as Me

If you’re looking for a new adventure, then Competitours might be right up your alley. Someone I know has started company that conducts Amazing Race contests for regular people. He’s a pretty smart guy, and an avid traveler, so I have no doubt this…

FlightMemory

For those that read my blog regularly, this post shouldn’t seem too abnormal. That’s only because most of you know I’m a bit obsessed about frequent flier miles. A while back, I discovered a website called FlightMemory.com. Most people will think I’m nuts, but…

AA Buys Boeing Dreamliners

I’ve been a lifelong AA flier, accruing almost 2 million lifetime miles. So, when I got an e-mail from AA a couple of days ago saying they had secured a bunch of options on the Boeing 787-9, I was elated. First, the Dreamliner has…

On Miles and Points

For those of you that don’t know (I can’t figure out who that might be), I’m a bit of a frequent flyer mile geek. Over the past 5 years, I’ve amassed well over 2 million points/miles, and they’ve bought such things as: 2 upgrades…

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Sleeping in Seattle

Stefan is my friend of 10 years. Scary to say it’s been that long. Stefan has been a Seattle Seahawks fan for the entire time I’ve known him (according to him, a lot longer than that). We planned a trip to Seattle to catch…