The Best of the Rest is my effort to summarize all the travel stories that interested me on a daily basis. I don’t have time to write about them in length, but picked some of the best below. It’s a shortcut to find out what’s going on without reading dozens of travel blogs to get the best info. Today’s highlights include cheap tickets to Mexico and the popularity of tomato juice at 30,000 feet. In Case You Missed It It’s almost time for summer vacation and this week on Miles […]
The Best of the Rest is my effort to summarize all the travel/miles and 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.
After 9 straight weeks of travel for me, I’m finally home for a stretch and hoping to get caught up on a whole host of posts I need to write. Unfortunately, while preparing for my daughter’s birthday party, I cut off the tip of one of my fingers, so typing is slow going. Here’s what I wrote about this week in case you missed any posts: Have You Gotten Your 1,000 Free Miles From American Airlines Yet? A quick and easy 1,000 miles from AAdvantage. Don’t miss this! A Review […]
Did your British Airways account get hacked? View From The Wing did. It seems like almost every airline and hotel has had a public episode of hacking recently. $400 discount on Qantas flights of $2500 or more via AmexSync reported in this Milepoint thread. Were you lucky enough to score it? You would think that with as long as the 787 was delayed, American Airlines’ contractor for seats could have gotten ahead of the game. Free Performances at the Kennedy Center in DC. I’ve lived in DC 17 years and still […]
Here’s a recap of previous posts and a list of what’s upcoming for our recent trip to Italy. United Airlines To Rome St. Regis Rome Vatican Osteria 44 Photo Essay of Angels & Demons A Quiet Meal At Cul de Sac Trevi Fountain (Semi) Closed For Business A Fast Train To Venice Tips For Sightseeing In Rome St. Regis San Clemente Island, Part 1 St. Regis San Clemente Island, Part 2 Hotel Danieli Antico Pignolo A Quick Trip To Murano A Day At The Beach How To Ride The Vaporetto […]