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Live and Let's Fly

RIP US Airways Dividend Miles: I Feel Like I Just Lost An Old Friend

US Airways Dividend Miles is dead. May she rest in peace.  I will not say it has been an unproductive week, but I have spent a great deal of time around the deathbed of Divid ...

Another Baby Maybe

Welcome to Our Traveling Trio

When your second date is to get passport photos taken, you might be dating a born traveler. I was. Kyle loved to travel, or was it just that he loved to fly? (Something I truly hated by the way.) We were dating for abou ...

Regional First

Review: Suite at The ITC Grand Chola, Chennai India

On my business trip to India, we spent a few days in the south of the country, in Chennai.  There are some excellent hotels here, and while there we stayed at the ITC Grand Chola, which is affil ...

The Trip Sherpa

URGENT! Chairman's Upgrade Certificates Premature Expiration!

Chairman's Preferred status holder with US Airways (there are many from the challenges offered last year) receive two one-way upgrades and matching companion upgrades every year.  Amer ...

Live and Let's Fly

Humorous Air New Zealand 75th Birthday Video

Air New Zealand is celebrating its 75th birthday this year and true to form, reflects back on its jubilee year with a bit of humor, here a short video asserting nothing has changed over the last 75 years. ...

The Road More Traveled

Dallas Restaurant Review - Southern Fried Goodness at Bubba's Cooks Country

Most of my recent restaurant reviews spotlighting the cuisine of Dallas have centered around places downtown, so I figured it was time to mix things and highlight a spot elsew ...

Live and Let's Fly

Germanwings IS a SAFE Airline

Tragic news hit today that a Germanwings flight carrying 144 passengers and six crew traveling from Barcelona to Dusseldorf crashed in the French Alps, killing all onboard. There are a lot of questions surrounding the cra ...


Emirates adds second daily Seattle flight: is there an ulterior motive?

Emirates Airline will be increasing Seattle capacity this summer by adding a second daily nonstop flight between its Dubai hub and the Pacific northwest. Currently, the carrier op ...

DoubleWides Fly

March 25 - Last Day to Book US Airways Dividend Mile Award Tickets

Early this month we learned that American Airlines and US Airways frequent flyer programs would merge within 30 days. Now, just a couple of weeks later, the New American has announced ...

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