Achievement Unlocked: Lifetime Platinum Status with Marriott

Today was a good day! I suppose it's difficult to have a bad day when you have a room at the Sheraton Waikiki and get to enjoy views like the one below, but it started off on a great note when I logged into my Marriott Rewards account.

I had been waiting for my 15 elite nights from the ...

Infant Travels: Thoughts on Five Days in Hong Kong with a Five Month Old

We spent five full days and five full nights with our five month old son in Hong Kong. We had to make some changes to our traveling style, but we still had an absolute blast, saw some sites, and ate plenty of awesome food! For anyone else who might be ambititious enough to travel here with their ...
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Review: Westin Singapore ~ Sea View Suite

We arrived in Singapore late on a Friday night. Despite being fairly well rested from our Korean Air flights, by the time we got to the hotel, it was midnight.
Our taxi pulled up to the Westin, and the entrance was typical Westin fashion: classy and minimal. I was surprised, however, that ...

Infant Travel: Cathay Pacific Business Class HKG-ICN


Cathay Pacific 416
Hong Kong (HKG) - Seoul Incheon (ICN)
Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Depart: 4:30PM, Arrive: 9:10PM (next day)
Scheduled Duration: 3 Hours, 40 Minutes
Aircraft: Airbus A330-300
Hong Kong, we love you. After five great days in Hong Kong, it ...
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Transpacific with Infant: Cathay Pacific Business Class SFO-HKG


Cathay Pacific 879
San Francisco (SFO) - Hong Kong (HKG)
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Depart: 1:30PM, Arrive: 6:55PM (next day)
Scheduled Duration: 14 Hours, 25 Minutes
Aircraft: Boeing 777-300ER
I have been travel blogging for years. I do it for a couple ...
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Baby's First Flight: Infant Flying SFO-LAX-SFO in United Economy Plus


A lot of travel enthusiasts are able to snag awesome awards at the very last minute because they're not married, they only need one seat, and they don't have any major responsibilities holding them back. That's not me. That being said, I've been able to enjoy some pretty amazing travel ...
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Report: The Singapore Airlines Suites Class Experience SIN-NRT

Singapore Airlines 638
Singapore Changi (SIN) - Tokyo Narita (NRT)
Saturday, August 1, 2015
Depart: 11:55PM, Arrive: 8:00AM (next day)
Duration: 8 hours 5 minutes
Aircraft: Airbus A380
I've made it a hobby of mine to try and sample some of the airline ...
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Amex Centurion Studio Seattle: 2 Visits in 3 Days

I'm a huge fan of the American Express Centurion Lounges. I believe they make up the best airport lounge network in the United States, and these lounges are the only reason I hold onto my American Express Platinum card. 
When a business trip deemed it necessary that I visit Seattle last ...
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Report: Korean Air First Class Seoul (ICN) to Singapore (SIN)

Korean Air 641
Seoul Incheon (ICN) - Singapore (SIN)
Friday, July 24, 2015
Depart: 6:40PM, Arrive: 11:50PM
Duration: 6 hours 10 minutes
Aircraft: Boeing 777-300ER

After a nice flight in first class on Korean's A380 and an awesome day in Seoul, we found ...
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Review: Korean Air First Class Lounge at Seoul Incheon (ICN)


On our trip to Singapore and Bali, we planned a full day layover in Seoul, South Korea, in order to get in a tour of the DMZ. This full day layover would end up giving us a couple hours in the Korean Air First Class lounge in the morning, after landing on our A380 flight from LAX, and a couple ...
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Review: Premier Lounge Bali Denpasar Airport (DPS)


As we embarked on the final trek of our babymoon, it was time to leave Bali for Singapore in order to catch our ride via Singapore Suites (!!!) to Tokyo later that night. Our trip to Singapore was in Singapore Airlines Business Class, and while there’s no Singapore Airlines lounge in ...
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Report: Korean Air First Class Los Angeles (LAX) to Seoul (ICN)

Korean Air 012
Los Angeles (LAX) - Seoul Incheon (ICN)
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Depart: 11:30PM
Arrive: 4:15AM (Friday, July 24, 2015)
Duration: 12 hours 45 minutes
Aircraft: Airbus A380

After a rather disappointing lounge visit to Korean Air's facility, it ...
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Video Overview: Korean Air Kosmo Suite

 
Last week I flew on Korean Air First Class Kosmo Suites on two different planes: the A380 and the 777-300ER. From time to time, I enjoy making travel videos, and I compiled footage from both flights to make a video that I think outlines the cabin features and service pretty well. Let me ...

Review: Korean Air First Class Lounge @ LAX

As the beginning of our babymoon to Singapore and Bali, we were booked on Korean Air A380 First Class LAX-ICN, flight 012, which leaves at 11:30PM. We got the airport with plenty of time as we wanted to check out the new Tom Bradley International Terminal as well as the Korean Air First Class ...
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Using SPG Keyless for the First Time (Video)

I was in Portland this past week for OSCON, and I stayed at the Aloft Portland Airport at Cascade Station. As my stay approached, I got an e-mail from Starwood, letting me know that my upcoming stay was eligible for SPG Keyless Entry.

Neat! SPG Keyless allows you to use your smartphone to ...

Enzo Bistro Khao Lak: The Best Japanese Food I've Ever Had

Khao Lak, Thailand is filled with great restaurants. Most of these restaurants are inexpensive Thai places serving up amazing local cuisine at prices that seem like complete bargains to most Westerners. You can't go wrong. We spent a week in Khao Lak, and to say we had a pretty steady diet of pad ...
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Red Eye Report: Asiana Airlines 767 Business Class Phuket to Seoul

Asiana 748
Phuket (HKT) – Seoul (ICN)
Sunday, December 14
Depart: 2AM
Arrive: 9:45AM
Duration: 5 hours 50 minutes
Aircraft: Boeing 767
Update: Original title said A330 ~ Thanks, Commenter Brittain! I've updated the post!
After wrapping up a great trip in Dubai ...
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