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Cathay Pacific Business Class is Awesome!

Hello from Asia’s World City – Hong Kong! I just flew here in Cathay Pacific Business Class from San Francisco on the Boeing 777-300ER overnight and landed in Hong Kong this morning. I redeemed Alaska Airlines miles for this Cathay Pacific flight and another flight I have in a few days. So Hong Kong is my stopover for the purposes of the award – Alaska… Read More

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When Lufthansa First Class is Home…

I’ve said it before and I’ll continue to say it – I LOVE Lufthansa First Class. It’s my favourite way to fly and I think Lufthansa has all around the best First Class product (factoring in the ground experience, lounges, soft and hard products, etc.) I’ve flown Lufthansa First Class more times than I can count, but my favourite configuration was on the Boeing 747-400,… Read More

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Asiana Doesn’t Impose Fuel Surcharges on Etihad Redemptions (First Apartment for 35k Starpoints)

Asiana Airlines Asiana Club is a very unique frequent flyer programme. Not only can you redeem Asiana miles for incredible flights (such as Lufthansa First Class for just 40k Starpoints from America to Europe), but they also partner with Etihad Airways and Qatar Airways.. both of which, in my opinion, are amazing airlines. A while back I wrote how it is possible to redeem 35k… Read More

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Hotels in London: Always a Struggle

Ever since the massive Club Carlson devaluation, I’ve been struggling with booking hotels in London. Club Carlson has over 20 hotels in London, and they are all conveniently located throughout the city – so there literally is a Club Carlson hotel next to every major London landmark. In 2015 when I visited London, I booked the Plaza on the River and The May Fair, two… Read More

Cathay Pacific Business Class is Awesome!

When Lufthansa First Class is Home…

Asiana Doesn’t Impose Fuel Surcharges on Etihad Redemptions (First Apartment for 35k Starpoints)

Hotels in London: Always a Struggle

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My Latest SSSS Experience…

My latest SSSS experience was… actually totally fine and rather normal. I’ve had an interesting last week, I decided to fly to Cancun on Tuesday night to meet up with some people there and booked Seattle to Los Angeles to Cancun with Delta for under $200, one-way. I was also upgraded to First Class on the Seattle to Los Angeles flight thanks to my Alaska… Read More

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Book Etihad A380 First Class For 35k Starpoints!

The Etihad A380 First Class Apartment is arguably the world’s best First Class. End of Story. I mean when you have a separate seat and a bed.. inside of an apartment on an airplane mixed with delicious food, amazing service, and a SHOWER… luxury travel doesn’t get much better. I was lucky to have flown Etihad’s A380 First Class Apartment from Sydney to Abu Dhabi… Read More

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It Costs HOW Much to Renounce U.S. Citizenship?!

Due to the results of the recent election in the United States (and the actions of the new president tyrant as of the past two weeks), many are looking to move abroad (something I recommend) and start new lives outside of America. Many of those who hold dual citizenships (an American one and another one) are now looking to exclusively renounce U.S. citizenship and permanently move elsewhere…. Read More

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Review: Alaska Airlines Premium Class (Seattle to Cancun)

Early January of this year, Alaska Airlines introduced an Economy Plus experience, Alaska Airlines Premium Class. The enhanced section of the Main Cabin offers 4 more inches of legroom, priority boarding, a complimentary snack box, and free alcohol. Alaska Airlines Premium Class is available on select Boeing 737-800s and -900s, with upgrades to Premium Class beginning at just $15 USD. Mileage Plan Elite Members are… Read More

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Should I Move to Geneva?

My life is rapidly changing this year in a few ways: I’m graduating from university in Seattle in a few months, I’m turning 22 in August, and I’m moving back to Europe permanently after living a little over half of each year in Seattle for the past decade. Europe is my home, I’m from Poland, but I widely consider all of Europe to be my… Read More

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Confirmed: 60k Avianca LifeMiles for $149 USD!

Avianca, a Star Alliance member, has a very interesting and creative frequent flyer programme, LifeMiles. While the airline has a strong presence in South America, they are otherwise not very globally recognised. They do have a fantastic Business Class product on their new Boeing 787s and offer convenient routes and connections for those flying to South America. Avianca’s LifeMiles is unique because they do not… Read More

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Book Lufthansa First Class For 40k Starpoints

As mentioned millions of times before, Lufthansa First Class is my favourite way to fly. There’s just no other airline that offers such a consistent experience in First Class – both on the ground and in the air. Lufthansa First Class is usually expensive as it costs a number of miles and also most often you’ll pay fuel surcharges (if not, you’ll pay a lot… Read More

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25k Points just saved me $1200 USD!

Have I mentioned that I L-O-V-E miles and points yet?! Even if sometimes they are incredibly frustrating or confusing to use, there are times when it really does take 30 seconds to find the perfect routing at the perfect price… saving thousands of dollars. Where do I begin? I mean it is really simple, actually. I’m planning a weekend trip from Seattle to Cancun sometime… Read More

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Flying SWISS First on the Boeing 777-300ER!

Grüezi! Last Thursday I had the privilege of flying SWISS First Class from Zurich to Los Angeles on HB-JND, one of SWISS’ brand new Boeing 777-300ER aircraft. The flight was absolutely incredible and the new First Class product is miles ahead of SWISS’ A340 First Class, and also even a bit better than SWISS’ A330 First Class. I redeemed 85k Miles and More miles two days… Read More