Throughout our lives, we have a lot of firsts. There are our first steps, first word, first day of school, first love, and so on. This is a review and story of my first time in first class and first time trying caviar, for that matter, when I flew Etihad First Class IAD-AUH while on my way to Singapore. It was an incredible experience all around with the best flight … [Read more...] about First Time Trying Caviar: Etihad First Class IAD-AUH B787-9 Review
There are many hotel options available at Disney, but one of the worst things is picking a hotel between all possibilities. On a recent trip to Orlando, I got a chance to check out Disney’s renovated Grand Floridian Hotel, although I stayed at the Delta Hotels Orlando Celebration. This is not a comprehensive review but rather some of my thoughts on the property. The Grand … [Read more...] about Hotel Thoughts: Disney’s Renovated Grand Floridian
Sometimes for a Disney trip, you want to be on-property in the center of the action. Other times, it matters less when the Orlando trip has mixed priorities, such as golf and other family commitments. On a recent trip to Orlando, the latter was the case with our stay at the Delta Hotels Orlando Celebration Resort. We needed a place to stay that could comfortably … [Read more...] about To the Point Review: Delta Hotels Orlando Celebration
From time to time, I will search for a particular flight only to find an interesting route or abnormality, and this happened when I was trying to figure out how I would fly home from East Africa, in particular, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Ethiopian Airlines operates a flight from Addis Ababa to Washington Dulles (and JFK) with a stop in Lome, Togo, and I flew it. This is my 18 hour … [Read more...] about My 18 Hour Odd Business Class Experience: A Stop in Lome, Togo?
I am always excited to check out the primary hub lounge for flag carriers. After concluding my East Africa trip, I flew Ethiopian Airlines back to the U.S., so I wanted to check out the Ethiopian Cloud Nine Business Class Lounge in Addis Ababa. The lounge is not only massive in size but offers a variety of seating options and plenty of food choices while you wait for your … [Read more...] about Review: Ethiopian Cloud Nine Business Class Lounge