The Sights and Sounds of UNAM in Mexico City

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I had the opportunity to visit the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) which is located in the Mexico City neighborhood of Coyoacán. UNAM is one of the largest universities in Latin America and I visited the main campus located in Ciudad Universitaria (University City). Introduction to Mexico City, Lima, Buenos Aires, and Santiago Alaska…

Alaska Airlines LAX-MEX 737-800 First Class

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I used 10,000 British Airways Avios points to book a one-way in economy class from Los Angeles to Mexico City (LAX-MEX). I added my Delta Airlines Gold Medallion number (Skyteam Elite Plus) to my reservation and was able to get a complimentary upgrade. One of the benefits of being a Gold Medallion is being able…

American Airlines NRT-LAX 777-200 Business Class

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My final journey back home was on American Airlines from Narita International Airport to Los Angeles (NRT-LAX). I was booked in economy, but I used a Systemwide Upgrade (eVIP, SWU) to upgrade myself to the Business Class cabin. My Systemwide Upgrade cleared a few days prior and was able to pre-select my meal. I wanted…

Narita Airport Main Terminal 2 JAL First Class Lounge

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There are so many lounges at Terminal 2’s Narita International Airport, but my favorite First Class lounge is the JAL First Class Lounge. Only First Class passengers on Japan Airlines or oneworld emerald members can access the Japan Airlines First Class Lounge. There are two JAL First Class Lounges, one I’ve reviewed previously in the…

The Various Eats in Narita Japan

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Narita holds a special place in my heart because it was actually my first ever international layover in my travel career. I was a travel noob back then and was scared of pretty much everything from solo dining and not taking any kind of risk in my life. This was my first time eating anything…

The Sights and Sounds of Narita in Japan

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I had a six hour layover after landing in Tokyo’s Narita International Airport before departing for my flight to Los Angeles. A short layover at NRT isn’t enough to venture out into Tokyo city center because it’s an hour away without traffic. Thankfully, Narita town in Chiba is only a short 10 minute train ride…