Kenai River Marathon 2014 Review

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Kenai River Marathon 2014 Review There was a nice deal to Alaska from Boston in early fall so I did a quick search of which marathon I could do near Anchorage in early September. I found the Kenai River marathon that was on September 28th. My flight was on Saturday and got into Anchorage Saturday…

Oregon Marathon 2014 Review

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Oregon Marathon 2014 Review There was a deal between Boston and Portland, OR, so naturally I found a mileage run that fit with the marathon. Luckily, the marathon was scheduled on a Saturday and also offered race day packet pickup so I could fly in Friday night and then leave Sunday morning, which was cheaper…

A Stroll Through the Hong Kong Protests

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A Stroll Through the Hong Kong Protests I landed at HKG just a few hours ago. As I was walking from Hong Kong Station to the restaurant a fellow F2B blogger John Carter over at Top Travel Tips recommended to me, I saw the barricades so I knew the protest was nearby. The restaurant was…

Use Citi AA Exec or Amex Blue Cash for AA EXP?

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Use Citi AA Exec or Amex Blue Cash for AA EXP? This year, I have spent close to $40,000 on my Citi Executive® / AAdvantage® World EliteTM MasterCard® to get the 10,000 EQM. Here were the reasons why I signed up for this card: 100,000 bonus miles (who wouldn’t?) Admirals Club membership (to replace the…

Antarctica Marathon 2014: AA First EZE-MIA-BOS Review

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Antarctica Marathon 2014: AA First EZE-MIA-BOS Review This is a post about my first class award ticket on American Airlines EZE-MIA-BOS Running A Marathon in Antarctica and Australia in 2014 Planning Hotels, Flights, Final Deposit, Medevac Insurance Training Flight BOS-JFK-EZE (Domestic first, 777-200 business) Sheraton Libertador Review Marriott Park Plaza Hotel (San Martin) Review Shakeout…

Antarctica Marathon 2014: Sheraton BA convention Center Review

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Antarctica Marathon 2014: Sheraton BA convention Center Review This is a post about the room I got at the Sheraton BA Convention Center after spending 10 days at sea. Running A Marathon in Antarctica and Australia in 2014 Planning Hotels, Flights, Final Deposit, Medevac Insurance Training Flight BOS-JFK-EZE (Domestic first, 777-200 business) Sheraton Libertador Review…

Antarctica Marathon 2014: Disembark and Flight back to EZE

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Antarctica Marathon 2014: Disembark and Flight back to EZE This is a post about getting off the ship and the flight back to EZE. Running A Marathon in Antarctica and Australia in 2014 Planning Hotels, Flights, Final Deposit, Medevac Insurance Training Flight BOS-JFK-EZE (Domestic first, 777-200 business) Sheraton Libertador Review Marriott Park Plaza Hotel (San…

Antarctica Marathon 2014: Day 8: Onboard Bill Settlement

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Antarctica Marathon 2014: Day 8: Onboard Bill Settlement This is a post about how we settled our onboard bill and then pick up our passports. Running A Marathon in Antarctica and Australia in 2014 Planning Hotels, Flights, Final Deposit, Medevac Insurance Training Flight BOS-JFK-EZE (Domestic first, 777-200 business) Sheraton Libertador Review Marriott Park Plaza Hotel…

Antarctica Marathon 2014: Day 7: Charity Auction

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Antarctica Marathon 2014: Day 7: Charity Auction If you have questions about Antarctica or the marathon, you can visit my Facebook Fan Page! This is a post about the charity auction that benefits the Oceanite society that protects wildlife in Antarctica. Running A Marathon in Antarctica and Australia in 2014 Planning Hotels, Flights, Final Deposit,…

Antarctica Marathon 2014: Day 6: Paradise Bay

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Antarctica Marathon 2014: Day 6: Paradise Bay If you have questions about Antarctica or the marathon, you can visit my Facebook Fan Page! This is a post about our time in Paradise Bay, along with a champagne toast to cap off the cruise! Running A Marathon in Antarctica and Australia in 2014 Planning Hotels, Flights,…

Antarctica Marathon 2014: Day 6: Kayaking with Marathon Tours

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Antarctica Marathon 2014: Day 6: Kayaking with Marathon Tours This is a post about the kayaking experience in Antarctica and how it is set up on the OneOcean cruise. Running A Marathon in Antarctica and Australia in 2014 Planning Hotels, Flights, Final Deposit, Medevac Insurance Training Flight BOS-JFK-EZE (Domestic first, 777-200 business) Sheraton Libertador Review…

Antarctica Marathon 2014: Day 4: Award Ceremony

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Antarctica Marathon 2014: Day 4: Award Ceremony This is a post about the award ceremony for the Antarctica Marathon 2014! Running A Marathon in Antarctica and Australia in 2014 Planning Hotels, Flights, Final Deposit, Medevac Insurance Training Flight BOS-JFK-EZE (Domestic first, 777-200 business) Sheraton Libertador Review Marriott Park Plaza Hotel (San Martin) Review Shakeout Run…