The Traveling Millenial

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American Airlines CRJ-200 Review (Economy) – ‘Twas the Worst of Times

I recently traveled to Abu Dhabi after redeeming miles (90,000 miles and $46) for first class on Etihad’s A380 (the plane with the shower and onboard bar!).  I decided to fly the AUH-JFK route which was about an hour longer than flying in the other direction (jet stream folks).  I’ll post my review of each segment accordingly–this post is the first review of my trip. American Airlines CRJ-200 Review (Economy):  ‘Twas the Worst of Times American Airlines 757-200 Review (Economy):  ‘Twas Still the Worst of Times How to Layover in Amsterdam Etihad A330-300 Review (Economy) Hilton Abu Dhabi Review (Executive…

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Copacabana Beach (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)

Copacabana at sunset Earlier this year, I traveled to Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil for a vacation over a long weekend.  What a trip!  The city and the beach are both beautiful and there is plenty of half-day excursions for folks who do not want to lay by the beach the entire day (although there is certainly nothing wrong with that).  Round-trip flights into GIG were under $540 from Washington DC.  What makes this flight even more desirable is that it was a red-eye flight that departed after work on a Thursday (or any day of the week)…