Trip Review

American Airlines Flagship First Dining (JFK) – Review

AA First Class Dining Room I recently traveled to Bali to relax for the New Year, and I did so in style with miles and points.  Each leg of my trip is discussed in a separate post: American Airlines Flagship First Dining (JFK) – Review Cathay Pacific 777-300ER First Class – Review The Wing – HKG Airport – Review The Pier – HKG Airport – Review Cathay Dragon A330-300 Business Class – Review Hilton Bali –  Review Citadines Kuta Beach Bali – Review Uber and Ubud, Bali SingaporeAir A330-300 Business Class – Review SingaporeAir A350-900 Business Class (SIN-MAN-IAH) – Review I…

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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)…