Trip Report: A Much Better American A321 LAX-JFK First Class Experience than Adam’s “Horrible” Experience


One of the most interesting things about trip reports is how much experiences can vary for the same flight. When I read Adam’s American Airlines A321 (32B) LAX-JFK first class trip report last week I laughed for two reasons: 1. Coincidentally, I was planning my next trip report to be for the same flight; and…

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6 Secret Beaches Best Reached by Boat…or Yacht

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In celebration of the change from “Mediterranean season” to Caribbean season” for the yachting world, AFAR has published their list of six secret beaches best reached by boat. That mini boat trailing your yacht (the “tender”) is your key to skipping the tourist masses and joining the privileged few on the kinds of awe-inspiring secluded beaches…

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Delta Flight Cancelled at LGA after Van Crashes into Wing


A Delta Connection flight from LaGuardia (LGA) to Pittsburgh (PIT) was canceled yesterday afternoon after a van driving on the tarmac crashed into the wing of the plane according to the NY Post. Port Authority officials said that there were no injuries or significant damage to the plane. Passenger Rachel Zucker tweeted about her experience: My 10am…

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Traveling While Pregnant? Airline Rules you Should Know


When it comes to women traveling while pregnant, there are no universal set of rules for flying. It seems every airline has different requirements and restrictions. However, Travel + Leisure has put together a list of what those rules and restrictions are for some of the world’s most popular airlines, including United, American Airlines and…

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These Are the World’s Dumbest Tourists…

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A German teenager who illegally climbed the Great Pyramid of Giza and is now banned for life, two Californians who carved their initials into the walls of Rome’s Colosseum, a tourist who kicked a prayer bell at the 14th century Buddhist temple Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, and a Chinese teenager who wrote “Ding Jinhaoo visited here”…

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Trip Report – Awesome Business Class on SriLankan A330-300 – AA oneworld Redemption LHR-CMB


Wow, what an unexpected award redemption! The 10.5 hour flight was on a brand new A330 from London (LHR) to Colombo (CMB). Awesome service, a great seat / lie-flat bed, wifi, yummy food and a large movie library on a fast and responsive IFE system. The reverse herringbone seat was super comfortable for lounging and the…

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