Lists

Category Archives for Lists.

The Most Outrageous Hotel Concierge Requests

Concierge

As one accumulates status and points in this hobby, you might begin to feel a bit entitled…however I can guarantee that your requests to the concierge have never been this outrageous! Back in 2015 Condé Nast Traveler produced a list of 8 outrageous hotel requests, they’ve now updated that original article to include a total of 12…

Continue Reading »

The Top 5 Priority Pass Lounges Around the World

Plaza Premium Lounge at London Heathrow. Source: Priority Pass

One of the most notable benefits that come with many premium credit cards is a Priority Pass membership. Priority Pass is a network of over 1,000 airport lounges located around the world, and a membership allows you access all of them, regardless of what airline you’re flying with, what status you have, and what cabin you’re in. Members…

Continue Reading »

Which Hotels Let You Buy Their Beds?

The Hilton Bed is made by Serta

You’ve heard the famous pitch for mattresses, “You spend one third of your life on one, so why not invest in it?” It’s true, the sale of mattresses alone is a$7 billion industry, and many hotels are hoping to get a share. Of course, hotels don’t actually make their own beds; rather, many partner with mattress…

Continue Reading »

Why You Should Never Give-Up Your Plane Seat

rbf

A good friend of mine recently posted the below Facebook message, complaining that it was unfair to ask a single traveler to move seats just because a couple / family / etc. was not organized and did not pre-select their seats.  Granted, there are situations when flights are canceled / aircrafts swapped and a little…

Continue Reading »

The 10 Best Beaches in Europe – Italy and Greece Each Score 2 Spots

myrtos-beach

Summer might be over, but it’s never too early (especially with some of the trans-Atlantic award availability we’ve been seeing) to plan for next year. Condé Nast Traveler earlier this year posted their list of the “10 Best Beaches in Europe” with winners from countries including Italy (x2), Greece (x2), Spain, France, Iceland, Croatia, Portugal, and…

Continue Reading »