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Cathay Pacific Business Class 777 JFK -YVR

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We’ve previously reviewed both Cathay Pacific Business Class and Cathay Pacific First Class on longhaul flights onboard their 777 to/from Hong Kong and we usually don’t re-review products we’ve reviewed before but this flight is worth noting because it provides the only opportunity to fly Read More

Lufthansa Business Class 747 FRA-JFK

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On the way back from our spring trip to Europe this year we flew Lufthansa Business Class from Frankfurt to New York. In the past we have reviewed Lufthansa Business Class onboard their A330 and Lufthansa First Class onboard their A340 so this will just Read More

$600 Worth of First Class Scenic Train Rides Through Germany, Switzerland & Italy for Under $150

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The Bernina Express, which transits the Alps from Chur, Switzerland to Tirano, Italy, is one of the most scenic train rides in the world. It also comes with a hefty price tag but there’s a savvy way to cut the price by over 75%. The Read More

Intercontinental Bora Bora Resort & Thalasso Spa – Overwater Bungalow

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Our stay at the Intercontinental Bora Bora Resort & Thalasso Spa was part of a three week trip to French Polynesia that included: 3 Nights at the Intercontinental Bora Bora Thalasso (Overwater Bungalow) 4 Nights at the Intercontinental Bora Bora Le Moana (Beach Bungalow) 4 Read More

Intercontinental Bora Bora Le Moana – Beach Bungalow

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Our stay at the Intercontinental Bora Bora Le Moana was part of a three week trip to French Polynesia that included: 3 Nights at the Intercontinental Bora Bora Thalasso (Overwater Bungalow) 4 Nights at the Intercontinental Bora Bora Le Moana (Beach Bungalow) 4 Nights at Read More

Hilton Moorea – Overwater Bungalow

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Our stay at the Hilton Moorea was part of a three week trip to French Polynesia that included: 3 Nights at the Intercontinental Bora Bora Thalasso (Overwater Bungalow) 4 Nights at the Intercontinental Bora Bora Le Moana (Beach Bungalow) 4 Nights at the Hilton Moorea Read More

Intercontinental Moorea – Premium Overwater Junior Suite Bungalow

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Our stay at the Intercontinental Moorea was part of a three week trip to French Polynesia that included: 3 Nights at the Intercontinental Bora Bora Thalasso (Overwater Bungalow) 4 Nights at the Intercontinental Bora Bora Le Moana (Beach Bungalow) 4 Nights at the Hilton Moorea Read More

QANTAS First Class A380 LHR-DXB-MEL

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At over 10,000 miles, the flight from London to Australia is easily the longest flight we have ever flown. So long, in fact, that in order to complete the journey there is a scheduled refueling stop in Dubai enroute. Luckily for us, we were able Read More

Etihad First Class Apartments A380 AUH – LHR

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Etihad’s First Class Apartments are ridiculous. Like, so ridiculously nice they make Cathay Pacific First Class look like a Greyhound Bus.   Our flight in the Apartments was the middle of three segments we booked from Mumbai to Madeira with overnight stopovers in both Abu Read More

Holiday Inn Resort Maldives – Beach View Villa

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The Conrad Maldives and the Park Hyatt Maldives are two of the most talked about resorts in the miles & points travel world, but there is also a third (seldom talked about) resort in the Maldives that can be booked on points. The Holiday Inn Read More

Park Hyatt Maldives – Park Villa

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Last year for Dhara’s birthday we spent 5 nights at the Conrad Maldives and she loved it so much that she asked to go back for her birthday this year. The only problem was that our trip to the Conrad last year was too perfect. So Read More

Etihad Pearl Business Class A380 JFK-AUH

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When Etihad introduced their A380′s last year most of the focus was on their revolutionary First Class Apartments which are easily the nicest First Class seats in the world. Like many others, we’re excited about the Apartment flight we have coming up, and with all the Read More

Hilton Santa Fe Historic Plaza – One Bedroom Casita

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Built as a private residence in 1625 (in what was then New Spain) this nearly 400 year old hacienda is conveniently located next to the main historic plaza of Santa Fe as well as numerous shops and restaurants.  Santa Fe has easily the most unique Read More

Hyatt Santa Barbara – Balcony Room

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The Hyatt Santa Barbara is an upscale(ish) hotel located across the street from East Beach in Santa Barbara, California. The hotel has gotten mixed reviews in the past so we were a bit apprehensive about booking, but after staying here I have to say that Read More

InterContinental The Clement – Monterey, California

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InterContinental The Clement is a luxury hotel located on the historic Cannery Row overlooking Monterey Bay. The room we were assigned (Partial View Balcony) was going for about $800 per night during our stay, but we were able to book one night with our annual Read More

The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise – One Bedroom Suite

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We’re currently on a roadtrip across North America and decided to stop in the Canadian Rockies to burn a handful of Fairmont certificates Dhara earned through a credit card signup earlier this year. Fairmont actually operates several luxury hotels within Canadian National Parks in the Read More

How to Book First Class European Train Tickets For Less Than Economy

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If you’ve traveled by train in Europe and purchased either a RailPass or point to point tickets on a site like RailEurope then you paid too much–probably way too much. The first time I was planning an extended trip in Europe I read a number Read More

Air Berlin Business Class A330 DUS-JFK

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We recently flew Air Berlin’s new(ish) Business Class product home to New York from Dusseldorf, Germany and we were generally impressed. Air Berlin has long been regarded as a budget airline but in the last few years has installed a high quality Business Class product Read More

InterContinental Paris – Le Grand

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The InterContinental Paris is a beautiful grand old hotel in central Paris. Opened in 1862, this historic hotel has hosted Kings and Queens for over a century and a half. The weekend we stayed standard rooms were going for over $600 per night but we Read More

Radisson Blu Hotels in Paris – Le Metropolitan Hotel vs Le Dokhan’s Hotel

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During our recent trip to Paris we stayed at a few different hotels including two Radisson Blu properties – Le Metropolitan and Le Dokhan. We booked two night stays at each property for 70k Club Carlson Points per stay, which was a great deal considering Read More

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