I'm an MVP Gold with Alaska Airlines which means that I often have the opportunity to instantly upgrade to First Class, such was the case with my 10-year anniversary trip to Kauai. Alaska is a favorite among Seattle-ites and the only carrier to offer non-stop service to Kauai from . . .
London hotel review: 51 Buckingham Gate
I've been fortunate to stay at a number of luxury hotels and resorts over the years but none of them have been quite so special as 51 Buckingham Gate in the Westminster area of London. Just a short walk from Buckingham Palace, 51 Buckingham Gate is a 5-star all-suite hotel owned by Taj Hotels. The . . .
Review: International Delta Economy Comfort
If a non-stop route exists to the destination that I want to visit, I will book that flight, even if it's a few hundred dollars more. Nonstops are great for obvious reasons: No connection delays, less chance of lost baggage and more time to enjoy your vacation destination. Thankfully, there are two . . .
Review: Colonial Colombia with Intrepid Travel
As I mentioned in previous posts, I went on 9-day tour through Colombia with Intrepid Travel. If you want some travel inspiration, check out some of my favorite photos from Colombia. The itinerary This tour is actually the second part of a 15-day Colombia tour called Complete Colombia. The first . . .