Hungry for Points
Hotel Review: Conrad Tokyo

***This is part 4 of my “Fat and Furious” trip report detailing a recent trip to Japan which included stops in Tokyo, Kyoto, and Matsuyama*** 1.... Read More

Travelling the World
Finding Hotels in London – so frustrating!

I’m headed to London for ~4 days in a couple of months and I figured it would be the best time to go over my hotel options. I quickly booked two hotels through... Read More

Will Run For Miles
The Curious Hotel Luxury Tax in Delhi, India – Fraud or Legit?

Is there any basis for some hotels in India to assess hotel taxes based on the supposed published or rack rate of the room instead of the rate actually paid by the... Read More

Muslim Travel Girl
Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria: A history lesson with great views

Veliko Tarnovo is one of my favourite cities in Bulgaria. I grew up close to it and we always enjoy stopping for a few hours to relax and enjoy the views. It is a... Read More

Points with a Crew
The credit card offer I DID NOT want to see!

As part of the conversion between American and US Airwa […] Read More

The Forward Cabin
My Most Powerful Tool to Communicate with Airlines and Hotels

There’s a “secret weapon” when it comes to communicating with airlines and hotels, and no, it doesn’t involve any sort of elite status or... Read More

Le Chic Geek
It Is Not Legal to Take Cocaine Through Security in Your Panties

Heels First just linked to an older post of mine explaining how it is technically legal to fill a bra with wine and take it through security.  Leave it to this... Read More

Points with a Crew
Did you miss the top travel news that came out this week?

Okay – it’s time to tell the truth?  Are yo […] Read More

Travelling the World
AMEX Centurion Studio Seattle to open early Summer 2015?

Last week I posted about how I found out that the AMEX Centurion Studio in Seattle is supposed to open late summer 2015 and will be located by gate B3. I was flying on... Read More

Le Chic Geek
Candy Crush for People Who Like Keeping Their Money

I don’t like any game that locks you out for a few levels unless you pay money. 1.  I’d go broke pretty quickly.  2.  If there’s no wifi... Read More

Le Chic Geek
New Technology Meets In-Flight Toilets

Ever have a delay (or even cancellation) due to toilet issues on the airplane? This is because airplane toilets are really complicated to replace. The toilets are one... Read More

Will Run For Miles
Cleverlayover – New Source for Hacker Fares

This is a relatively new website designed to find cheap combination airfares, between two or more carriers, to a given destination. The post Cleverlayover – New... Read More

Le Chic Geek
Sometimes Travel is Just Plain Surreal

I had a 5am departure this morning out of Dallas, so I woke up a little bit before 3am to make sure I made it to the airport on time. By the way, I’m a huge fan of... Read More

Will Run For Miles
Fitness Center & Massage: Hyatt Regency Kyoto

Fitness Center and a Massage at the Hyatt Regency Kyoto The post Fitness Center & Massage: Hyatt Regency Kyoto appeared first on Will Run For Miles. Read More

Points with a Crew
Final 3 days for Daily Getaways – does it have the best deal of the bunch?

If you’re not sick of the Daily Getaways, there a […] Read More

Muslim Travel Girl
How powerful is your passport?

I recently came across this Passport ranking and how many countries you can visit with your passport. I don’t think anyone is surprised that US and the UK are... Read More

Will Run For Miles
Great Meeting You and 3 Contests

It’s been a busy week for Will Run For Miles.  If you follow the Boarding Area blogs, you probably know that the individual blogs on the sister site,... Read More

Will Run For Miles
Emirates Amenity Kits Giveaway and A380 Safety Video

When I flew on the Emirates A380 aircraft from JFK-DXB last month, I filmed the safety video with my iPhone.  I was going to post it here, but I found a much better... Read More

The Travel Sisters
Earn Free Money and Points at Staples This Week

Staples is offering a rebate on Visa gift card or MasterCard gift card purchases this week. The rebate is valid for in-store Visa or MasterCard gift card purchases... Read More

The Forward Cabin
How to Properly Complain to a Hotel

I recently did a series on how to complain to an airline, which received a lot of interest, so I wanted to also discuss the proper ways to complain to a hotel, should... Read More

The Shutterwhale
Double IHG Points for Eligible Room Charges

From 15 April 2015 to 31 August 2015, enjoy double IHG® Rewards Club Points on the following eligible room charges when you stay at any participating... Read More

NBA Eastern Conference Playoffs

Looking for a way to spend your SWA points post devaluation? Look no further than the horrid Eastern Conference Playoffs for great destinations. They include: Milwaukee,... Read More

Le Chic Geek
Cursed Treasure App: Great for Flights, Even Without Wifi

Cursed Treasure is the first game in a series created by Ninja Kiwi and acquired by Armored Games. While the first Cursed Treasure is less visually appealing than the... Read More

Le Chic Geek
Multi-Purpose Shoes Make Beach Drinking Easier

My beach-ware of choice is Reef.  And they’ve come up with an interested invention–shoes with build in bottle openers. I usually remember to bring a... Read More

Will Run For Miles
The Hope Outdoor Gallery, Austin TX

When I travel, I often like to ask locals where to go.  So, when I was in Austin recently, I asked the tattoo-laden cashier at Whole Foods Market if she had any... Read More

Travelling the World
Travelling or Traveling? Both!

I woke up to an interesting email (from a reader? a hater?) this morning: “umm.. you’re blog name is wrong.. there is just one l in... Read More

Le Chic Geek
Maximizing Business Travel (My presentation notes)

I just spoke at Frequent Traveler University on maximizing business travel and had a bunch of requests for the slides. Here are the slides. There are some gaps where I... Read More

Will Run For Miles
26,000 Alaska Miles for $225 India Mistake Fare

  I recently flew round-trip from New York, JFK to Delhi, India on Emirates Airlines (see, I Sat in Coach on an Emirates A380 Flight and it Didn’t Suck!). I... Read More

Le Chic Geek
Visiting an Area You Visited Before… in a Video Game

One topic of conversation that came up in the Hangout on Thursday night was visiting places you were really familiar with, but only because you played it in a video... Read More