Throwback Thursdays are a new feature here at asthejoeflies. They are stories from my travel experiences with zero regard to miles and points. Hopefully they inspire you, either to these destinations or beyond!“I really don’t want to travel to multiple destinations for our honeymoon.”In fact, I wasn’t sure I even wanted to go overseas. But […]
It’s the time of the year to start planning our summer travels. Actually, you could say it’s even a little late for that, depending on your definition of summer. We usually travel in July so we’re a bit behind. Remember, most airlines open their schedules up 330 days in advance, so I can book travel […]
I’m not going to do an in depth trip report of our flight, but I just wanted to give my impressions of Delta’s Business Elite product – the non lie-flat kind. Delta’s fleet of Airbus A330s are leftovers from the Northwest merger, and feature angled recline seating as opposed to the 777s and 767s which […]
Alas, all good things must come to an end, and by the time this posts our Italy vacation will already be over. With my family already back in the United States, Jess, the baby, and I had one final day alone in Florence to enjoy the sights. Spoiler alert: we ate a lot of gelato.
Is the mosquitos! I got eaten up which is to be expected out in the countryside, but here in Florence it’s no better! I spent the first ten minutes in our new hotel hunting and killing mosquitos. Blood was spilt as I killed some. Unfortunately, I’m pretty sure it was mostly my blood. Anyway, if […]