Cheapest Miles To: Europe
I’m resurrecting a series I used to do where the concept is pretty simple: I list frequent flyer mile prices and then discuss details and deals for getting to different
Where are all the hotel chains in Scandinavia?
Besides the ubiquitous Radissons and regionally-centric Nordic Choice and Accor establishments, you’d be hard-pressed to find international hotel chains just about anywhere in S..
Review: The Ritz-Carlton Berlin
I’ll say this up front: it is wrong to stay at the Ritz Carlton when in Berlin. It is most inappropriate to associate with a brand that exudes opulence in a
Are ice cold beverages an American thing?
Are ice cold beverages an American thing? In my two weeks of traveling around the world, I began asking just that question.You see, first, I started to notice that refrigerators in
Surveying Scotland: Introduction
Two kids creates more than twice the work. That holds true for regular life and travel. Nonetheless, we took it upon ourselves to travel to the United Kingdom to celebrate
Award Booking Tips overheard at FT4RL
So I made a rookie mistake presenting at FT4RL – too many slides! I had to rush through a few of my points on booking awards so I thought I’d
The Deal Kids and European Beaches: 6 Lessons Learned
Every time I travel with the Deal Kids I learn something new- or in this case re-learn what I’ve forgotten. Here in Gran Canaria I’ve learned that taking American Kids
The Definitive Hotel Rooms for Families in Europe Post
Schloss Grubhof in the Austrian Alps: $84/night via EVR, my top tip for family hotel rooms in Europe.
It’s a question I’m asked often and have answered piecemeal but never in
Lazy Weekend in Lyon: Kid Friendly Activities in Lyon
She was packed and ready to go but wasn’t coming…
On our short trip to Lyon, we opted to leave our daughter – we just figured it would be more fun
Lazy Weekend in Lyon: Michelin Starred Meals at La Mere Brazier and La Remanence
One thing Jess and I don’t get to do as parents is go out for fancy meals, so we decided to binge while in Lyon sans the little one. The
Lazy Weekend in Lyon: The Hilton Lyon, Parc Tete d’Or, and Salon du Chocolat
The atrium of the Hilton Lyon (photo from Hilton)
Normally on a short weekend location is the most important factor for a hotel for me, but on this trip I
Lazy Weekend in Lyon: British Airways First Class and the Ghost Terminal at Heathrow
Thanks to our changed flights, we departed from Boston at 7:45 PM instead of 3:00 PM, which was great because we got to spend a few extra hours with our
Lazy Weekend in Lyon: Introduction
Lyon is all about eating…
Last week my wife and I spent a quick long weekend in Lyon, France with a nice little layover in London to boot. It wasn’t the cheapest
Using the Chip and Pin Barclays Arrival+ in Europe
Ordering from the automated kiosk is possible with chip and pin cards!
It’s too bad that Barclays deemed the Saverocity family not deserving of having affiliate links anymore, be..
Some Thoughts and Pictures from Lyon
BA First Lounge Boston