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Trip Reports

Galleries and Video Trip Reports and Reviews.

How NOT to Take a 360° Photo: Main Cabin on Delta’s A350.
2 weeks ago

How NOT to Take a 360° Photo: Main Cabin on Delta’s A350.

I thought I had a genius idea. I didn’t.

Having only the miles to book economy, I figured I’d cheat a little and just snap a quick 360° shot of …
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Free Access to Tokyo Narita’s Quietest Lounge?
2 months ago

Free Access to Tokyo Narita’s Quietest Lounge?

The allure of an airport lounge can be overstated in so many ways. The pitch of your premium credit card is heavy with words like “escape” and “quiet” in selling …
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Live | A whole #platinumchallenge in one Exhausting Trip. Delta’s new A350…and more.
2 months ago

Live | A whole #platinumchallenge in one Exhausting Trip. Delta’s new A350…and more.

The upgrades I’m getting on this trip are tiny ones that have required obsessive levels of seat monitoring in the weeks before. Now, I’m off to Singapore for 6 or …
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The Colorful Rooms at Hyatt LAX Have a Little Magic in Them.
8.6
4 months ago

The Colorful Rooms at Hyatt LAX Have a Little Magic in Them.

Here’s why Here

My LAX go-to hotel for convenience at LAX has always been the Sheraton Four-Points LAX since it’s directly across the street from Budget Car Rental. The routine …
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Our Favorite Thing in Virgin America First Class is the Pancakes.
8.5
5 months ago

Our Favorite Thing in Virgin America First Class is the Pancakes.

Virgin America A320 Seat 1D – Transcon First Class.

 

Airline: Virgin America Aircraft: A320 Seat maps: Seat Guru Our Seat(s): 1D (Bulkhead) Class: First No Lie-flat Seat? No Problem.

The race to …
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My Amazing but boring Room at Sheraton Frankfurt Airport
6.4
6 months ago

My Amazing but boring Room at Sheraton Frankfurt Airport

Location, Location.

With 2 little kids at home now, solo trips are faster than ever. Sheraton Frankfurt Airport Hotel did it’s part in making sure I didn’t miss my return …
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Being Back at the Alaska Lounge at LAX Made me Smile.
7.8
6 months ago

Being Back at the Alaska Lounge at LAX Made me Smile.

360° view of the Alaska Lounge at LAX. (2 360° images of this lounge are on our flickr.)

Dont Touch Anything!

This Alaska Lounge at LAX (then called the Alaska Airlines …
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Odd and Pleasant Surprises Inside the Newark Delta Sky Club.
8 months ago

Odd and Pleasant Surprises Inside the Newark Delta Sky Club.

My first jump back into Modhop since the birth of our second kid (It’s a boy!) is this gallery. It’s our first hop into the newly remodeled Delta Sky Club. …
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Lisbon’s ANA Lounge is on the short end of outstanding.
1 year ago

Lisbon’s ANA Lounge is on the short end of outstanding.

So Many Chairs.

There are a lot of seats in this Lisbon Airport lounge but few that give you much space. The blocky couches near the entrance give the area a …
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Singapore Airlines First Class suites on the A380 are still amazing.
9.2
1 year ago

Singapore Airlines First Class suites on the A380 are still amazing.

Airline: Singapore Airlines Aircraft: A380 Seat maps:  SeatGuru Our Seat(s): 3F Class: First I Don’t Deserve You.

This a pretty magnificent throne. At 35″ seats inside Singapore Airlines First Class Suites are some of the …
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