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Video reviews of travel upgrades by modhop.

Modhop Podcast 2 | Ridiculously Cool Suites, an Audio Unbox a Crazy Delta #PlatinumChallenge
4 days ago

Modhop Podcast 2 | Ridiculously Cool Suites, an Audio Unbox a Crazy Delta #PlatinumChallenge

I’m back from a one-shot platinum challenge to Singapore so I get to talk all about it in this week’s Modhop Podcast. I’ll reveal my thoughts on Delta’s new flagship …
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Until Rockets, we Still Have Years of Fantastic Tech for Long Flights.
2 months ago

Until Rockets, we Still Have Years of Fantastic Tech for Long Flights.

Until we’re able to hop on a SpaceX rocket for our 30 minute hop to Singapore from New York Harbor, there will be long flights. The exhibitors at this …
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The Colorful Rooms at Hyatt LAX Have a Little Magic in Them.
8.6
2 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
3 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
4 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
4 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.
6 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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We Found a Surprisingly Good Frankfurt Airport Lounge. Watch:
11 months ago

We Found a Surprisingly Good Frankfurt Airport Lounge. Watch:

It Takes all Types.

I’ve always thought a variety of seating options should be arranged in nicely separated areas to make a great lounge. At this Air Canada Maple …
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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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360° Video: American Airlines 787-9 in Business Class.
1 year ago

360° Video: American Airlines 787-9 in Business Class.

Over the weekend, I hopped an early flight aboard American Airline’s new 787-9 Dreamliner in Business Class. This extended version of the Dreamliner is hopping between Los Angeles and …
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