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Video reviews of travel upgrades by modhop.

Modhop Podcast 2 | Ridiculously Cool Suites, an Audio Unbox a Crazy Delta #PlatinumChallenge
5 months 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.
7 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
7 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
8 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
9 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
9 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.
11 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:
1 year 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.
2 years 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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