ANA introduces R2-D2 Star Wars-themed plane

If your internet seemed a bit slow today, it’s probably because a teaser for the new Star Wars film was released to coincide with the Star Wars Celebration in Anaheim, California. The web then exploded some time shortly thereafter. Piggybacking off of this excitement is Japan’s ANA, who announced their newest livery – a Boeing 787 painted to […]

Europe: Nice – Monaco, Day 9

One of the goals of this trip was to get to all of the tiny European countries that I had missed on previous trips. The first on the list was the tiny, incredibly rich, Principality of Monaco. I had originally intended to get off at the train stop before Monaco, Cap d’Ail, and then walk […]

Southwest Airlines introduces new seats

Today, Southwest Airlines announced their newest seats at the Aircraft Interiors Expo in Hamburg, Germany. The seats are slimmer & lighter than previous incarnations & will begin to be introduced in 2016. Here are a few photos of the new Southwest Airlines seats. According to Southwest Airlines’s press release: “The new aircraft seats are the widest […]

IHG Rewards Club program changes announced

How often are hotel award program changes terrible? When I saw the tweet below from IHG about upcoming Rewards Club changes, I immediately thought “oh no”. IHG Rewards Club is changing: Taking advantage of all the benefits you love is now even easier — IHG Rewards Club (@ihgrewardsclub) April 13, 2015 Thankfully, IHG’s […]

$20 off any Roomorama booking

Roomorama is a vacation rental company similar to AirBnb. While I haven’t booked with them yet, I’ve checked out their listings, and they have some nice properties available for rental. While they aren’t quite as comprehensive as AirBnb, Roomorama is another option if you’re looking for a more authentic local stay when you’re traveling. With over 300,000 […]