08 Apr
Over-committing to Minimum Spend Requirements?

Credit card spending requirements – a necessary evil! There ain’t no way to earn hundreds of thousands of points and miles without making a few spending commitments to those credit card issuers! Spend $1,000 here, another $3,000 there, oh and how about $10,000 here?! [caption id="attachment_9111" align="aligncenter"...

08 Apr
Andaz Tokyo Toranomon Hills – Highs and Lows

I stayed 4 nights at the Andaz Tokyo Toranomon Hills this past March. It was just a small part of a great adventure! Cathay First Class JFK-NRT Review JW Marriott Hong Kong – Highs and Lows Cathay Business Class HKG-NRT Review Andaz Tokyo Toranomon Hills –...

07 Apr
Flight Review: Cathay Pacific Business Class 777-300ER HKG-NRT

This past March I experienced Cathay Pacific Business Class for the first time on their 777-300ER for the quick 4ish-hour flight from Hong Kong (HKG) to (Tokyo). This flight completed the tail end of a SWEET Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan redemption a 2-day stopover in Hong...

07 Apr
Advice – Allow Push Notifications on Twitter

Are you on Twitter? Do you follow all of your favorite points and miles deal experts? Do you allow push notifications so you never miss a deal!? If so, GREAT! If not, you need to! Whether you are into the whole social media thing is besides...

06 Apr
JW Marriott Hong Kong – the Highs and Lows

I stayed 2 nights at the JW Marriott Hong Kong this past March. It was just a small part of a great adventure! Cathay First Class JFK-NRT Review JW Marriott Hong Kong – Highs and Lows Cathay Business Class HKG-NRT Review Andaz Tokyo Toranoman Hills –...

06 Apr
Using my Hyatt Annual Free Night Certificate – What to do?

I’ve had the Chase Hyatt Visa for a few years now after originally getting it for the two free night bonus, which my husband and I used at the Park Hyatt Sydney, saving us about $2000 and affording us the opportunity to stay at an amazing...

06 Apr
Should First Class Passengers Be Allowed Guests?

My wife and I recently separated. This separation has nothing to do with our marriage (we are very much permanently together) and everything to do with a recent long-haul Cathay Pacific flight from JFK to HKG! The award flights were originally booked together in Business Class...

05 Apr
Flight Review: Cathay Pacific First Class 777-300ER JFK-HKG

This past March I had the pleasure of experiencing Cathay Pacific First Class on their 777-300ER for the approximately 16-hour flight from New York (JFK) to Hong Kong (HKG). Before we get started, I would like to follow up on a couple of previous postings and...

05 Apr
Aviate: My New Favorite Travel Apparel Brand

In the interest of full disclosure, AYP earned compensation for this post. Though I worked with Aviate on the content, all opinions expressed are my own. Whether flying in the front, or flying in the back, I keep it casual and comfortable. Denim, sneaks, t-shirt, and of...

05 Apr
8 American Airlines Award Booking Tips & Tricks!

Booking American Airlines award tickets is complicated. Knowing all the various partner airlines in the oneworld alliance, the long-haul and fifth freedom routes they fly – it’s overwhelming! Of course, then you have to search for the award space – which is harder than it...

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