Dublin

Bodacious Trip Alert: Surprise Trip To Ireland!!

Bodacious Trip Alert: Surprise Dad with a trip to Ireland!!

Let’s get something out of the way first – it’s been A WHILE since we’ve posted. Between Kev having a … Read More!

Venice

Bodacious Trip Alert: 8-Day Trip to Italy!

Bodacious Trip Alert: 8-Day Trip to Italy!

With the wife now back from deployment, it’s time for our post-deployment vacation! We started talking about this trip before she even left, … Read More!

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Flight Review: Emirates First Class A380 Milan (MXP) – Dubai (DXB)

Flight Review: Emirates First Class A380 Milan (MXP) – Dubai (DXB)

As I talk about in the last post, my wife had always wanted to fly in the “Jennifer … Read More!

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Flight Review: ANA 777 First Class Chicago O’Hare (ORD) to Tokyo Haneda (HND)

Flight Review: ANA 777 First Class Chicago O’Hare (ORD) to Tokyo Haneda (HND)

After a fantastic time in the United Polaris Lounge I headed to the gate to board my … Read More!

Hamburg

Quick Trip to Germany the Long Way – What can I review?

I’m on my way to Hamburg, Germany for a quick Marine Corps trip. Just attending a conference, get to stay in a hotel, try a new city on for size, … Read More!

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Hotel Review: Park Hyatt Chicago- Grand Executive Suite

Hotel Review: Park Hyatt Chicago- Grand Executive Suite

Now I have reviewed the Park Hyatt Chicago previously but I recently stayed there again just before Christmas and this time I … Read More!

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Lounge Review: Emirates First/Business Class Lounge Milan (MXP) and BIG SURPRISE!

Emirates First/Business Class Lounge Milan (MXP) and BIG SURPRISE!

After a great time in Athens, Santorini and Milan, it was time to make our journey home.  However, we … Read More!

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Disney World with a 2 month old! Lessons Learned!

Disney World with a 2 month old! Lessons Learned!

Now I am by no means an expert on Disney, in fact I had only been to Disney World once in … Read More!

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A Day in Milan with the UEFA Championship Party!

A Day in Milan with the UEFA Championship Party!

After settling in to our great hotel it was time to explore the city! This was the first time Katie or … Read More!

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Don’t use your Marriott Credit Card…EVER!

Don’t use your Marriott Credit Card…EVER!

Before we really get into it, I do think you should get the Marriott Credit Card. If not now, at some point, because … Read More!

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Hotel Review: Boscolo Milano, Autograph Collection

Hotel Review: Boscolo Milano, Autograph Collection

We landed in Milan after a couple uneventful Aegean Airlines flights and we hopped on the train into the city and then the subway … Read More!

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Santorini: A Jewel in the Aegean

Santorini: A Jewel in the Aegean

As I talked about in our last post about our awesome AirBnB, we arrived from Athens and took a transport set up by … Read More!

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Lounge Review: United Polaris Lounge Chicago O’Hare (ORD)

Lounge Review: United Polaris Lounge Chicago O’Hare (ORD)

Here we go! After a quick, painless flight from Springfield (SPI) to Chicago (ORD), the trip, and the fun, has really begun.… Read More!

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Introduction: Quick First Class Trip to Tokyo and Back!

Introduction: Quick First Class Trip to Tokyo

As you probably saw in the Trip Alert post, I’m leaving tomorrow for a quick 4.5 days in Tokyo!

While this will be … Read More!

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Bodacious Trip Alert: Quick First Class trip to Tokyo!

Bodacious Trip Alert: Quick First Class trip to Tokyo!

If there’s any silver lining to having a wife that’s deployed to the other side of the world, it’s the fact … Read More!