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!

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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!

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Our 1st Airbnb experience! Awesome stay in Santorini, Greece!

Our 1st Airbnb experience! Awesome stay in Santorini, Greece!

After our busy day in Athens seeing the sights, it was time to head for some island relaxation on Santorini!  … Read More!