Month: September 2015


The Island Capital of Malé!

Malé, Maldives

After a unbelievable stay at the Park Hyatt Maldives it was time to start our long journey back home.  As we talked about in our transfer post, … Read More!


The COOLEST Hotel in Houston!! Hotel Review: ZaZa

Hotel Review: Hotel ZaZa, Houston TX

In stark contrast to my review of the Francis Marion Hotel a couple weeks ago , the Hotel Zaza, located near the medical campus’s … Read More!


Hotel Review: Park Hyatt Maldives Park Pool Villa

Hotel Review: Park Hyatt Maldives Park Pool Villa

After an AWESOME stay in our Over Water Villa, it was time to spend our last night back on land at … Read More!


10 Secrets to saving BIG money at the Park Hyatt Maldives!

How to save money and cut cost at the Park Hyatt Maldives

To go along with my recent Park Hyatt Maldives Overview post and Park Hyatt Maldives Sunset Park Water Read More!


Hotel Review: Park Hyatt Maldives Park Water Sunset Villa

Hotel Review: Park Hyatt Maldives Park Water Sunset Villa

As I talked about in the last post, the Park Hyatt Maldives is an incredible place and since I wanted … Read More!


This place is FANTASTIC: Park Hyatt Maldives Overview


After a flight to spend a day in Washington DC, a flight to spend 3 days in Abu Dhabi, an Etihad A320, a puddle jumper … Read More!


Another lost luggage story!

One would surmise that since I’m writing another lost luggage story that I must always be checking my bag! Wrong! I rarely check my bag when I fly. Sometimes it … Read More!


Is this the most overrated hotel in Charleston, SC?

Hotel Review: Francis Marion Hotel, Charleston SC

Last month I made my first trip to Charleston, SC for a wedding with my wife. She had been to Charleston several times … Read More!


Lounge Review: American Airlines Admirals Club Raleigh Durham (RDU)

Although RDU is only a little over 2 hours from my house, this is actually the first time I had ever been to this airport. And I must say, so … Read More!


Lounge Review: American Airlines Admirals Club Charlotte Airport CLT (Terminal B)

When it comes to flying up and down the east coast on American Airlines there is a really good chance that you will be making a stop at the Charlotte-Douglas … Read More!

Honeymoon Map

Bodacious Trip Alert: Honeymoon #2!

Bodacious Trip Alert!!

I’m well aware that Kevin’s Honeymoon trip report is still ongoing, but it’s time to start another Honeymoon report! Jaime and I are getting married in 2 … Read More!


Maldivian Airlines Flight to Kooddoo and Park Hyatt Maldives Transport

After a short stay in the Moonimaa Lounge it was time to take our puddle jumper to Kooddoo and then our boat ride to the Park Hyatt Maldives!  As we … Read More!


Lounge Review: American Airlines Admirals Club Philadelphia Airport PHL (Terminal F)

This is another one of the old legacy U.S. Air lounges that I’ve frequented that’s now an Admirals Club (along with the Charlotte C Terminal Club). It’s in the … Read More!


Lounge Review: Maldivian Moonimaa Lounge Male (MLE)

Before landing in Male we were given some fast-track cards to get through passport control faster, but we were a bit surprised to find a member of the Park Hyatt … Read More!


My experience with the Hyatt Diamond Challenge

As I mentioned in my Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront review, I recently completed the Hyatt Diamond Challenge/Fast Track offer!  Since I just finished it, I thought it would be a … Read More!