Qatar 777-300 Business Qsuites SEA-DOH

Qatar 777-300 Business Qsuites SEA-DOH Back in December, I got in on one of the most amazing points deals.  American Airlines and Mastercard was offering 5x miles through the SimplyMiles shopping portal.  I was able to earn over 200,000 AAdvantage miles with a $840 donation to Conservation International — a cost … Read more

2021 Year in Miles

2021 Year in Miles 2021 was the year when travel began to transition back to normalcy after the Covid pandemic.  I attended a conference in Las Vegas in July where no one was wearing masks.  Later in the summer things reverted back with the Delta variant, but it was nice … Read more

Qatar Airways A320 OTP-SOF

Qatar Airways A320 OTP-SOF Qatar Airways flies from Qatar to Bucharest (OTP) and then on to Sofia (SOF) with their A320.  It is possible to just book the OTP-SOF flight; and as I was wanting to get between the two, I decided to book it for 107€ one way.  The … Read more

2020 Year In Miles

2020 Year In Miles I think everyone agrees 2020 was the worst year in a long time.  Especially for those of us that like to travel.  It was the first time in many years that I didn’t leave the USA.  Instead I did a cross country train trip followed by … Read more

2019 Year In Miles

2019 Year In Miles While 2019 was not a record year for me in terms of number of flights or miles flown, it was the year I spent the most number of days traveling with nearly 3 months of 2019 not at home. I also visited more countries in 2019 … Read more