Dining on the Amtrak Coast Starlight

Dining on the Amtrak Coast Starlight One of the nice things about booking a Room or Roomette on Amtrak is that all your meals are included.  For the Coast Starlight from Los Angeles to Seattle, that works out to five meals (lunch and dinner on Day 1, breakfast, lunch and dinner on Day 2).  Meals… Read More »

Amtrak Superliner Bedroom on Coast Starlight Review

Amtrak Superliner Bedroom on Coast Starlight Review On Amtrak Superliner trains, there are five types of seating.  For those that want a seat, there is Coach and Business Class.  For those that want a private compartment, there is the Roomette, the Bedroom, and the Family Bedroom.  For my Coast Starlight trip from Los Angeles to… Read More »

Kimpton La Peer Hotel West Hollywood Review

Kimpton La Peer Hotel West Hollywood Review After staying at the Kimpton Nine Zero in Boston, I received a certificate for a free night at any IHG property.  I combined it with my Chase IHG Free Night certificate and booked two nights at the Kimpton La Peer in West Hollywood.  Award nights using points go… Read More »

Plane Thief Quoted in Alaska’s Magazine

Plane Thief Quoted in Alaska’s Magazine On August 10, Richard Russell, a Horizon employee, stole a Q400 from SeaTac Airport and took it on a joyride before crashing in a remote area of Puget Sound.  Horizon is a subsidiary of Alaska Airlines. I was scheduled to fly out of SeaTac shorty after he took off;… Read More »