Speaking about sun and the extreme Vitamin D deficiency we likely have, Rafi and I went for a swim on a cloudy Friday morning in the S. Regis pool. We were peacefully enjoying our time when suddenly the sun came out in full glory. Rafi quickly darted out of the pool as fast as his legs would take him screaming, “I NEED SUNSCREEN, I’M GOING TO BURN!” Clearly, it’s been a bit too long since he’s seen that great yellow orb in the sky…I think it’s time to find another warm weather escape before summer makes it’s way to Cleveland. … [Read more...] about Trip Notes: A Quick Weekend Trip To Miami-December 2015
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Joseph rebooked us in a full revenue fare class. I gave my United 1K mileage number and wound up with no miles. AJK gave his Aegean mileage number and wound up with tens of thousands of miles. [AJK: 35,000 miles to be exact. Not only that, but this one-way travel earned me Star Alliance Gold for another year, through 2017! Bottom line, if United moves you from an award bucket to a revenue fare due to being bumped, the flight being cancelled or delayed, make sure to switch your frequent flyer number to a partner to be able to earn miles free miles on a free ticket. United will not award them to its own program and you won’t get retroactive credit after the flight.] … [Read more...] about United Island Hopper Trip Notes Part 2: It’s Time To Hop!
The Park Hyatt has a free shuttle that runs between the hotel and Shinjuku station, but the station is sprawling and despite asking the hotel for the location of the shuttle we were unable to figure out where to go. So we hopped in a taxi for a quick ride to the hotel. … [Read more...] about United Island Hopper Trip Notes Part 4: Tokyo, Japan And Back Home In ANA First Class