The weather didn’t cooperate for us in Dubai, but I did enjoy myself in the city. I’m not going to discuss the human rights aspects or politics and clearly you need to be careful not to get in trouble with the law. But as an Orthodox Jew I felt more comfortable in Dubai than I did in many parts of Europe. … [Read more...] about Maldives Trip Notes Part 2: Dubai and Abu Dhabi
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Of course I was fully expecting the mediocre kosher meal, so I had ordered a Western Burger ($17) loaded with grilled pastrami, sauteed mushrooms, and caramelized onions and a hickory burger ($17) topped with onion rings and pulled brisket. I split the burgers with my brother and double wrapped each of them. The flight attendant was more than happy to warm it up and it was phenomenal. … [Read more...] about Maldives Trip Notes Part 1: Flying Emirates Shower Class To Dubai
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It felt like I had been gone for weeks, it was hard to imagine that the adventure had just began the Sunday beforehand. But it was a trip that I’ll never forget. From the stunning islands in the Pacific to the incredible waters of Palau, this was nothing short of incredible. Even more so that I was able to do it on miles and points. It’s a time intensive and crazy hobby, but it sure beats stamp collecting 😀 … [Read more...] about United Island Hopper Trip Notes Part 4: Tokyo, Japan And Back Home In ANA First Class
2 one-way seats on a Hawker 800XP from Cleveland to Minneapolis: Free with Jetsmarter match 2 one-way AMEX Business Platinum 50% off awards on Delta from Minneapolis to Cleveland: 48,000 AMEX points 1 one-way coach saver award from Cleveland to LaGuardia on American: 7,500 BA Avios 1 one-way coach saver award (with upgrade to first class) from Newark to Cleveland on United: 10,000 United miles July: … [Read more...] about Here’s How I Burned 1,375,570 Miles In 2017, How Did You Stack Up?