Flight Review: Turkish Airlines Maldives – Istanbul Business Class Using Miles

Turkish Airlines Maldives - Istanbul

Trip Report Index   Turkish Airlines Maldives – Istanbul – Business Class I realized I never published this review so I’m publishing it now… albeit much later than the rest of the posts from this trip. Flashback to fond memories of my kick ass honeymoon. I booked two tickets in business class from New York…

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Conrad Koh Samui – Royal Oceanview Pool Villa Review & Video

Conrad Koh Samui Thailand

Conrad Koh Samui – Royal Oceanview Pool Villa I didn’t stay at this property so I won’t have a full blown review.  This is a guest post from my buddy, Anthony, who negotiated an amazingly cheap rate to upgrade to the presidential suite (named the Conrad Royal Oceanview Pool Villa) at the Conrad Koh Samui in Thailand.…

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Ritz-Carlton Rewards Credit Card – Best Chase Card (and Most Underrated)

Ritz Carlton Credit Card

Ritz-Carlton Rewards Credit Card Step aside, Sapphire Reserve – your buzz has now worn off. There’s a new #1 in my book – it’s the Ritz Carlton Rewards credit card.  Technically, it’s a JPM issued card, but what’s the diff these days since it all rolls up to Chase.  What compelled me to sign up for…

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SPG Lifetime Gold, Still Worth Chasing Lifetime Platinum?

SPG Gold For Life

Chasing SPG Lifetime Platinum I love Starwood hotels and after 8 years of Platinum, I finally hit Gold for life this year. While that’s nice, what I’m really looking to get is Platinum for life which still requires another 211 nights and 2 years of Platinum status. The 211 more nights is still a few years…

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