Great news for the ski and snowboard crowd this winter: Reno/Tahoe airport (RNO) opened its very first airport lounge in December, which happens to be an Escape Lounge. I reviewed the Escape Lounge at … [Read more...] about Escape Lounge Now Open at Reno/Tahoe Airport, Free with American Express Platinum Card
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The Hotel Republic is a "brand new" property located in downtown San Diego. Formerly known as the Renaissance San Diego (and W Hotel San Diego), this recently-renovated property is now part of the … [Read more...] about Review: Hotel Republic San Diego (Renaissance San Diego), a Marriott Autograph Collection Hotel
I recently celebrated a milestone birthday, and decided to treat myself (and the family) with a cruise. Rather than slog all the way to Florida, we decided to sail out of Galveston. Though I love … [Read more...] about Review: Four Points by Sheraton Galveston
Captain Denny Flanagan has retired from United, but apparently there are other pilots who have some fun before flights. I listened to a podcast that included a feature on a JetBlue Captain who seems … [Read more...] about JetBlue Has Their Own Captain Denny
Virgin America's Main Cabin Select is one of the better perks of being an Alaska Airlines elite based in Dallas. Since Alaska now owns Virgin, there is reciprocity between the two airlines as far as … [Read more...] about Review: Virgin America Main Cabin Select, Dallas Love Field to San Francisco
Alaska Airlines’ frequent flyer program, known as Mileage Plan, is touted as one of the last remaining frequent flyer programs that truly rewards flyers. It is the only frequent flyer program left in … [Read more...] about Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan Awards Fails Frequent Flyers
The new year often brings optimism, and planning for the future ahead. I have already reviewed my 2017 in Travel, here are some of my travel related resolutions for 2018. But first, how did I do on … [Read more...] about 2018 Travel Resolutions: Where to This Year?
2017 represented my first full year at Travel Codex, and my first full year as a dad. Though it was a slow travel year overall, I think I did manage to make the most of my opportunities. In … [Read more...] about 2017 Year in Review and What’s In Store for 2018
This is my annual summary of travel for the past year. As always, there are highlights and lowlights, but on the whole, I'm pretty happy with how the year turned out. I didn't have any amazing First … [Read more...] about 2017 in Travel: Statistics and Some Musings
I'm really glad that I've made it through another 12 months to be able to write my fifth, "year-in-review" post and publish it here.It goes without saying that 2017, much like 2016, was an … [Read more...] about 2017 Wrap-Up and Thank You