Frequent Flyers have a lot to thank the Spanish for, including making Guam their only Pacific port east of the Philippines from about 1565. Thanks to the spoils of winning the American Spanish War in the 1890s, America was granted control over Puerto Rico & Guam, making them territories of the United States. While the benefits of flying to Puerto Rico as a frequent flyer … [Read more...]
Reviewing destinations is something many Australian Frequent Flyers do. Our members also enjoy reading the reviews when planning their next trip.
Wine is another popular topic with frequent flyers. You might be interested in how to get Great Wine Deals.
It is a common scenario, you are on a long flight from Australia and need to connect to another airline, so you have allowed some time in case of delays. So what do you do with your time? One of our members asks this very question about a destination that is quite popular for Australian flights, Los Angeles. Hi all, advice appreciated: next month I'll be transiting through … [Read more...]
Ever read a travel article and thought it sounded familiar? This week's trip report is from one member who has penned many such reports in the past. And has the experience of reading an article based on one of their previously published trip reports where even the photos were copied! So you know you’re in for a good read - after all imitation is the sincerest form of … [Read more...]
As any city can tell you, hosting the Olympic Games can put you on the map. Prior to the announcement that this years games would be held in Sochi, not much was known about the place and it was hardly a tourist highlight, probably best known for hosting Stalin's Dacha. With the games about to start, we already have a member on the ground Just let me say, I am part of the … [Read more...]
A two month trip takes a lot of planning to get the details right, not to mention expense, patience and more than a couple of plane trips in a lot of cases. 2014 saw our member Erkpod head off on what some might say is the trip of a lifetime, experiencing a convention in Las Vegas and a Cruise from Florida. Often I read here about the trips themselves but not always about the … [Read more...]