TRAVEL BLOG

June 23, 2017

Is Qatar’s Bid for a Stake in American Airlines Real, and Would American Try to Stop It?

Normally the US would be mediating the dispute – successfully – between Qatar on the one hand and Saudi Arabia and the UAE on the other. […]
June 23, 2017

How this couple travel full time on the Australian pension

“Your travel budget is what?” I asked, thinking that I had misheard Jason. “$37,000 USD per year total for the 3 of us,” Jason repeated. I […]
June 23, 2017

Be Sure To Wear Some Flowers In Your Hair: A Midsummer Hair Tutorial

San Francisco isn’t the only place you should be sure to wear some flowers in your hair. Swedish Midsummer (Midsommar) is the time to really let […]
June 23, 2017

WOW: Qatar Airways Taking Major Stake in American Airlines

American Airlines is reporting that Qatar Airways CEO Akbar al-Baker and American Airlines CEO Doug Parker have discussed Qatar acquiring a 10% stake in the airline. […]
June 23, 2017

Why British Airways Customers Might Like It If Flight Attendants Went on Strike Forever

After British Airways more or less broke its flight attendants union in 2010 — flight attendants went on strike, BA continued flying with replacement workers — […]
June 22, 2017

Fly Now, Earn Later: New American Express Feature Will Loan Delta Miles

American Express has a new program for Delta co-brand credit card holders called “Fly Now, Earn Later.” The idea is to let you borrow miles to […]