It’s the last day of February and I find myself wondering where the heck the first couple months of the year went. There was something about flu. And business at the Evil Day Job. A cookbook. Writing a class. And a whole lot ofShow More Summary
Although a newcomer to the business, Pop was uncommonly good at posing absolutely still for figure drawing classes. With the daily stipend of one pound of organic carrots and a satchel of arugula, plus the inherent fame of multiple oil...
Pocket Points rewards those students who resist checking their iPhone during class with discounts and deals from local businesses.
Last May I wrote about Taipei-based China Airlines' new business class product, which is available on their newly delivered Boeing 777-300ER aircraft. China Airlines is known as the second rate Taiwan-based airline (after EVA Air), and...Show More Summary
It's hard not to trust Warren Buffett. The 84-year-old, grandfatherly business magnate is known for his charity and commitment to helping the middle class – not to mention his 50 years experience making great investments for clients....Show More Summary
A member of the creative class makes a killing from effective business.
The Oklahoma State Legislature is taking aim this session at the most serious issue plaguing the state: AP U.S. history, which is too "negative" and "leftist." They've been so busy with that, though, that it looks they're not going to...Show More Summary
News and notes from around the interweb: The most popular link I posted yesterday was the very first review of the new SAS business class, interesting because it’s a Star Alliance partner of United and will be a great new redemption option. Show More Summary
The Class of ’92 football hotel is open and ready for business! The footbaall-themeed-hotel, which has been built right next to Old Trafford, is a group venture of United old boys Giggs, the Neville brothers, and Butt and Scholes, and is sure to be a huge attraction on Manchester United home days. Fans will be […]
You probably don’t fly first class if you want to save money on business travel. And if you’re checking several websites before booking flights and hotel rooms you’re already doing better than many travelers. But are you doing flexible-date airfare searches before scheduling business trips? That strategy, explained below, can save you hundreds of dollars....
Reader Dan asked the following question on the "Ask Lucky" page of the blog: "Lucky, do you have any tips on getting an extra amenity kit (in business on an Asian airline)? I’m flying JAL from SFO next month and want to keep a couple...Show More Summary
News and notes from around the interweb: The first trip report for the new SAS business class. Always good to see real improvements, better uses for Star Alliance miles. Scott Mayerowitz reported on the CEO of Starwood’s resignation....Show More Summary
Located within the Technpolo Tiburtino, a major business and technology district in Rome, the compact Intec headquarters covers an area of 37,600 square feet. Like LEED, the Casaclima-Klimahaus certification system assesses and rates buildings’ environmental
Seed thinks that business banking is opaque, expensive, and behind the times. The company, which is part of the Winter 2015 Y Combinator class, wants to shake up banking, bring it into the API era, and rip out unnecessary fees to make it, according to its CEO Brian Merritt, as “easy as possible to start and manage a business.” Read More
In late 2012, Japan Airlines began introducing a new first & business class product throughout their longhaul fleet. While it looked great, it wasn't actually until this past weekend that I flew it. Up until this trip I wasn't too hot about Japan Airlines. Show More Summary
Too busy with book revisions and class prep and hating snow to do any President’s Day posts of my own, but I thought Yglesias’ ranking of presidents was not bad. Ranking Washington 1st is fully defensible, even if I’d go with Lincoln. Establishing the precedent of peaceful transfer of power was vital (and is much […]
Reader Robert wanted to know, I wish to understand how business class flights booked with Avios points and different One World partners can be put together to form a single itinerary with a common luggage limit. Imagine, for the sake...Show More Summary
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Fresh off national signing day, Alabama is already laying foundations for future recruiting classes in the downtime before spring practice begins. The Crimson Tide staff had a busy week this week, extending offersShow More Summary
Every Friday is giveaway day. Comment to win! Did someone say upgrade? I believe it was us—and this week you can win a Business Class upgrade on any long-haul American Airlines flight! As mentioned, a while back I took a 14-hour flight to Hong Kong, and when I got off the plane I was a…
Yesterday I had the distinct privilege of flying Lufthansa's vintage business class between Frankfurt and Orlando, which is a good decade or two past its prime. It made me decide to look into just how many Lufthansa planes still feature...Show More Summary