I’m doing things and stuff in the real world over the weekend, including my appearance this Saturday at the LA Times Festival of Books with Wil Wheaton, and then flying home. So this is very likely the last you’ll see of me in this space until Monday (or possibly late Sunday). If you’re in Los … Continue reading Off Again ?
If you’re flying Tigerair later in the week, it would be wise to check both your booking date and the weight of your carry-on luggage. More »
EXCLUSIVE: HBO and Playtone partners Tom Hanks and Gary Goetzman have found the subject of their next major miniseries. HBO has acquired the rights to The Wright Brothers. The new David McCullough book tells the story of Wilbur and Orville...Show More Summary
Getting a break from the daily grind is reason enough alone to book a flight, but it's the beauty benefits of air travel that have us racking up frequent-flier miles. Did you know that when you fly in first or business class, you can...Show More Summary
Albert Bender, author of the 1962 book, Flying Saucers and the Three Men, is inextricably linked to the enigma of the Men in Black. For that reason alone, it’s baffling that practically every researcher and author that has ever commented on Bender’s encounters with the dark-suited ones,...
Etihad and its alliance, Etihad Airways Partners, are offering a generous bonus miles deal across the Etihad Airways Partner airlines. Book before 16 April 2015, and fly before 29 February 2016 and you will earn double or triple Etihad Guest miles, as follows: Triple miles in First and Business Class on Etihad Airways and Jet Airways. Show More Summary
My TAP A330-200 (named Bartolomeu Dias – reg CS-TOR) sitting at Lisbon – Photo: Katka Lapelosová Recenty, I was booked to fly on TAP airlines from Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) to Lisbon Portela Airport (LIS). On my way there, I flew on their Executive product (aka business class) and on the way home, [...]Show More Summary
The oldest fly fishing book discovered to date will be offered for sale by Maggs Bros of London, at the New York Antiquarian Book Fair, April 9-12th. Read more in the press release below. The world’s oldest fly fishing manuscript … more ?
I ran into this snippet of an article on the website of the Wall Street Journal about a new book due on shelves in the near future. The title is "The History of Fly-Fishing in Fifty Flies," and the author is Ian Whiteclaw. There are...Show More Summary
Clark Little estimates he’s taken close to a million photographs of waves since discovering them as a unique photographic subject in 2007. Since then, he’s grown to world-icon status. He's published a book, he flies first class, he owns...Show More Summary
Happy Easter to you all! Hope you're all doing well. Been loving the Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds new album but the first one he released in 2011 is still a classic in my book. Here's what on the menu today: ABC's "This Week" - Gov. Show More Summary
Trout Culture: How Fly Fishing Forever Changed the Rocky Mountain West by Jen Brown highlights how the fly-fishing tourist industry shaped the environmental, economic, and social development of the Western United States. Brown also examines the popular conception of fly … more ?
Newark EWR–SGN Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam $547 United is a low economy fare available today on dozens of departure dates from September to November 2015. This fare books in K class and flies on United operated aircraft via Hong Kong HKG. Show More Summary
Delta, whose CEO publicly called for the US government to crack down on flights to the US by Emirates, Etihad, and Qatar, because 9/11 has brought two more of its partners onto Delta.com for online award booking: Saudia which flies from Washington Dulles, New York JFK, and Los Angeles to Riyadh and Jeddah (and beyond). Show More Summary
I recently booked a flight from New York City to Milan for a quick getaway. Faced with the choice of flying Delta or Emirates, both of which had round-trip economy-class tickets for around $800, I quickly opted for the Middle Eastern airline. Emirates, which is owned by Dubai's government, has exploded onto the US market in the last several years. Show More Summary
In 1968, Dick van Dyke and Sally Ann Howes starred in a children’s fantasy movie based on a book written by James Bond creator Ian Fleming. While Chitty Chitty Bang Bang celebrates whimsy embodied in a flying (and water-compatible) English racing car, it also features a rather dark storyline: In the faraway land of Vulgaria, […]
As Benjamin Franklin allegedly once said there are only a few certainties in this life: death, taxes and Faye Dunaway flying into a rage if you ask her about Mommie Dearest. It’s a common mandate handed to journalists prior to interviews with the veteran actress, but it appears to have changed with news that the Oscar-winner is […]
Reader Ryan asked, I’m interested in using Amex MR points on ANA to fly United, but I can’t seem to understand how that works, or if there is YQ on those flights. And everyone raves about using ANA’s website to search, but I can’t seem...Show More Summary
Many times I have stated on Loyalty Traveler that I am a last minute travel planner. I thought I had until tomorrow to book my Fly 2, Get 1 Alaska Airlines Ski the West free ticket I earned flying two roundtrip flights from San Francisco to Salt Lake City in January. Show More Summary
YouTube link. The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore is a 2011 animated short film... Described as an "allegory about the curative powers of story," the film centers around bibliophile Lessmore and his custodianship of a magical library of flying books. Show More Summary