au revoir

April 20th, 2011 / by / in: travel / No responses

Heading home from Paris today. I’ve had a great time — lots of sunshine and wine and shopping and French food. I’m pretty happy to have a ticket home in Executive Class on Air Canada because it means pods!

sam’s town

December 13th, 2010 / by / in: travel / No responses

My mini-trip to Las Vegas began early at YYZ. NEXUS was down again, so I was forced to deal with a customs officer who didn’t really seem to like my answers. “Why are you going SO FAR for ONE NIGHT?” she barked. Sigh. I’m sad when NEXUS is down. I […]

upgrade: confirmed part 2

December 13th, 2010 / by / in: travel / No responses

This weekend, I was thinking about how much I like travelling in first class. Well duh, you say, WHO DOESN’T? Of course that’s true, but my reason isn’t the cabin or the service. A slightly roomier seat, a mediocre* meal, drinks in real glasses… it’s not really worth your dollars. […]

upgrade: confirmed

December 10th, 2010 / by / in: travel / 2 Responses

Flying pays off! I loved United’s Unlimited Domestic Upgrades. As you can see, I’ll be in Las Vegas this weekend — again, for less than 24 hours. In a related note, I know it’s not a lot compared to SOME PEOPLE, but I’m pretty impressed with the 50,000+ miles I […]