9 boarding groups on American Airlines

American Airlines has announced a new boarding process effective March 1. An effort to speed things up and deal with the complications of their new basic economy fare, it is hard for me to imagine this working in the fairly crowded boarding areas AA uses in so many airports. Boarding groups on American Airlines just got more complicated. Here is why I am concerned. Continue reading “9 boarding groups on American Airlines”

Video: Pre-ordering the American Airlines Japanese meal from DFW to NRT

I posted earlier about how to pre-order meals on American Airlines. The American Airlines Japanese meal is a great option. It is available on flights to Japan, and it must be pre-ordered. Here is a short video that walks you through that process and also shows what the meal options were in business class from Dallas to Narita in December 2016. We also have a full review of the meal and flight with much better pictures. Happy travels!

Video review of Grand Suite cabin 1286 and public areas on the Royal Caribbean Navigator of the Seas

A short “video” walk-through of the Navigator of the Seas to follow up on an earlier review of text and pictures.. This was my first attempt at video for this blog, so it is a collection of pictures strung together with appropriate text. We stayed in Cabin 1286 on Deck 10, which was a Grand Suite.

Video review of a standard guest room at the Hilton Narita

Hey folks. For those of you who have been reading for a while, I have traditionally written my posts and linked to Youtube for any video content I provided. I still like the format of keeping the video and text/photo reviews distinct. However, I want to start hosting the video content directly on this site. As a result, over the next few weeks I am going to publish videos for which I have already provided the text information. I will provide a link to the original note, as well. When I have cleared the backlog, I will start publishing the video and text reviews on the same day. To start, enjoy my walk through of a standard guest room at the Narita Hilton.