Guacamole every afternoon in the Admirals Club

I am in the Admiral’s Club in DFW Terminal B right now and just saw this. I thought you should know:

Admiral's Club guacamole
Free guacamole made to order in the Terminal B Admirals Club in DFW. It is excellent.

It was excellent. Options were lime, tomato, onion, corn, salt, pepper, cotija cheese, cilantro, and jalapeno. What more do you really need for a service enhancement that is an honest to goodness enhancement?

JAL Business Class from NRT to DFW

I started this blog a couple of months ago for the benefit of folks like me– married people with respectable lives and jobs and kids and spouses and mortgages– who just need to get out there and do something. There is also quite a bit on here (and will be more in the future) useful to business travelers, which it turns out I frequently am. I have traveled quite a bit over the last decade and a half, and things like taking a cruise in a suite, or flying long haul first class, or going to the spa in Bali or whatever will certainly spoil a person. I get physically uncomfortable when I fly in economy class for long periods of time, so I work real hard to avoid that. I recently had an experience which was absolutely comfortable–flying business class from Narita (NRT) to Dallas (DFW) in Japan Airlines (JAL) long haul business class in their Boeing 787-800 (788) Sky Suite configuration. At the same time, this wasn’t the sort of premium experience in some of the links above. I’m writing about it here for the benefit of those of you who need to go long distances (trans-Pacific, specifically) and need to be comfortable but who, like me, don’t normally have the money for super premium experiences. Continue reading “JAL Business Class from NRT to DFW”

Grand Hyatt DFW runway view king room

Sometimes it is worth it to spend extra money to get a better product. While it isn’t perfect, the Grand Hyatt DFW is easily the best place to stay if you have to overnight at DFW airport. I made videos for several sections of this trip which I will link below, and there are of course lots of still photos. Let’s walk through what my stay looked like. Continue reading “Grand Hyatt DFW runway view king room”