@Delta First Class Meal – Tandoori Chicken with Quinoa Salad

Delta has really been stepping up their catering game of late, and my recent flight from San Diego to Detroit is proof that they are taking it seriously. Since I was on an odd numbered flight (DL 833), meal orders were taken from the back to the front, so I didn’t have a choice in … Continue reading “@Delta First Class Meal – Tandoori Chicken with Quinoa Salad”

Revamped AmEx Hilton Offerings

The news has been making its way around the blogosphere this morning that American Express is going to be reworking their Hilton-branded credit cards. While a lot of these changes were not surprising, they are all most definitely welcome. No Annual Fee The no-fee card is finally free of foreign transaction fees! No other changes, … Continue reading “Revamped AmEx Hilton Offerings”

Sheraton Mission Valley – 14th Floor Suite

A few months ago I was upgraded to one of the Junior King suites at the Sheraton I frequent. More recently, I had the opportunity to experience one of their full-size suites on the 14th floor. As soon as you leave the elevator, you notice how different this floor is from the other floors. The … Continue reading “Sheraton Mission Valley – 14th Floor Suite”

Onward to T-Mobile!

After fourteen years with Verizon (and hundreds of dollars paid unnecessarily on insurance deductibles even though the manufacturer admitted responsibility), I made the jump to T-Mobile’s ONE plan. First of all, I can’t begin to express the shock my girlfriend and experienced when talking to the T-Mobile reps (on both Twitter and in the store) … Continue reading “Onward to T-Mobile!”

New Camera!

It’s not news that I have a bit of a problem when it comes to technology… I really like my toys! I even like reading about toys I have no intention of buying (curse you, responsibilities!), just to geek out over the underlying hardware. After playing with my girlfriend’s Canon DSLR, I was quite impressed … Continue reading “New Camera!”

Lovely Surprise from @BarclaycardUS

Last week I received a surprising email from Barclaycard – they were sending me a luggage tag! I had no idea what to expect, and I hadn’t heard of others receiving similar tags, so when it arrived just a couple of days later I was even more surprised. The tag itself is very solidly built … Continue reading “Lovely Surprise from @BarclaycardUS”

Delta Schedule Change Fallout

Schedule changes are really no surprise in the travel game, but they are decidedly not fun. A few days ago I received an automated call from Delta to let me know that there was a schedule change that would make one of my connections in an upcoming trip illegal. Taking a deep breath, I logged … Continue reading “Delta Schedule Change Fallout”