Category Archives: Airlines

The Past and Future of Airline Travel

We read an interesting front-page article in the May 19th Wall Street Journal on the subject of the challenges facing the airline industry and likely new rules as airlines ramp up to serve the flying public during the coronavirus. We should disclose that airlines are our least favorite travel partners. As frequent fliers, we have …

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Long Beach, California: The Renaissance is Complete

Recently, we had an opportunity to experience Long Beach, California, in depth – the transformation of this city over the decades is nothing less than astonishing. What was an unremarkable middle class town has magically morphed into an exciting convention and vacation destination that rivals the best of what other Southern California beach towns have …

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Aloft with Turkish Airlines and a Visit to Their New Lounge in Istanbul

Turkish Airlines is trying hard to please discerning air travelers and it shows. We flew on Turkish Airlines (TK) for the first time on a recent trip to Turkey. We were not looking forward to the long air-journey between Los Angeles and Istanbul, but the time went quickly and we totally enjoyed the flight. Here …

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