United Polaris Lounge LAX Review

We had a rare and wonderful opportunity on our way to Australia for my birthday this year. We unexpectedly had a 7-hour layover at LAX, but the fun part is that we got to spend most of that time at the newest United Polaris Lounge! It’s on the small side for a Polaris Lounge, but… Continue reading United Polaris Lounge LAX Review

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Marchese Lounge, Verona Airport

Is there a lounge at the Verona Airport (VRN)? Yes there is! However, there are a few things to know about it before you make your way through security. This lounge is small, but clean and accommodating, and the seats are comfortable! Here’s the low-down on who can use the lounge, what’s availabe to you… Continue reading Marchese Lounge, Verona Airport

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SFO United Polaris Lounge

Exciting news! There’s a new lounge at SFO, and it’s one of the most exclusive spots in town. New United Polaris Lounges are popping up all over the United States, with one now available in San Francisco, and my husband Steve and I were fortunate enough to pass through on our layovers to and from… Continue reading SFO United Polaris Lounge

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The Best (and WORST!) Airports for a Long Layover

This is the truth: Non-stop flights rock. They’re just the best. They get you where you need to go quickly, concisely, and easily. You don’t have to think about layover times, delays or missed connections. But sometimes a layover is the only option to get you where you want to be. And occasionally… a layover… Continue reading The Best (and WORST!) Airports for a Long Layover


IAH United Polaris Lounge Review

It finally happened! United’s new Polaris lounges are opening up, and they are quite an improvement over previous Business Class lounge iterations. Steve and I got to enjoy some time in the new Houston lounge on the way to and from Sydney back in August, and I’m here to reveal the goods to you! Who… Continue reading IAH United Polaris Lounge Review

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Qatar Airways Lounge, DOH

My trip to Doha on Qatar Airways was definitely one to remember, and the experience was only enhanced by their world-class lounge at Hammad International Airport (DOH)! So I decided to give you a sneak peek—even in the shower! The lounge is announcement-free, which is nice for resting purposes, but that means you have to… Continue reading Qatar Airways Lounge, DOH

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Should You Watch Someone’s Luggage?

It’s Travel Tip Tuesday! This week I’m addressing an issue that has happened to just about everyone, but you may not think much of it, even though it’s kind of a big deal: “Can you watch my stuff?” So, should you? This question came up recently when a frequent traveler friend of mine was approached… Continue reading Should You Watch Someone’s Luggage?

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How to Handle a Layover

It’s Motivation Monday! This Monday I want to motivate you to get out of your comfort zone and not allow your fears of the unknown keep you from going where you want to go. I belong to several Facebook groups where people can ask questions about travel–what to do or see in a city or… Continue reading How to Handle a Layover