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!
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What to Eat in Polaris: Houston to Sydney and Back Again
one of the best benefits of these upgrades is the food. It’s true. United does have remarkable airline food in Business Class. This is your sneak peek at some of the meal options from Houston to Sydney and back again!
Hidden Benefits of Business Class
Because I had booked into business class, I discovered there are a great many advantages beyond just the better food and a lay-flat seat (which is plenty enough for me, so the rest was all just icing on the cake!).
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!
How to Have an Epic Mau’i and Molokai Helicopter Tour
Have you ever flown in a helicopter? This was our first time ever in a helicopter, and we were very excited for the experience! We booked our tour in mid-February, though our flight would be May 2–our fourth anniversary! If you’re looking for a memorable way to experience Maui, this is it.
Should You Watch Someone’s Luggage?
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?”
How to Handle a Layover
Recently, someone asked a question about layovers. She said she had traveled a lot before, but always on a non-stop flight. She’d never had a layover before!
The Ultimate Guide to Surviving Long-haul Travel
I’m letting you in on my top tips to travel your best. If the length of a flight has ever kept you from traveling to your dream destination, this post is definitely for you!
“SSSS” on My Boarding Pass
On our recent trip home from Venice, my husband had some trouble getting access to his boarding pass upon online check in. He received a message saying he needed to get his boarding pass at the airport. It was the dreaded SSSS of shame.
What to Eat on the Plane: Avianca Business Class
If you read yesterday’s post, you got the low-down on our unexpected journey (in Business Class!) on Avianca Airlines to get home from Chile. Today, I’m giving you the details on the food! It’s What I Ate Wednesday after all!