Some of My Activities in Istanbul

The Blue Mosque after a day of rain.

Introduction The New Star Alliance Lounge at LAX Turkish Airlines Business Class, LAX-IST on TK10 Doubletree by Hilton Istanbul - Old Town Some of My Activities in Istanbul The Turkish Airlines … [Read more...]

Cut Steakhouse – Beverly Hills, CA.

This is a guest post written by frequent contributor B.Positive. Travel Summary, a second friend, and I went to celebrate two of our belated birthdays in August and September. I, having had to … [Read more...]

Las Vegas – Max Brenner and Wicked Spoon


  In the late summer of 2012, I took advantage of a free Mandalay Bay room offer and a friend and I had a chance to visit Vegas on the cheap (the key to free rooms? Get a player's card and play … [Read more...]

Sky Tea at the Burj Al Arab in Dubai

Burj Al Arab Afternoon Tea

Not long ago I had the opportunity to have afternoon tea at the Skyview Bar on the top floor of the Burj Al Arab in Dubai. It was quite an experience, even for a non-tea-drinker like myself. But … [Read more...]

San Diego: Things to do and eat

Thanks to marZ's detailed post on the logistics, lodgings, and points, I'll do my best not to cover the same points. Let's cover this weekend in a chronological fashion starting with Sunday. The trip … [Read more...]