New York

Flying with BLADE Helicopters in New York

Flying with BLADE Helicopters in New York

I booked an impromptu ride on BLADE Helicopters during a recent visit to New York, which was my first-ever helicopter ride. Here’s the full report from the awe-inspiring experience.


Cathay Pacific Will End Vancouver–New York Flights

Cathay Pacific Will End Vancouver–New York Flights

Cathay Pacific will be ending its popular Vancouver–New York JFK fifth-freedom route next spring, spelling the end of direct First Class flights to Canada.


Impressions from Asia 2019

Impressions from Asia 2019

I spent a highly rewarding month in Asia, which brought me through Japan, China, and Cambodia along with some fancy airlines and hotels on the way. Here are the first impressions from the trip.


Booked: Summer in Asia

Booked: Summer in Asia

Over the next month or so, I’ll be in Boston and New York before heading to Japan, China, and Cambodia and then coming back to Vancouver. Here’s the full thought process behind the trip.


Review: Ethiopian Airlines Business Class Newark to Abidjan

Review: Ethiopian Airlines Business Class Newark to Abidjan

I flew Ethiopian Airlines long-haul business class for the first time on my way to West Africa. Find out what the premium experience was like onboard one of Africa’s best airlines.


Review: United Polaris Lounge Newark

Review: United Polaris Lounge Newark

The United Polaris Lounge is an excellent place to relax before your flight, dramatically improving the Newark airport experience for anyone departing on a Star Alliance business class flight.


Review: Best Western Premier New York Herald Square

Review: Best Western Premier New York Herald Square

If you need a simple and comfortable stay in Manhattan, it's hard to go wrong with the Best Western Premier hotel on 36th and Sixth.


Booked: Winter Getaway in New York

Booked: Winter Getaway in New York

We're headed to New York for a weekend getaway, and it's all thanks to some outstanding promotions from two points programs that tend to fly under the radar.