Four Seasons Hotel Miami: “American 5 Star” w/Downtown Location

Before you ask me what "American 5 Star" is, let me explain. There are nice hotels all over the world. However, in America, a hotel will say that their property is 5 stars when its really a 3.5 or 4 star hotel. For those of us who have traveled to nice parts in Asia (and…

Flight Review: Korean Airlines B777-300ER First Class (Kosmo Suites 2.0) NRT-ICN

Introduction: I flew Korean Airline's NRT-ICN-JFK route in first class in 2016 using points & miles and found it to be a phenomenal value, so I used my Chase Ultimate Reward Points to book myself and my wife on the same route from Tokyo to NYC in April 2017. (80,000 points x2 for 2 one-way…

MotoMoto Tips: How we booked 2 flights & 4 nights at the Four Seasons Miami for just over $500

I normally don't write about travel credit cards...but when I do, I prefer.... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L8nt94LCyqY No seriously. I don't like writing about travel credit cards because I don't want to turn into one of those blogs that tries to get its readers to click and apply for a thousand cards. We will only ever talk about…

Flight Review: Singapore Airlines B777-300ER “New” First Class LAX to NRT

Introduction My wife and I had the opportunity to fly Singapore Airlines' "new" first class product from LAX to Tokyo Narita in April 2017. This was actually a trip that was almost a year in the making, as I originally booked this flight way back in April 2016! Singapore Airlines is one of the world's…

Flight Review: All Nippon Airways B777-300ER First Class NRT to IAD

Introduction I posted previously about my ANA first class flight from Chicago to Tokyo Haneda. This flight was the return leg of that trip. For 150,000 miles for a round trip ticket in first class between the U.S. and Japan, this is an excellent use of your Amex Membership Rewards points. The downside is that…

MotoMoto Tips: How to maximize All Nippon Airways (ANA) points

ANA (All Nippon Airways) is flat out amazing. If you haven't checked out Dr. Travel's review of their first class product, take a second to read it here. Pretty sure he finished off $400ish of Hibiki 21 during the flight... ANA is consistently ranked among the best airlines in the world, and is Japan's only…

MotoMoto Tips: Rules To Not Be An A-Hole While Flying

Imagine this.... Your flight has been already been delayed four hours, and now you're just sitting on the runway. You've spent the last week at a crap hotel in the middle of nowhere for work, and all you want to do is get home and go to bed. Of course your company put you in a middle…