Jul232015

American $571 Monterey-Sao Paulo, Brazil

One of the only international low fare deals to come out of Monterey this year is the current price of American Airlines $571 Monterey MRY to GRU Sao Paulo, Brazil. The itinerary routing MRY-PHX-MIA earns 13,284 flight miles. This is a low fare to start an American Airlines AAdvantage Executive Platinum elite challenge for earning…

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Jul202015

Free Boston Rocks Outside the Box

The woman seated next to me on the WOW Air flight from Reykjavik to Boston last Thursday said she was going to Boston Common to see Gin Blossoms in a free concert that night. Gin Blossoms had two hits in 1993-94 when I was a grad student at UMass Amherst with Hey Jealousy and Found…

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Jul192015

Marriott Long Wharf Boston

Marriott has some great hotel locations in Boston. This weekend I dropped by Marriott Long Wharf and Marriott’s Custom House in the Boston Waterfront area. This area of Boston offers close proximity to Boston’s historic North End where you will find Paul Revere’s house and the Faneuil Hall tourism area. After five days walking around…

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Jul192015

Marriott’s Custom House Boston

I chuckled inside the other day when a pre-teen boy pointed to the most distinctive historic building on the Boston Waterfront skyline and asked, “Mom, is that Big Ben?” Marriott’s Custom House Boston Boston’s first skyscraper was built between 1913-15 when a sixteen floor tower was constructed on top of the 1837-47 Boston Custom House.…

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Jul172015

WOW Air Review Part 2 Copenhagen to Boston

WOW Air is the Icelandic low cost carrier that started USA flights between Baltimore BWI and Boston BOS and Reykjavik, Iceland KEF in 2015. WOW operates between Reykjavik KEF Airport in Iceland to about 18 different destinations in Europe and the Canary Islands. WOW Air Route Map. My review of WOW Air outbound BOS-KEF two…

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