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British Airways Business Class AARP fare $1,762/$1,853 Atlanta/SLC/MSP/DTW to London LHR Sep to April, most dates, even New Year’s

American/British Airways has launched another attack on Delta Air Lines with low Business Class $1,762 round trip fares from Atlanta to London and $1,853 from Salt Lake City to London. Low biz fares are found from Minneapolis MSP and Detroit DTW to UK too, similar to Atlanta fares. These are fares booked through AARP partner…

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Hyatt House Salt Lake City Downtown

My trip to Salt Lake City provided an opportunity to drop into a Hyatt House brand hotel. Hyatt House now has more than 60 properties in the USA. Hyatt House developed from rebranding Hyatt’s existing Summerfield Suites and the extended stay hotels purchased as Sierra Suites a few years ago. Hyatt House is the Hyatt…

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Radisson Salt Lake City Downtown

I needed a hotel bed for seven hours before catching the bus to Park City, Utah for a few days hanging out around the Sundance Film Festival. Last week I visited several Salt Lake City Downtown hotels to check out their lobby and location. I knew precisely where several hotels with low prices are located…

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Eyewitness Report – Beer seen in Utah

My wife’s family left California during the last millennium for Colorado. I endured years of family visits to Denver with weird beer laws like no beer sales in supermarkets or alcohol sales in stores on Sunday. Over time the laws in Colorado changed. These days Colorado stores even sell marijuana on Sundays. Utah still has…

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Making TRAX around #SLC

Some common misconceptions held by those of us who have never visited Salt Lake City, Utah are nearly all people in SLC are Mormons, you can’t buy alcohol and Utah voters will once again vote 73% for Romney as President 2016. While I can’t predict the future election results, the first two assumptions are not…

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Salt Lake City mountain vistas

Two of the past three winter days in Salt Lake City offered blue skies and January temperatures in the 40s for comfortable walking around the city. Salt Lake City is located in a valley between two high mountain ranges with the Wasatch Mountains to the east and the Oquirrh Mountains to the west. Both of…

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