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American Airlines 777-300ER Business Class LHR-ORD in 10 Pictures

Posted By jlarounis on Travel

http://theforwardcabin.com - Yesterday, I flew American’s 777-300ER (essentially, their flagship plane) from London to Chicago. The plane left at approximately noon, and arrived around 3pm local time. How I Flew: I purchased a round-trip economy class fare and upgraded using a systemwide upgrade as an Executive Platinum. A systemwide upgrade is good to be upgrade to the next ... [Continue reading]The post American Airlines 777-300ER Business Class LHR-ORD in 10 Pictures appeared first on The Forward Cabin.

The Best Flight Schedule You Can Take to Europe and Why It’s So Great

Posted By jlarounis on Travel

http://theforwardcabin.com - I’ve written before on daytime flight options to London Heathrow, but I wanted to provide some context on why this truly is the best schedule of flights to London. Now, for a bit of a backstory for those that aren’t aware. There’s two ways to get to London: You can either take a redeye flight ... [Continue reading]The post The Best Flight Schedule You Can Take to Europe and Why It’s So Great appeared first on The Forward Cabin.

Exploring Dublin: From A Local's Perspective

Posted By urbanswank on Travel

http://urbanswank.com - I lived in Dublin for the better part of a decade - moving there when I married an Irishman and staying much longer than planned! I arrived with the same stereotypical expectations that most visitors come with, images of sheep,…

What to Do When You Buy Amtrak Business Class, But You Only Get Coach Class

Posted By jlarounis on Travel

http://theforwardcabin.com - As an avid Amtrak user, this issue has bugged me enough to finally write about this, since this appears to be a rather consistent problem. Let’s start off with a recent incident, and I’ll expand from there. Coming home from Pennsylvania from Thanksgiving, I had no choice but to outright by an Amtrak ticket home, ... [Continue reading]The post What to Do When You Buy Amtrak Business Class, But You Only Get Coach Class appeared first on The Forward Cabin.

What is TunnelBear and Why Every Traveler Needs It

Posted By jlarounis on Travel

http://theforwardcabin.com - One of my must-have additions to my laptop when I travel is TunnelBear, and it’s something that I highly suggest every traveler install on their computer. What is TunnelBear TunnelBear is a secure VPN that allows you to virtually place yourself in over 20 common countries across the world with the click of a button. ... [Continue reading]The post What is TunnelBear and Why Every Traveler Needs It appeared first on The Forward Cabin.

5 European Destinations that are Better in the Off Season

Posted By urbanswank on Travel

http://urbanswank.com - After living in Europe for over seven years, I’m an off-season travel veteran. My husband and I quickly learned the art of off season travel for two big reasons. Off season travel is less expensive, and it's a heck of…

No Award Availability? Make Your Own Connection to Make it Work

Posted By jlarounis on Travel

http://theforwardcabin.com - If you’re using miles and points to try and get a free trip, you know the struggle. You find that perfect “over the water” flight (that is, the most important flight – the longest one that flies over the ocean, or the longest segment), but can’t find any domestic availability to either to get you ... [Continue reading]The post No Award Availability? Make Your Own Connection to Make it Work appeared first on The Forward Cabin.

8 Ways to Get the Most from a Trip to Amsterdam

Posted By urbanswank on Travel

http://urbanswank.com - With storybook buildings that lean out over winding canals, bicycles and Vespas flying around every corner, and great boutiques for browsing and cafes for lounging, Amsterdam is a wonderful European destination. It’s easily navigable on foot or by the extensive…

An Easy Way for Thieves to Steal Things on Trains

Posted By jlarounis on Travel

http://theforwardcabin.com - I ride Amtrak quite frequently. It’s one of my go-to ways of traveling to see family, and there’s still somewhat of a nostalgic charm every time I ride the train, even amidst the delays, crowds and hassles, of which there are many. There’s a bit less formally when riding the train – on Amtrak, for example, ... [Continue reading]The post An Easy Way for Thieves to Steal Things on Trains appeared first on The Forward Cabin.

Visit The French Riviera With Unique Tours Factory

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http://urbanswank.com - Unique Tours Factory (UTF) is a new marketplace for tourists and travelers to book private tours in some of the greatest cities in the world. The company launched in France with the aim of providing exceptional travel services and experiences…