McMenamins Edgefield Resort- Troutdale (Portland), OR: Weekend Adventure with Beer, Live Music, Soaking Pool

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Chad and I drove down to Portland for a mini-vacation at McMenamins Edgefield. McMenamins Edgefield is a resort hotel converted from a 1911 farm with many different bars, restaurants, activities, soaking pool, etc. But when I say resort… well, it feels more like an adult summer camp (which is awesome, btw). I’ve been wanting to … [Read more…]

Fly Emirates and Earn Double or Triple Miles on Alaska Air

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Alaska Airlines and Emirates have been code share partners for over three years now, but it seems they are really pushing their partnership lately – especially with Emirates adding a second Seattle to Dubai flight in Alaska’s hometown. Clearly, demand to stay in a Dubai Beach Hotel increases once the winter months hit! Now through … [Read more…]

60 Hours in Anchorage, Alaska

Delta is vying for Alaska’s market share here in Seattle, which means cheaper fares for us! We have wanted to come to Alaska for a long time. . Chad and I found tickets from Seattle to Anchorage for under $200 for both of us to fly round trip – and we randomly booked a quick … [Read more…]

Would You Pay Extra to Be the First to Deplane?

FlightView recently surveyed 2300 mobile travelers (via FlightView’s app) asking what extras they want most, and what extras are they willing to pay for. Of the 2300 travelers, 37% were business travelers and 63% were leisure travelers. Totally not surprising, the findings show that 50% of travelers will pay for premium in-flight services and amenities. … [Read more…]