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Sitz in der SAS Premium Economy in der Airbus A330

SAS Plus in the Airbus A330-300 to Los Angeles

Every year I try to escape the mulled wine hustle and bustle at the German Christmas markets, but also the dull December weather. This time there was a cheap offer with SAS Plus to Los Angeles. On the one hand, I was able to get some sun, on the other hand, my Star Alliance Gold status was almost extended thanks to the good yield of frequent flyer miles. So on St. Nicholas Day 2019 I flew to Los Angeles in SAS Plus in the Airbus A330-300. In the following tripreport you can find out what kind of service and equipment you can expect from SAS in the Premium Economy on long-haul flights.

Anflug über die Golden Gate Bridge nach San Francisco

Which sights in San Francisco on a short trip?

I have visited the Californian metropolis San Francisco several times, but nevertheless the city is always worth a visit. Before my departure, I had something to consider because of the heavy air pollution caused by the forest fires in the immediate vicinity (November 2018). Whether my worries were justified and which sights in San Francisco I saw on the short trip, you will find out in the following travel report.

Lufthansa Senator Lounge München

Lufthansa Senator Lounge Munich G24

I have often used the Lufthansa Senator Lounge Munich Gate G24 when connecting flights. However, there were always too many passengers on site for photos. Fortunately, on our way home from Italy on a Sunday evening, I was able to take the opportunity to catch up on this long overdue review.

La Valette Club Lounge Malta

Valletta Club Lounge Malta

After a relaxing holiday at the turn of the year 2019/20, we visited the La Valette Club Lounge Malta before flying back to Leipzig with Lufthansa. You can read about what to expect in the contract lounge and what the food and drink offer looks like in our lounge review.

DoubleTree by Hilton Turin Lingotto

DoubleTree by Hilton Turin Lingotto

For a weekend together we have chosen the northern Italian city of Turin as our destination. With the DoubleTree by Hilton Turin Lingotto we had also decided quite fast for a hotel. This hotel is only 10 minutes by car from the city center and was perfect for our city trip. We were also interested in the hotel because it was designed by the famous architect Renzo Piano in the former Fiat factory.

SWISS Senator Lounge Zürich Terminal A

SWISS Senator Lounge Zürich Terminal A

The new SWISS Senator Lounge Zurich was opened in Terminal A about a year ago. On the way back from our summer vacation in Dubai, I was finally able to visit the lounge in June 2019. You can find out in our lounge review whether the 18-month construction period was worth it!

Blick in die SWISS Kabine

SWISS Business Class in the Airbus A330-300 to Zurich

Another summer vacation is over. As we were unable to agree on a destination this year, we let Miles & More award flights be available for us. That's how it became Dubai! For the return flight we chose the Swiss Business Class in the Airbus A330-300. You can find out in the review how our first flight in SWISS's business class was.

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Lufthansa Business Lounge Dubai

The Lufthansa Group has been flying from the newly built Terminal 1D in Dubai since 2016. As part of the move, Lufthansa has opened a new Senator and Business lounge. After our relaxed beach holiday in the United Arab Emirates, we visited the Lufthansa Business Lounge Dubai before our return flight. You can find out whether a visit is worthwhile in the lounge review.

Eingang zu den Lufthansa Lounges Dubai

Lufthansa Senator Lounge Dubai

After moving to Terminal 1D, Lufthansa opened a new Senator and Business Lounge. At the end of our relaxing beach vacation in the United Arab Emirates, we visited the Lufthansa Senator Lounge Dubai before the return flight. You can find out whether a visit is worthwhile in the Lounge Review.

King Deluxe Corner Room im Conrad Dubai

Conrad Dubai

We spent our summer vacation 2019 in the United Arab Emirates. For our time in Dubai we chose Conrad Dubai. In the low season we could book this luxury hotel very cheap. You can find out in our hotel review whether the price is also reflected in the quality and the service.

Lobby-Bar „Peacock Alley“ im Waldorf Astoria Ras al Khaimah

Waldorf Astoria Ras al Khaimah

The name, a statement. The brand, pure luxury. The Waldorf Astoria Ras al Khaimah. In June we spent five nights in this five star hotel on the Arabian Gulf. In the summer months, when it is really hot in the United Arab Emirates, the price-performance ratio is simply unbeatable. So why travel to overcrowded and poorly run Mediterranean hotels when I'm treated like a king here for the same price? You can find out whether the luxury is right in our hotel review.

Lufthansa Premium Economy mit Blick in die Economy Class

Lufthansa Premium Economy in the Airbus A330-300 to Dubai

For a long time we have been looking for a destination for our annual holiday. Bali and Washington D.C. were on the list. Due to the better availability of Miles & More award flights, we finally chose the United Arab Emirates. You can read in our review how our flight in the Lufthansa Premium Economy in the Airbus A330 to Dubai was.

Familienspass in den Sleeping Bear Dunes

Roadtrip USA (Midwest): Sleeping Bear Dunes near Traverse City

In the second part of our road trip through the US Midwest, we drove further north to Michigan. Our daily goal was the Sleeping Bear Dunes, which are located near the “Cherry Capital” Traverse City. This place has a special meaning for me. You can find out more about this in our blog post.