Washington DC

Hotel Review: The Ven Embassy Row brings comfort and friendship to Dupont Circle, Washington DC

November 10, 2022

At 2015 Massachusetts Ave NW, right by Dupont Circle in Washington D.C., on Embassy Row, you’ll find a newly remodeled hotel that very much wants to be your friend. And, as it turns out – it’ll likely be a mutual feeling. Inspired by a Scandinavian “hygge” design aesthetic that leans towards coziness and minimalism, and […]

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Frontier Airlines Review: What’s the experience flying Colorado’s “ultra low-cost” carrier?

September 22, 2022

It’s understandable that most frequent travellers will instinctively shy away from “ultra low-cost carriers”. With limited service both in terms of the amount of daily flights, and the actual service they offer, they are generally far from the best, nor most reliable ways to travel. But every so often, a deal is too good to […]

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Flight Review: American Airlines – Washington DC (DCA) to Toronto, Canada (YYZ)

August 25, 2022

I haven’t flown American Airlines since before the pandemic, but recently I had the chance to jump on their regional “American Eagle” service between DC and Toronto. So what is their in flight offering now? And what Covid-19 precautions remain in place? Here’s a look at the experience on that service. Flight Number: AA 5667 […]

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In the final days of Virgin America, we put their service to the test against new owners Alaska Airlines

January 29, 2018

On 11th January, Virgin America¬†made its final flight under the callsign “redwood”. It’s now flying as “Alaska”, as Alaska Airlines moves towards the completion of its merger with the much loved airline. This said, the airlines continue to each fly with their respective branding and flair, at least until April 25th (though it will take […]

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