People always ask me, what are the Best Credit Cards For Travelers?  I see The Points Guy post all over the internet talking about all the credit cards that he receives a commission for when you sign up on his site, I wanted to make sure readers hear from a normal frequent flyer as to what cards have worked for...
United has earlier this year that they they planned to retire the "Queen of the Skies", the iconic Boeing 747.  In fact, they accelerated the retiring on some of their routes as they got their new Boeing 777-300ER with Polaris Business Class configurations.  I've wrote extensively in previous articles here.  Here's a 747 quick guide for any aviation geeks out...
Singapore is a 2-3 day destination for most people.  There is so much to do in the country, so GTE has listed 5 Singapore Travel Tips to help you travel through Singapore like a PRO.  Hopefully, ensuring that you get the most out of your stay in Singapore. Yes, You Can Eat At THREE Michelin Star Restaurants In One Day GTE’s...
Travel Souvenirs Every time I travel, whether it’s to a place where I’ve been 30 times for work or a first time visit, I always experience something new. The traditional travel souvenirs would be something like a t-shirt, a cup, a spoon. As my traveling accelerated around the world, I wanted to find something unique that I could collect over...
Japanese Eyewear - Globe Specs There are plenty of glasses /sunglasses shops all over in Tokyo, from the basics to high end. You don’t need to go to trendy spots such as Daikonyama, Ometasando, or Ginza to find the best in Japanese Eyewear. Located a quick walk up the hill from Shibuya Station is the optician Globe Specs. The store itself...
Introduction For those who live in the Bay Area, San Jose Mineta International Airport (SJC), located in San Jose, CA is often an overlooked as a location to fly out of for international flights.  In the past 10 years, San Jose Airport was an international airport mostly because it had flights to Mexico, but in 2013 ANA started a direct flight...
  Flight Cancelation suck. Recently, team GTE experienced one of their worst cancelation experiences. In addition, we were flying United outside of the US in Hamburg, Germany, where no United representatives were present. It’s like going to a country with no embassy. What Happened? United Flight – Hamburg (HAM) -> San Francisco (SFO) Hamburg(HAM)-> Frankfort(FRA) on Lufthansa LH19 Frankfort(FRA) -> San Francisco (FRA) on...
Up until a couple of years ago, there was a technique for savvy travelers to reach elite status by going on something called a mileage run.  This would consist of trying to find the cheapest tickets, regardless of the connections or duration to fly as far as one possibly can.  This was because back in the days, airlines would...
Overview There are plenty of airlines that offer status match programs.  But, for most, it just offers a fast track to achieving the same status and isn't automatic. Southwest Airlines Status Match is one of the few airlines that gives you instant A-Lister status for 90 months when you apply.  It can give you some nice perks like priority boarding,...
The EVA Air Amenity Kit have long been one of the better business class kits for commercial airline travel.  Earlier in the year, Eva Air stopped offering their Rimowa amenity kits on inbound flights to Taipei.  Instead, they started offering a leather kit by Georg Jensen.  While, it's not shabby, it's a big disappointment for those collectors that covet the Rimowa...
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