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Trip Report: LOT Polish Business Class | 787 | Warsaw to Chicago

Trip Report: LOT Polish Business Class | 787 | Warsaw to Chicago

Making my way from Warsaw to Chicago, LOT Polish Business Class on the 787 would be my ride across the Atlantic. After a nice flight from Brussels to Warsaw on LOT Polish, I was looking forward to my firs long-haul flight with LOT Polish. I’d spent some time in the Polonez and Bolero Business Class lounges before heading to the boarding gate. The boarding process was a bit delayed and boarding commenced about 20 minutes late after the scheduled time….

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Trip Report: LOT Polish Business Class | E195 | Brussels to Warsaw

Trip Report: LOT Polish Business Class | E195 | Brussels to Warsaw

Continuing my journey home from the Côte d’Azur, my second segment would be aboard LOT Polish Business Class on an Embraer 195 regional jet. This would be my second time flying aboard LOT Polish after a trip to Krakow, Poland last year. The entire cabin of the E195 is in a 2-2 layout with a curtain separating the Business Class cabin from Economy. The first four rows were designated as Business Class but the seats in Economy Class are identical to…

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Trip Report: Brussels Airlines Business Class | A319 | Marseille to Brussels

Trip Report: Brussels Airlines Business Class | A319 | Marseille to Brussels

Starting a very nontraditional routing home from Marseille to Dallas on Star Alliance carriers, my travels would begin in Brussels Airlines Business Class aboard the A319 from Marseille to Brussels. This would be my first time aboard Brussels Airlines and my second time at the Brussels Airport. As much as I hate early flights, my itinerary left me with little choice but a 6:40 AM departure from Marseille. I took an Uber from my Airbnb rental in Aix-en-Provence and arrived…

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Hotel Review: Hotel Agora Bruxelles Grand Place

Hotel Review: Hotel Agora Bruxelles Grand Place

With Brussels as our first stop on a 9-day trip to Europe the New Year, I had selected the Hotel Agora Bruxelles Grand Place for it’s incredibly central location and great cash rate. As you know, I’m a fan of the Hotels.com Rewards program with it’s simple rewards earning concept.  I had booked the room on Hotels.com for a cash rate of about $85 USD quite in advance. I’m not one to typically book a hotel five months out but I went ahead and…

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Happy New Year 2017 from Benjamin J Travel

Happy New Year 2017 from Benjamin J Travel

Happy New Year 2017 from Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany! I hope all of you are enjoying the holidays season and are ready for the 2017. As the year wraps up, I look back on 2016 which may be my best year for travel yet. I’ve watched Benjamin J Travel grow extensively as I’ve invested more time and resources than ever before. As of the last day of 2016, I’ve clocked 173,872 miles in the air, which included 101 flights to 38 unique airports. …

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