Miles and points takes me round (and round and round and round) the world

Every now and then I get round to updating my miles and points redemptions. I have been keeping track for almost 5 years and the results are pretty amazing to me! The breakdown is here, but the headline figures are 118 flights and 47 hotel nights for a total of just over 1.3 million Avios… Read More Miles and points takes me round (and round and round and round) the world

Episode 4 – another day, another InterContinental

Disembarking was smooth, easily followed signs to exit, through electronic EU passport control to the train platform. €9.60 for 2 singles to the main Frankfurt station.  20 minutes later and a short walk to the InterContinental Hotel – priority check-in, up the lift to 21st floor Club lounge and we were sipping a cool Reisling… Read More Episode 4 – another day, another InterContinental

Episode 2 (and a half) – no flying today but a brilliant InterContinental stay

On the recommendation of the night porter from check-in at the Crowne Plaza Madrid Airport, we took a taxi into the centre of town to the Intercontinental for our next night’s stay. I was really impressed with the taxi service which displayed a fare list in the window. It was 2.40EUR for pick up and… Read More Episode 2 (and a half) – no flying today but a brilliant InterContinental stay