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Lobby Bar – May 19: Sedating Passengers, Parachute Connections, and In-Flight Hammocks

The Lobby Bar – A Curious Concoction of Travel News and Reviews, Extra Salty
Fly to fly. Join Jonathan Spira in Delta One’s business class cabin from Los Angeles to New York. Mr. Spira’s connecting flight from Kona, Hawaii was delayed an hour, but he still made the flight to JFK thanks to the help of a Delta flight attendant, a quick parachute descent over LAX, and the strong arms of …

Lobby Bar – May 12: In-Flight Scuffles, Bette Midler Tries Rapping, and How to Become Famous

The Lobby Bar – A Mellifluous Melody of Travel News and Reviews, Now in E Flat
Animals matter. Join Jonathan Spira at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre for “The Little Foxes,” a play that is not about foxes at all. The play’s original title “Grumpy Old White Ladies,” more accurately described the plot, but ended alienating audience members. Due to the play’s revised title, however, foxes and their friends have all …

Hyatt at the Bellevue Hotel, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – Review

The Hyatt at the Bellevue is a 172-room hotel situated in a building replete with history, both good and bad. Construction of the structure began over a century ago, in 1902. Two years and $8 million (in 1904 dollars) later, the Bellevue-Stratford Hotel opened its doors and quickly became Philadelphia’s “it” hotel, achieving landmark status soon thereafter.
While Thomas Edison designed the building’s lighting fixtures, he wasn’t the only distinguished personality …

4 Tips to Protect Your Privacy Online

Recent legislation allowing Internet service providers to sell customer data such as geolocation, browser history, and other personal information means that anyone using the Internet has to take matters into his own hands. It’s especially important for those who travel frequently to feel secure in their browsing habits, which is why we’ve outlined some important measure to ensure security and privacy online.
1.) Browse in private mode
If you simply want to …

Priority Pass Adds Restaurants at Sydney Airport

Priority Pass Adds Restaurants at Sydney Airport

Priority Pass, the airport lounge program operated by the Collinson Group, announced the addition of Kingsford Smith International Airport in Sydney, Australia to its portfolio.
Holders of a Priority Pass card will be entitled to dine at any of seven restaurants with a dining credit of 36 Australian dollars ($26.70). If the member has guesting privileges, each guest will also receive the credit.
There are three restaurants, Benny Burger, Mach2, and Peroni …

Lobby Bar – May 5: Pasta’s Worst Enemy, a Blast from the Past, Cognitive Toys, and Shrinking Planes

The Lobby Bar – A Finely Blended Mélange of Travel News and Reviews, Now in Pill Form
Bored? Perhaps Just hungry. Join Jonathan Spira for Charlie and the Chocolate Factory at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, and find out why Mr. Spira was inspired to create his own show, “Jonathan and the Concession Stand.” Hint: it’s because he spent more time there than with the audience.
Stuck in the past. Jesse’s back in his …

Lobby Bar – April 28: In-Flight Yelling, a History Lesson with Samuel L. Jackson, and Interborough Piggybacks

The Lobby Bar – A Weekly Digest of Travel News and Reviews, Best Taken With Lactaid
Pulp progress. Join us in celebrating English Language Day this week. Today we learned that English became the most spoken language on Earth shortly after Pulp Fiction was released in 1994 because non speakers of the language were fearful that Samuel L. Jackson would bust into their homes and demand “English, mother****er, do you speak …