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The Captain is an American Airlines Ex Platinum, whose work as an Export Manger, takes him to places far and many times remote. From Guyana to Palestine to UAE to Trinidad and everywhere in between, he loves to dive head first into the local culture though food, music, politics and traditions. Boarding Area readers will be able to take the magical journey, along with the Captain, through his words and pictures on Points, Miles and Martinis.

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Strangest Luggage Ever?

Recently I ventured off to Colombia for work. On my way back through customs, in Miami, I happened upon this little princess. I’m guessing she has no status since her bag tag doesn’t have a priority label. This takes Colombian Plastic Surgery to a whole new level. It made me think, what is the weirdest…

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Drink with The Devil

I departed yesterday for Vegas and the annual AAPEX show. The trip was going perfectly until the Chicken Marsala, that I ordered, arrived to my tray table. It was accompanied by some sort of cold, mushy “Greek Style” salad. Now I have had Greek Salad hundreds of times in my life, none of which left…

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Move Over Burt Reynolds, Wyndham Grand is Coming

For many years Jupiter, Florida was a sleepy beach town, nestled in the northernmost portion of Palm Beach County. While many of America’s wealthiest, had second homes on “The Island”, they were mostly of old money and lived in quiet obscurity. They blended in with the natives, dawning shorts and sandals while dining on the…

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Is Ile-a-Vache, Haiti the next Punta Cana?

On my recent trip to Haiti, I had the opportunity to experience so much over the 5 days of my visit. You can read about various aspects of the venture in my 3 posts, Possessed at a Voodoo Show in Haiti, 8th Wonder of the World built with Arrogance, Port au Prince Open for Business…

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Seduced in Colombia

In my previous post, New LAN VIP Lounge Bogota, Colombia, I talked about what makes Bogota different from other cities in Central America. The vibe across the metropolis of 8 million residents, is a seamless combination of European feel with the Latin American culture. While I have only scratched the surface of what to do, and where to go…

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New LAN Vip Lounge Bogota, Colombia

I spent the week in Bogota, Colombia this week for work…and a little fun. Besides the traffic and roads in general, Bogota is a wonderful place to visit. Many areas of the city give off a much more European feel with numerous libraries and outdoor cafe’s. For almost a year, OW did not have lounge…

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