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Miles and points have given my family too many amazing experiences to count, and more are on the way. Sometimes I get too busy and miss out on some of the amazing and unbelievable moments that happen along the way…but this time I was able to recognize the insanity/amazingness/ridiculousness for what it is, and enjoy the process of getting from Point A to Point B. For me travel will always be primarily about the destination, but that doesn’t mean that the actual travel process can’t be pretty dang enjoyable as well.
My Airplane Seat Turns Into a Bed:
If you have lost the wonder and amazement that this statement actually encompasses then you need to ground yourself until it sounds amazing again. Seriously. Sure, some airplane seats turn into better beds than others, but IT IS STILL A BED IN THE SKY! Only the smallest fraction of people who are lucky enough to travel ever get to experience this, and we can do it with miles relatively easily.
This was my ride last night in Lufthansa First Class, and it was amazing (the comforter was already taken away by the time this picture was taken, so imagine it even fluffier).
Sure I’ll Take Some Caviar:
I’m a normal gal from Texas. Sure, I’ve lived in New York City and traveled to some great cities, but at no point in my normal life has anyone offered me caviar…except on a plane. I might have had to look and see how everyone else was eating it to make sure I wasn’t doing it wrong.
Porsche Waiting To Drive You From the Plane to the Terminal:
Obviously getting on a bus is just too much of a shock after flying in first class, so naturally a Porsche is the best solution to drive you across the tarmac from the plane to the terminal.
I Think I’m in the Mood For Water From Iceland:
Forget the fact (for now) that the actual bar in the Lufthansa First Class Lounge in Frankfurt has over 140 whiskey choices alone. That’s great and all, but they also have a water bar with water from all over the world. Totally unnecessary? Yes. Still pretty cool and fun? Absolutely.
Private Shower Suite Complete with Rubber Ducky:
Not only do you get a place at the airport to shower after an overnight flight, but you get a place nicer than many hotel bathrooms complete with your own rubber ducky.
This is so not my life, but then again, I guess it kind of is. It’s my life solely because of miles and points. Granted, flying Lufthansa First as I did just got like a lot more expensive via United miles, but there is still a world of amazing opportunities out there, and more than one way to fly the same flight I did. The coolest part is this is just the process of getting to my destination, which should be the real highlight of the experience!
We are lucky to have such a rewarding hobby, and for the record the caviar was pretty good!