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2019 Trip Report – Swiss Alps & the Tour de France – Our 12-Day Itinerary & How We Booked It
2019 Trip Report – Swiss Alps & the Tour de France – Our 12-Day Itinerary & How We Booked It

2019 Trip Report – Swiss Alps & the Tour de France – Our 12-Day Itinerary & How We Booked It

Introduction and Background As always when we begin a trip report with our itinerary, we like to provide a little background to give some context for the choices we made. The first important factor for this trip was the traveling…

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2019 Trip Report – Swiss Alps & the Tour de France – Overview
2019 Trip Report – Swiss Alps & the Tour de France – Overview

2019 Trip Report – Swiss Alps & the Tour de France – Overview

Exactly 1 year ago, Middle Age Miles set out on a fantastic trip to Switzerland and France. We set up a trip report and published a couple of articles, but we never got around to completing the report. A few…

Trip-That-Wasn’t Report – Paris in May – How We Booked It with Points
Trip-That-Wasn’t Report – Paris in May – How We Booked It with Points

Trip-That-Wasn’t Report – Paris in May – How We Booked It with Points

Introduction One of the things we like to do in our Trip Reports is to provide our thought processes and strategies with respect to all of our bookings. In a very limited sense, our readers may be able to replicate…

Trip-That-Wasn’t Report – Paris in May – Our Itinerary
Trip-That-Wasn’t Report – Paris in May – Our Itinerary

Trip-That-Wasn’t Report – Paris in May – Our Itinerary

Introduction & Background This morning, Philly and I were supposed to wake up in Paris after spending our first-ever night at the famed Park Hyatt Vendome. And earlier this week we would have spent our mornings running on the exquisitely-kept…

How We Used Amex Hilton Card Benefits for an Incredible Stay & Experience in Versailles
How We Used Amex Hilton Card Benefits for an Incredible Stay & Experience in Versailles

How We Used Amex Hilton Card Benefits for an Incredible Stay & Experience in Versailles

This article is a way-out-of-sequence part of our Trip Report – Swiss Alps & the Tour de France. Introduction In an article we published earlier this afternoon, we reviewed our Amex Hilton 2-card upgrade-downgrade strategy and the remarkable haul of…

A Sad, Somber Day at Middle Age Miles – Mourning the Loss of Paris’ Notre Dame Cathedral
A Sad, Somber Day at Middle Age Miles – Mourning the Loss of Paris’ Notre Dame Cathedral

A Sad, Somber Day at Middle Age Miles – Mourning the Loss of Paris’ Notre Dame Cathedral

We are truly saddened this afternoon, watching the devastating fire at Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris. News coverage of the fire, courtesy of CNBC Excellent Twitter thread by St. Louis firefighter Gregg Favre First things first – We send all…