Middle Age Miles

Trip & Event Reports

2019 Trip Report – Swiss Alps & the Tour de France – A Visit to the Rheinfall
2019 Trip Report – Swiss Alps & the Tour de France – A Visit to the Rheinfall

2019 Trip Report – Swiss Alps & the Tour de France – A Visit to the Rheinfall

Introduction I love waterfalls. Waterfalls are beautiful. Some, like Niagara Falls and the Rheinfall, are massive, powerful and majestic. They make great destinations for hikes or trips – you feel like you’ve accomplished something when you get there; they make…

2019 Trip Report – Swiss Alps & the Tour de France – Getting There (DFW AA Flagship Lounge; BA Biz Class; H+ Hotel Zurich)
2019 Trip Report – Swiss Alps & the Tour de France – Getting There (DFW AA Flagship Lounge; BA Biz Class; H+ Hotel Zurich)

2019 Trip Report – Swiss Alps & the Tour de France – Getting There (DFW AA Flagship Lounge; BA Biz Class; H+ Hotel Zurich)

Introduction To kick off the detailed articles in this trip report, we thought we’d combine 3 experiences into a single article about getting to Switzerland and getting settled. So, in this article we’ll provide mini-reports on (1) the DFW AA…

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…

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…

Another Trip-That-Wasn’t Report – Summertime in Spain (Catalonia) & Andorra – Our Itinerary & How We Booked
Another Trip-That-Wasn’t Report – Summertime in Spain (Catalonia) & Andorra – Our Itinerary & How We Booked

Another Trip-That-Wasn’t Report – Summertime in Spain (Catalonia) & Andorra – Our Itinerary & How We Booked

Introduction & Background This week, Philly and I were supposed to be in Barcelona, in the midst of a week-and-a-half trip to western Spain (Catalonia region) and Andorra. Accompanying us would have been Middle Age Miles daughter Maria and her…

Mini Trip Report: A Road Trip to Colorado & 2 Father-Daughter Days in Vail
Mini Trip Report: A Road Trip to Colorado & 2 Father-Daughter Days in Vail

Mini Trip Report: A Road Trip to Colorado & 2 Father-Daughter Days in Vail

Introduction and Background With no international trips to report, and Philly and I rarely venturing beyond our local Kroger and Tom Thumb grocery stores, it was quite an adventure for us to travel to Colorado last week. We took a…

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…

Cyprus & Jordan Trip Report – How We Booked & Got Great Value
Cyprus & Jordan Trip Report – How We Booked & Got Great Value

Cyprus & Jordan Trip Report – How We Booked & Got Great Value

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…

Cyprus & Jordan Trip Report – Our 10-Day Itinerary
Cyprus & Jordan Trip Report – Our 10-Day Itinerary

Cyprus & Jordan Trip Report – Our 10-Day Itinerary

Introduction and Background We wanted to kick off our Trip Report on our recent visit to Cyprus & Jordan by publishing our itinerary for the trip. I love the travel planning process, and I always think it’s helpful to have…