I Only Get Suite Upgrades When I’m Alone

“Would you like a suite upgrade,” I was asked yesterday at the Holiday Inn Resort Grand Cayman. “Yes,” I said aloud. Inside I muttered, “Always happens when I’m not traveling with my wife.” Once, just once, I would like the upgrade to appear when we are together and can use the space in our different…

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Chai Digest: Sepp, Hotel Beds and More

News: Pencil Pushers (Bloomberg Businessweek). Pencils are now hip. For Those in Peril (The Economist). See the ‘How They Get There’ map of African migrants to Europe. Base Issues (The Economist). The map puts in perspective the amount of Okinawa occupied by US forces. Classical Music Philanthropy (FT). Resurrecting forgotten music. Lincoln at Gettysburg (National…

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