Showing posts with label Travel Pictures. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Travel Pictures. Show all posts

December 4, 2016

Incredible Etihad A380 Flyover at Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

We returned from Dubai last weekend after an awesome week at Al Maha, the Park Hyatt Dubai, and a night in Abu Dhabi.  We were fortunate enough (thanks to an ATRP reader) to attend the Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on Saturday for qualifying.

F1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix
Yes Marina Circuit 
Race time
Before the race, Al Fursan (UAE Blue Angels equivalent) put on a spectacular performance.

UAE Al Fursan putting on a show
Before the actual race on Sunday, they stepped it up even further performing with an Etihad A380.  Check out the video.  Unreal.  Love the soundtrack as well.

Stay tuned for our flight last week on Etihad from Abu Dhabi to LAX.  We had a near perfect flight despite the length (5th longest in the world).

September 4, 2016

Top 7 Pictures From a Day in Istanbul

Upon returning from any trip, there are pictures.  Pictures from phones, picture from camera, pictures from the GoPro.  All in, we took almost 1,500 pictures this last round the world jaunt.  That's a record for us.  We try to have a system of "you take this picture with the camera" and "I'll take this picture with my phone."  We try to delete on the fly but it's a futile exercise.  Device space is at a premium and yesterday, I spent several hours uploading, editing, deleting, uploading, deleting, from the trip.

Side note:  if anyone has a complete picture management process/routine, please comment below.  There has to be a better way.

I've focused ATRP on tips and tricks to acquire and redeem miles and points.  Ultimately, that is a means to an end to be able to meet your travel goals for pennies not the dollar...whether that means flying to Florida to visit family or a trip around the world.  While I'm not changing the focus of the blog, I do want to start sharing a bit more about the places we visit.  Part reward for my photo management process, part inspiration for all of you.  Enjoy!