Happy New Year! 2022 Review

Happy New Year!

2022 was a significant improvement over 2021 as most COVID restrictions were lifted. During 2022, I was able to fit in an international trip in April, October & November! I flew 87,000 miles and visited 7 countries. This reflects a ~30% increase from 2021. Below is an overview of my 2022 travels…


Accommodations (23, 8 more than 2021):

Conrad Las Vegas @ Resort World — Las Vegas, Nevada

Denver Marriott Tech Center — Denver, Colorado

h78 — Hulhumale, Maldives

Hotel Citrine — Palo Alto, California

Hotel Indigo Seminyak —Bali, Indonesia

Hotel Nia — Menlo Park, California

Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa — Lahaina, Hawaii

Le Méridien Maldives Resort & Spa — Thilamaafushi Island, Maldives

Le Méridien San Francisco — San Francisco, California

Manzanita Lake Campground — Mineral, California

Mesm Tokyo — Tokyo, Japan

Palermo Soho Masterpiece Airbnb — Buenos Aires, Argentina

Park Hyatt Sydney — Sydney, Australia

San Francisco Airport Marriott Waterfront — Burlingame, California

The Clancy — San Francisco, California

The Cosmopolitan — Las Vegas, Nevada

The Envoy Hotel — Boston, Massachusetts

The St. Regis Doha — Doha, Qatar

The Westin Copley Place — Boston, Massachusetts

The Westin Ka’anapali Ocean Villas — Lahaina, Hawaii

The Westin Singapore — Singapore, Singapore

The Westin Ubud —Bali, Indonesia

W Bali Seminyak —Bali, Indonesia

Le Méridien Maldives

Le Méridien Maldives

Countries Visited (7, 5 more than 2021):








Doha, Qatar

Doha, Qatar

Sports Cars Rented (0, same as 2021):

None 🙁

Airlines Flown (10, 6 more than 2021):

Alaska Airlines

American Airlines

Garuda Indonesia

Japan Airlines



Qatar Airways

Singapore Airlines

Trans Maldivian Airways


Japan Airlines B787-8

Japan Airlines B787-8

New Credit Cards (2 and 215,000 points in signup bonuses, 145,000 less than 2021):

AMEX Platinum Morgan Stanley (125,000 AMEX points)

Chase Ink Business Unlimited (90,000 Chase Ultimate Reward Points)

Elite Status Earned (2, same as 2021):

Alaska Airlines MVP – 27,500 miles

Marriott Titanium Elite – 133 Nights

I look forward to new adventures in 2023! Do you have any exciting trips already planned? Wishing everyone a healthy and fun filled year 🙂

San Diego, CA

San Diego, CA

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