we bought coach class seats on American Airlines and we paid to select seats on all flights (we are waitlisted for upgrades to first class using mileage but so far we haven't got them). we really wanted to fly direct LAX to Paris but that's only possible on Air France so it's LAX to Dallas then to Paris.
we're having the time of our life. as much as we love our home, the desire to visit new and old places has burned within us since we were in college. only a few states in the US that we haven't visited and many that we want to revisit. during Craig's career importing hardwood lumber, he traveled to Singapore, the Philippines, Hong Kong, E and W Malaysia, Taiwan and Indonesia. before she met Craig, Toni traveled every summer to Europe, Mexico and Southeast Asia. we've visited every Hawaiian island except Lanai and Molokai and driven to Mulege in Baja, Mexico. Craig surfed near Zihautenejo... full info