Four Seasons Koele Re-Opens as a Sensei Retreat

Written by Island Miler @ Jeffsetter Travel

After years of being closed, Lanai’s former The Lodge at Koele is back. But the Four Seasons Koele re-opens as a Sensei Retreat with a new focus on wellness. I’ve never stayed at a Four Seasons resort, nor have I ever been to Lanai. But, under former owner David Murdoch, the island became home to […]

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The Centurion Lounge Las Vegas – My Third Centurion

Written by Island Miler @ Jeffsetter Travel

My time in Las Vegas quickly came to a close. But before leaving Sin City for my next adventure, I decided to check out The Centurion Lounge Las Vegas. After all, my Centurion experiences were 50/50 good and bad so far. Given the difficulties in picking up my Silvercar at the beginning fo the trip, […]

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Nobu Hotel Las Vegas at Caesars Palace

Written by Island Miler @ Jeffsetter Travel

My reason for being in Vegas earlier this year was for the Financial Brand Forum 2019. This year, the conference was held at Caesar’s Palace, so I decided to book myself a room at Nobu Hotel Las Vegas. Why Nobu Hotel Las Vegas? The rooms available to me for the conference included those in the […]

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Introducing the Silvercar Rewards Program

Written by Island Miler @ Jeffsetter Travel

My favorite car rental company is now even better! How you ask? Because they now have a new loyalty program called Silvercar Rewards. So let’s take a look at this new benefit for Silvercar customers. The Silvercar Way What makes Silvercar the best, at least to me, is their simplicity and quality. Doing business with […]

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The Centurion Lounge Seattle – My Second Centurion

Written by Island Miler @ Jeffsetter Travel

While in Seattle, we had three and a half hours between our arrival and the initial boarding call to our final flight home. So, we decided to kill some time at the Centurion Lounge Seattle. Our visit to the Centurion Lounge San Francisco was an underwhelming experience. So, I was hoping for a better experience […]

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What It’s Like To Travel Around The World On The Four Seasons Private Jet

Written by joeheg @ Your Mileage May Vary

In February 2015, Four Seasons started their World Tour Packages that featured travel on their own luxury private jet. This was no normal Boeing 757-200; this plane was specially designed for Four Seasons and included 52 lie-flat seats and meals prepar…

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An Amazing Experience at Atelier Crenn

Written by Island Miler @ Jeffsetter Travel

So, dining at The French Laundry was the primary goal while we were in NorCal. But, since we were going to be in San Francisco, and reservations were available, why not have an amazing experience at Atelier Crenn too? Booking Much like The French Laundry, you need to make reservations for Atelier Crenn via Tock. […]

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The French Laundry Experience

Written by Island Miler @ Jeffsetter Travel

After our blissful in-room breakfast, our pampering session at Atrio Spa, and our brief visit to Beringer Vineyard, it was finally time for the moment we’ve been waiting for; The French Laundry Experience. If you’ve been following along with the blog for a while now, you’ll know that last September, I scored one of the […]

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Atrio Spa at the Las Alcobas Napa Valley

Written by Island Miler @ Jeffsetter Travel

Ahead of our highly anticipated celebratory dinner in Napa, I decided to take the pampering up a notch by scheduling a spa day. Thankfully, I didn’t have to look far and booked our day at the Atrio Spa at the Las Alcobas Napa Valley. Location After enjoying our blissful in-room breakfast, Mrs. Island Miler and […]

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Silvercar is Adding Another Fee

Written by Island Miler @ Jeffsetter Travel

Since Audi purchased Silvercar, I feared the worst. And a recent quiet change to the fuel surcharge heightened that. Now it appears as if Silvercar is adding another fee, all but confirming my fears. As you all know, I’ve been a big fan of Silvercar over the past few years. I love their no-hassle pricing […]

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Chase Sapphire Reserve Adds New Perks with sbe

Written by Island Miler @ Jeffsetter Travel

The Chase Sapphire Reserve has long been one of my favorite cards, and now it’s getting a little bit better.  How?  The Chase Sapphire Reserve adds new perks with sbe Hotels. Never heard of sbe?  They’re a global entertainment company founded by Sam Nazarian as a hospitality company.  However, today, the group includes a variety […]

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Scuba Diving in the Maldives

Written by AJ @ Jeffsetter Travel

Mrs. J took two years off from diving. However, she dusted off the old GoPro for some scuba diving in the Maldives. While she opted out of the shark dive at the Equator, she enjoyed a dive on a reef shelf and one in a coral garden.  Here are a couple of her GoPro Hero […]

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Ritz-Carlton Residence Waikiki Joins Marriott Rewards

Written by Island Miler @ Jeffsetter Travel

The Ritz-Carlton Residence Waikiki Beach opened two years ago with the completion of the Ewa Tower.  And now, the property is getting ready to open their second and final phase, the Diamond Head Tower.  But, in even better news, the Ritz-Carlton Residence Waikiki joins Marriott Rewards, adding another option for members on Oahu. The Property […]

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Booking The French Laundry the “Easy” Way

Written by Island Miler @ Jeffsetter Travel

Later this year, Mrs. Island Miler and I are traveling to Northern California for a wedding.  But it also happens to be her birthday, so I’ve decided to turn this trip into a round birthday for her.  And part of this, of course, means securing some fantastic dining, which is easier said than done.  So […]

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Review: Rose Rabbit Lie at the Cosmopolitan Las Vegas

Written by Island Miler @ Jeffsetter Travel

When in Vegas, you have to have some excess, right?  And this time around I decided to splurge at the Cosmopolitan’s Rose Rabbit Lie. Rose Rabbit Lie is another place I’ve wanted to try for a while now.  See a theme going on here?  And, of course, I was reminded of this bar when BuzzFeed […]

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6 Reasons Why I Love Turks and Caicos

With over 7,000 individual islands in the Caribbean, it may be hard to decide where exactly you should go. But, as I’ve discovered recently, you can’t go wrong with Turks and Caicos. This was my second trip to the islands — and I know many more are in my future! The archipelago of about 40 …

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Review: Sage at Aria Las Vegas

Written by Island Miler @ Jeffsetter Travel

As I said in my Las Vegas 2018 Introductory post, I wanted to try something new this time.  And that new restaurant ended up being Sage at Aria Las Vegas. Why Sage?  Because Sage has been on my list of to-try places in Vegas since my first visit in 2017.  Especially since they’re on Eater’s […]

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