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New Deal at Staples, 20% Off Hotels.com Gift cards Plus...

20% Off Hotels.com Gift Cards Plus 5x Points Staples has a new deal on gift cards coming next week that can get you decent savings at hotels. The Offer Get $10 off when you buy a $50 Hotels.com® Gift Card. Key Terms Val...

Podcasting, Talking Points & Miles, Family Travel and More

Points & Miles Podcast & Twitter Chat Tonight at 9PM Eastern I am going to be participating in a Twitter chat along with Richard Kerr @thepointsjock and Joe Cheung @asthejoeflies. The chat will be hosted by Trave...

When the Hotel Leaves You on the Airport Curb at...

Holiday Inn LaGuardia Shuttle Issues & Fighting For Compensation I just got back from 18 days of travel broken up over several trips. Many of the hotels and destinations will be covered in other posts, but the trip c...

More Vegas Resort Fee Hikes: Increases Up to 20% &...

Caesar’s Entertainment Vegas Resort Fee Increases 2017 Ah Vega$! There was once a time when the gaming tables subsidized the rest of the experience. You could find cheap food, cheap rooms and generally affordable every...

The Seven Types Of Travelers

By the end of a trip, it’s safe to say you’re going to have pictures with strangers and a list of adventurers to add on Facebook. No matter who you meet, good or bad, likeable or unlikable, the different types of tra...

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Legs Would Only Get In The Way: A Q&A With Kevin Michael Connolly

Legs Would Only Get In The Way: A Q&A With...

  In this age we live in, seeing a legless man sitting on a bar stool would likely lead to a conversation surrounding Iraq...
Exodus: see you through the years

Exodus: see you through the years

“It’s the Golden State: the Nile water flowing, the hot sun in the vast expanse of the yellow earth, long camel, with the flying...
Beyond Buenos Aires

Beyond Buenos Aires

Your guide to heading out of the city and exploring what lays beyond Buenos Aires.   For the ambitious traveler, the best of Buenos...
The Fiji Pineapple Index & How Travel Changes Us Forever

The Fiji Pineapple Index & How Travel Changes Us Forever

You earn the miles and points, pay for a trip and plan it in advance. Sometimes the trips come and go and create nice...
Explore of Israel sleepless city nightlife subvert your imagination

Explore of Israel sleepless city nightlife subvert your imagination

When it comes to Israel, most people will associate Jerusalem with its sacred and sad, strong religious overtones, coupled with its magnified conflict and...
Exploring The Myth Of Neuschwanstein Castle

Exploring The Myth Of Neuschwanstein Castle

Neuschwanstein Is A Bavarian Wonder Built With Fantasy In Mind By Brandon Darnell It’s the perfect castle in the perfect setting built during the...

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Fear And Bathing In Istanbul

Seeking a true cultural experience, Cameron immerses himself in some uniquely Turkish hospitality in Istanbul.   Face down on the cool, smooth marble slab, I lay hot, sweating and uncomfortable. The air’s humidity has...

Want to see all the aurora, here’s right

Speaking of the aurora tour, most people first thought of the destination is probably northern Europe, in fact, want to follow the “God of fireworks” there are many choices. The northern lights are best seen ...

Experiencing Norway’s Winter Sports And Living To Tell About It...

What do you get when you mix dog sledding, .22 rifles, and Norway’s most famous liquor? How about an unforgettable weekend experiencing the best of Norway’s winter sports. Emerging onto a 3,000-foot plateau in centra...

A Long Week’s Journey Into Paradise In The Philippines

  The Philippines, the world’s second-largest archipelago next to Indonesia, is speckled with hundreds of islands boasting pristine beaches, cross-cultured cuisine, and friendly people wearing content smiles. The wide...

Getting Tribal In Chiang Mai

Come trek into northern Thailand to visit the hill tribes that call this remote corner of the world home. But beware, after visiting, you may want to do the same too. The reflection of me in her metallic bonnet said it a...

A Pilgrimage To Poblet And Pinot Noir In Catalonia

Travel with Beebe as she explores the 12th century Catalan Cistercian monastery of Poblet and its wine fields in the heart of Catalonia. My friend Mia had joined me for ten days during my research into the sacred sites o...

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Deal Roundup: $100 Postmates Credit, Extra 6% Off at CardCash,...

Here’s a round up of deals that I came across over the last few days that many of you might find valuable. It’s been a while since the last roundup, so the list is a bit longer than usual. Get $100 Free Postmates De...

WOW Air Adds New Route, Fly From Midwest to Europe...

WOW Air Expands to Midwest WOW Air, the Icelandic budget airline, has been rapidly expanding in the United States. They offer sub-$100 fares to Europe one way, sub-$200 return flights. Now they have added one more US des...

Travel Hacking Towards Better Travel: My Upcoming $8K Retail Value...

Travel Hacking Towards Better Travel One of the coolest things about this “game”, “hobby” or whatever you want to call it is being able to string together trips for a lot less money than they would cost otherwis...

Buying Into China: American Airlines Buys Stake in Country’s Busiest...

American Airlines China Southern Partnership The airline industry is anything but stagnant with new partnerships emerging all of the time. Yesterday we covered Cathay Pacific & Lufthansa’s new codeshare partnership...

The Conquest Of Tarifa, Spain

In the year 711, Tariq Ibn Ziyad — a Berber general — landed near the southern tip of Spain with 7,000 men, at the burning edge of the wildfire that was the Arab Empire — the House of Islam. In just a few years the...

Granada On Haphazard Guitar Strings

A night out on the town in Granada, Nicaragua, with a Canadian, a Rastafarian painter, and an ex-revolutionary. Does it get any better than this?   España was beautiful, young, Argentinean, and when she came up to talk...