Podcasting, Talking Points & Miles, Family Travel and More

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 Traveling Mom and Traveling...
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When the Hotel Leaves You on the Airport Curb at Midnight with a Baby…..

When the Hotel Leaves You on the Airport Curb at Midnight with a Baby…..

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 consisted of...
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More Vegas Resort Fee Hikes: Increases Up to 20% & Calculating the “True Rate”

More Vegas Resort Fee Hikes: Increases Up to 20% & Calculating the “True Rate”

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 everything. Well it was affordable, but...
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The Seven Types Of Travelers

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...
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Q&A: An Irreverent Interview With David Farley

Q&A: An Irreverent Interview With David Farley

David Farley’s Quest to Find the Carna Vera Sacra — The Foreskin of Christ We travel for different reasons. The sun and sand. Adventure. To discover something new. To leave something old behind. To conquer fears. To conquer mountains. To...
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Top 10 Free Things To Do In New York City This December

Top 10 Free Things To Do In New York City This December

Already broke your budget just staying in New York this holiday season? Try these 10 tips to enjoy the city for free.   MUSEUMS 1) MoMA Normally a steep $20, MoMA (Museum of Modern Art for you acronym-hating readers) is...
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Colombia Calling

Colombia Calling

The easy part of about Playa Grande is falling for it immediately. The hard part? Getting there. I STUCK MY HEAD OUT THE OPEN DOOR OF THE BUS and looked down a steep cliff wall that descended into a wide...
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To Nepal & Back?!? The Planning or Lack Thereof of My Current Trip & Why I Don’t Have a Ticket Home

To Nepal & Back?!? The Planning or Lack Thereof of My Current Trip & Why I Don’t Have a Ticket Home

Last October I took my dad on an amazing trip to Japan, Macau and Hong Kong so he could revisit some of the places where he was stationed during his time in the Navy many moons ago. Did I mention...
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Fear And Loathing In Macau

Fear And Loathing In Macau

With Its Mix Of Modern Casinos And Historic Portuguese Past, Macau Is A Land Of Contrasts Just down the cobblestone alley from the ruins of St. Paul’s Cathedral, a heavy-set British woman is being served a Portuguese egg tart by...
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A Traveler’s Return: Suburban Connecticut And The Meaning Of Home

A Traveler’s Return: Suburban Connecticut And The Meaning Of Home

A traveler’s thoughts on the strangest and most unfamiliar part of any trip: coming home.   A Traveler’s Guise Outside my hometown, Connecticut was a dirty word. I never wanted to tell anyone I was from Westport, Connecticut, the original...
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