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The Truth About Winter Travel

I've never been one to balk at traveling to cold weather destinations.  I think Chicago in the winter is still a lot of fun and I froze my tushie off camping in Denali when it was 27 degrees outside.  Heck, I voluntarily spent a night at the ice hotel in Quebec.So why didn't I tough out New York City the same way?Physically, I thought I was prepared.  I was dressed … [Read More]

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Exploring Egypt

This guest post is by Jess of Tripelio. We all know that the Pyramid of Giza is one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, and most travellers would jump at the … [Read More]

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Should You Share US Airways Miles?

More so than any other airline, US Airways offers promotions for buying miles.  For the month of October, they're also offering a deal on "sharing" miles (i.e. transferring miles from one person to another), which is really just a fancy way to buy miles.  (Tip … [Read More]

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7 Places I Could Return to Over and Over

In January, my husband and I spent a four-day weekend driving from Bozeman, Montana to Spokane, Washington and exploring a few spots inbetween.  Even though we never intended this trip to be a "vacation" (we had some personal business in the area), I had hoped … [Read More]


Forfeiting Status in 2012

Let's set the stage: I'm an infrequent flyer, partially due to the fact that I never travel for work and partially due to the fact that I hold a traditional day job and can't take off for vacation at will.  In a typical year, I've got a handful of short-haul … [Read More]

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The Suite Life

On our drive to West Virginia back in September, Mike and I got the bright idea that instead of flying to my parents' house in Michigan for our November visit, we'd drive.  It seemed like a bright idea back then - after all, even with the cost of gas and a … [Read More]