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How Going to the Yukon Led to A Proposal

Early in a September morning, the Celebrity Millennium docked in Skagway.  The year was 2009 and I was having the absolute time of my life cruising through Alaska.  I was traveling solo -- a rarity on cruise ships -- but the trip was already the best vacation I'd ever taken, and I was only halfway through the sailing. Even though my cruise experience was already amazing, … [Read More]

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Booking a Trip to Memphis

I was the most non-committal person ever when it came to booking travel over a long weekend in March.  At first, I wasn't going to go anywhere, but I had already "wasted" a long weekend over President's Day in order to move into my new townhouse and it seemed … [Read More]

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Buy Priority Club Points for Only 0.7 Cents Each

EDIT: Priority Club has changed their rates to purchase 10,000 points for $70 rather than the $60 explained in this article, implying a price per point of 0.7 cents.  The process for purchasing points has not changed, only a slight increase in … [Read More]

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Five Confessions of a Miles & Points Blogger

One of my goals this year was to travel solo more often, so to get off on a good start for the year, I spent this past weekend in Asheville, NC.  As a side effect of both traveling solo and spending 11+ hours in a car in a single weekend, I had some time to … [Read More]

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A Pledge to First World Fixes and How You Can Help

The amount of first world problems I have while traveling can be utterly ridiculous.  In a single trip, I'll get annoyed by a flight delay, frustrated that I can hear my hotel neighbors through the walls, and I've even shared that it's one of my pet … [Read More]

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A Review of the Holiday Inn Munich City Centre

If you were on the ball last night, you may have noticed that Priority Club was accidentally pricing some reward stays at much lower prices than normal.  It appears that while Priority Club was updating their systems for the forthcoming pricing changes, … [Read More]