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Holiday Gift Ideas for Travelers

Spending the last month out of the country and the fact that it's currently 70 degrees outside has completely screwed up my internal calendar.  I am in complete disbelief that Thanksgiving is only 48 hours away and that Christmas is just around the corner!  Luckily, it's not too late to start my holiday shopping and hopefully there will be some great sales to make it even more … [Read More]

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Airport Hotels: What Do You Look For?

I'm finally heading on vacation tonight, on a trip I've been looking forward to for months!  Like many Americans, I've got limited time off from work, so it probably won't surprise you that I'm on evening flights after putting in a full day of work at the … [Read More]

Yosemite National Park, California

America the Beautiful Pass

When traveling in the United States, my absolute favorite thing to do is visit national parks.  The amount of variety in natural settings within the USA is mind-blowing: in the past year alone I've seen the glow of a volcano, gone rock scrambling in the Blue … [Read More]

The Winning Seat

Booking Award Flights to Morocco

To be honest, I don't actually remember how we decided on Morocco as our destination of choice for the big trip of the year...only that once we made up our mind on the destination, we weren't willing to go somewhere different instead.  In retrospect, that … [Read More]

Sister Trip (Slovenia & Croatia) 001

Surprise! Welcome to Manchester!

The curse of bad weather and flight delays in general has followed me around this spring.  Every single outbound flight I've had this spring - and I do mean every one - has been significantly delayed enough to cause me to misconnect, though I've been fortunate … [Read More]