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A Long Weekend in Cabo San Lucas

I recently got back from a trip to Cabo San Lucas, a short two hour flight from San Diego yet a world away in terms of mindset. We originally planned to stay for five days (four nights) but Hurricane Newton, […]

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Flying Virgin America

I flew Virgin America for the first time today for one of my semi-regular trips from San Diego to San Francisco. Normally I fly US Airways or Southwest, but Virgin was actually the cheapest option and I had been wanting […]

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Two Week Honeymoon in Belize

It’s been a while since I posted, but fear not – I’m back! My life has underwent some major changes recently, most notably getting married to the love of my life. We decided to celebrate the occasion by taking two […]

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DoubleTree by Hilton – Branding & Loyalty Through Cookies

I’m pretty loyal to the Hilton family of hotels whenever I travel, primarily because (1) I want to accumulate the points/status within one chain (2) they have a very consistent experience no matter where I travel, which means no surprises […]

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My favorite travel gadgets & gear in 2012

Now that the year is almost over, I’m taking a look back at all of the travel I’ve done. According to Tripit.com, I’ve flown over 54,239 miles and counting this year and visited destinations ranging from Cody, Wyoming to New […]

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My favorite restaurants in Sedona, AZ

I’m fortunate to live less than two hours from Sedona, AZ, one of the most beautiful places on earth, so I make a road trip to there about once per month when I can help it. As such, my fiance […]

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Travel Resolution: Rate Every Hotel I Stay In on TripAdvisor

Every year I like to make a “travel resolution” to help me travel better – last year, it was to consolidate all of my miles on a single airline and get status (and I’m now Gold Status on US Airways/Star […]

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US Airways Gold Status – Review & Thoughts

I’ve been flying US Airways loyally for almost two years now, as I started traveling for work a lot more heavily and realized that if I were to consolidate my miles I would qualify for higher & higher levels of […]

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My favorite places in Vegas

As a resident of Phoenix, Arizona, Las Vegas is only a five hour road trip away – which makes it very easy for me to get away for a weekend and enjoy the fabulous place known as Sin City. While […]

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My Ski Vacation Bucket List

Next to traveling itself, dreaming about where I’d like to travel is one of my favorite activities. I’ve skied throughout the US, but my hope is to hit some foreign slopes soon. Without further adieu, here is my bucket list […]

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