Posts categorized under ‘Travel Tips’

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 places in Stuart, FL

Every year for the past decade or so I visit my family in Stuart, FL, for the winter holidays. After many years of exploring, I’ve learned to love the area, and think it’s a hidden gem in terms of vacation […]

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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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Top Travel Infographics

Infographics are an increasingly popular way to display some cool information in a visual way. While sometimes the visual effect can be cluttered and confusing, when done right it’s a very effective way to communicate a message. They’re especially cool […]

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Travel Hacks to Earn More Airline Miles

Recently an article on NPR.com titled “How Frequent Fliers Exploit A Government Program To Get Free Trips” explained how travel hackers were buying thousands of dollars worth of coins (with free shipping) on their credit cards, then immediately depositing those […]

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Decline Housekeeping, Get $5 at Starwood Hotels

I found this on my nightstand while staying at the Westin Columbus last weekend for a wedding – I snapped a picture to remind myself to blog about it because its such a cool initiative. The initiative is called “make […]

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How To Dress Well For Airport Security

Back in the day, flying was a rare occasion usually only afforded by the rich, and was almost a status symbol of sorts – and in that era, people used to dress really very nicely whenever they flew, opting for […]

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How to Sneak Booze onto a Cruise Ship

Updated August, 2011 with new suggestions! The feedback on the Rum Runner Flasks have been great, but the binocular flasks suggested be a reader also seem to be a great idea. Lastly I have added The Booze Belly which is […]

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A Helpful Trick to Avoid Hotel Cancellation Fees

I recently booked a romantic getaway for my girlfriend and I for this upcoming weekend – she ended up throwing out her back just a few days before the trip and won’t be able to travel. I wanted to cancel […]

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Southwest Business Select – Not Worth Selecting?

I recently flew on Business Select on my last Southwest flight – and although it was only a $35 upgrade, I’m not really convinced it was worth the extra money. I enjoy Southwest as an airline and fly them a […]

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