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How I Lost Miles – Thousands of Them – Through My Own Carelessness

lost miles

I just made a startling discovery.  Over the past two years, I lost miles – thousands of them, actually! While I cannot calculate the exact value of the lost miles, I estimate it to be at least the equivalent of a domestic round-trip ticket.  At minimum.  And maybe more – big ouch! Hopefully you can learn from my…

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Summer Travel – 21 Must-Have Essentials

Summer Travel Essentials

Summer travel time is almost here.  For many, that means taking a trip to somewhere sunny – a cruise, beach vacation, camping, or foreign exploration. We are just returning from a week in the sun cruising on the Norwegian Sky.  Now that I’m back, I wanted to share my personal list of must-have summer travel essentials.  These 21 items…

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Three Secret Travel Toiletries I Can’t Live Without

I am giving away all my secrets lately.  First I confessed that I travel with my secret weapons for good hair.   Now I’m admitting to three secret travel toiletries that I cannot live without. I hunt these babies down.  Sometimes buy them in bulk.  I simply cannot run out.  Ever. They are not the things you’d usually think of…

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Fyre Festival Debacle and Five Travel Planning Takeaways

fyre money fire

As my flight cruises high above the California desert, passing near Coachella, I can’t stop thinking (and laughing) about the giant music-festival-turned-dumpster-fire known as the Fyre Festival. The #fyrefraud was targeted at high net worth Millenials. It was supposed to be a two-weekend “luxury music festival”. Event organizers claimed the location, a private island in…

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Win a VIP Trip to Sevilla, Spain from Journy

journy VIP trip to Spain

We are in love with the concept behind newly launched travel concept Journy.  We’ll be test-driving the concept soon and can’t wait to tell all about it. In the meantime, don’t miss out on an opportunity to win a VIP trip to Sevilla, Spain when you register for their giveaway between now and 11:59 pm ET…

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