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David Bowie, a NYC Subway Station, and Collector Metrocards!

<i>“This is Major Tom to Ground Control / I’m stepping through the door / And I’m floating in a most peculiar way / And the stars look very different</i> …

David Bowie

Exotic Luxury Travel Sweepstakes - Win Trips to Peru and Sri Lanka

The only thing better than an exotic luxury vacation, is winning the trip! These two sweepstakes caught my travel dreamer’s eyes, and I wanted to …

Sri Lanka

Flight Review: ANA JFK - HND and HND - KUL and a Party in the Sky!

<i>Note: I wrote this blog post sometime last Thursday, as I was on my second flight en route from New York to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. I only had my</i> …

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Special Offer: Cashback for Using Chase Hyatt Card with Select Merchants

There’s a new <i>Chase Offers</i> – type cashback promotion for holders of the Chase Hyatt Visa card. From April 17 through July 31, 2018, cardmembers can …

Personal Finance

Yay! A New JetBlue 2-Day Sale!

• Fares include government taxes and fees.<br>• Book by 4/11/18 (the earlier of 11:59 PM ET or local time).<br>• Travel between 4/17 and 6/20/18. Blackout dates: …

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A Luxury Hotel's Pillow Menu!

Wow! This is great! Talk about careful attention to details – I wrote to concierge at Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur about an upcoming stay. In the email I …

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Kuala Lumpur and Bangkok - Help Plan My Trip!

Isn’t it amazing how you can look forward to a trip forever, and then, suddenly, it’s time to go? Well, the time is almost here, and I’ve been …

Asia Travel

Radisson's Exciting Global Expansion Including New NYC Flagship Hotel

This week, I was fortunate to attend the Americas Business Conference of Radisson Hotel Group at the Rosen Shingle Creek Resort in Orlando, Florida. …

Hospitality

Fitness and Flying: In-Flight Spin Classes on Virgin Australia!

Yesterday, I saw Virgin Australia’s video of it’s new Virgin Active in-flight spin classes (creatively made in the style of a safety video). It …

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Silly Wabbit $20 Frontier Flight Deals!!

Hi everyone – and happy weekend and Passover and/or Easter – whatever you choose to celebrate (or not celebrate).<p>Frontier is running another $20 …

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Time Out Market Coming to NYC!

Time Out Market in Lisbon, Portugal<p>Whenever I travel, I really enjoy visiting local markets such as the <b>Mercado de San Miguel</b>, just off the Plaza …

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Bye bye Uber in SE Asia. Hello Grab!

Just in time for my upcoming trip to South East Asia, Uber is gobbled up by ride-share competitor Grab.

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Long Island City (NYC) - One Hotel Disappears and a New One is on the Way (But When?)

photo: Pixabay<p>Long Island City, in Queens, New York is just one subway stop from Manhattan. It was a somewhat run down industrial area, but recently …

Hospitality

Earn Triple Miles on American Airline Flights [Targeted Offer]

I received a targeted promotion today. The email subject line says <b>By invitation only – Earn triple miles on flights</b>.<p>The email says the following:</i> …

Costa Rica

5,000 Bonus Points For Using the IHG App

Intercontinental Hotel Group (IHG) has a promotion to encourage you to book your reservations directly on their app.<p>You can earn either 3,000 or …

Westin is Creating New Children's Pajamas from Old Bed Linens!

<b>Westin Hotels and Resorts</b>, known for promoting fitness, sleep and overall wellness for it’s guests is taking this commitment one step further. The …

New York City

JetBlue 2-Day Spring Sale!!

Spring can’t come soon enough, and JetBlue is warming my winter day with a new 2-Day sale!<p>And here are the basics:<p>Book by 3/16/18 (the earlier of …

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Vote to Win an Ultimate 2018 Vacation!

KLM IFly Website<p>KLM and it’s magazine, IFly, are asking you to vote on your choice of the five top vacation destinations for 2018. It’s easy to enter …

FREE!!! White Castle Combo (4 Cheese Sliders, Fries & Drink)

photo: pixabay<p>This is kind of ironic – here I am on a low-carb diet, spending the morning looking at a YouTube on Yoga and then one on the benefits …

United Airlines Employees are Returning To School - To Learn to be Nicer!

photo: pixabay<p>United Airlines has not exactly been winning Miss Congeniality awards recently. In fact, after incidents such as the one involving Dr. …

United Airlines

Another Hotel Chain Revamps Its Rewards Program

Perhaps there’s something in the water? Just two days after Club Carlson/Radisson Rewards announcement (see,<b>Radisson Hotel Group Introduces a New</b> …

FREE 21-Day Meditation Class from Oprah & Deepak! Register Now!

photo: pixabay<p>About twice per year, Oprah & Deepak Chopra and Chopra Center Meditation offer a free 21-day Meditation Experience. You simply sign up, …

Hotel Review: Radisson Blu Edwardian Mercer Street is a True Gem!

Every once in a while you just come across a hotel that gets it right. It’s clearly a combination of factors, but when it all comes together, it’s …

Radisson Hotel Group Introduces a New Loyalty Program - Radisson Rewards

This morning, at the International Hotel Investment Forum in Berlin, Germany, Carlson Rezidor announced that, effective today, the newly rebranded …

Hotel Review: The Hyatt Regency Mexico City

I have wanted to visit Mexico City for a long time, and I finally got there!! It was great and honestly, three days was not enough time! In this post …

Newest JetBlue 2-Day "Blue Carpet" Sale

JetBlue has announced it’s latest 2-day sale. Here are the basics:<p>Fares include government taxes and fees.<br>• Book by 2/28/18 (the earlier of 11:59 PM ET …

Frontier 2-Day Sale - Fares from $20

Frontier Airlines is running one of those crazy 20 buck sales.<p>These are just a few of the sale routes<p>There are plenty of routes included such as …

1,000 Bonus American Miles For Each Hyatt Place/House Eligible Stay!

Recently, World of Hyatt has been fast and furious with introducing new promotions! I say <i>keep it going</i> Hyatt!<p>Now World of Hyatt members have the …

Flying

[Hotel Fitness Center] Park Hyatt St. Kitts

I usually review a hotel’s fitness center and spa facility in one post, but in the case of the <b>Park Hyatt St. Kitts</b>, the fitness center and the …

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Music and Travel: An Interview with The Romantics' Drummer

<b>Dave the Traveling Music Man</b> interviews <b>Brad Elvis</b>, the drummer for the band <b>The Romantics</b> about musicians and travel.<p>Author: Dave the Traveling Music …

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