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Hospitality

Top 5 Things To Do in Dublin, Ireland

My Trip To Ireland – October 2000<p>Happy St. Patrick’s Day! While I don’t claim to be “actually” Irish, I have lots of Irish in my heritage so I’ve …

Is The Marriott The Best Hotel In San Jose Costa Rica?

Yes, the Marriott is the best hotel in San Jose Costa Rica.<p>Well, I guess I should explain or else this would be the shortest blog post ever!!<p>Why The …

What To Do in Bath (Other Than Visit the Baths)

Bath is a really pretty city. Quintessentially English, cute as a button, and renowned for its wonderful Roman Baths and thermal spa. I enjoyed it so …

The best spring destinations for families

Are you looking forward to spring yet? Spring is my favourite time of the year and I think it’s the best time of the year to travel to many places as …

How to Purchase a Marriott Hotel + Air Package

Purchsing a <b>Marriott Hotel + Air Package</b> is a great way to use your Marriott points. Each package consists of 7 nights at a Marriott property plus …

What You Need To Know About World of Hyatt Elite Status

Elite Status is a great thing to have for a hotel or airline…who doesn’t love free perks?! Hyatt is one of the best hotel chains for award bookings …

Best pierogi in Krakow (and other delicious Polish foods)

This post is also available in: Italiano (Italian)<p>Table of Contents<p>What are pierogi<p>Kazimierz<p>Best cheap pierogi in Kazimierz district<br>• Best classy …

Unique Gift Idea For Valentine's Day...And A Giveaway!

I’m really not a watch person. I haven’t worn a watch for probably 15 years. So, when <b>JORD watches</b> contacted me about a collaboration, I was a little …

Royal Caribbean's Private Beach in Labadee, Haiti

If you have looked at a Caribbean cruise on Royal Caribbean lately, chances are you have seen Labadee, Haiti as a port of call. At first I was …

10 things to do in Vilnius, Lithuania

<b>Lithuania</b> is a country that is often <b>overlooked</b> due to its lack of world famous Instagram locations and its relatively secluded location in the …

Northern Europe

How To Use Chase Ultimate Rewards Points To Save Big Money On Travel

Chase Ultimate Rewards points are my favorite type of point currency. They are simple to earn, easy to use and help me save a ton of money on travel …

Flying

American Express Airline Fee Credit

Many of the premium (read: expensive) credit cards available come with some pretty premium benefits. One of the best ways to maximize the value you …

Flying

Cruise Ship Art Auctions with Park West Gallery

If you have never cruised before you might be thinking, “WTF does an art auction have to do with cruising?” and if you have cruised before you are …

Art

The most romantic places in Italy for couples

This post is also available in: Italiano (Italian)<p>Table of Contents<p>Verona: Romeo and Juliet city<br>• Venice: gondolas and romance<br>• Amalfi Coast: Sea, …

Italy

The Baltic Pearl: Tallinn city guide

<b>Tallinn</b> is without a doubt one of the most <b>underrated destinations</b> in <b>Europe</b>. Not many capital cities are as picturesque and as enjoyable as this …

European Travel

Iberostar Punta Cana Review

My family and I recently traveled to Punta Cana, Dominican Republic for my cousin’s wedding. I was so excited to be able to spend some time with my …

Punta Cana

How To Earn Delta Miles If Your Baggage Is Delayed

Did you know you can earn Delta miles if your baggage is delayed? Neither did I until I found this.<p>If your bags take more than 20 minutes to make it …

Flying

Swimming With Stingrays in Grand Cayman

I love trying new things on vacation. My recent cruise on <b>Royal Caribbean’s Freedom of the Seas</b> was no exception. In addition to scuba diving in …

Scuba Diving

Tips For a Healthy New Year From The Best Columbus Bloggers

The beginning of each year tends to bring resolutions of better eating, working out and trying to live an overall healthier lifestyle. Health and …

Fitness

How To Stay Healthy While Traveling...Without A Gym!

Traveling is great but let’s be honest, it can lead you to drop your healthy habits like a hot potato. Through all of my travels I have developed …

It's My One Year Blogiversary!

I launched this blog one year ago today…Happy Blogiversary to me!! My first year of blogging as been quite a ride.<p>This year has been packed full – …

5 Reasons Why You Should Visit The Columbus Zoo And Aquarium

The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium is one of the best zoos in the USA. I’m not just saying that because I live in Columbus. It is consistently voted among …

Ten Reasons to Visit Michigan in Winter • Nomad by Trade

Just because the weather is cold doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy Michigan in winter. Whether you want to explore the outdoors or keep warm inside, there …

Royal Caribbean Freedom of The Seas Review

My family and I recently returned from a week long cruise on Royal Caribbean Freedom of the Seas! This was my second time cruising with Royal …

Scuba diving in the Perhentian Islands

Situated in the North East of Malaysia, the Perhentian Islands are a small paradise for underwater sports lovers because of the varied eco-system …

The Coolest Gift Ideas For Travel Lovers - Holiday Edition

It’s that time of year again…the holidays! Whatever that means to you and whatever holidays you celebrate, there is a good chance that it will …

Hiking In Hocking Hills State Park - Logan, OH

Last week I wrote about our <b>failed attempt at a Key West Anniversary Trip</b>. Needless to say, I was disappointed. Ok, VERY disappointed – and mad and …

I'm Feeling Overwhelmed And It Sucks

I’m overwhelmed. Then I realize I shouldn’t be overwhelmed, so now I am feeling guilty and overwhelmed. Then I think I should probably be able to get …

The Best Travel Credit Cards With No Annual Fee

Some of the most common questions I get are, “What credit card should I get if I am just starting out” or “What are the best travel credit cards with …