It may take a leap of faith to visit Greece right now, but trust me, you won’t be disappointed. The waters are still very blue, the food still incredibly delicious, and the people are very eager to make sure you have a good time. Although the island of Crete is distanced from some of the Read full post »
Mexico City is a vast metropolis and many find it daunting to navigate and enjoy. While there are certainly reasons to be cautious, there are many more reasons to go and enjoy this fabulous city. Getting There Paying with frequent flyer miles: United, Delta and American each offer 35,000-mile round trip award fares from the Read full post »
As someone who travels frequently, people are always asking about my next big international trip. After all, with plenty of points and miles to spend, it’s easy to plan travel in terms of how far your miles can take you with the goal of traveling to foreign lands with cultures much different than our own. Read full post »
I love mountains and I even tried to climb one once. I made it to the last hut before the summit on Kilimanjaro but unfortunately succumbed to pulmonary edema and had to get down quickly. Not as lucky was another climber in our group with similar symptoms who left in a coma. I look at Read full post »
Home to the magnificent Panama Canal, Panama City offers a vast array of activities and extraordinary venues to explore. It’s also very affordable. Though Panama does have its own currency, the U.S. dollar is used prominently so no need to exchange funds on arrival. Here’s how to make the most of your frugal trip to Read full post »
If you’re currently planning a trip to London, you may have heard of the London Pass. If you haven’t, the London Pass is a prepaid pass you can buy that offers quick entry into 60+ London attractions, saving both time and money. If you choose, you can also add an Oyster travel card that includes Read full post »
The onset of autumn brings many traditions we simply cannot escape, no matter where our travels take us. Football season, pumpkin-flavored everything and an endless river of Oktoberfest-branded beverages all signify one thing: the return of fall. While I eagerly look forward to the first two of those signals, the third one only makes me long Read full post »
With the lifting of the $160 reciprocity fee to enter Chile and plummeting airfares from the U.S, more Americans are flying off to explore this exciting South American city. During my recent visit, for instance, I saw dozens of Americans who were there for the spring skiing. We also ran into frequent flyer friends and Read full post »
Montreal is a great alternative to a European vacation. You’ll experience the same ambiance of a French city without the jetlag. And instead of paying a premium for the euro, you’ll enjoy the benefit of the strong U.S. dollar currently sitting at nearly $1.32 to the Canadian dollar. Getting There Montreal has brutal winters and Read full post »
When my husband and I traveled to Colorado in August, we had plenty of rewards options for our two nights in downtown Denver. After all, the capital city has properties from all of the major hotel chains that I frequent – Starwood Preferred Guest, Marriott, Hilton and IHG. After a little bit of stressing, we Read full post »
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