Our final full day in Cape Town was the day the group chose to split up. Some of us chose to visit Robben Island and a few stayed back to enjoy the spa at the Westin for a bit of relaxation. Another filling Read full post »
Our third day in Cape Town was a bit of an audible for us. We had shark cave diving scheduled but received a cancellation notice from our charter company due to bad weather and high winds. We also unfortunately canceled our day Read full post »
Our second day in Cape Town started much like our first with breakfast at the Westin Executive Lounge. While I do try to visit local restaurants as much as possible, the convenience and price (free) of a very nice breakfast located an Read full post »
Points and miles blogs are a great way to learn a lot of information, especially if you are just starting out. As the blogs have gotten bigger and more popular, many of them have stopped sharing some of the really good deals. Read full post »
Exploring the souks of the Medina, the oldest area in the city of Marrakech, is a rush. They’re colorful, exciting, and ancient. Just being there offers insight into how daily life must have transpired centuries ago. I’ve visited Marrakech previously and enjoyed Read full post »
February and March is always the hardest times of the year for me. The cold and snow combining to make my adopted home a frozen tundra makes it difficult to focus on the tasks at hand. Combine that with the inevitable cabin Read full post »
Travel is powerful. It can expand us culturally and enhance our lives. It also opens doors to affect the lives of the people we encounter during our journey. The Pacific Asia Travel Association recently published a report on how tourism affects local Read full post »
I love this hobby, not only for what it affords me but also for the fact that it has allowed my friends and family to travel the world at prices they can afford. Just last week a friend and his wife booked round-trip Read full post »
According to the Travel Industry Association of America, nearly 30 million Americans traveled with their pets in the past three years. Because of the popularity of traveling and transporting animals, JFK will be opening a luxury pet terminal this year to accommodate Read full post »
One of the (many) problems I have with life in the Midwest includes the harsh winter season. Despite the low cost of living and opportunities to express my frugal way of life, the inches of snow and arctic winds make the opening Read full post »
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