Perhaps you wouldn’t consider a communist punk rock bar particularly charming but when you’re in Riga, Latvia, I assure you that such an establishment fits perfectly into the whole historical ambiance of the city. I didn’t set out to end up in Read full post »
Puerto Rico offers some of the best features of Caribbean islands all in one place. The entire circumference is settled with beautiful yet diverse beaches, yet you also have huge rolling hills, a rainforest, and the big city feel of San Juan. Read full post »
It’s never a good feeling when you realize that something is lost, and it’s especially not good if your chances of getting it back are minimal. That’s basically the case when you leave something on a plane. If you ever leave something Read full post »
No matter how we look at it, earning and retaining customer loyalty is a major business on all sides of the travel industry. According to Connexions Loyalty, a loyalty fulfillment company, 83 percent of all consumers belong to at least one loyalty Read full post »
As a frugal travel enthusiast, I always try to plan trips where I have some control over our spending. But sometimes, I’m willing to forge ahead with travel plans that will surely bust my budget into shreds. Our upcoming trip to St. Read full post »
If you travel a lot for your business and your trips often include hotel stays, then the Starwood Preferred Guest Business Credit Card from American Express might be right for you. Presently, SPG Business is offering a sign-up bonus of two free Read full post »
Starwood Preferred Guest has a new promotion available for fall and you should register for the promotion even if you don’t have any planned stays at SPG hotels. You never know when one might pop up! Here are the details. Registration is Read full post »
I’m a huge fan of the Chase Ultimate Rewards Travel Portal, which is a totally underrated tool for scoring travel deals. I’ve gotten amazing value out of my Ultimate Rewards points and booked great paid travel deals through this channel. If you Read full post »
You’ve just booked your flights and hotel so you’re ready to escape to that fabulous destination. And although you know where you’re going and where you’re staying once you arrive, there is still a great deal of information you need to know Read full post »
A couple weeks ago, my mom and I set out for a short weekend getaway to Lisbon, Portugal. Overall it was a great trip, but there was a pretty major hiccup on our flight on the way home. In short: we missed Read full post »
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