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Entries from February 2010

How to Avoid the Norovirus!

February 24th, 2010 · Comments Off on How to Avoid the Norovirus!

With our short three-day cruise to the Bahamas all booked, reading stories like the recent outbreak of a norovirus-like illness on the Celebrity Mercury sure isn’t comforting. The number of people affected seems to be around 400 and while they’re unsure how it got on board, they’ve responded by bringing a doctor on board and […]

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How to Find a Cheap Flight

February 19th, 2010 · Comments Off on How to Find a Cheap Flight

Matt Gross, Frugal Traveler on the New York Times, published a very educational article this week on how to find a cheap flight. As a relatively frequent traveler, I thought I knew many, thought not all, the tricks in the trade but I see that Matt clearly has me beat. While we start with the […]

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Tags: Money Tips

Royal Caribbean Majesty of the Seas to the Bahamas, March 2010

February 18th, 2010 · Comments Off on Royal Caribbean Majesty of the Seas to the Bahamas, March 2010

I like cruises because they’re simple (it’s like cheating!). They’re really like the equivalent of fast food. It’s prepackaged, fairly priced for what you get, and easy. After our month-long trip to Europe, I think we’re in the mood for a quick little getaway that satisfies our desire to travel without really satisfying our desire […]

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Hiking Diamond Head State Park in Oahu, Hawaii

February 16th, 2010 · 3 Comments

Two years ago my wife and I visited Hawaii for our honeymoon and spent part of our trip on the beaches of Waikiki, on the island of Oahu. We stayed on touristy Waikiki because we had just spent a week and a half in less tourist-heavy areas of Kauai and the Big Island and we […]

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Tags: Historical Attraction

Why Is Amtrak So Expensive?

February 15th, 2010 · 1 Comment

I live about fifteen minutes south of BWI Airport (Baltimore Washington International) and can usually get a flight to my parents’ home airport, Long Island Islip-MacArthur Airport, on Southwest for less than $200. Back before the recession and oil hitting the $150 a barrel peak, I used to get flights for $29 or $39 each […]

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Tags: General

Best Bets:Las Vegas – Mac King Comedy Magic Show

February 9th, 2010 · Comments Off on Best Bets:Las Vegas – Mac King Comedy Magic Show

One of my favorite activities to do in Las Vegas is to see the Mac King Comedy Magic Show! Every time I travel to Las Vegas I made to sure to stop by Harrah’s and enjoy the show! Its ranked #11 of 581 Attractions on TripAdvisor with some great reviews. I think its a Las […]

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Tags: General · Money Tips · Reviews