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Send Stuffed Animals on Vacations

May 21st, 2010 · Comments Off on Send Stuffed Animals on Vacations

Can’t afford to go on vacation this year? Don’t take it out on your stuffed animals. There are a couple companies that will send your stuffed animal on vacation, take photos, and then make you feel bad about staying at home. How much is it? Plans start at $120 and get up to $200, depending […]

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Least Visited National Monuments in the United States

May 12th, 2010 · 1 Comment

The Los Angeles Times took a look at some of the hidden gems our nation has to offer. Many of our nearly four hundred national parks are absolutely free to visit, even when it’s not National Park Week, so sometimes we overlook them. So it’s a nice treat when the LA Times pointed a few […]

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Carnivals: Our First Editor’s Pick!

May 8th, 2010 · Comments Off on Carnivals: Our First Editor’s Pick!

Much love to Len Penzo for selecting our post about Carnival Cruises Past Guest Recognition Loyal Program as one of the Best of the Best in Money and Personal Finance! Len was amazed that after a mere 100 sailings (yes, 100), you earned a complimentary voyage of up to 8 days. Len, when we’re both […]

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Airlines Promise Not to Charge for Carry-On Bags

April 19th, 2010 · Comments Off on Airlines Promise Not to Charge for Carry-On Bags

Ever since Spirit Airlines announced a $45 fee for carry-on luggage a few weeks ago, the travel world has been talking about how the fees have started to get ridiculous. It also seem s a little silly but Senator Charles Schumer, Democrat from New York, contacted American Airlines, Delta Airlines, JetBlue, United Airlines and US […]

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Eurorail Review: To Eurail or not to Eurail…

March 28th, 2010 · Comments Off on Eurorail Review: To Eurail or not to Eurail…

When booking our trip to Europe I was torn between purchasing a Eurail pass or not. (Eurail is the correct spelling of what we Americans tend to call a “EuroRail” pass). Jim and I were going to be travelling in 3 mainland European countries only by train so it seemed like a good plan, but […]

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Visiting Miami: Rental Car vs. Taxi

March 22nd, 2010 · Comments Off on Visiting Miami: Rental Car vs. Taxi

During our fun Spring Break trip to Miami and the Bahamas, we decided to take taxis instead of renting a car when traveling around Miami. We did rent a car for our trip to the Everglades, from Enterprise Rent a Car since the Everglades are ~1 hour away. Only using taxis seemed like a good […]

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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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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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The 31 Places to Go in 2010 by New York Times

January 25th, 2010 · Comments Off on The 31 Places to Go in 2010 by New York Times

Earlier this month, The New York Times published a list of thirty one places you should try to visit in 2010. Along with the listing of places, they devote several paragraphs to each, explaining why it would be a great destination and any recent changes that might pique your interest. For example, the 29th location, […]

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Hash House A Go Go, San Diego

January 12th, 2010 · Comments Off on Hash House A Go Go, San Diego

In the Las Vegas episode of Man V. Food, Adam stops by the Hash House A Go Go in Las Vegas to show off some of their delights. I had no idea, and only knew because of the food, that I had been to a Hash House before in San Diego! I was in San […]

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