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Fall of Berlin Wall Anniversary- 8,000 Balloons Lit to Recreate Divided City

fall of the berlin wall anniversary
image: Wired

Tomorrow, November 9 marks the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.

1989 saw the reunification of friends and families divided by concrete walls and barbed wire for close to 30 years when the wall came down.

Kim, Lucas and I visited the Berlin twice in recent years and really enjoyed the city. What’s left of the wall today is essentially mini-museums which each tell a story. (At times you might need a bit of an imagination to think about what the city/ country must’ve been like while divided when walking by the wall segments.) Continue reading Fall of Berlin Wall Anniversary- 8,000 Balloons Lit to Recreate Divided City

And The Winners of 3 Gogo Passes Are…

Free Gogo Inflight Internet

Last week I wrote a post about the third anniversary of my blog Michael W Travels.

Along with mentioning the big 3 year anniversary, I also offered a chance to win 1 of 3 Gogo Inflight Internet passes. (There will also be a couple of more giveaways coming up.)

My giveaway ended a few days back and it’s definitely time to announce the winners. Continue reading And The Winners of 3 Gogo Passes Are…

Win A Free Gogo Inflight Internet Pass (3 Winners)

free gogo inflight internet

Earlier in the week I wrote about the third anniversary of Michael W Travels. When I started out blogging I didn’t think I’d stick with it for so long but here we are 3 years later and not a single day missing a post!

To celebrate the occasion, I wanted to run a few giveaways and thank you for continuing to read my blog!  Continue reading Win A Free Gogo Inflight Internet Pass (3 Winners)

Michael W Travels 3rd Anniversary & Giveaway #1

gogo inflight free
Plovdiv, Bulgaria

Don’t forget to enter my giveaway below!

The 3rd anniversary of Michael W Travels passed two weeks back. I can’t believe that my blog has been around for this long! You could say it’s my other baby!

I had meant to write about the occasion and run a giveaway on the actual anniversary date. Since I missed it by two weeks, I’ll be adding a couple of more prizes and running those in the near future… Continue reading Michael W Travels 3rd Anniversary & Giveaway #1

Southwest B-Day Sweepstakes, Win 1 of 43 Prizes

It’s Southwest Airlines’ 43rd birthday and they’re giving away 43 prizes to celebrate, including 2 grand prize trips which include airfare, a 4 night hotel stay and more!

One lucky winner will win a trip for 2 to Arizona, the other, a trip for 2 to Jamaica. 41 runner-up winners will receive a retro 70’s Southwest baseball cap.

While the prizes sound great I’ll be sitting this sweepstakes out since residents of NY are not allowed to enter. Lame… Continue reading Southwest B-Day Sweepstakes, Win 1 of 43 Prizes

Michael W Travels 2nd Anniversary & Giveaway

IMG_6197Don’t forget to enter my giveaway below!

I didn’t have much time to celebrate or reflect on the 2nd birthday/ anniversary of the blog on Sunday. Kim, Lucas and I had a busy day taking part in openhousenewyork- visiting the TWA Flight Center and then went to visit some friends.

I started Michael W Travels on October 13, 2011 as a way to keep you informed about most things travel. I continue to write about a variety of topics with no travel-related topic being off-limits.

Some Topics I Cover:

  • Travel News
  • Great Food (local and around the world)
  • Travel Contests (I also love to give things away too)
  • Trip Planning & Reports
  • Family Travel
  • Miles & Points
  • Photos of our travels around the world
  • Local events in NYC
  • Whatever else might be on my mind…

Continue reading Michael W Travels 2nd Anniversary & Giveaway