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Top 10 Unusual Finds By The TSA in 2016

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The TSA has one of the most entertaining Instagram accounts. On the account they primarily post interesting and odd items which are found trying to get through security.

They also share various tips for travelers like what can and can’t be brought on a plane in your carry-on.

I recently wrote how the TSA blocked a giant Teddy bear from flying at LAX. Continue reading Top 10 Unusual Finds By The TSA in 2016

Get A Free Cookie At A DoubleTree Hotel + Win A Free Night (10 Winners)

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image: Instagram @doubletree

It’s been many years since I stayed at a DoubleTree Hotel. While the room was nice, what stands out most was the free, tasty cookie given to us when we checked in! (I also asked for another cookie while checking out which they were happy to give to me.)

For a limited time you can stop in any DoubleTree Hotel in the U.S. and get a free, warm cookie! Continue reading Get A Free Cookie At A DoubleTree Hotel + Win A Free Night (10 Winners)

TSA Finds Lucille from The Walking Dead In A Carry On Bag

the walking deadThe TSA finds lots of interesting things in people’s carry on bags at the airport.

Over the summer they found and confiscated a 3-D printed gun.

Some other things that the TSA has found and that I’ve written about are :

If you’re not sure if an item is allowed to be brought in your carry on or even in a checked bag, you can ask the TSA through Facebook Messenger. Continue reading TSA Finds Lucille from The Walking Dead In A Carry On Bag

Win A Trip to Japan: National Geographic Traveler Instagram Photo Contest

National Geographic TravelerKim, Lucas and I visited Japan a little over three years back. At the time, Lucas was close to 1.5 years old. We had an awesome time and Japan ended up being a great destination for a toddler.

One of these days, I’d love to go back to Japan and see more of the country.

During the month of August, you can enter to win a trip for 2 to Japan in the National Geographic Traveler Instagram Photo Contest! Continue reading Win A Trip to Japan: National Geographic Traveler Instagram Photo Contest

Man Travels the World With An Awesome Sign!

travels the worldYesterday I wrote about a man traveling the world with his pet chicken. Definitely not the most likely travel partner, but a chicken does make for a great story and conversation piece!

Some of you may have realized that I like signs, especially funny one that I come across during my travels. Check out some Ridiculous Street Signs here.

I just came across the story of a man who travels the world with a pretty interesting (and somewhat funny) sign. Continue reading Man Travels the World With An Awesome Sign!

Come Along on a Photo- Journey, Follow Me on Instagram!

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Does you ever feel that you go away on a trip to a fascinating place, take tons of photos and then they just sit around collecting virtual dust on your computer’s hard drive?

There was a time (pre-blog) that I used to make photo books after of our trips. This was a great and interesting way to show my photos to people. The problem is that photo books take what seems like forever to make. Continue reading Come Along on a Photo- Journey, Follow Me on Instagram!

You NEED To See These Instagram Photos

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Instagram: @paperboyo

I’m sure that we’ve all seen those silly photos where with a little trickery it appears your friend is holding up the Leaning Tower of Pisa or kissing the Sphynx in Egypt.

While they are a bit ridiculous, I’m guilty of trying this out in the past and it can be a lot of fun! (Also, who am I to judge? I do jump for photos all over the world!)

I recently came across some amazing travel photos which remind me of the photos I’ve described above, they’re just a whole lot better. Continue reading You NEED To See These Instagram Photos