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Win 40,000 Choice Privileges Points- 40 Winners!

Choice PrivilegesChoice Hotels is currently running the Comfort 40th Anniversary Sweepstakes.

In the sweepstakes 40 lucky winners will each win 40,000 Choice Privileges points!

While we don’t stay at Choice Hotels properties frequently, I’d still love to win this prize. It’s definitely good to have points in a variety of loyalty programs. Continue reading Win 40,000 Choice Privileges Points- 40 Winners!

I Bought The Largest Individual LEGO Set, The Art World Map!

LEGOThe Michael W Travels family really likes maps. Besides being extremely helpful while planning trips,  we’ve bought a handful of maps to hang on our walls. (Most are actually still waiting to get hung up.)

I recently came across a LEGO set that I had to track down and purchase. No, I wasn’t looking for the set for my kids. This LEGO set isn’t what I’d consider a toy, it’s more hangable art. Continue reading I Bought The Largest Individual LEGO Set, The Art World Map!

Rome Now Has A Pizza Vending Machine!

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Not From Pizza Vending Machine…

While in Rome, Kim and I enjoyed lots of excellent pizza around the city. A couple of shops which stood out were Pizzeria Da Baffetto and Forno Campo de’ Fiori. (There are other shops we enjoyed who’s names I can not recall.)

While there are a variety of different styles, there’s now a new pizza option in Rome. Continue reading Rome Now Has A Pizza Vending Machine!

Watch The Trailer For The New Anthony Bourdain Film, Free Samples At Costco Are Back, McDonald’s To Debut Rewards Program & More- The Rehash!

RehashYesterday we went to the Immersive Van Gogh Exhibit in NYC.

Kim and I had an awesome time and were really impressed and I’d highly recommend going. While we didn’t bring the kids along, I think it would also be a lot of fun for little ones.

I plan to write a more detailed review of our visit (hopefully)!

How has your week gone when it comes to miles, points and travel?

Now it’s time to take a look back at some of this past week’s posts in a recap that I like to call, The Rehash!

Here is your chance to Win A 5 Day, 4 Night Trip For Two To Honolulu, Hawaii. Enter by June 9, 2021.

Did you hear the Big News: Free Samples Are Coming Back To Costco Stores!

I definitely plan to see this film… Check Out The Trailer For Anthony Bourdain Film Coming Out In July.

Big pizza news: New Brooklyn Pizza Shop From Lucali’s Mark Iacono Opening Next Week.

It’s always nice to be rewarded… McDonald’s To Debut New MyMcDonald’s Rewards Program!

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Can Travel Be Fun Again, Italian Police Seize Sand & Shells- Fine Tourists, European Country Will Pay You To Visit, Vaccine Tourism, & More- Travel News!

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Continue reading Can Travel Be Fun Again, Italian Police Seize Sand & Shells- Fine Tourists, European Country Will Pay You To Visit, Vaccine Tourism, & More- Travel News!

McDonald’s To Debut New MyMcDonald’s Rewards Program!

McDonald'sVarious fast food restaurants have been offering rewards programs through their apps for some time. Now, McDonald’s, the largest fast food chain in the world is set to debut a program of their own.

MyMcDonald’s Rewards is coming soon according to an e-mail I received but no exact date was mentioned. Continue reading McDonald’s To Debut New MyMcDonald’s Rewards Program!

New Brooklyn Pizza Shop From Lucali’s Mark Iacono Opening Next Week

Pizza Brooklyn’s pizza shop Lucali ranks at the top of the best pizzerias in America on just about every list each year.

The shop is pretty small and you can’t just stop by for a slice. Expect hours long waits to get one of their pies and delicious calzones (which I think are even better). Continue reading New Brooklyn Pizza Shop From Lucali’s Mark Iacono Opening Next Week

Check Out The Trailer For Anthony Bourdain Film Coming Out In July

Anthony Bourdain
image: CNN

Chef, author and globetrotting TV star Anthony Bourdain tragically died almost three years back. Since then, a scholarship was started in his name by the Culinary Institute of America and New Jersey’s Anthony Bourdain Food Trail officially debuted.

There hasn’t been much news pertaining to Anthony Bourdain over the past year, however, that’s about to change. A film about Bourdain is set to be released in theaters this summer! Continue reading Check Out The Trailer For Anthony Bourdain Film Coming Out In July