All posts by Michael W

We Need To Go Back To Japan- Super Nintendo World Opening in 2021!

Super Nintendo WorldBack in March of 2016 I wrote a post sharing news that a Nintendo theme park was being built in Japan.

While I’m not a huge fan of theme parks, I was definitely interested in this one due to being a big Nintendo fan growing up. Fast forward to 2021 and my kids are huge fans of the Nintendo Switch, especially Super Mario games . Continue reading We Need To Go Back To Japan- Super Nintendo World Opening in 2021!

GoSun Flatware: Awesome, Compact Travel Utensils!

GoSunI recently received an e-mail about an interesting travel product.

GoSun Flatware is super-compact travel utensils which fit into a case just a bit thicker than a credit card! I was curious to give this item a try and happy to receive a set to test out.

Here are my thoughts on GoSun Flatware: Continue reading GoSun Flatware: Awesome, Compact Travel Utensils!

The Vessel At Hudson Yards In NYC Temporarily Closed Due To Suicides

The VesselThe Vessel at Hudson Yards in New York City opened a little less than two years back with fanfare both positive and negative. The structure drew large crowds and makes for a very Instagram-worthy attraction.

We visited The Vessel a month after it opened. It’s a very impressive site to see in person. Lucas and I had a blast wandering climbing up and down the staircases, taking in incredible views, while also snapping some fun photos. Continue reading The Vessel At Hudson Yards In NYC Temporarily Closed Due To Suicides

Sweet Deal! Chic-fil-A Giving Away FREE Fudge Brownies!

Chic-fil-A

When it comes to fast food (we don’t eat a lot of it), Chic-fil-A is definitely a family favorite. We love their excellent chicken sandwich, nuggets, tasty sauces and their (newish) mac and cheese!

Back in 2015, I visited the original Chic-fil-A: Dwarf House. Find out about the visit here. Continue reading Sweet Deal! Chic-fil-A Giving Away FREE Fudge Brownies!

Earning The Hyatt Brand Explorer Free Night, Country With The Most Powerful Passport, Shake Shack’s Limited Time Korea Menu & More- The Rehash!

RehashOver the weekend, we visited a fun science museum in New Jersey for Lucas’s 9th birthday. Since we crossed state lines, it was a good excuse to go on a little pizza tour, visiting four shops!

We plan to continue the celebration this weekend by going away for a couple of nights since we’re off on Monday for Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Continue reading Earning The Hyatt Brand Explorer Free Night, Country With The Most Powerful Passport, Shake Shack’s Limited Time Korea Menu & More- The Rehash!

52 Places To Love In 2021, Newest Hotel Amenity, Latest Hawaii Travel Restrictions, 21 Places To Go, Two Gorillas Test Positive For COVID At SD Zoo & More- Travel News!

Travel NewsTravel News:

Continue reading 52 Places To Love In 2021, Newest Hotel Amenity, Latest Hawaii Travel Restrictions, 21 Places To Go, Two Gorillas Test Positive For COVID At SD Zoo & More- Travel News!

The Country With The Most Powerful Passport In The World…

If I had to make a guess, I’d assume that the US has one of the most, if not the most powerful passport in the world.

However, my guess would not be correct.

What makes a country’s passport powerful? According to Wikipedia, “the country with the highest visa-free score has the most powerful passport.” Continue reading The Country With The Most Powerful Passport In The World…

Sweet! I Earned A Hyatt Brand Explorer Free Night!

HyattOver the recent winter break, we spent a couple of nights in Philadelphia.

While looking at places to stay, we felt it was a great time to use one of our Hyatt Category 1-4 free nights (earned from having the credit card).

We decided a good use of the free night was at The Bellevue, part of the Unbound Collection. (We spent our first night at the Kimpton Palomar.) Continue reading Sweet! I Earned A Hyatt Brand Explorer Free Night!