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Giant Snails Seized At US Airport, Tortuga Outbreaker Backpack Review, XXL Pizza Challenge, Earn An Easy 1000 Points With Altitude Reserve & More- The Rehash!

rehashOver the weekend, we took a day trip to the Jersey Shore where I attempted a food challenge to eat an XXL pizza on my own. Find out how it went at the link below!

We head Back to the Balkans this weekend. There’s still a lot of planning to get done but we’ve made a decent amount of progress so far. Continue reading Giant Snails Seized At US Airport, Tortuga Outbreaker Backpack Review, XXL Pizza Challenge, Earn An Easy 1000 Points With Altitude Reserve & More- The Rehash!

Least Fun US States, 50 Most Notable People In Travel, Most Beautiful Beaches In World, Europe’s Strangest Traditions, $800 Tasting Menus & More- Travel News!

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Did I Finish Pete & Elda’s XXL Pizza In The Whole Pie Eater’s Challenge?

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From our first visit…

Besides travel, pizza and baseball are a couple of my other favorite hobbies.

Traveling doesn’t always mean getting on a plane or even driving very far. Sometimes, we go on pizza tours, visiting multiple shops in one day.¬† We started doing this more over the past year or so, since we had been grounded during the pandemic.

While I believe New York has the best pizza in the world, great pizza can also be found in states close to home like Connecticut, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Continue reading Did I Finish Pete & Elda’s XXL Pizza In The Whole Pie Eater’s Challenge?

Product Review: Tortuga Outbreaker Backpack (Spoiler- It’s Awesome!)

TortugaPacking for a family of four isn’t always easy, especially when the kids aren’t doing much of the carrying.

While we have a decent amount (and variety) of luggage, I was excited to give the Tortuga Outbreaker Backpack a try when I was contacted by the company. Continue reading Product Review: Tortuga Outbreaker Backpack (Spoiler- It’s Awesome!)

Earn An Easy 1,000 Points With The US Bank Altitude Reserve Card!

US Bank Altitude ReserveThe US Bank Altitude Reserve is my go to card for mobile purchases. The card earns 3X points on all mobile payments which is pretty sweet!

While the card comes with a pricey $400/ year annual fee, its offset by a $325 annual credit good on travel and dining purchases. The credit essentially makes the card $75 per year and well worth holding onto. Continue reading Earn An Easy 1,000 Points With The US Bank Altitude Reserve Card!

15 Dangerous Giant Snails From Africa Seized At Houston Airport

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The US Customs and Border Protection confiscated 15 potentially dangerous and damaging giant snails at Houston airport earlier in the month.

The giant snails, also known as banana rasp snails were discovered in a passenger’s luggage. She was traveling to George Bush International Airport from Nigeria. Continue reading 15 Dangerous Giant Snails From Africa Seized At Houston Airport

Win A Trip For 2 To Saint Lucia- Three Winners!

Saint LuciaThe Saint Lucia Tourism Authority is currently running the Ultimate Romance Giveaway!

In the giveaway, three lucky winners will each win a trip for two to Saint Lucia! (There will be one winner from the United States, United Kingdom and Canada.)

We visited Saint Lucia back in May 2017 and had a great time and Continue reading Win A Trip For 2 To Saint Lucia- Three Winners!

Ashton Kutcher Sold Seat On Virgin Galactic, Awesome New Mini Golf Course In Brooklyn, Win A Trip to Dogfish Head Brewery In Delaware & More- The Rehash!

REHASHOur upcoming trip to the Balkans is fast approaching. In less than two weeks, we’ll be flying to Croatia.

We have a lot more trip planning to do and we’ve been a bit surprised by the prices of hotels in some areas as well as rental car prices… Continue reading Ashton Kutcher Sold Seat On Virgin Galactic, Awesome New Mini Golf Course In Brooklyn, Win A Trip to Dogfish Head Brewery In Delaware & More- The Rehash!

Unvaccinated Are 2nd Class On Cruises, Canada Reopening Borders To Vaccinated Americans, Good Luck Renewing Your Passport & More- Travel News!

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