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IRS Revoking Passports, JetBlue’s New Competition, Lyft Buys Biggest US Bike Share, Hotels Spending Due To Bed Bugs, Airbus Beluga XL Whale Livery & More- Travel News

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Man Arrested With 60 Pounds of Marijuana At Airport, Febreze Didn’t Work

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A man flew into Nashville International Airport with almost 60 pounds of marijuana in his luggage and was quickly caught.

He flew in from Los Angeles on an unnamed airline. Besides the large quantity of marijuana, the passenger, Jose Medina Ayala also had over $2,700 in cash on him. Continue reading Man Arrested With 60 Pounds of Marijuana At Airport, Febreze Didn’t Work

Get A FREE Slurpee & $1 Hot Dogs On 7 Eleven Day

7 Eleven7 Eleven Day is a favorite for us here at Michael W Travels.

Lucas LOVES Slurpees and I like the occasional Coca Cola Slurpee from time to time. (Kim isn’t a huge fan and Theo is starting to get a sweet tooth for them, too.)

In recent years, we’ve made it a habit of heading to 7 Eleven on 7/11 for a free frozen drink. Continue reading Get A FREE Slurpee & $1 Hot Dogs On 7 Eleven Day

Anthony Bourdain Left Most Of Estate To Daughter, Value Is Surprising

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Around one month back, TV personality, chef, author and world traveler Anthony Bourdain passed away.

The world mourned the loss of such a big personality. A couple of weeks later, the season finale of Bourdain’s hit CNN series Parts Unknown aired. Hopefully this isn’t the last episode though. (Bourdain was in the middle of filming season 12 when he died.) Continue reading Anthony Bourdain Left Most Of Estate To Daughter, Value Is Surprising

Win A Trip For Two To Oktoberfest In Munich, Germany

OktoberfestGeneral Assembly is giving away a trip for two to Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany to one lucky winner.

The prize includes a $1,000 airline credit, hotel stay, VIP table at Oktoberfest and more!

Kim, Lucas and I spent a few days at the Munich Oktoberfest back in 2013. We had an awesome and memorable experience so we’d love to attend again. (Check out my post, Should You Take Your Toddler To Oktoberfest?) Continue reading Win A Trip For Two To Oktoberfest In Munich, Germany

How Did I Do On This New York Times Travel Quiz?

New York TimesFrom time to time, I come across travel quizzes which test your knowledge of various elements of travel.

One of my favorites, doesn’t exactly test travel. The quiz wants to find out how many countries can you name in 7 minutes.

The New York Times has a new quiz trying to find out How Smart A Traveler Are You? Continue reading How Did I Do On This New York Times Travel Quiz?

Victoria’s Secret Model Sues Hotel, Anthony Bourdain Biography, Convert Radisson Points For Double United Miles, Passenger Pissed At British Airways For Service Nutri-Grain Bar & More- The Rehash!

rehashThe Michael W Travels family spent the past four nights at the beautiful Park Hyatt St Kitts.

We had a very nice visit and I plan to write a review as well as share some money saving tips for visiting this pricey property. Today, we’re spending the day in Miami before heading back home.

How has your week gone when it comes to miles, points and travel? Continue reading Victoria’s Secret Model Sues Hotel, Anthony Bourdain Biography, Convert Radisson Points For Double United Miles, Passenger Pissed At British Airways For Service Nutri-Grain Bar & More- The Rehash!

Selling Alcohol On Planes, Boeing’s Hypersonic Jet, Disney’s Toy Story World, British Beer Shortage, James Bond Museum, Food Capital Of Asia, UNESCO World Heritage Nominees- Travel News

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Former Victorias Secret Model Suing Hotel Over Bedbugs

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A former Victorias Secret model is suing a hotel in Califorina “after alleging she was bitten across her entire body while staying in a bedbug-infested room two years ago,” according to People.

The model, Sabrina Jales St. Pierre said through her attorney that the situation at the hotel has left her with psychological trauma and “affected her ability to model”. Continue reading Former Victorias Secret Model Suing Hotel Over Bedbugs