All posts by Michael W

We Tried 15 Maine Lobster Rolls In 10 Days, First Movie Out Since COVID, Contests: Win 100,000 United Airlines and American Airlines Miles & More- The Rehash!

rehashThe last time I flew was back in February when I visited The Netherlands with my 8 year-old Lucas. Kim and Theo haven’t stepped foot on a plane since the end of our month-long trip around South Asia in the summer of 2019.

I’m hoping that we can go away over this year’s winter break. Maybe I’m being a bit optimistic… Continue reading We Tried 15 Maine Lobster Rolls In 10 Days, First Movie Out Since COVID, Contests: Win 100,000 United Airlines and American Airlines Miles & More- The Rehash!

Changing Rules For Flying To The US, Epic Trips To Start Planning, World’s Largest Chocolate Museum, Morocco To Reopen Borders To US Travelers- Travel News!

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McDonald’s McMansion in Freeport Maine, Searching For Gnome Mountain, Souvenir Shopping At The Maine State Prison Showroom & More- The Rehash!

rehashThis was meant to be posted earlier in the week… 🙂

Over Labor Day Weekend, we took a short trip to upstate NY. I’ve already published a couple of posts about it.

This was my first week back to work (in-person) in quite some time. It’s going to be an interesting school year! I guess we’ll take things as they come and hope for the best.

How has your week gone when it comes to miles, points and travel? Continue reading McDonald’s McMansion in Freeport Maine, Searching For Gnome Mountain, Souvenir Shopping At The Maine State Prison Showroom & More- The Rehash!

Our First Movie Out Since COVID-19, Overlook Drive-In!

drive-inPrior to businesses shutting down due to COVID-19, my family enjoyed going to movies at theaters like Alamo Drafthouse and Nitehawk Cinema.

It’s been quite a long time since we went out to the movies until a recent trip to upstate NY.

After spending a day wandering around (and doing things like searching for Gnome Mountain), we treated our kids to a new movie experience, the Drive-In! Continue reading Our First Movie Out Since COVID-19, Overlook Drive-In!

Food Quest: We Tried 15 Lobster Rolls In Maine During Our 10 Day Trip!

lobster rollsAt the end of the summer, the Michael W Travels family took a 10-day road trip around Maine.

During the trip, Kim and I knew that we’d definitely do four things; finally visit Acadia National Park, visit lots of lighthouses and eat many Whoopie pies and lobster rolls!

Kim and I visited Maine over 10 years back and had great memories of delicious lobster rolls. Continue reading Food Quest: We Tried 15 Lobster Rolls In Maine During Our 10 Day Trip!

Travel Shaming, 1st Giant Cruise Ship Takes Off Since COVID, Yellowstone Geyser Erupts For First Time In 6 Years, Airports Getting COVID Testing Facilities- Travel News!

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Searching For Gnome Mountain In High Falls, NY

GnomeOver the holiday weekend, Kim and I decided to take a short trip to upstate NY. We figured it would be nice to get away one last time before the school year begins.

Our first destination was lunch at a new pizza shop which recently opened. On the way, Kim did a search to see if there was anything else worth checking out in the area.

While doing her search, Kim asked me if I had heard of Gnome Mountain. Continue reading Searching For Gnome Mountain In High Falls, NY