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“I Amsterdam” Sign Removed, City Wants To Slow Down Tourism

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Amsterdam is a popular city to visit. It’s actually so popular when it comes to tourism that the city recently removed a popular sculpture which has been in the same place since 2004.

The “I Amsterdam” has been outside the Rijksmuseum for close to 15 years and Curbed says that “the red and white sculpture has transformed from a public art piece to a frustrating symbol of the city’s thriving tourism economy.” Continue reading “I Amsterdam” Sign Removed, City Wants To Slow Down Tourism

New Pill Can Help With Traveler’s Diarrhea During Your Next Trip

Travelers DiarrheaWhen visiting different countries, you have to be very careful with what you eat and drink.

The things you ingest can definitely mess with your insides, causing Travelers Diarrhea. (Yes, I’m sure you have an awesome picture in your mind of this…) Continue reading New Pill Can Help With Traveler’s Diarrhea During Your Next Trip

Due To Protests, the Eiffel Tower Will Close This Weekend

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When you think of France, the first thing that probably comes to most people’s minds is the Eiffel Tower.

During a visit to Paris years back, I walked up the Eiffel Tower in uncomfortable sandals due to my luggage being delayed. I’m looking forward to visiting the famed tower again during an upcoming visit, hopefully… Continue reading Due To Protests, the Eiffel Tower Will Close This Weekend

Former NBA Player Eric Murdock Suing United Airlines for Race-Baiting

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A former professional basketball player is suing United Airlines in a lawsuit “that alleges a flight attendant “race-baited” him during a dispute over an open seat“, according to Yahoo News.

Eric Murdock played in the NBA for nine seasons, playing for various teams. Murdock averaged 10 points per game over the course of his career. Continue reading Former NBA Player Eric Murdock Suing United Airlines for Race-Baiting

Hertz Sends A Birthday Bonus Which I Won’t Be Able To Use

HertzMy birthday is coming up at the end of this month and we’ll be heading off on our winter break trip the following day. (I guess I could say the trip is my present!)

Last year, IHG sent me a birthday bonus offer which I couldn’t use. I don’t know if I’ll get another off again but Hertz just sent me something. Continue reading Hertz Sends A Birthday Bonus Which I Won’t Be Able To Use

Southwest Employee Makes Fun Of Kid’s Name, Win A Share Of 1,000,000 AA Miles, Engine Cover Flies Off Frontier Plane, Win Flight Anywhere JetBlue Flies, & More- The Rehash!

rehashIf you happen to be visiting New York City over the holidays, I have a good show recommendation for you (and it’s kid- friendly).

I got an invite to the show The Illusionists, Magic of the Holidays which is on Broadway. Kim and I didn’t know what to expect. It was really entertaining, funny and definitely left us wondering- how did they do that! Continue reading Southwest Employee Makes Fun Of Kid’s Name, Win A Share Of 1,000,000 AA Miles, Engine Cover Flies Off Frontier Plane, Win Flight Anywhere JetBlue Flies, & More- The Rehash!

Best Places To Go 2019, Leaning Tower of Pisa Straightening, Hotels.com Paying For Hotel Stays, Airport Nap Pods, Southwest- Delta Lawsuit, 2018 Best Travel Products & More- Travel News

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Continue reading Best Places To Go 2019, Leaning Tower of Pisa Straightening, Hotels.com Paying For Hotel Stays, Airport Nap Pods, Southwest- Delta Lawsuit, 2018 Best Travel Products & More- Travel News

Engine Cover Flies Off Frontier Airlines Plane, Returns To Airport

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A Frontier Airlines plane carrying 166 passengers had to return to the airport when “a section of the engine cover, called a cowling, came loose and separated from the aircraft” according to ABC News.

The plane had taken off from Las Vegas and was heading for Tampa when the incident took place. Continue reading Engine Cover Flies Off Frontier Airlines Plane, Returns To Airport