All posts by Michael W

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!

Limited Time: Shake Shack Offering Items From South Korea Shacks!

Shake ShackShake Shack is my favorite fast-casual burger chain out there.

From time to time they offer special menu items. The items can be offered at just a couple of locations or at all of them in the US. Last March, we enjoyed Shack Shack X Pat LaFrieda Steak Frites.

We’ve also tried Shake Shack in international destinations like the United Arab Emirates and in South Korea. (Check out my review of one of the South Korea locations here. Continue reading Limited Time: Shake Shack Offering Items From South Korea Shacks!