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RIP Anthony Bourdain

anthony bourdainI’ve written many posts over the years related to superstar chef, author, traveler and TV personality Anthony Bourdain. I never thought that I’d be writing this.

Early in the morning, while I was at work, I received a couple of texts and messages online.

When I saw the title of an article in one text, Anthony Bourdain dies of suicide at 61, I didn’t believe it. This had to be a hoax… Continue reading RIP Anthony Bourdain

LL Bean Being Sued Over Changes To Guarantee & Return Policy

LL Bean

Back in February I wrote about changes to the guarantee and return policy at LL Bean.

LL Bean had a longstanding policy of allowing just about anything to be returned or exchanged, regardless of when it was bought. This led to abuse and the company seeing a need to change this generous policy. Continue reading LL Bean Being Sued Over Changes To Guarantee & Return Policy

Former Pro Baseball Player Lenny Dykstra Arrested For Incident In Uber

uberFormer Major League Baseball player Lenny Dykstra has had his share of trouble from drunk driving to spending time in prison for grand theft auto.

The 3X All-Star and World Series Champion (’86 Mets!) has now got himself into a lot of trouble due to a recent Uber ride. Continue reading Former Pro Baseball Player Lenny Dykstra Arrested For Incident In Uber

Haven’t Had Enough Of Prince Harry & Meghan Markle? You Need This…

Meghan Markle
image: Instagram @bagsofloveuk

The wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle has been grabbing the headlines for a bit too long if you ask me. I’ve often wondered why Americans cared much about royal weddings!

For those of you that do and want to keep Prince Harry and Meghan Markle close, there’s a product available that you might just need. Continue reading Haven’t Had Enough Of Prince Harry & Meghan Markle? You Need This…

Uber Will Test Deliveries By Drone In One City

UberWhile we don’t use Uber frequently at home, the Michael W Travels family has been using the service more and more when traveling thanks to T-Mobile’s free international data.

Kim and I have used UberEats a few times but find it quite limited since you can only order from certain restaurants and only at limited times. Continue reading Uber Will Test Deliveries By Drone In One City

Cirque Du Soleil Acrobat Dies After Falling During Show “Volta”

Cirqu du Soleil
image: Twitter @Cirque

Cirque du Soleil offers some of the most exciting, high- flying shows out there and they’re quite popular for good reason.

Kim and I have probably seen around 5-6 of their shows. The last one we saw was Cirque du Soleil Paramour on Broadway in May 2016. Continue reading Cirque Du Soleil Acrobat Dies After Falling During Show “Volta”