Category Archives: Travel Articles

Weird Item At McD’s In Baltimore, Travel Contests, McDonald’s Now Has A Permanent Online Shop, Saving Money At Target & More- The Rehash!

rehashKim and I are slowly putting together our plans for this year’s winter break trip.

With no deals to be found on flights- award or paid, we’ll be going on a road trip. Our plan is to visit two new states. This will move us closer to one of our goals to visit all of the states in the US. We’ll also (most likely) visit other areas in 2-3 states that we’ve previously been to.

How has your week gone when it comes to miles, points and travel? Continue reading Weird Item At McD’s In Baltimore, Travel Contests, McDonald’s Now Has A Permanent Online Shop, Saving Money At Target & More- The Rehash!

Toys R Us Returns With 1st New Store, Where To Eat At Airports, Cartoon Network Hotel Booking Is Open, Travel Contests & More- The Rehash!

rehash I hope that everyone in the U.S. had an enjoyable Thanksgiving weekend. We enjoyed the extra couple of days off from work, although it never seems like enough! For those of you who traveled, hopefully you didn’t get stuck due to the bad weather.

With Black Friday and Cyber Monday coming to an end, I hope that you all found some great deals. This year, we didn’t find much to get overly excited for. We did pick up a new iPad for the kids and a few other items. Continue reading Toys R Us Returns With 1st New Store, Where To Eat At Airports, Cartoon Network Hotel Booking Is Open, Travel Contests & More- The Rehash!

Chicken Sandwich Better Than Popeyes, Virgin Voyages Doubling Size Of Fleet, Starbucks Unlimited Coffee Black Friday Deal, Travel Contests & More- The Rehash!

rehashOver the weekend we did something fun for both kids and adults.

We stopped by one of the top places for pizza in NJ (and the country), Bread and Salt Bakery in Jersey City and then checked out the Liberty Science Center. I’m not usually a fan of science museums, but this one was pretty interesting with some appealing exhibits for adults. Continue reading Chicken Sandwich Better Than Popeyes, Virgin Voyages Doubling Size Of Fleet, Starbucks Unlimited Coffee Black Friday Deal, Travel Contests & More- The Rehash!

Apartment In NYC Housing Projects Was Rented On Airbnb, Ice Skate On Runway At TWA Hotel, Budget- Friendly Trip To Maldives With Kids & More The Rehash!

rehashOn Saturday, Lucas and I headed over to Pig Beach in Gowanus, Brooklyn for an awesome charity barbecue event in honor of Chef Carl Ruiz who recently and unexpectedly passed away.

Besides the event raising money for a good cause, there were big time Pit Masters and Food Network chefs serving delicious food. Continue reading Apartment In NYC Housing Projects Was Rented On Airbnb, Ice Skate On Runway At TWA Hotel, Budget- Friendly Trip To Maldives With Kids & More The Rehash!

Water On Flights Not Safe To Drink, JetBlue Is 1st Airline To Offer Hard Seltzer During Flights, Travel Contests, JetBlue Schedule Extended- The Rehash!

rehashAs the holidays quickly approach, Kim and I are trying to figure out what to do during winter break.

I’ve been looking into some destinations to fly to but I’ve been striking out on finding a deal. I guess that’s the problem when I need to stick to the school schedule. At this point, we’re seriously considering a road trip. Lucas is excited with this idea! Continue reading Water On Flights Not Safe To Drink, JetBlue Is 1st Airline To Offer Hard Seltzer During Flights, Travel Contests, JetBlue Schedule Extended- The Rehash!

Not So Refreshing: Water On Most Flights Not Safe To Drink

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This sounds like a better option than water!

When I fly, I usually order water from the inflight service. For all of these years, I thought I was going the healthy route to stay hydrated and boy was I wrong!

Fox News reports that “a 2019 Airline Water Study conducted by Hunter College NYC Food Policy Canter and DietDetective.com investigated the water quality on 23 different U.S. airlines. According to the results, many airlines allegedly provide passengers with unhealthy water.” Continue reading Not So Refreshing: Water On Most Flights Not Safe To Drink

Actress Olivia Wilde Mad At Delta Air Lines, Travel Contests, Delta Changes Mind- Will Air Film With Sex Scenes Which Were Edited, French Bakery Pops-Up In NYC & More- The Rehash!

rehashI was recently approved for a new credit card. I’ve now had the card a couple of weeks and the minimum spend is almost completed. So, after a down year for earning miles and points through credit cards, I’m trying to end the year on positive note.

I decided to apply for another credit card and was instantly approved! I’m hoping to end 2019 by getting approved for at least one more credit card offering a solid sign up bonus. Continue reading Actress Olivia Wilde Mad At Delta Air Lines, Travel Contests, Delta Changes Mind- Will Air Film With Sex Scenes Which Were Edited, French Bakery Pops-Up In NYC & More- The Rehash!

Haunted House Requires 40 Page Waiver To Enter, DC Museum Closing- Won’t Give Part of WTC To 9/11 Museum, 2nd Annual NY Pizza Festival & More- The Rehash!

rehashIt’s been a little while since we returned from our month-long trip around South Asia. With winter break a little over two months away, I’m currently on the hunt for a deal on a flight.

I’ve been checking some options using miles but I’ve been coming up empty handed. It seems highly unlikely that I’ll find a reward flight during the dates we’re off from work. All I can do is keep looking or hope for a good deal on a flight to purchase! Continue reading Haunted House Requires 40 Page Waiver To Enter, DC Museum Closing- Won’t Give Part of WTC To 9/11 Museum, 2nd Annual NY Pizza Festival & More- The Rehash!

Bonus Marriott Points For Dining Out, Interesting Wyndham Timeshare Offer, Don’t Use Google Maps Here, Hacking Not Paying Extra Bag Fees & More- The Rehash!

rehashOver the weekend, we went to Pennsylvania primarily to use a Marriott credit card free night which was expiring in a little over a month.

With no clear use for it before expiration, Kim and I decided to use it for a short getaway for the kids. We checked out Dutch Wonderland, a small theme park which ended up being a lot of fun.

How has your week gone when it comes to miles, points and travel? Continue reading Bonus Marriott Points For Dining Out, Interesting Wyndham Timeshare Offer, Don’t Use Google Maps Here, Hacking Not Paying Extra Bag Fees & More- The Rehash!

Don’t Use Google Maps In This Italian Town!

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Since getting T-Mobile a few years back, we’ve found Google Maps to be an indispensable tool when we rent a car around the world.

While Google Maps isn’t perfect, we usually don’t have much issue with finding our intended destination.

Lonely Planet reports that one “Italian town doesn’t want you to use Google Maps.” Continue reading Don’t Use Google Maps In This Italian Town!