Swaziland is a landlocked country bordered by South Africa and Mozambique.
The tiny country is an absolute monarchy ruled by King Mswati who calls all of the shots. The king holds all of the power with no other branch of government there to check or question his decisions… including renaming the country!
Continue reading Find Out Why The Country Swaziland Is Changing Its Name
Mark Cuban is worth close to $4 billion so be could buy pretty much anything that his heart desires.
Cuban made the bulk of his fortune initially when he sold Broadcast.com to Yahoo. Since then he’s bought the NBA’s Dallas Mavericks, owns a few airplanes and is one of the investors on ABC’s Shark Tank.
T+L recently shared information about one of the best purchases Mark Cuban ever made.
Continue reading The Best Travel Purchase Billionaire Mark Cuban Ever Made
US National Parks are amazing places to visit. What makes the parks so great are the amount of diversity in terms of what you might see.
To date, I haven’t seen enough of the US National Parks, having only visited four- American Samoa, Badlands, Everglades and Mammoth Cave. During these visits, I’ve seen a lot of variety and I’d definitely like to see more in the future.
Continue reading The Most Popular US National Park, A Great Road Trip Destination
I’m currently looking into some ideas for our longer summer trip for 2018. I’d love to use some American Airlines miles since Kim and I have a lot of them, but it isn’t easy finding award availability!
The minimum spend for my newest credit card is almost completed. I’m now hoping to find another card worth applying for. (This won’t be easy!)
How has your week gone when it comes to miles, points and travel?
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There are many legitimate reasons for being kicked off of a plane. I think of things like being verbally or physically abusive to others on the flight, trying to self-upgrade to a premium cabin and other things along those lines.
Then there are some questionable or ridiculous reasons for being kicked off of a flight.
Smarter Travel came up with a list of 9 Outrageous Reasons To Get Kicked Off A Plane. Continue reading Most Ridiculous Reasons For Being Kicked Off Of A Plane
Here’s a great way to get upgraded to business class during a flight.
A 9 year-old boy wrote a note to Jetstar Airways asking about an upgrade for his flight to Bankgkok from Melbourne, Australia.
Continue reading Youngster Upgraded To Business Class For Writing Note To Jetstar
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Unless you’re flying in business or first class it isn’t easy to get good rest during flights.
A new option coming to Airbus planes in 2020 could offer more places to sleep during flights. Bloomberg reports that, “
Passengers flying on Airbus SE planes will soon be able to slip down into the cargo hold for a proper nap.” Continue reading Airbus To Have Sleeping Areas In Cargo Holds In 2020
The Michael W Travels family had an awesome time during our Spring Break trip to Portugal. The hills in Lisbon are no joke and an amazing workout if you walk everywhere like we did.
We were really impressed with Portugal and would’ve liked time to see even more of the country. Someday I hope to return.
How has you week gone when it comes to miles, points and travel?
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A woman who is 25 weeks pregnant is upset due to a Disney Cruise Line denying her and her family boarding on a 6 day trip.
Emily Jackson isn’t so upset with the fact that she missed the trip, she ‘s more upset “
with how the staff at Disney Cruise Line treated her family after they were denied entry to the ship“, according to Fox News. Continue reading Disney Cruise Line Denies Boarding To Pregnant Woman Who’s Pissed Due To…