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Find Out Why The Country Swaziland Is Changing Its Name

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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

The Best Travel Purchase Billionaire Mark Cuban Ever Made

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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

The Most Popular US National Park, A Great Road Trip Destination

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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

Tourist Finds Scorpion In Luggage After Returning From Trip To Africa

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Scorpions can be quite the nuisance.

A scorpion attacked a woman on an Alaska Airlines flight back in 2015. That same year another one stung a man three times causing a flight to turn back. Last year, a scorpion stung a passenger on a United flight.

In the latest incident involving the little arachnid, luckily nobody was stung… Continue reading Tourist Finds Scorpion In Luggage After Returning From Trip To Africa

Tempting United Miles Offer, Sleep In Plane Cargo Holds, Kid Upgraded To Business Class For Writing Note, Ridiculous Reasons For Being Kicked Off Planes, Travel Contests- The Rehash!

rehashI’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? Continue reading Tempting United Miles Offer, Sleep In Plane Cargo Holds, Kid Upgraded To Business Class For Writing Note, Ridiculous Reasons For Being Kicked Off Planes, Travel Contests- The Rehash!

Most Ridiculous Reasons For Being Kicked Off Of A Plane

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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

Airbus To Have Sleeping Areas In Cargo Holds In 2020

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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

Disney Denies Pregnant Woman Boarding, Passenger Self-Upgrades- Shamed Back To Coach, Getting Through Airport Security With A Magazine, Win The Ultimate Trip To Japan- The Rehash!

rehashThe 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? Continue reading Disney Denies Pregnant Woman Boarding, Passenger Self-Upgrades- Shamed Back To Coach, Getting Through Airport Security With A Magazine, Win The Ultimate Trip To Japan- The Rehash!

Disney Cruise Line Denies Boarding To Pregnant Woman Who’s Pissed Due To…

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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…