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Item I Had To Buy For Our Norwegian Air Flight, Quarter Pounder Fan Club Gear, Grab A Bite To Eat At This Unique Pagoda, Travel Contests & More- The Rehash!

rehashLucas and I recently got back from an awesome trip to The Netherlands.

After initially planning to spend our time in Amsterdam, we ended up spending a couple of days taking trips to two other cities, Utrecht and Haarlem. For a short trip, we got to see a lot and have some great experiences. Continue reading Item I Had To Buy For Our Norwegian Air Flight, Quarter Pounder Fan Club Gear, Grab A Bite To Eat At This Unique Pagoda, Travel Contests & More- The Rehash!

The Item I Had To Buy For Our Upcoming Flight On Norwegian Air

Norwegian AirAt the end of the week, my 8 year-old son Lucas and I will be flying to Amsterdam on Norwegian Air.

At $356 per person roundtrip to fly NYC-Amsterdam, I found this to be a very good deal but it wasn’t without some headaches. Norwegian Air has some strict policies when it comes to luggage. Continue reading The Item I Had To Buy For Our Upcoming Flight On Norwegian Air

Woman Makes Cheese Plate While Sitting In Middle Seat, Alternate Routes To Machu Picchu, Win A Virgin Voyages Cruise (3 winners) & More- The Rehash!

rehashLucas and I are currently in Amsterdam! The Netherlands is Lucas’s 65th country visited. Quite the feat for an 8 year-old!

So far, we’re having a great time in Amsterdam. I was here around 20 years back so it basically feels like I’m visiting a new place. We had a jam-packed first day, doing a free walking tour, visiting a couple of museums and eating a good amount of tasty food & snacks! Continue reading Woman Makes Cheese Plate While Sitting In Middle Seat, Alternate Routes To Machu Picchu, Win A Virgin Voyages Cruise (3 winners) & More- The Rehash!

More Alternate Routes To Machu Picchu Being Created This Year


Machu PicchuMachu Picchu, Peru would probably rank as one of Kim and my favorite sites which we’ve visited around the world.

When visiting this incredible UNESCO World Heritage Site, you can either hike there or take a train (most of the way). Kim and I took the train from Ollantaytambo.

In the future, I’d love to visit Machu Picchu again and do a trek to the site. Continue reading More Alternate Routes To Machu Picchu Being Created This Year

Woman Makes Cheese Plate While Sitting In Middle Seat During Flight

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image: Instagram @thatcheeseplate

Kim sent me a great article about an interesting way to pass the time during a flight which could also be a great way to keep you from getting hungry.

Marissa Mullen, the founder of the Instagram page @thatcheeseplate, the “go- to source for cheese board inspiration” recently shared a video captioned, Continue reading Woman Makes Cheese Plate While Sitting In Middle Seat During Flight

NYC-Amsterdam: $356 Roundtrip, Barclay Arrival Plus Retention Call, Paying For Overhead Bin Space On Flights & More- The Rehash!

RehashOver the weekend, we had a fun time celebrating a very important holiday, National Pizza Day! We visited four shops close to home (in Brooklyn) this year.

Otherwise, Lucas and I have been busy preparing for for our upcoming trip to Amsterdam. We leave this weekend and are very excited for our first Father-Son Trip in quite some time. Continue reading NYC-Amsterdam: $356 Roundtrip, Barclay Arrival Plus Retention Call, Paying For Overhead Bin Space On Flights & More- The Rehash!

Would You Pay To Use The Overhead Bin During A Flight

Norwegian AirA couple of days back I wrote about a flight that I booked from NYC-Amsterdam for $356 roundtrip.

While I feel that this is a very fair price to pay to fly to Europe, the flight on Norwegian Air does have some restrictions. I booked the cheapest option called Lowfare which doesn’t even come with the right to use the overhead bin! Continue reading Would You Pay To Use The Overhead Bin During A Flight

Great BBQ In Strip Club Parking Lot, Where To Go In 2020, US Increased Travel Warning To China, Hard Rock Giving Away $2 Million+ In Trips and Prizes & More- The Rehash!

rehashA month back I wrote about an awesome deal that I came across (Beijing, China- $291 roundtrip) which was too good to pass up. Less than two weeks later, reports started coming out about the coronavirus.

Due to the coronavirus, I decided to cancel my trip. (About that $291 roundtrip deal to Beijing, China…)

Ever since I canceled our trip, I’ve been looking for another option for my week off in February. Last night, I found a deal worthy of booking. I’ll be returning to a country I last visited almost 20 years back and Lucas will be visiting for the first time. We’ll also be trying an airline we’ve never flown with before. More details will be coming in an upcoming post. Continue reading Great BBQ In Strip Club Parking Lot, Where To Go In 2020, US Increased Travel Warning To China, Hard Rock Giving Away $2 Million+ In Trips and Prizes & More- The Rehash!

US Issues Travel Warning Level 4: Do Not Travel To China

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image: google maps

At the beginning of the month I wrote about Beijing China- $291 Roundtrip, A Deal Too Good To Pass Up. A little over a week after I booked this great deal I started hearing about the coronavirus in China.

A week or so later I decided to reach out to Expedia to try to cancel my flight. At the time, the threat level was only a Level 1. After a few days, I was able to cancel my flight without penalty. Continue reading US Issues Travel Warning Level 4: Do Not Travel To China

Save Money At The Hotel Fitness Center, About that $291 Deal To China, Pizza Themed Airbnb, Win A Stay At Ritz Carlton + 50,000 Marriott Points & More- The Rehash!

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I still have a few weeks to go but I’m back to searching for a destination/ flight for February break.

Originally, Lucas and I had a Father-Son Trip planned to China. Due to the coronavirus, I decided to call to get my flight canceled. Hopefully they get this outbreak under control before more lives are lost. Continue reading Save Money At The Hotel Fitness Center, About that $291 Deal To China, Pizza Themed Airbnb, Win A Stay At Ritz Carlton + 50,000 Marriott Points & More- The Rehash!