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Get Around & Save A Small Fortune With Uber In India!

UberThe Michael W Travels family is on a month-long trip around South Asia.

During our trip, we’ve visited five countries. While visiting our third stop, I made it to my 100th country!

We’re currently traveling around India which is the final country we’ll be visiting during our trip. Continue reading Get Around & Save A Small Fortune With Uber In India!

Miniature Horses Can Fly, Creating 10 More Balis, 100 Countries Visited, Friends To Play On Big Screen & More- The Rehash!

rehashWe just finished spending four excellent days in Nepal.

We didn’t make it far from the capital, Kathmandu besides taking a very special flight. Regardless, we all really loved the country and hope to come back in the future to check out some other areas. Continue reading Miniature Horses Can Fly, Creating 10 More Balis, 100 Countries Visited, Friends To Play On Big Screen & More- The Rehash!

Indonesia Wants To Increase Tourism & Create 10 More Balis

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In the summer of 2012, the Michael W Travels family visited Bali as part of a trip to Southeast Asia. Our time on Bali counts as our visit to Indonesia towards my 100 countries visited.

Lonely Planet mentions that, “when it comes to visiting¬†Indonesia, travelers tend to favor Bali.” Continue reading Indonesia Wants To Increase Tourism & Create 10 More Balis

Destination Worthy NYC Pizza, Make Your Flight More Entertaining, Bonvoy Anniversary Gift, Free Flights If Your Name Is… & More- The Rehash!

rehashWe’re close to the half-way mark of our current trip around South Asia.

We’ve been in Sri Lanka for a week and have enjoyed a wide variety of sights. Some days are filled with a good amount of driving but overall, we’ve found what we’ve seen to be really enjoyable.

(Think Buddist Temples, a good selection of wildlife and super friendly people. ) Continue reading Destination Worthy NYC Pizza, Make Your Flight More Entertaining, Bonvoy Anniversary Gift, Free Flights If Your Name Is… & More- The Rehash!

Best New Burger In NYC, Friends Pop-Up, Travel Contests, Hotel Will Bring Puppies As Room Service & More- The Rehash!

rehashThe Michael W Travels family is currently on a month-long trip around South Asia.

Our first stop was the Maldives where we had perfect weather and enjoyed snorkeling and swimming in the ocean. The kids had a blast too so yes, you can bring your kids to the Maldives!

During our first stop, a couple of travel milestones were reached. More on that in a future post! Continue reading Best New Burger In NYC, Friends Pop-Up, Travel Contests, Hotel Will Bring Puppies As Room Service & More- The Rehash!

This Hotel Will Bring Puppies To You As Room Service

Room Service
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A little over a year back we ordered room service for the first time ever during a hotel stay.

The only reason that we decided to order room was due to a $25 credit given to us during a stay at the Kimpton Hotel Monaco in Philadelphia.

While we haven’t been tempted since then to order room service, this new option could if we were staying at one particular hotel. Continue reading This Hotel Will Bring Puppies To You As Room Service

Using Hyatt Free Nights, Bison Tosses Young Girl In Air At Yellowstone, Geographic Center of NYC, AA Being Sued By New York, United Bonus Miles Shopping Offer- The Rehash!

rehashWe’ll be heading off on our big summer trip tomorrow.

We’re (finally) almost done planning all of our flights and booking our hotel stays. I was hoping for miles and points to be more helpful during this trip. What can you do!

How has your week gone when it comes to miles, points and travel? Continue reading Using Hyatt Free Nights, Bison Tosses Young Girl In Air At Yellowstone, Geographic Center of NYC, AA Being Sued By New York, United Bonus Miles Shopping Offer- The Rehash!

This Is Not The Geographic Center of New York City!

New York City
image: screenshot from NY1

Years back, Kim and I visited a spot in Lithuania which is supposedly the Geographic Center of Europe. At the site, there was a visitor center and a fancy marker. You could even get a certificate to prove that you were there!

Over winter break, we set out to find the center of Paris. Find out about our failed attempt at visiting the site.

Yesterday, I was watching local news channel NY1 when an interesting segment came on related to the center of New York City. Continue reading This Is Not The Geographic Center of New York City!