Category Archives: Travel Articles

Win 100,000 Alaska Airlines Miles- 10 Winners, Disney- Not So Happiest Place On Earth, Barnes of Cellino & Barnes Dies In Plane Crash & More- The Rehash!

rehashWe’re thinking about what travel might look like for us over the next six months and it isn’t looking great. We’ll most likely take another road trip.

We’d like to book a flight somewhere in the not so distant future but the issue is that we’d most likely have to quarantine when we get back (for 14 days). This wouldn’t be doable with our work situations so it’s hard to say when we might be stepping on a plane again… Continue reading Win 100,000 Alaska Airlines Miles- 10 Winners, Disney- Not So Happiest Place On Earth, Barnes of Cellino & Barnes Dies In Plane Crash & More- The Rehash!

Not So Happiest Place On Earth… Disney Parks To Lay Off 28K Workers

Disney ParksThe coronavirus pandemic has caused many businesses to close. It’s been especially hard on hospitality businesses like restaurants.

Now, the happiest place on Earth will be feeling the affects of COVID-19…

Disney Parks will be laying off 28,000 of their workforce in California and Florida. Continue reading Not So Happiest Place On Earth… Disney Parks To Lay Off 28K Workers

Pooping Banned By NYC MTA, Visit To The Julius Sturgis Pretzel Factory, Secret Man Cave In Grand Central & More- The Rehash!

rehashI’m almost done completing the minimum spend to earn the sign up bonus on my newest credit card.

Now, it’s time to start considering other cards to apply for in the near future. Nothing really stands out to me at the moment so I’ll just wait, see and keep looking! Continue reading Pooping Banned By NYC MTA, Visit To The Julius Sturgis Pretzel Factory, Secret Man Cave In Grand Central & More- The Rehash!

Pizza Excellence In Upstate NY, AA Miles Earned (Lifetime)From BankDirect, Win 1,000,000 Hilton Honors Points, Win A Trip To A Disney Resort- The Rehash!

rehashIn late August I was approved for a Chase Sapphire Preferred card. Since then I’ve been working on completing the minimum spend to earn the sign up bonus.

Last week a substantially better offer came out for the card. I sent a secure message to Chase, expecting them to match the offer. To my surprise, I was denied! What the hell Chase! Continue reading Pizza Excellence In Upstate NY, AA Miles Earned (Lifetime)From BankDirect, Win 1,000,000 Hilton Honors Points, Win A Trip To A Disney Resort- The Rehash!

We Tried 15 Maine Lobster Rolls In 10 Days, First Movie Out Since COVID, Contests: Win 100,000 United Airlines and American Airlines Miles & More- The Rehash!

rehashThe last time I flew was back in February when I visited The Netherlands with my 8 year-old Lucas. Kim and Theo haven’t stepped foot on a plane since the end of our month-long trip around South Asia in the summer of 2019.

I’m hoping that we can go away over this year’s winter break. Maybe I’m being a bit optimistic… Continue reading We Tried 15 Maine Lobster Rolls In 10 Days, First Movie Out Since COVID, Contests: Win 100,000 United Airlines and American Airlines Miles & More- The Rehash!

McDonald’s McMansion in Freeport Maine, Searching For Gnome Mountain, Souvenir Shopping At The Maine State Prison Showroom & More- The Rehash!

rehashThis was meant to be posted earlier in the week… 🙂

Over Labor Day Weekend, we took a short trip to upstate NY. I’ve already published a couple of posts about it.

This was my first week back to work (in-person) in quite some time. It’s going to be an interesting school year! I guess we’ll take things as they come and hope for the best.

How has your week gone when it comes to miles, points and travel? Continue reading McDonald’s McMansion in Freeport Maine, Searching For Gnome Mountain, Souvenir Shopping At The Maine State Prison Showroom & More- The Rehash!

Check Out The Bluffworks BluffCube Packing Cube On Kickstarter!

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In early August 2020, travel-friendly clothing brand Bluffworks launched a Kickstarter campaign for the BluffCube Smarter Compression Packing Cube.

For those of you unfamiliar with the brand, check out a couple of my reviews:

Overall, I’d say that the company makes high-quality, comfortable gear made for your travels and adventures. Continue reading Check Out The Bluffworks BluffCube Packing Cube On Kickstarter!

Visiting The World’s Largest Rotating Globe, Review: Avid Hotels (IHG), NYC Airports Testing Passengers For COVID, BluffCubes Kickstarter & More- The Rehash!

REHASHWe just got back from an 11-Day Road Trip to Maine.

During our trip we saw lots of lighthouses, hiked around Acadia National Park and ate a lot of great food including lobster rolls from 15 different places! I plan to write some posts about the trip soon. Check back for more info!

How has your week gone when it comes to miles, points and travel? Continue reading Visiting The World’s Largest Rotating Globe, Review: Avid Hotels (IHG), NYC Airports Testing Passengers For COVID, BluffCubes Kickstarter & More- The Rehash!

NYC Airports JFK and LaGuardia Will Test Passengers For COVID-19

NYC AirportsThe two NYC airports, JFK and LaGuardia will soon have the capabilities to test passengers for COVID-19.

The airports will have testing facilities set up “to screen passengers arriving into New York City for signs of COVID-19″, according to Lonely Planet. Continue reading NYC Airports JFK and LaGuardia Will Test Passengers For COVID-19

Awesome Hotel Do Not Disturb Sign, Win A $5,000 Beach Vacation, Avianca Refund For Canceled Flight Confirmed, Spend A Night On A Train & More- The Rehash!

rehashLast Friday we left for a road trip around Maine.

After doing a three-state burger tour (on the way), we’re now seeing and eating our way through Maine. Lobster rolls and lighthouses have been plentiful. We have no set itinerary and have been booking our hotels as we go, usually the night before check-in or even the morning of. Continue reading Awesome Hotel Do Not Disturb Sign, Win A $5,000 Beach Vacation, Avianca Refund For Canceled Flight Confirmed, Spend A Night On A Train & More- The Rehash!