Hotels.com is currently running the Winter Swear Jar Sweepstakes.
In the sweepstakes up to 10 winners will win a $1,000 Hotels.com gift card! (If you win a prize, I hope that you don’t run into the issue we recently had with a booking.)
The way the sweepstakes works is that Hotels.com will search Twitter for a complaint about winter that includes a swear word. Continue reading Win A $1,000 Hotels.com Gift Card In The Swear Jar Sweepstakes
The 2019 New York Times Travel Show just passed. The show, a three day event, was in session from January 25-27.
Like every year, the first day was a trade- day. I’ve always wanted to attend the day time sessions but I’m not sure that it would be worth taking a day off from work for it.
This year, I decided to attend the show with Lucas for a few hours on the first regular day. Continue reading Takeaways from the 2019 New York Times Travel Show
The US State Department issues travel warnings to countries for a variety of reasons.
Recently, the agency issued a warning for travel to China, saying citizens may not be able to leave. Early last year, there was one issued for Mexico due to an explosion aboard a ferry.
The State Department has just upped the travel warning for Venezuela, making it a Level 4. Continue reading US State Department Issues Level 4 Travel Warning For Venezuela
For quite some time I’ve mentioned that Shake Shake was my favorite fast- casual burger shop.
Back in 2011, I went to the grand opening of the first Shack in Brooklyn. Recently, I shared a super- proud dad moment thanks to Shake Shack!
Food at airports used to be pretty underwhelming but it’s been improving in recent years. Continue reading Shake Shack Opens Two More Airport Locations!
A passenger is claiming that his lap top was left behind accidentally on a Delta Air Lines flight and it was then stolen by a cleaning crew member.
The passenger who goes by Robert (no last name was shared) says that he called Delta in hopes of having his computer “tracked down”. Continue reading Delta Air Lines Cleaning Crew Accused Of Stealing Passenger’s Laptop
Southwest Vacations is giving one lucky winner at trip for two to Cancun, Mexico.
The prize includes air travel on Southwest, a four- night hotel stay and more.
The last time I visited Cancun was with Lucas. (I had won a trip there and Kim couldn’t make it so Lucas came along.) Continue reading Win A Trip For 2 To Cancun From Southwest Vacations
You never know how well hotels have been cleaned after guests checked out and you show up for your stay.
Were the bed sheets changed, was the toilet seat wiped down properly? How about the the cups & utensils , were they washed or replaced with clean ones?
14 hotels in China are being inspected by the authorities due to hidden camera recordings of cleaning crews using dirty towels to clean cups and glasses. Continue reading GROSS: Chinese Hotels Being Inspected for Unsanitary Cleaning Practices