Should I Choose Cash or Avios in the British Airways Class Action Lawsuit?

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At the beginning of the month there were lots of articles about a class action lawsuit against British Airways.

The lawsuit was related to British Airways charging fuel surcharges although “the fees had nothing to do with the cost of fuel“, according to View From The Wing. Continue reading Should I Choose Cash or Avios in the British Airways Class Action Lawsuit?

RIP Anthony Bourdain, Kimpton Monaco Philadelphia Review, LL Bean Being Sued, McDonald’s Cyprus, NYC Getting Nutella Cafe, Win A Trip To Australia & More- The Rehash!

rehashRIP Anthony Bourdain.

The world was shocked by the surprising death of Anthony Bourdain a few days back. Many of us have been affected by this in one way or another. Most of us would say that he had the dream job- traveling all over the world, eating great food and meeting interesting people. Maybe that kind of life isn’t all that its cracked up to be.

Here is one of my favorite Tony Bourdain quotes:

“Travel isn’t always pretty. It isn’t always comfortable. Sometimes it hurts, it even breaks your heart. But that’s OK. The journey changes you; it should change you… You take something with you. Hopefully, you leave something good behind.”

I’ve been reading and watching stories about him all weekend. Yes, I’ll go back and watch (or rewatch) episodes to destinations we’ll be visiting on future trips. I think many of us will. Continue reading RIP Anthony Bourdain, Kimpton Monaco Philadelphia Review, LL Bean Being Sued, McDonald’s Cyprus, NYC Getting Nutella Cafe, Win A Trip To Australia & More- The Rehash!

Remembering Anthony Bourdain, Weirdest Items Left In Ubers, Verbally Abusive Airline Banned From Airline, Homeaway Adding Hotels, United Frequent Fliers Splurge With Miles & More- Travel News

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Continue reading Remembering Anthony Bourdain, Weirdest Items Left In Ubers, Verbally Abusive Airline Banned From Airline, Homeaway Adding Hotels, United Frequent Fliers Splurge With Miles & More- Travel News

Find Out What McDonald’s Menu Items We Tried In Cyprus!

McDonalds MenuEarlier in the year, the Michael W Travels family went on a trip to Greece and Cyprus.

During the trip we visited McDonald’s in Greece which was a bit of a letdown. I had high hopes for the McDonalds menu in Cyprus and it happened to be a bit hit!

I’ve previously written about McDonald’s we’ve visited in: Continue reading Find Out What McDonald’s Menu Items We Tried In Cyprus!

RIP Anthony Bourdain

anthony bourdainI’ve written many posts over the years related to superstar chef, author, traveler and TV personality Anthony Bourdain. I never thought that I’d be writing this.

Early in the morning, while I was at work, I received a couple of texts and messages online.

When I saw the title of an article in one text, Anthony Bourdain dies of suicide at 61, I didn’t believe it. This had to be a hoax… Continue reading RIP Anthony Bourdain

LL Bean Being Sued Over Changes To Guarantee & Return Policy

LL Bean

Back in February I wrote about changes to the guarantee and return policy at LL Bean.

LL Bean had a longstanding policy of allowing just about anything to be returned or exchanged, regardless of when it was bought. This led to abuse and the company seeing a need to change this generous policy. Continue reading LL Bean Being Sued Over Changes To Guarantee & Return Policy