Win A Culinary Trip For Two To Portugal From Williams Sonoma

Williams SonomaWilliams Sonoma is giving away a culinary trip for two to Portugal. During the trip, one lucky winner will get to explore Lisbon and Porto!

The prize includes airfare, hotel stay, a dining experience and more.

Over Spring Break the Michael W Travels family visited Portugal. After our visit, we came away extremely impressed with the country for having great sites and incredible food! Continue reading Win A Culinary Trip For Two To Portugal From Williams Sonoma

Man Threatens To Take Down Delta Air Lines Plane, Passengers Restrain Him

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A Delta Air Lines flight was heading from Maine to Atlanta when one passenger made some scary threats.

The passenger, a man at the back of the plane was threatening to take the plane down. Soon after, a couple of other passengers stepped in to restrain this lunatic. Continue reading Man Threatens To Take Down Delta Air Lines Plane, Passengers Restrain Him

Win A Stay For Two From Airbnb At The Great Wall of China!

Great Wall of ChinaThree years back the Michael W Travels family visited the Great Wall of China during a long layover (on our way home from Myanmar). Our visit was memorable enough that Lucas still remembers tobogganing down the wall.

While we loved visiting the Great Wall of China, imagine how awesome it would be to  spend the night there!

Airbnb is offering 4 lucky winners a chance to have the first sleepover ever at the Great Wall. Continue reading Win A Stay For Two From Airbnb At The Great Wall of China!

Product Review: The Tortuga Setout Packable Daypack

Picking the right gear is crucial to making travel more comfortable. When you’re traveling with kids, this is even more so the case.

I typically travel with a 60 liter North Face backpack and a 35 liter Cotopaxi Volta daypack. This is usually a good amount of space for my thing as well as some of the kid’s items.

One problem we consistently run into during trips is which bag(s) to bring along when we’re out for the day. My wife Kim always has a bag, but she doesn’t always want to carry a backpack when she ‘wears’ Theo in our Ergo (baby carrier). And the issue I have is that I don’t want to bring along a 35L daypack, just for a few things. Continue reading Product Review: The Tortuga Setout Packable Daypack

Final Season Of Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown To Air This Fall

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It’s still hard to believe that Anthony Bourdain passed away almost two months back.

To commemorate the star chef, author, traveler and TV personality, a bill was proposed in New Jersey to create an Anthony Bourdain Trail.

A few weeks after passing, the season finale of Parts Unknown aired leaving people wondering what would happen to the footage which was being shot for season 12 before Bourdain’s death. Continue reading Final Season Of Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown To Air This Fall

Gay Couple Kicked Out Of Alaska Airlines Premium Seats For Straight Couple

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David Cooley, a gay businessman sat down in his premium seat on Alaska Airlines along with his travel companion, expecting to enjoy a great flight.

Instead, Cooley said, “he and his travel companion were subjected to humiliation instead“, according to NBC News. Continue reading Gay Couple Kicked Out Of Alaska Airlines Premium Seats For Straight Couple

Shake Shack Opening At LGA, What Not To Do If Missing Your Flight, Interesting IHG Timeshare Offer, LGA Airport Security Robot & More- The Rehash!

rehashOn Sunday night, the Michael W Travels family headed off on our month- long summer trip.

During our travels, we’ll be visiting six new countries. Some of the places we’ll be visiting are in a part of the world which we’ve never visited before, the Caucasus. This should be another interesting adventure.

Besides a variety of flights, renting a car and having a driver bring us across one of the borders, we’ll also be trying out a couple of overnight trains. Hopefully this goes well! Continue reading Shake Shack Opening At LGA, What Not To Do If Missing Your Flight, Interesting IHG Timeshare Offer, LGA Airport Security Robot & More- The Rehash!

Cost Of Travel In 2019, Airlines That Charge The Most Fees, Skipping British Exit Tax, Most Instagrammed Movie Locations, EasyJet Destroys Passenger’s Suitcase, Contests & More- Travel News

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