Last weekend, the Michael W Travels family headed off on our first trip of 2019 (over President’s Week break).
We headed to a destination which was the first city I ever visited in Europe- Barcelona. We also included a visit to Andorra, a first for all of us.
I was happy to find award availability for our flights using American Airlines AAdvantage miles. The only issue was the time of the flight.
Continue reading Possibly The Worst Time To Fly To Europe
Delta Sky Magazine is giving away a trip for two to any Delta Vacations destination in Europe!
The prize includes roundtrip airfare and a hotel stay worth up to $1,000.
Where can we win a trip to? England, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Iceland Ireland, Norway, Portugal and more.
Continue reading Win A Trip For 2 To Europe From Delta Sky Magazine
Busabout, a travel company offering a “ freestyle form of travel and unique hop-on hop-off flexible coach network” is looking for four travel addicts to go on a 3 month trip!
The company is looking to put together the ultimate travel squad to go on a European adventure.
Continue reading Busabout Looking For 4 Travel Addicts For 3 Month Trip!
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Travel warnings are usually issued for specific country where danger might arise, not an entire continent.
Due to the horrific Brussels suicide bombing attacks which took place a few days back, the US State Department has issued a somewhat surprising travel warning…
Continue reading US State Department Issues Travel Alert for ALL of Europe
Palace of Parliament- Bucharest, Romania
It seems like I keep reading about how now is the time to go to Europe. This is mainly due to the Euro falling close to a 1:1 exchange rage with the US dollar.
According to an article from
, “ The Guardian the euro has lost 35% of its value since last May“. It also fell “ below $1.06 for the first time since April 2003” on Wednesday.
While the dollar is catching up to the euro, some countries and cities must still offer a better deal than others.
Smarter Travel took a look at
. Europe’s Cheapest Cities This year Continue reading Europe’s Cheapest Cities To Visit
Last week I was inspired to look into how many U.S. states I’ve been to thanks to a short and simple post from Buzzfeed. (Check out the post
and use the checklist to see how many you’ve visited.) here
The post brought a good amount of interest. A bunch of readers have made it to all 50 states and some others were close to completing this special feat.
Continue reading How Many European Countries Have You Visited?
When we started traveling with Lucas, he was 11 weeks old. At the time, finding kid-friendly activities was (obviously) not a priority. To ease back into traveling, we headed to
figuring a Caribbean island would be simpler than running around and doing tons of sightseeing. It turned out that we did find quite a bit to do during the trip. We rented a car and drove all over the island even checking out the loud and busy Friday night Barbados . Oistins Fish Fry
Since then Lucas has been on quite a few trips. Here is a
. We’ve been on 3 trips to Europe since Lucas has turned 2 including our current trip to recap of his first 2 years of traveling . Milan & Malta
Continue reading 10 Most Family Friendly Cities In Europe
In recent months I’ve posted a couple of quizzes from Buzzfeed which helped us figure out
and What City You Should Actually Live In What State Do You Belong In .
I just came across another fun Buzzfeed quiz. This time the quiz will let us know:
Which European Country Do You Actually Belong In?
While this quiz is geared towards Europeans, I still decided to answer the questions.
Continue reading Which European Country Do You Belong In?
American Airlines is taking delivery of one new plane per week and wants to show us what goes into them. Find out about the new planes and enter to
win a First Class Trip for 2 to Europe!
What goes into the new planes?
Entertainment: all of the new planes have personal in-seat entertainment systems
Comfort: stretch out and enjoy added comfort
Connectivity: all of the new planes offer wifi and ac power outlets which will accommodate plugs from over 170 countries.
Continue reading Explore American Airline’s New Planes & Win A Trip to Europe
Back in October I wrote about Budget Travel taking nominations and votes to help select the
. in the U.S. for 2014 Coolest Small Town
The nominations are now closed and at some point within the next week or two, finalists will be selected and readers will get to vote for a winner. (BTW- In 2013 the winner was Lititz, Pennsylvania.)
I recently came across a list by Budget Travel of
10 Coolest Small Towns in Europe.
Continue reading Budget Travel: 10 Coolest Small Towns in Europe