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There are many legitimate reasons for being kicked off of a plane. I think of things like being verbally or physically abusive to others on the flight, trying to self-upgrade to a premium cabin and other things along those lines.
Then there are some questionable or ridiculous reasons for being kicked off of a flight.
Smarter Travel came up with a list of 9 Outrageous Reasons To Get Kicked Off A Plane. Continue reading Most Ridiculous Reasons For Being Kicked Off Of A Plane
Smarter Travel and Jetsetter are “
giving away $500 for the perfect weekend getaway” in a giveaway being ran through Instagram.
Instagram is a fun way to share photos. Here is what I’d consider
. You can check out my Instagram feed and follow me one of the most interesting travel-related accounts . here
Here are some details about the Smarter Travel- Jetsetter Instagram contest.
Continue reading Win $500 Towards Travel from Smarter Travel & Jetsetter
There are certain kinds of travel photos that I like to take during trips.
A type of photo that I still take during trips but have been posting much less about are
. I also like to take food photos both at home and while traveling. Jumping Pics
Smarter Travel came up with a slideshow of “
11 Travel Photos You Should Stop Taking Right Now”.
I was curious to see what made the cut. Let’s take a look.
Continue reading Travel Photos You Need To Stop Taking?
I’d assume that all of you reading my blog are interested in and love to travel. Most of you have probably done your fair share of travel too.
For those of us that travel a lot, are there skills that make things go smoother and easier?
I’d say that due to travel, I am a pretty organized person, I can deal with and adapt to changing situations, make good & smart decisions and am open to experiencing new things.
Continue reading Travel Skills EVERY TRAVELER Should Have
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When I think of New Years celebrations around the world, fireworks are what come to mind. There are also various lit-up things that drop- most famously the ball in Times Square in NYC.
There’s also lots of partying, excuses to wear silly hats & glasses and restaurants over-charging to eat out on this very special night.
Continue reading New Year’s Traditions Around the World
Cover your shoes with a shower cap
When it comes to packing for a trip the main decision I have is whether or not I’ll roll or fold, my clothes…
If I’m traveling with a backpack (I do on just about every trip), I always roll. When bringing along a suitcase, I tend to fold my things and place them in piles inside.
was to place footwear in shower caps to “ packing hack that I learned from a Buzzfeed article prevent the soles from touching your clothes“. Continue reading Odd (& Useful) Packing Tips from Smarter Travel
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
Are you usually on-time or late to the party?
I think that Kim and I used to always be on-time, maybe even a bit early until Lucas came along. These days, getting somewhere 15-20 minutes late is considered punctual for us!
What about when it comes to airports and airlines? Do you find flights constantly taking off later than scheduled? Is it the airports fault or the airline?
Continue reading Best Airports For On-Time Performance
A couple of years back I wrote a short post about
. I haven’t thought much about these restaurants since writing the post until writing about how you can Bizarre Restaurants Around the World in Japan. Dine With An Unusual Guest
If I had to think of a bizarre restaurant that we’ve eaten at I’d probably go with one that isn’t all that strange. Years back, while in Budapest we went to a restaurant called
Sir Lancelo t. Continue reading 10 Weirdest Restaurants in the World
Island vacations aren’t usually my idea of a destination for a great trip unless we’re talking about places like Australia, New Zealand, Malta and other similar locations.
The examples I gave are places where there are lots to do besides sitting on the beach. When I hear the word island, I tend to think the Caribbean. Not my favorite part of the world to visit although we had a nice time in places like Trinidad & Tobago and Barbados. (We’re actually thinking of using up Kim’s remaining Southwest points for a trip to Jamaica.)
Continue reading Quiz: Which Exotic Island Should You Visit?