3 Great Living Social Deals – 15% off, $25-$75 Virgin America Vouchers and NY Times Travel Show


Let’s make this quick. First, 15% off Living Social purchases –  three days only.  see this: Second, $25, $50 or $75 vouchers for Virgin America.  Details and Link for this LivingSocial Deal  (plus use the code Discover15 for additional 15% off) Third, $15 tickets for the NY Times Travel show in New York City on January 9th … Read More

Balvenie Whisky Tasting and Artisan Craft Show Designed by Anthony Bourdain


I have been to three tasting events for the Scottish single malt whisky company, Balvenie, and each has been fun and unique.  You can read my review from the 2014 Balvenie event here. Each year, the event gets a little larger and grander.  In light of Balvenie’s recent partnership with Anthony Bourdain, I knew that … Read More

I Love the Sound of Breaking Glass: Glass Sheets Shatter from Glass-Bottomed Walkway in China


Yesterday, Will Run For Miles featured a video and discussion on the suspension bridge made of glass at the Shiniuzhai National Geological Park in China (see, World’s Longest Glass Bridge – Would you Walk on it?).  Of course, a common discussion surrounding this structure is the safety of a glass-bottomed bridge, but the creators repeatedly … Read More

(Targeted) Starbucks Promotion – Double Stars for Mobile and Pay


The best way to get customers to use the new Starbucks Mobile and Pay feature is to give out extra Stars, right? So, here’s the new promotion (targeted): Earn Double Stars on every purchase using Mobile Order & Pay. October 7 – October 20 That’s enough for me to try this new feature! I don’t … Read More

Video: World’s Longest Glass Bridge – Would you Walk on it?

PINGJIANG, CHINA - SEPTEMBER 24:  (CHINA OUT) Tourists walk on a suspension bridge made of glass at the Shiniuzhai National Geological Park on September 24, 2015 in Pingjiang County, China. The 300-meter-long glass suspension bridge, with a maximum height of 180 meters, opened to the public on Thursday.  (Photo by ChinaFotoPress/ChinaFotoPress via Getty Images)

Haohan Qiao – – translated to Brave Men’s Bridge, in English – -recently opened in Shiniuzhai National Geological Park in Hunan Province (See, CNN, China opens terrifying glass-bottomed bridge in Shiniuzhai park). It is 180 meters (590 feet) high, and 984 feet in length. THE BOTTOM IS ALL GLASS! I can’t stop looking at the photos and … Read More

Hotel Review: Radisson Decapolis Miraflores, Lima, Peru

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Late this summer, Won’t Run and I went to South America on vacation. We visited Iguazu Falls, Brazil and Lima, Peru. In Lima, we stayed at the Radisson Decapolis Miraflores Hotel.  I used Club Carlson points for two nights and paid the third night (taking advantage of a Club Carlson 30,000 points offer after one … Read More

[Targeted] Alaska Airlines Visa promo: 3 Miles per Dollar for Hotels and Car Rental Charges

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I just received this email from Bank of America offering 2 additional miles for Hotel and Car Rentals charged on my Alaska Airlines Visa Signature Credit card through the end of the year: EARN 2 ADDITIONAL MILES FOR EVERY DOLLAR YOU SPEND ON QUALIFYING HOTEL AND CAR RENTAL PURCHASES through December​ 31, 2​015* Activate this bonus offer … Read More