Great sale on airfares to Ireland today! And, better yet, my ticket cost me NOTHING out of pocket!
Being a blogger isn’t always as glamorous as one might believe. There’s writers’ block, tech issues, financial and time constraints and all kinds of people and troll issues. But when I received a communication from the Marketing Communications Manager at the Andaz 5th Avenue in New York City saying: Eight Shaken . . . Six … Read More
Some suggestions on places where Americans can go to recuperate from or relocate to because of the Trump Presidential Election
Even travel bloggers fall prey to the saying “the best laid plans of mice and men often go awry” (To A Mouse by Robert Burns) Last weekend, it dawned on me that it was the first weekend in five consecutive weekends that I was not traveling. I had been in Spain and Greece for the … Read More
Websites that copy info and don’t credit the origin of the info are ______________________ (fill in the blank)
The W Fort Lauderdale is a beautiful, sexy, luxurious, oceanfront hotel. I stayed here for three nights in October. As I’ve previously mentioned, my stay at the W was complimentary as part of a luxury-themed TBEX FAM tour of Fort Lauderdale. My room, on the 20th floor of the hotel, was modern and cool. It was … Read More
I recently attended a TBEX conference in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. For those who don’t know, TBEX is the acronym for Travel Blogger Exchange, which organizes seminar events for travel bloggers, writers and travel industry professionals. Every year, TBEX partners with fantastic destinations to bring the travel industry together for networking, education and tourism. These events … Read More
A year ago, in November 2014, I was wandering around the expo for the New York City Marathon at the Javits Center, in Manhattan. As I meandered through the various booths, I had a few conversations about running and travel. Out of the blue, three months later, I received an email inviting me to visit … Read More
Eric Goldman, writing for Forbes, published an article entitled Travel Blogger Denied Tax Writeoff for European Backpacking Trip, critiquing the recent decision of Pingel v. C.I.R., 2015 WL 4720307 (U.S. Tax Ct. August 10, 2015). (Note, although I am an attorney, this post is by no means intended to present a formal legal analysis of the issues presented). … Read More
Sometimes the best response to a negative confrontation is no response at all.