Stalking in the Sky? Mile High Club? Now you can choose your seatmate based on Facebook profiles.
In honor of National Smile Month, the Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel in Monterey, California has launched a Pinterest “pin it to win it” contest. The prize is a two-night stay at Hyatt Regency Monterey and lunch for two at TusCA restaurant! The contest runs from August 1st to August 31st. The winner will be announced on … Read More
A most incredible 8th grade graduation speech – best impersonations of current politicians.
When I attended a Travel Blogger conference ( TBEX) in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, I stayed at the Hyatt Regency Pier 66. It was about a ten minute walk from the hotel across a bridge over the Intracoastal Waterway (more if the bridge was up) to the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center where the conference was held. I … Read More
A photo posted by Kathy – Will Run For Miles (@katstarr_) on Nov 28, 2015 at 3:45am PST 2015 was a banner travel year. I was just a crazy traveling girl who couldn’t say no. The adventures began in January with a crazy “mistake fare” trip I called Around the World in 8 Days … 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
Tripit is a trip organizing service: “Organize your travel plans in one place with TripIt, your all-in-one travel itinerary and trip organizer.” There are two versions – Tripit (free version) and Tripit Pro (which costs about $50 per year). I was recently at a conference and was given 5 Tripit Pro annual memberships, which are … Read More
I am so excited – I need to share this! 261 Fearless is an organization founded by Kathrine Switzer. She was the first woman to run the Boston Marathon, in 1967, when the race director tried to pull her off the course and take her bib number declaring that it was a men’s only race. … 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.