Hi everyone. I apologize for the sporadic posting here. Unfortunately, there have been a series of health issues with my family that have taken precedent. It’s a steamy day in NYC (currently 91 degrees) and I thought I’d do a quick catch-me-up on a few deals and happenings. FREE SHAKE SHACK BURGER Yes, you heard … Read More
A nice perk from Chase Hyatt Visa arrived in my mail today!
with Snowstorm Jonas looming (or already begun), this might be the perfect time to take advantage of great hotel prices
New York City Restaurant Week is right around the corner. I missed it last year because I was so busy traveling, but this year I’ll be in town and looking forward to it. You know the drill, January 18 to February 5th, at participating restaurants, lunch $25 and dinner $38. Here’s the list of participating … 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
After three nights of carnivorous skewered meat debauchery at traditional Brazilian churrascarias, my soul (and arteries) longed for something other than another slab of meat
Those who read this blog know that when I am not traveling far and wide, I enjoy staycations. These staycations are a fun, and often inexpensive way, to escape city life and explore destinations closer to home. This weekend, Won’t Run and I ventured to Rockland County, New York. Although it’s only an hour away … Read More
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
On a recent trip to Luxembourg, I stayed at the Novotel Luxembourg Centre (you can read the review HERE.). The breakfast at the Novotel Luxembourg Centre was very good. The food was substantial and plentiful. There were hot items as well as an assortment of breads, cheeses and meats. There were also fruits and yogurts and cereals. … Read More
If you’re in the Times Square area, and don’t want to go to a tourist trap, try heading over to 9th Avenue.