When I decide to travel to an out-of-town race, it is key to: (1) register for the race; (2) make travel arrangements; and (3) make hotel or other lodging arrangements. It goes without saying that training for the event and getting to the race uninjured are paramount. When booking your hotels directly, keep in mind that: (a) there may … Read More
Just follow the instructions here! AmazonMP3 You’ll be taken to an Amazon.com page that instructs you to click a button, which will: Connect your Amazon.com and Twitter accounts. (If you are not already signed in, you will be prompted to do so). A window will pop up when you connect your Amazon.com and Twitter accounts … Read More
I confess. I’m a travel bug. I’m a marathon bug. I want to travel everywhere. I want to run everywhere. I’ve never been to Singapore, but it fits in the category of “I’ve never been there but would love to visit someday,” along with about a zillion other places. So, this morning I learned from … Read More
I just got this email from Delta: We’ve partnered with the Wildlife Conservation Society to bring you a new benefit you’ll be wild for. Now through September 7th, you and one guest may enjoy complimentary admission on the first Friday of every month to the Bronx Zoo, New York Aquarium, Central Park Zoo, Prospect Park … Read More
I haven’t written much recently as I’ve been busy working and traveling. The traveling wasn’t even to run marathons (shocking, I know!). Two weeks ago, I hopped over to Ireland for a weekend to visit a friend in County Meath – I’d purchased the flight on Delta for under $400 during a little airfare war a … Read More
Right now there is an airfare war going on for flights between New York and San Francisco on many major airlines – including American, Delta and Jet Blue. Prices are as low as $220. The dates seem to go through early June. As always, if you are interested, do not hesitate, because the deal may be gone in … Read More
Swag. Swag. Swag. Originally defined as the loot of a theft, now the term has become synonymous with freebies — generally promotional items distributed at an event as opposed to items awarded for winning a competition or contest. (I have no idea if “Swag” is singular or plural, so please excuse the grammatical confusion). Perhaps the most … Read More
Right now, you can get iTunes cards in a variety of amounts, at 15% off, with free shipping at Best Buy. Here’s the LINK.
A few weeks ago, I lamented that Groupon was no longer listed as a participating merchant on Chase’s Ultimate Rewards portal. Well, here’s good news — today, I looked, and blinked, and looked again…. and, sure enough, Groupon is now listed as a participating merchant with a whopping 12 points per dollar! happy friday!
The Hyatt hotel chain includes Park Hyatt, Grand Hyatt, Hyatt Regency, Hyatt, Hyatt Place, and Hyatt House. It is my favorite of the hotel chains – the rooms are well-appointed and the service impeccable. (It’s also the only hotel chain where you don’t have to ask for toothpaste!) My only gripes are – first, that there are … Read More