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This March, I am one of the lucky ones who is taking a tropical vacation to escape snowy Minnesota. I’ll be staying in Nassau (Bahamas) all week! Sun, surf and hot tubs here I come!
However, I will be hopping a couple of planes to get to my much-anticipated vacation. So, I’ll pack my American Tourister Luggage and fly to Atlanta’s airport for a layover and then on to Nassau. That’s over 2,300 travel miles, not including the shuttle I’ll be taking to and from the airport. Since this isn’t the greenest way to travel, I wanted to do something that would offset the emissions I will be contributing to.
This season on ABC’s hit show “The Bachelor,” the women are traveling in style. Titan has paired with ABC to provide the love interests with durable, hardside luggage that is colorful and fashionable! The women each carry a 4-wheel trolley from the X2 Flash line and pair it with a matching beauty case. This season’s Bachelor, Jake Pavelka, is a commercial airline pilot. He too is sporting Titan luggage from the X2 Special Edition Carbon line. In addition to the “Bachelor,” Titan has been featured in various magazines and websites such as Oprah’s “O” magazine, Forbes Traveler, Allure, Italian Vogue, National Geographic Traveler, and many more!
I don’t read a ton of magazines, but Inc. magazine is one that I read cover to cover each month. In both its feature articles and its recurring columns, the magazine does a great job of promoting and celebrating entrepreneurs, small-business owners and the innovative products and services they’re passionate about. One of my favorite [...]
I recently read an interesting article, by Christopher Elliott, who is a travel columnist for National Geographic Traveler Magazine. He suggests that airlines, or the FAA should ban alcohol on flights because it creates many dangerous and uncomfortable/annoying situations. He provides a few extreme examples, such as a harrowing experience on an Amsterdam – NYC [...]
To tip or not to tip, that is the question. Or better yet, how much to tip. Whether you are travel frequently or seldom, for business or for pleasure, or any combination of the above, you have probably had this dilemma. This becomes a problem especially when traveling internationally. In the U.S. we are pretty [...]
I have blogged many times about packing and travel tips, but in case you don’t trust my opinion, here is a great article from the travel expert himself, Rick Steves. In this article Rick explains how to pack light, stay organized, and fit everything into one carry-on. Most, if not all of these tips have [...]
“Standing room only” – its a phrase you are likely to come across when buying concert tickets or tickets to see a favorite speaker and/or comedian. However, in the near future you might start noticing this phrase when purchasing airline tickets. In an effort to cut costs and improve efficiency, a Chinese low-cost carrier, Spring [...]
Booking your travel arrangements online has now become cheaper. Most major online travel agencies have waived their nominal booking fees, either for a promotional length of time, or permanently. The latter is the case with online travel portal Expedia, which has permanently waived its $10 booking fee, in order to bring in more customers. Travelocity, [...]
New York’s LaGuardia airport just started using the newest X-ray machine for luggage screening. At $100,000 a piece, they are the most technologically advanced machines on the market. The process doesn’t take any more or less time than what we travelers are used to but it gives TSA screeners a much better look at the [...]
I have written many blog posts with strategies and tips for avoiding extra fees and expenses on air travel. This time I would like to touch a bit on ways to save money after you arrive to your destination. Know where to exchange money The airport is by far the worst place to exchange currency. [...]« Previous Entries Next Entries »