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My American Airlines Basic Economy Experience & Recommendations

The major US airlines have been making a big push to add basic economy options to their routes in an attempt to attract more customers who may not want to pay for some of the frills. All three carriers, Delta, United, and American, now offer some form of basic economy so I wanted to check it out on a flight and see what it was … Continue reading My American Airlines Basic Economy Experience & Recommendations

Why we were glad we upgraded to the London Eye VIP Champagne Experience

We recently took our first trip to London, and given this fact, we didn’t want to miss out on the iconic London Eye. After a little research, and not knowing when our next chance to ride the Eye would be, we decided to go with the VIP champagne experience. The cost online is normally about 13 euros more than the standard entry but we were … Continue reading Why we were glad we upgraded to the London Eye VIP Champagne Experience

7 Reasons to Consider a Day Trip From Lisbon to Cascais, Portugal

The country of Portugal is filled with stunning scenery and its capital city of Lisbon is no exception. With seemingly great views around every corner, picturesque architecture, and delicious food and wine, it’s a tough combination to beat. So be sure to take the time to relax, explore, and enjoy everything Lisbon has to offer, but don’t let it stop you from taking an adventure … Continue reading 7 Reasons to Consider a Day Trip From Lisbon to Cascais, Portugal

Lobby area of the Marriott Marquis City Center Doha

5 Great Options for the Marriott Credit Card Category 5 Certificate Outside the US

One of the perks of the Marriott Rewards Premier Credit Card is the annual free night certificate for any category 5 hotel. Unfortunately, the luxury beach resorts and fancy 5 star hotels all over Europe don’t exactly fall in this category. However, that doesn’t mean all hope is lost as there are still some decent options for redeeming your free night certificate. For this analysis, and … Continue reading 5 Great Options for the Marriott Credit Card Category 5 Certificate Outside the US

The London Pass: Was it Worth it for us?

London, the city with an endless number of activities to keep everyone busy. We recently made our first trip to London and deciding what to do over our 5 nights was a little overwhelming. We quickly accepted the fact that there was absolutely no way we could get close to seeing it all and did a little research before coming across the London Pass, which offers … Continue reading The London Pass: Was it Worth it for us?

6 Great Options for the Marriott Credit Card Category 5 Certificate in the US

One of the perks of the Marriott Rewards Premier Credit Card is the annual free night certificate for any category 5 hotel. Unfortunately, the luxury beach resorts and fancy 5 star hotels in cities like New York don’t exactly fall in this category. However, that doesn’t mean all hope is lost as there are still some decent options out there for redeeming your free night … Continue reading 6 Great Options for the Marriott Credit Card Category 5 Certificate in the US

Destination Montreal – Places to Stay for Every Budget

Montreal is a wonderful city, filled with plenty of charm and excitement for a visiting traveler. From Old Montreal to the shopping district, it doesn’t disappoint. There are plenty of delicious food options and the locals are extremely friendly. Big shout out to L’Auberge Saint-Gabriel for the awesome experience of dining immersed in 300 years of history. If you are ever in Montreal I highly recommend … Continue reading Destination Montreal – Places to Stay for Every Budget

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