Earn 1,000 Bonus Miles with United MileagePlus Shopping

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United MileagePlus Shopping is currently running the Summer Bonus campaign. With the current offer, you can earn an easy 1,000 bonus miles!

To earn the bonus all you need to do is something that you probably do quite frequently- shop… You’ll just need to go through the MileagePlus Shopping portal when making your purchases. Continue reading Earn 1,000 Bonus Miles with United MileagePlus Shopping

Yet Another Delay to the NYC Anthony Boudain Market

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One of the most anticipated food projects coming to NYC has to be the upcoming Anthony Bourdain Market.

The market will be an international food hall featuring vendors from around the world serving up a wide variety of cuisines.

Initially the market was supposed to open in 2015. Then it was announced that it would open in 2017. Continue reading Yet Another Delay to the NYC Anthony Boudain Market

IHG Rewards Wants To Reward Me 3,000 Bonus Points

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It’s been a while since I’ve booked a stay which earned IHG Rewards points.

The last time I can recall earning some IHG points was from the Priceless Surprises promo. (I may have also earned some points from some small purchases with my IHG credit card.)

Now IHG “wants the chance to reward me again” with a Welcome Back Bonus! Continue reading IHG Rewards Wants To Reward Me 3,000 Bonus Points

Actress Selma Blair Removed From Plane on Stretcher for Outburst, Apologizes

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Selma Blair, an actress probably best known for role in the movie Cruel Intentions was taken by stretcher off of her flight returning  to L.A. from Cancun. Blair was removed for   “allegedly having an outburst on the flight,” according to Yahoo News.

She was traveling with her four year old son and her ex when the situation took place. Continue reading Actress Selma Blair Removed From Plane on Stretcher for Outburst, Apologizes

Win A Trip for 2 to the Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya

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Southwest Vacations is giving away a very nice trip for 2 to the Hard Rock Hotel in Riviera Maya, Mexico to celebrate Southwest Airline’s birthday!

The prize includes a 5 night stay at The Hard Rock, flights and more! A $1,500 resort credit will give you the opportunity to do things like swim with dolphins, get massages or choose from many other options.

Let’s take a closer look at the contest! Continue reading Win A Trip for 2 to the Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya

Tourist Fined $1000 for Collecting Water at Yellowstone National Park

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A little over a week back a tourist left the boardwalk near a geyser at Yellowstone National Park. This led to the tragedy of the man falling into a boiling hot spring, costing him his life.

At Yellowstone, it’s illegal to walk around off of the boardwalks for two reasons- to protect the park land and the visitors.

Just around a week after the tragic event described above took place, another tourist wandered off of one of the parks boardwalks and now he’s going to pay for it. Continue reading Tourist Fined $1000 for Collecting Water at Yellowstone National Park

Jollibee, A Fun Food Rec from Anthony Bourdain

Anthony BourdainOver the years I’ve tried many restaurants based on recommendations from food and travel TV shows. Restaurants discovered this way can definitely be hit or miss.

A month or so back I was watching Anthony Bourdain’s Manila episode of his show, Parts Unknown which airs on CNN.

Lots of interesting food was eaten during the episode but I have to admit that I was most interested in trying out a Filipino fast food restaurant that I had heard about a few years back.

Jollibee is a popular fast food chain located in various countries around the world and they just happen to have a location close to home! Continue reading Jollibee, A Fun Food Rec from Anthony Bourdain