It’s #TravelTuesday! Time for an amazing giveaway from @First2Board

@First2Board is having an amazing #TravelTuesday Giveaway! Enter the “Name Your Destination Getaway” contest for a chance to win 2 domestic round-trip airfares from within the US to any city within the US, 2 nights accommodations, and $100 in spending money! (Official…

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Flooding Inspires Alternative Modes of Transportation

As many of my readers know, I call Charleston, South Carolina home and in fact, live on a small island. This week brought torrential rains to Charleston and created massive flooding in low-lying areas – which is all of Charleston….

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Volunteering on Vacation Can Change Your Life

Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans on August 29, 2005.  Having grown up in Florida, I’ve seen my share of Hurricanes and hurricane damage.  But this was different.  I had never seen anything like what was happening in New Orleans.  On August…

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29 Days, 18 flights, 12 hotels & 5 countries using @USAirways & @StarwoodBuzz points/miles!

It’s that time again! Time to plan out my annual December vacation.   This year, unlike other years, I’m spending a little bit more money on hotels and flights than I typically do.   In the past, I’ve picked one…

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New FAA & DOT rules protecting airline passengers go into effect

In April, the FAA announced new rules to expand the rights of airline passengers, and those regulations take effect 8/23/11. These new regulations include provisions to: • Force airlines to display all potential fees for services and amenities such as…