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Travel Tip of the Day: Find Vegetarian Food on the Road

Find Vegetarian Food on the Road I’m not vegetarian, but I always hear from my friends who are that one of their … Read More

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Johnny and Natalie at the 2014 US Open

2014 US Open with SPG Amex

Every traveler I know who has the Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Card from American Express loves it! I have it, and I … Read More

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Travel Website of the Week: HomeExchange.com

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Have you seen the movie The Holiday with Kate Winslet, Cameron Diaz and Jude Law, where Kate’s character swaps her English cottage with Cameron’s plush L.A. home? Well, it turns out the website they used, HomeExchange.com, is an actual website and has been … Read More

Travel App of the Week: Spinlister

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You have to love the sharing economy, since it brings down travel costs and helps the environment. And you probably know there are sites to rent homes (Airbnb), watch your dog (DogVacay), wash your laundry (FlyCleaners), rent a boat (Boatbound), park at the … Read More

Travel Tip of the Day: Best Seats on American’s New A321

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Best Seats on American's New A321 I just flew L.A. to Miami on one of AA’s brand-spanking-new A321 planes, which are so new that SeatGuru.com and SeatExpert.com don’t even have them listed yet. As I wrote in this post, it’s a beautiful plane but American put … Read More

Travel Style: Tom Reeves

Tom Reeves

Want to know how to travel in style, just like the pros? We check in with frequent fliers to find out how often they fly, their favorite destinations and what they never leave home without. Name: Tom Reeves  Occupation: Writer/Blogger/Man about … Read More

Why NOT to Fly on American Airlines’ New A321 Planes

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I’m a fan of American Airlines (AA). They have great customer service, especially on Twitter, and I love the fact that they haven’t gone to the dark side with their frequent flier program by going revenue-based instead of mileage-based (Boo Delta and United). … Read More

Travel Style: Akshay Nanavati

Akshay Nanavati

Want to know how to travel in style, just like the pros? We check in with frequent fliers to find out how often they fly, their favorite destinations and what they never leave home without. Name: Akshay Nanavati Occupation: Explorer, speaker, … Read More

Reader Travel Tip of the Day: Open Your Hotel Safe the Night Before

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Open Your Hotel Safe the Night Before Each Friday, we’re featuring a reader-submitted tip as our Travel Tip of the Day. This week’s tip comes from reader Del C., who builds on Wednesday's "shoe in the safe" tip by saying: "The shoe in the safe is a good … Read More

Travel Tip of the Day: Photograph Your Prescriptions

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Photograph Your Prescriptions Back in May, my dad and I went on Windstar Star Pride’s inaugural cruise from Barcelona to Rome. Our first port was Sete, France, a sleepy little French seaside port known as Cette until 1928. The highlight for me, besides … Read More