Travel Contests: Week of March 18, 2015

Mall of America

This week’s travel contests include: Win a trip to Mall of America plus two $500 Mall of America® VISA® Gift Cards, a two-night stay near Mall of America® and two The Big Ticket™ Win an Orlando family vacation Win a trip for two to Austin, TX Win a wedding do-over with 50 guests from Marriott Pompano Beach (on […]

Travel Tip of the Day: How to Spend a Long Layover at Minneapolis-St. Paul

Nickelodeon Universe in Mall of America

How to Spend a Long Layover at Minneapolis-St. Paul I recently returned from my third visit to Mall of America in Bloomington, Minnesota—and for the third time, it blew me away. You can easily spend days/weeks at Mall of America, but it’s also great for travelers since it’s just a few miles from the Minneapolis-St. […]

Long Layover at MSP? Go to Nearby Mall of America and Save

Nickelodeon Universe in Mall of America

If you’re following me on Facebook, Instagram and/or Twitter, then you know that I recently returned from Bloomington, Minnesota, home of the largest mall in the United States: Mall of America. It was my third time visiting and each time, their 4.2 million square feet of space (and growing) blow my mind. Not only do […]

Travel Contests: Week of August 20, 2014

Hawaiian Airlines

This week’s travel contests includes: Win 140,000 HawaiianMiles plus two-night stays at The Royal Hawaiian AND Moana Surfrider! (JohnnyJet.com contest) Win a trip to Bloomington and Mall of America Win a 5-day trip to Berlin in Trivago’s contest to makeover its Trivago guy TV pitchman Win a trip for 2 to Cartagena, Colombia with LAN Airlines Win […]

10 reasons to visit the Mall of America

Riding Roller Coasters all by my lonesome

When I was invited to go to Minnesota to attend the ONE Travel Conference in late January I had one thought: “What are they crazy?!” But when the organizers informed me I would be receiving TravMedia’s Travel Journalist of the Year award, it suddenly didn’t seem so crazy—and I quickly accepted as those kinds of […]