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A day trip from Bordeaux to Dune du Pilat & Arcachon

About an hour west of Bordeaux is one of the more unique natural wonders you’ll see in France, or even all of Europe. Just south of the town of Arcachon is the Dune du Pilat, the tallest sand dune in Europe. The close proximity of the coast makes a day trip from Bordeaux to Dune […]

Travel Contests: December 6, 2017 – Morocco, Peru, Italy, & more

Here are your travel contests for this week. You can win trips to Italy; Peru; London, England; Fort Myers, Florida; a college football bowl game; Marrakech, Morocco; Maui, Hawaii; Riviera Maya, Mexico; and more. Good luck & be sure to subscribe to the weekly newsletter so you don’t miss any contests and please share this post with […]

SNL Aer Lingus sketch: Video

Tonight’s episode of Saturday Night Live was hosted by actress Saoirse Ronan, with U2 as the musical guest. Needless to say, it was a very Irish show. The final sketch of the night was about a flight on Ireland’s Aer Lingus. Now traditionally this last sketch is known as the “10 to 1” sketch. Since […]

A walking tour of historic Bordeaux & The Port of the Moon

Many visitors to Bordeaux come to go wine tasting across the Bordeaux region, but the city itself is not to be overlooked. Central Bordeaux & the Port of the Moon have been designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site due to its historic significance as a place of cultural exchange, notable architecture, & historic preservation. […]

A cheese feast at Baud Et Millet in Bordeaux, France

As soon as I heard about it, I knew I had to go. An all-you-can-eat cheese restaurant. Baud et Millet in Bordeaux, France is famed for their cheese cellar, which patrons can have free reign over. This was one of the reasons why I wanted to travel to Bordeaux. If you hadn’t guessed it, I love […]

The best craft beer in Central London, England

It seems like a new craft beer bar is opening in London every week. However, despite all the nightlife options in Central London, much of the craft beer scene is located outside of Zone 1. That said, there are a few gems to be found. Here is my guide to the best craft beer in […]

Travel Contests: November 22, 2017 – Peru, Fiji, Star Wars, & more

Here are your travel contests for this week. You can win trips to Peru; Thailand; San Francisco, California to see the new Star Wars film; New Orleans, Louisiana; Jackson Hole, Wyoming; the Galapagos Islands; Fiji; and more. Good luck & be sure to subscribe to the weekly newsletter so you don’t miss any contests and please share […]

The top things to do during Christmas & New Year’s in London

For those who want to spend the holidays traveling, big cities such as London tend to be a solid bet. With enough locals & visitors around, there are always plenty of activities to do, and nothing ever shuts down completely. I spent last Christmas & New Year’s in London, hanging out with friends & experiencing […]

Attending an Arsenal match at Emirates Stadium

As coverage of the English Premier League in the United States has improved, I became a bigger fan of the sport & the league. After a couple of years of not choosing a particular team to become a fan of, a few years back I finally picked a favorite team: Arsenal. During my trip to […]

Travel Contests: November 15, 2017 – Bali, Paris, Thailand

Here are your travel contests for this week. You can win trips to Park City, Utah; Bali, Indonesia; Paris, France; Antigua & Barbuda; Thailand; Punta Cana, Dominican Republic; Los Angeles, California; Florence, Italy; Nashville, Tennessee; New York City; and more. Good luck & be sure to subscribe to the weekly newsletter so you don’t miss any contests […]

How to keep Wyndham Rewards points from expiring

Wyndham Rewards is an interesting hotel program. With every redemption costing 15,000 points per night, there are a few great values out there. That said, those locations might not fit with your travel plans, so it’s possible you’ll have points sitting around for a while. Be careful though, as those points can expire. Here are […]

House Spirits Distillery Portland PDX Priority Pass review

The final stop on my tour of the Priority Pass locations in Portland was House Spirits Distillery. This is perhaps the most unique Priority Pass location in the world. While most places are airline lounges, and a few in the expanding portfolio are restaurants or markets like Capers Cafe Le Bar or Capers Market, House […]

Travel Contests: November 8, 2017 – Thailand, Italy, London, & more

Here are your travel contests for this week. You can win trips to Thailand; Riviera Maya, Mexico; Telluride, Colorado; Lake Tahoe, California; Prague, Czechia; Lucca, Italy; London, England; New York City; and more. Good luck & be sure to subscribe to the weekly newsletter so you don’t miss any contests and please share this post with friends […]

The best craft beer in Glasgow, Scotland

Glasgow is a city that is near and dear to my heart. I lived there for a couple of years in college, so I go back every year or so. Over the years, my friends there have introduced me to the Scottish craft beer scene. It’s interesting to go back now, knowing that my first […]