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Travel Movie Review: The Trip to Italy

A few years ago, British comedians Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon starred in The Trip, which depicted a semi-improvised foodie road trip through England where both men played exaggerated versions of themselves. The two men have obvious chemistry together, and the success of the first trip led to the latest edition, The Trip To Italy. […]

Travel Contest Roundup: August 27, 2014 – Argentina, Napa, Kentucky & more

Here are your travel contests for this week. Good luck! Win a wine trip to Argentina Round-trip coach airfare for the winner and 1 guest to Mendoza, Argentina Reimbursement for one rental car for ground transportation (up to U.S. $400) Four hundred dollar (U.S. $400.00) Visa debit card for meals and incidental expenses (alcoholic beverages excluded) […]

Travel Contest Roundup: August 6, 2014 – China, Ireland, New York, and more

Check out this week’s travel contests. Good luck! Win a $500 voucher from TravelPony and StyleBlueprint $500 voucher Enter by August 17, 2014 Win a trip to China to save pandas Round-trip air transportation for two to/from Chengdu, China Hotel accommodations for three (3) nights, (3) ground transportation to/from airports One (1) day Panda Keeper […]

New Amtrak service: No train, but free pizza & Doritos

Amtrak is one of the more maligned transportation companies out there, sometimes with good reason, sometimes not. What happened to 200+ customers in New York on Saturday was definitely the former. The Amtrak Acela Express going to Washington D.C. from Penn Station in New York City departed around 3pm as scheduled, which generally makes most travelers happy. There was […]