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How to have a Harry Potter & JK Rowling experience in Porto, Portugal

Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling lived in Porto, Portugal during the early 1990s. During this time period, she created an outline of what would eventually become the full set of Harry Potter books, while also beginning work on the first book. As with most writers, Rowling was inspired by her surroundings. Within Porto, it’s possible […]

Travel Contests: April 18, 2018 – Iceland, Peru, Nepal, & more

Here are your travel contests for this week. You can win trips to Iceland; South Carolina; a glamping trip, the 2018 Kentucky Derby in Louisville, Kentucky; Belize; Napa, California; Peru; Jamaica; Cabo San Lucas, Mexico; Punta Cana, Dominican Republic; Nepal; the Cayman Islands; and more Good luck & be sure to subscribe to the weekly newsletter so […]

The best craft beer in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Pittsburgh is a drinking city. For a long time, that has meant large quantities of macro American beers have been consumed, particularly at Steelers, Penguins, and Pirates games. However, Pittsburgh is gradually growing an increasingly robust craft beer scene. A few initial pioneers have led to more and more new breweries being opened, with the […]

Travel Contests: April 11, 2018 – New Zealand, China, Hawaii, & more

Here are your travel contests for this week. You can win trips to Suzhou, China; Queenstown, New Zealand; Hawaii; Cancun, Mexico; New York City; Paris, France; 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 who might take you along […]

The Club at Pittsburgh International Airport review

Lounge options in Pittsburgh have been lacking in the past, but that has all changed with the new The Club at Pittsburgh International Airport. Back in September, I reviewed the temporary location that The Club had opened while the new permanent lounge was under construction. While that lounge wasn’t perfect, I was intrigued to see […]

Travel Contests: April 4, 2018 – Hawaii, Morocco, Portugal, & more

Here are your travel contests for this week. You can win trips to Greece & Italy; San Francisco, California for the Rugby Sevens World Cup; Hawaii; a tiny cabin getaway; Riviera Maya, Mexico; Dublin, Ireland; Morocco; Turks & Caicos; Montreal, Quebec, Canada; Los Angeles, California; Orlando, Florida; Northern Portugal; 100,000 Rapid Rewards points from Southwest […]

Swissport Horizon Lounge Geneva Airport GVA review

On my way to Portugal, I had yet another connection, this time in Geneva, Switzerland. I had a little over an hour in the airport. There are three Priority Pass lounges right near each other in the Geneva Airport, so I decided to make a speed run of all three. They are located upstairs from […]

Travel Contests: March 28, 2018 – Ireland, Dubai, NYC, & more

Here are your travel contests for this week. You can win trips to India, Thailand, Mexico, or Costa Rica; Ireland; Alaska, Costa Rica, or Utah; Tokyo, Japan; Ibiza, Spain; Riviera Maya, Mexico; Indonesia, Peru, Vietnam, or Italy; Dubai; Sonoma, California; New York City; Brazil; Iceland; Australia; Minneapolis, Minnesota for the 2019 Men’s Final Four; and […]

Dnata SkyView Lounge Geneva Airport GVA review

On my way to Portugal, I had yet another connection, this time in Geneva, Switzerland. I had a little over an hour in the airport. There are three Priority Pass lounges right near each other in the Geneva Airport, so I decided to make a speed run of all three. They are located upstairs from […]

Swiss Business Class Lounge Geneva Airport GVA review

On my way to Portugal, I had yet another connection, this time in Geneva, Switzerland. I had a little over an hour in the airport. There are three Priority Pass lounges right near each other in the Geneva Airport, so I decided to make a speed run of all three. They are located upstairs from […]

Travel Contests: March 21, 2018 – Japan, Ireland, California, & more

Here are your travel contests for this week. You can win trips to France or Greece; Tokyo, Japan; Palm Springs, California; Maine; Hot Springs, Virginia; San Francisco, California; the redwoods in Northern California; Ireland; Inverness, Scotland; Antigua & St. Lucia; and more. Good luck & be sure to subscribe to the weekly newsletter so you don’t miss […]

LuxxLounge Frankfurt Airport FRA review

Frankfurt Airport has three Priority Pass lounges. Two are airside in Terminal 2. The only one that all passengers are able to access is the LuxxLounge Frankfurt, which is located landside in Terminal 1. Reminder: The LuxxLounge Frankfurt is located LANDSIDE near Concourses B & C of Terminal 1. I missed this key part of […]

Lufthansa Welcome Lounge Frankfurt Airport FRA review

After my Lufthansa flight from Denver to Frankfurt, I had plenty of time before my next flight. Since I was flying in business class, I had access to the Lufthansa Welcome Lounge. Unlike some airlines, Lufthansa promoted the existence of their Welcome Lounge prominently inside the business class menus for the flight. Despite that, it […]

Travel Contests: March 14, 2018 – Aruba, Costa Rica, Japan, & more

Here are your travel contests for this week. You can win trips to Costa Rica; Japan; Aruba; Morocco; Cartagena, Colombia; Oregon; Los Angeles, California; Legoland in California; the NCAA Basketball Final in San Antonio, Texas; and more. Good luck & be sure to subscribe to the weekly newsletter so you don’t miss any contests and please share […]