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Minute Suites Dallas-Fort Worth DFW Terminal A review

While most travelers are familiar with the concept of airline lounges, there’s a new idea that’s beginning to gain popularity: private airport relaxation suites. Minute Suites are one of the companies that are offering these private mini-lounges. During a 3 hour layover, I checked out the Minute Suites Dallas-Fort Worth DFW Terminal A. The Minute Suites […]

My favorite travel app: Field Trip

If you’re someone who likes to wander like I do, there’s nothing like the thrill of stumbling upon some great random sight in a new city. However, I often wonder what else I might be missing out on if I choose to go down one street versus another. That’s where my favorite travel app, Field […]

Did the TSA spend $1.4 million on a randomizer app?

While many travelers have signed up for TSA PreCheck, which allows for quicker security screening at airports in the United States, the TSA has also allowed some regular travelers to end up in the PreCheck lanes through managed inclusion. How do they manage this? Through a randomizer app that determines which line the passenger should get […]

Staying in a Cuban casa particular – Casa Maura in Havana, Cuba review

Long before AirBnb, the Cuban government allowed private citizens to open their houses for tourists. Such an arrangement is called a casa particular. In a country where there are strict government controls over commerce, the creation of casas particulares has helped citizens start their own small businesses, while giving travelers access to a unique Cuban experience […]