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Travel Tuesday: Away Hanging Toiletry Bag Review

As a frequent (or frequent enough) traveler, you quickly learn that investing in the right luggage can make a big difference to your experience. Not only do you want something that will hold up to the impacts of travel but can also hold all of your essentials in an organized...

Travel Tuesday: 3 Reasons Why Vegas is Perfect for Your Amex FHR Credit

When American Express revamped its Platinum card in 2021, one of the additions was a $200 annual credit that could be used for Amex Fine Hotels & Resorts or Hotel Collections bookings. Personally, I found this to be one of the best credit offerings, but I was surprised to see...

Travel Tuesday: My 7 Favorite Travel Tuesday Posts of 2022

For many Americans, 2022 marked a true return to travel. And while, as I write this, air travel is snarled and looking rather nightmarish, the year turned out to be pretty decent for the industry and travelers alike. As for me, during the year, I reviewed a number of hotel...

Travel Tuesday: How to View Southwest Fares in Google Flights with Wanderlog

If you're looking to travel and don't feel particularly loyal to a certain airline, portals such as the popular Google Flights can be great ways to compare fares across multiple carriers. Unfortunately, not all airlines allow their fares to be published on such aggregators. Case in point: while Google Flights...

When is the Best Time to Book a Flight?

Over the Thanksgiving travel holiday, millions of Americans returned to the skies. This actually continued a trend that’s seen demand for travel surging after two slow years. And while we all wish money were no object so that we could plan the trip of our dreams without restrictions, the fact...

Travel Tuesday: Donating Your Travel Currency on Giving Tuesday

Lest you think we're done with the retail holidays, today marks another — albeit quite different — one: Giving Tuesday. For those unaware, this is the day that emphasizes charitable donations over retail purchases. Incidentally, while travelers and credit card customers may earn various loyalty points and miles from their purchases,...