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Travel Tuesday: Scrubba Review

For as much as I love traveling, there are a few amenities of home that I miss while away. Among them is the ability to do laundry — something that's especially relevant in today's climate. It seems that my wife feels the same way considering that, a few years ago,...

Travel Tuesday: What to Know About Amex’s Fine Hotels + Resorts Program

Just a couple of weeks before the pandemic shut down much of the United States to travel, I wrote about my experience booking a room in Chicago using American Express's Hotel Collection. At the time, I assumed that this offering was pretty similar to the fancier-sounding Fine Hotels + Resorts...

Travel Tuesday: 4 Ways to Obtain and Use Foreign Currency 2

At the time that I write this, international travel is still a no-go for us Americans. Despite this, I haven't stopped thinking about my (hopeful) upcoming travels nor halted my reflections back on my past adventures. Among the aspects I've been considering lately is how my M.O. while traveling has...

Travel Tuesday: Visiting Las Vegas in a Pandemic 2

Over the past few months, I’ve been pondering when I would be able to travel again. Then, just a couple of weeks ago, my wife and I started discussing some possibilities for trips we could take while still feeling comfortable and safe. That’s when we decided upon a destination: Las...

Travel Tuesday: 3 Silly Little Things I Love About Tokyo 3

As the current crisis continues, I keep reflecting and relying on my old travel memories to get me by. Lately, this has led me to reflect on my time spent in Tokyo, Japan — a favorite of mine for a long time. Not only was it the destination for my...

Travel Tuesday: Don't Let a Good Deal Pressure You Into Traveling Again 3

As we enter month five of quarantine, the number of canceled trips continues to grow. What's more, while some of us may have been optimistic about the possibility of autumn trips back in March (like when I moved my plane tickets to Paris from April to September), those hopes have...