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Travel Tuesday: Living Vicariously Through myVegas

As is well documented on this site, I have a major soft spot for Las Vegas. Despite not drinking and rarely gambling (save a trip last year when my friend bankrolled me to play blackjack with him), I've always enjoyed walking The Strip and exploring the numerous hotels and casinos...

Do Allbirds Mizzles Make For a Go-To Travel Shoe? 1

As a semi-frequent traveler who looks to pack pretty light, I’m used to taking only one pair of shoes with me on any given trip. Thus, whatever shoes I’m taking with me need to not only be comfortable but also adapt to different situations — including the possibility of damp...

Travel Tuesday: Southwest Cards Are Including Companion Pass in Their Sign-Up Bonuses (For a Limited Time) 3

Sometimes the universe loves me. As I was brainstorming on what to write about this week, some very interesting news came across my desk: Southwest is now allowing customers to earn a Companion Pass as part of the sign-up bonus on their co-branded credit card line-up. In other words, for...

2021 Skyroam Solis Review: Using the Skyroam Solis WiFi Hotspot Overseas 10

As someone who regularly “workations” (or did when travel was still a thing) and relies on a solid Internet connection to be productive while traveling, it’s kind of crazy that I went without a WiFi hotspot for so long. That’s mostly because I had never come across a particular device...

Travel Tuesday: V2 (Hotel Vandivort) Hotel Review

It's hard to believe, but it's already been a couple of months since I enjoyed my first stay at Springfield, Missouri's very own Hotel Vandivort. Since reviewing my experience last year, I've been waiting to make a return to this unique property and hopefully check out some of their other...

Travel Tuesday: Follow Airline Mask Mandates or Get Banned 2

This might come as a surprise to you, but the travel industry has changed a tremendous amount over the past year — shocking, I know. In a bid to comply with local regulations and CDC recommendations as well as, you know, keep their flyers safe, several airlines have adjusted their...