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Travel Tuesday: I Am Now a Buc-ee's Believer

Last year, my wife and I took a business trip to Dallas. Along the way, we passed a couple of gas stations that bore a distinctive and adorable beaver mascot and bright yellow background on their signage. For a moment, I thought perhaps the beaver was named "Katy," although that...

Travel Tuesday: Luxor Tower Elite King and NoMad Classic King Hotel Room Reviews

After a short break, I'm back with more of my Las Vegas Content Bonanza™. Technically, this is actually a new season of the Bonanza as it comes from my latest trip to Sin City in October 2021. And while I typically like to give in-depth looks at hotel properties and...

Travel Tuesday: Away Zip Backpack Review

For years, I've sworn by the use of the messenger bag for my travels. Along with full-sized carry-on items, the messenger style was my go-to for a "personal item" that could hold my laptop, a change of clothes, and other items while also serving as a daypack at our destination....

Travel Tuesday: When is the Best Time to Book a Hotel Room?

I don't know about you but for me, one of the most stressful parts of booking a trip is finding the right time to make my purchase. While part of me wants to lock my plans in as I make them, another part of me knows that being a bit...

Travel Tuesday: Fly or Drive? The Pros and Cons of Each

Living in the middle of the country makes things pretty interesting when it comes to planning trips. Thanks to our local airport, we can get to a number of hubs easily and, from there, travel to just about anywhere in the world. Meanwhile, if we're staying domestic, we also have...

Travel Tuesday: Amex's Current Limited-Time Transfer Bonuses

When it comes to collecting points and miles via credit cards, one of the most confusing factors is that the value of the points you earn can vary greatly depending on how you choose to redeem them. For example, while American Express's Membership Rewards points will typically only net you...