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what are some unforeseen costs of flying budget airlines
in International, North America, Travel Done Well

What You Should Know About Flying Budget Airlines

We love certain airlines and we try to stay loyal with a few exceptions. Maybe there’s a great flight option or our airlines do not service where we are going. Also, we give up loyalty a lot when flying internationally. Truth is, Business and First Class with most airlines these days give you the benefits of loyalty on long-haul flights. BUT, we do not fly budget…

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in North America, That's Life, Travel Done Well

Top 5 Must Dos in NYC to Keep You Coming Back

We are in New York City all the time. And when we say all the time, we consider ourselves part-time residents. Then there’s the fact that Sherry lives a short train ride away and we often meet for lunch. We have lived in various neighborhoods in Manhattan and loved each of them, but currently we are in midtown which makes getting around so easy. We…

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in Good Eats, North America, Restaurants, Travel Done Well

Baird’s on B: A Dining Gem in Lake Oswego Oregon

The beautiful city of Lake Oswego, Oregon sits about 10 miles south and a bit east of downtown Portland. It is centered around a lake of the same name and is bordered by the Willamette River. Oswego is an Indian word meaning “pouring out place” and the views from most anywhere in the area include water and the beautiful fir trees of the Pacific Northwest….

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in North America, Travel Done Well

You’ll Love The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs

Looking for that perfect destination for any type of travel? Well, I think I found it. Located in Colorado Springs, Colorado, The Broadmoor is an ideal getaway. We’re talking a girlfriend spa getaway, a cottage or a few rooms for a multigenerational gathering, or a suite with a fireplace for that romantic getaway. There are so many reasons to love The Broadmoor, because it really…

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in North America, That's Life, Travel Done Well

Alabama Coast Fun in the Sun Gulf Shores Vacation

Imagine a pristine white sand beach between your toes, salty ocean breeze in your hair, and a relaxed smile on your face. That was the epitome of my recent trip to Gulf Shores on the coast of Alabama. Located about thirty miles west of Pensacola, fifty miles south of Mobile, and two hundred miles east of New Orleans, the area is sometimes referred to as…

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are there any las vegas luxury hotel rooms deals out there like from Hotwire
in North America, That's Life, Travel Done Well

Yes! Las Vegas Luxury Hotel Rooms for $50

UPDATE 11/22/17: Not surprising, but this amazing deal from Hotwire has SOLD OUT!  Looking for one more getaway for the holiday season, but feeling the need for a bit of pampering? Well, we found the deal for you! Thanks to Hotwire and their Million Dollar Sale, you can get away this December for $50 a night. Just think of it…Rooms that usually average about $432…

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in Home, North America, Other, The Races

3 Local Triathlons to Put on Your Next Race Schedule

There is more to the triathlon world than Ironman, Rev 3, and Challenge Family. Many communities also offer local triathlons and go out of their way to make them a great event for the triathlete and fun for families. Besides, these shorter distance local races are a great way to get your feet wet in the sport and the family involved before progressing to longer…

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