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Clever Travel Hacks For Any Trip

Clever Travel Hacks For Any Trip

Clever Travel Hacks For Any Trip In this week's Travel Tip Tuesday, we're sharing a few of our best tricks ...
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Simple and Effective Tips For Restful Airplane Sleep

Simple and Effective Tips For Restful Airplane Sleep People who can easily fall asleep on a plane are among the ...
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5 Stocking Stuffers for Your Business Travel Road Warrior

"Oh I don't know, I don't really need anything in particular right now." Have you heard this one before when ...
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Cruise Like A Pro

Cruise Like A Pro If you’re new to cruising, or it’s been a while since your last sea voyage, this ...
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Cooking While Traveling

Cooking While Traveling Most travelers are familiar with the challenges of preparing meals from a hotel room or vacation rental ...
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Finding History in Futuristic Tokyo

When it comes to fashion, trends, and electronic gadgets, Tokyo is often ahead of the rest of the world. The ...
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World Tipping Chart

World Tipping Chart Get up to speed with the tipping etiquette of your destination. Know how much to tip and ...
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Millennial Business Travelers Want Quicker Rewards

When you picture a business traveler racking up loyalty points from airlines and hotels, you probably think of the two ...
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Where to Stay for the Montreal International Jazz Festival

Where are the best places to stay near the Montreal Jazz Fest that happens each summer? Which hotels get you ...
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Paris on a budget

Ease the Sting of 5 Expensive Cities by Finding Free Attractions and Events

Ah, the glamorous life of jetting off to Paris or Tokyo. If only we all had unlimited travel funds, right? ...
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Passport Renewals Made Easy

Passport Renewals Made Easy

If you have a big trip coming up and can’t seem to make the time to get into your local post ...
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Travel Tip Tuesday: September, The Best Time To Travel

Travel Tip Tuesday: September, The Best Time To Travel

September, The Best Time To Travel September, just after Labor Day, is one of the best times to travel in ...
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Marriott Starwood hotel brands

Rewards Points Battle: Marriott vs. Bonwi

After a merger between Starwood and Marriott, this behemoth of a company now has either 29 or 30 different brands ...
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Oktoberfest

Five Fantastic Oktoberfest Events In The US

Oktoberfest, originally a celebration of a royal wedding, began over 200 years ago in a field in Munich, Germany. It’s ...
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West Coast Road Trip Tips

The Ultimate West Coast Road Trip

The landscape found along the West Coast of the United States between Seattle and San Diego is considered by many ...
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The Boardwalk in Ponce, Puerto Rico.

Puerto Rico: What’s New in this U.S. Territory?

A lot of people give Puerto Rico a bad rap for various reasons, but we're here to tell you that ...
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Travel Prepared

Travel Well by Traveling Prepared

Help ensure a smooth trip by planning thoroughly and remaining prepared throughout your next big getaway. The four tips from ...
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Airport Layover Advice

Airport Layover Advice

Here are some tips to make a long layover a productive part of your business trip or an extension of ...
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Road Trip Packing Tips

Road Trip Packing Tips

There are many benefits to getting behind the wheel and road tripping rather than flying to your vacation destination. Besides ...
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Travel Tip - Connect with locals

Connecting With Locals On Your Next Trip

Travel over recent decades has been in a state of transition, with modern travelers showing an ever-increasing interest in “experiencing” ...
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Best Desert Trips

The Best Time To Visit The Desert

The Best Time To Visit The Desert We visit deserts not just because of their unique landscapes, but because they ...
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Travel Tips for Breaking Routine

Breaking Routine To Get The Most Out Of Travel

Breaking Routine to Get The Most Out Of Travel When you envision your next vacation, does it come easily? We ...
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Best Casinos in U.S.

Best U.S. Casinos Outside Vegas

Best U.S. Casinos Outside Vegas While America holds the record for most casinos in the world (1,500+), did you know ...
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The Hotel Zones of Los Cabos, Mexico

If you're headed to the resort area of Los Cabos in Mexico for the first time, you may not realize ...
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Clever Travel Hacks

Clever Travel Hacks For Any Trip

Clever Travel Hacks For Any Trip In this week's Travel Tip Tuesday, we're sharing a few of our best tricks ...
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Honolulu's Best State Park

Honolulu’s Best State Park

When you think of the perfect beach getaway, you think tropical weather, white sand, and turquoise waters. Throw in some ...
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Fun Ways to Bring Back Travel Memories

Fun Ways To Bring Travel Memories Home

Fun Ways To Bring Travel Memories Home Making memories and looking back on the times that you went on adventures ...
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Top Reasons to Choose a Boutique Hotel

Top Reasons to Choose a Boutique Hotel

Intimate and luxurious, artistic and curated, boutique hotels are an experience all onto their own. As a concept that slowly ...
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cash in Bonwi points for flights

What You Can Get for 10,000 Points on Bonwi

When you sign up for Bonwi for the first time, you get 1,500 points automatically. Right there that's worth $15 ...
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In-Flight Entertainment Going Mobile

In-Flight Entertainment Going Mobile

In-flight entertainment has come a long way in recent years. Airlines are moving away from seatback monitors and are instead ...
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The Value of Renting a Car While Traveling

The Value of Renting a Car While Traveling

A rental car is like purchasing the freedom to have the trip that you want to have. After all, we ...
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Hilton Honors versus Bonwi Rewards points

Reward Points Battle: Hilton Honors vs. Bonwi

If you could spend the same amount for hotel bookings with Hilton compared to the same hotels booked with Bonwi, ...
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A Traveler's Best Friend

A Traveler’s Best Friend

If you travel often, you probably have the typical travel accessories covered. A neck pillow, some earplugs, or a money ...
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Top 10 Most Luxurious Hotels In The World

Top 10 Most Luxurious Hotels In The World

When comparing high-end hotels around the globe, there's luxury and then there’s luxury. This week's Travel Tip Tuesday explores the ...
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airlines don't deserve loyalty

Why Convertible Reward Points Are Better Than Airline Miles

In case you haven't noticed, the U.S. airlines don't care much about you as a customer. Even the people who ...
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How To Receive An Upgrade On Your Next Flight

How To Receive An Upgrade On Your Next Flight

From unexpected weather delays to long lines at security, flying these days can be a hassle. Luckily, this week’s Travel ...
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30+ hotel brands to keep track of with Marriott

Can We Really Keep Up With All These Hotel Brands?

Quick - if you have 30,000 Starwood or Marriott points, at which of their brands can you probably stay one ...
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Smart Ways To Carry Money While Traveling

Smart Ways To Carry Money While Traveling

Carrying money on vacation is a balancing act between safety and utility. We want to keep our money carefully tucked ...
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How To Travel With Friends

How To Travel With Friends

Traveling creates memories that you will remember for life. Traveling with friends gives you the opportunity to share those memories ...
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Five Fantastic Destination Spas In The Western United States

Five Fantastic Destination Spas In The Western United States

Finding complete relaxation sometimes requires escaping for a while to somewhere dedicated to making you feel new again. While hotels ...
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Travel Resolutions For The New Year Ahead

Travel Resolutions For The New Year Ahead

The dawn of a new year is the perfect time to think about what you’d like to do for yourself ...
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San Diego: What's New In California's Southernmost City?

San Diego: What’s New In California’s Southernmost City?

San Diego is well-known for its beaches, great weather, and not-so-great football team, the lowly Chargers.  But, the So-cal city ...
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Six Best Cruise Lines for Winter

Six Best Cruise Lines for Winter

Hit the seas this winter to experience exotic locations around the world. In the past, traveling by ship was the ...
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Top Winter Villages

Top Winter Villages

Do you become active and engaged during winter months, or do you prefer to hibernate? Do you like to shop, ...
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Achieve Your Travel Dreams

Achieve Your Travel Dreams

Are there places you would love to visit? How long have you dreamt of doing so? With these tips, turn ...
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Smart Phone Apps for Travelers

Smart Phone Apps for Travelers

Smartphone and Tablet Apps can be useful before and while traveling. You can greatly extend your device’s usefulness by downloading ...
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Top Family-Friendly Resorts

Top Family-Friendly Resorts

Planning that family vacation? Looking for a resort that is both relaxing and kid-friendly? Check out some of our top ...
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Traveling with Children like a Pro

Traveling with Children like a Pro

Pulling off a great family vacation requires a lot of planning, patience and effort. You'll get better at all this, ...
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Las Vegas hotel rewards

Reward Points Battle: Hotels.com vs. Bonwi

If you use Bonwi to book your hotel stays, you're probably going to earn a big reward payback much faster ...
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Holiday Gift Guide for Travelers

Holiday Gift Guide for Travelers

There’s nothing better than giving gifts that people will really use, especially for friends and family who frequently travel. With ...
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Best Time to Book December Travel

Best Time to Book December Travel

When is the best time to book December travel? It’s a simple question, but the answer depends on a few ...
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Four Amazing Ideas for the Upcoming Festivities

Four Amazing Ideas for the Upcoming Festivities

Each year on the fourth Thursday in November, Americans traditionally gather for a day of festivities that typically revolves around ...
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How to Earn a Second Vacation From Your First Mexico Vacation

Imagine you travel to a Mexican beach destination like Los Cabos or the Riviera Maya for a long weekend holiday ...
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Travel Tips to Simplify Your Thanksgiving Travels

Travel Tips to Simplify Your Thanksgiving Travels

If you've ever had the pleasure of traveling during the Thanksgiving season, you know the roads and airports are always ...
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Hanauma Bay

In Honolulu, Hawaii, Don’t Miss a Trip to Hanauma Bay State Park

If you find yourself traveling to Honolulu Hawaii, there are usually a couple reasons why. Including, (but of course not ...
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Exploring the Seven Seas

Exploring the Seven Seas

Whether you are a beginner or just need a refresher, this week's Travel Tip Tuesday explores what elements to consider ...
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Tips on Saving During Your European Getaway

Tips on Saving During Your European Getaway

Looking for budget friendly tips for your next European getaway? Below are our top cost-effective tips to consider during your ...
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Florida beach from Orlando

The 5 Best Florida Beaches Easily Reached From Orlando

People fly from all over the world to go to Orlando, home of Disney World, Sea World, Universal Studios amusement ...
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Tips on Eating in Europe

Tips on Eating in Europe

While in Europe, food is enjoyed as much as art, language, and traditions. From sampling local hidden gems to experiencing ...
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Tips on How to Avoid Lines and Crowds

Tips on How to Avoid Lines and Crowds

If you want to save precious time during your travels, you’ll need to steer clear of those crowds. Here is ...
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Instead of lurching down Bourbon Street, discover the swamps outside of New Orleans on a night tour!

New Orleans, LA: What’s Going on Louisiana’s Biggest City?

New Orleans has always been party central while at the same time, is loaded with historical significance. It may be ...
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Summer Dog Sledding Alaska

Anchorage, Alaska: Go Dogsledding in Summer

The first thing you probably think of when someone says dog sledding is snow, correct? What if I told you ...
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How to Rack Up Points for Free Hotel Stays or Flights

Are you getting a big rebate every time you stay at a hotel? Are you turning every few nights that ...
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The Best Shopping Experiences in Orlando, Florida

Orlando, Florida is best known for its theme parks, of course, but many visitors take some time to find a ...
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The Hotel Zones of Fort Lauderdale, Florida

The Hotel Zones of Fort Lauderdale, Florida

The Atlantic Ocean coastal city of Fort Lauderdale is part of a 23-mile stretch of beach in Broward County, so ...
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Explore the Distilleries and Breweries of Washington, D.C.

Explore the Distilleries and Breweries of Washington, D.C.

Want to sample some local hooch after you visit the Smithsonian and snap photos of D.C.'s monuments? Here's a rundown ...
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How to Hit the Savings Jackpot in Las Vegas

How to Hit the Savings Jackpot in Las Vegas

An experienced gambler can tell you how to avoid getting fleeced at the Las Vegas casino tables, but there are ...
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Gulliver's Gate Brings the World in Miniature to Times Square

Gulliver’s Gate Brings the World in Miniature to Times Square

You can pay a visit to Times Square in Manhattan, New York any day and you will surely be bombarded ...
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Nashville, Tennessee: New Attractions in the Music City

Nashville, Tennessee: New Attractions in the Music City

Erase any negative preconceived notions you have about Nashville because this southern city has a lot going on. Whether you’re ...
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Tips for Renting a Car

Renting a car is such a common part of the travel experience that you'd think the car rental process would ...
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Tips for Flying Like a Pro

Tips for Flying Like a Pro

Whether for business or pleasure, flying can be stressful. Take note of these expert tips, and you’ll step off the ...
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Best Practices for Booking Hotels

Your Bonwi membership grants you access to unlimited savings on thousands of hotel rooms. Follow these booking hotels tips to ...
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Plan Your Best Summer Vacation

Plan Your Best Summer Vacation

As summer fast approaches, now is the time to plan the best vacation ever. Whether you just decided to book ...
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Beautiful hikes

America’s Most Beautiful Hikes

This Travel Tuesday we are highlighting some of the most beautiful hikes right here in the good ol' U.S. of ...
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Bonwi.com provides you with packing tips.

The Ultimate Travel Packing Guide

What to pack is as important as what not to pack. This packing guide is to lighten your load and make ...
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U.S. Travel

Sometimes the greatest travel adventures are right in your own backyard.

Come back soon to read more  U.S. travel articles.

Austin's newest hotel is the Line Hotel on Cesar Chavez Blvd.

Austin Texas: Still Hip, and Now, Booming with New Hotels

Austin's always been a bit of a spoiled brat of a city. I mean, it's impossibly hip, it's got Google ...
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Newport Aquarium, Cincinnati.

Cincinnati: The Paris of America Awaits!

A 19th-century boomtown has escalated to a popular travel destination in the United States. Cincinnati Ohio was commonly referred to ...
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Which Are the Top Meetings and Conventions Cities in the USA?

If you go to a lot of conferences for your job, you've probably noticed that you spend a lot of ...
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The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland.

Cleveland: The Forest City Rocks

 Named “The Forest City” in 1834, Cleveland, Ohio has a deep pipeline of history. Located on the southern shore of ...
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Choo Choo Hotel in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Chattanooga: The Scenic City Is Ready for New Visitors

Tucked between mountains and the Tennessee River, Chattanooga is one of America’s most breathtaking cities and has garnered the nickname “Scenic ...
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The Parlor, a room at the Siren Hotel in Detroit.

Bleisure Travel in Detroit: Mix Business and Pleasure

Bleisure travel is quickly becoming the newest popular trend among young professionals. The idea is simple - you have to ...
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The Guest House at Graceland, Memphis Tennessee.

Memphis Has Hotels of All Stripes for Travelers

Memphis is the home of Elvis Presley, the blues, and the best barbeque around, and the city is building new ...
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Discounted Excursions from Metro North Railroad

Discounted Excursions from Metro North Railroad

If you’re looking for an exciting trip to take for less, Metro-North Railroad is offering a discounted getaway to see ...
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Boston's Harbor Islands: Not the Vineyard But Worth a Visit

Boston’s Harbor Islands: Not the Vineyard But Worth a Visit

While you’ve probably heard of the immensely popular Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket islands in Massachusetts, there are some other wonderful ...
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Pythian Market is a European-style food market, with 14 different eateries and tables people can sit at and share, in downtown New Orleans, Lousiana. Pythian Market photos.

Pythian Market in New Orleans: A New Foodie Mecca

A new foodie endeavor has opened its doors in New Orleans’ Pythian Building. The Pythian Market Food Collective has become ...
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Cooling off in style at the new Great Wolf Waterpark in Atlanta.

Georgia Hotels: Sweet Spots To Stay in the Peach State

In recent years, the hotel industry in the state of Georgia has dramatically upped the ante, with developers continuously working on ...
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Best online hotel booking site Bonwi

Bonwi Getting Noticed for Its High Points Returns

Naturally we think you should you Bonwi for your hotel bookings so you can get a higher payback on points ...
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The iconic TWA Terminal at JFK is being transformed into a mid-century modern inspired hotel.

TWA Hotel: Bringing Back the Glory Days of Aviation to JFK

The John F. Kennedy Airport in New York is receiving a new addition to its landmark former TWA Terminal. The ...
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The new AC Hotel Laguna Beach, southern California.

Southern California’s Newest Hotels for Visitors

Southern California has been one of the most popular and exciting vacation destinations in the United States for decades. With ...
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Hudson Yards Manhattan New York City

New York City: Hudson Yards Brings It–Big Time!

When you think of New York City, what are the first images that come to your mind? You may be ...
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Miami Beach and Sunny Isles

The Hotel Zones of Miami Beach, Florida

These days, South Beach in Miami is a glamor hub, a playground for the fit and sexy. It's one of ...
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The dramatic Four Seasons Hotel and Residences on Lake Pontchartrain, New Orleans.

New Orleans Gets a New Children’s Museum and a Four Seasons Too

Exciting developments are coming to New Orleans, Louisiana in the next few years. New Orleans is officially becoming home to ...
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Hyatt Place no breakfast for you

The Small Carrot and Big Stick of Branded Hotel Loyalty Programs

What if when you checked into the Doubletree Hotel they said you could only take a cookie if you filled ...
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Neon Museum in Las Vegas

Las Vegas Boasts a New Hockey Team

What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas– except for Vegas’ new hockey team which just entered the National Hockey League ...
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Honolulu's Best State Park

Honolulu’s Best State Park

When you think of the perfect beach getaway, you think tropical weather, white sand, and turquoise waters. Throw in some ...
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The Andaz Resort in Scottsdale, outside of Phoenix, Arizona: The ideal getaway for winter.

In Scottsdale, the Andaz Resort Will Erase Your Winter Blues

There comes a time each winter, sometimes even all the way into early spring, that the Northeast or Midwestern winter ...
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cash in Bonwi points for flights

What You Can Get for 10,000 Points on Bonwi

When you sign up for Bonwi for the first time, you get 1,500 points automatically. Right there that's worth $15 ...
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Lollapolooza in Chicago in 2016.

Chicago’s Lollapalooza Is a Summer Highlight

After surviving at least six months of brutally chilling winds, Chicagoans are gifted with euphoric blue skies and steamy temperatures ...
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McMenamin's Grand Lodge, Forest Grove, Oregon

McMenamin’s Has Cornered the Weird and Wonderful Hotel Category

Ask anyone who lives in Portland, or Seattle, and they'll probably know what the name McMenamin stands for.  It's two ...
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Attack of the Killer Tomato Festival in Atlanta, GA.

Atlanta is Full of Festivals This Summer

Festival season is in full-spring in Atlanta, Georgia this summer. Go down south to the Peach State to embrace some ...
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Hyatt resort near Fort Myers

Most Loyalty Rewards Programs Are Really Only for Road Warriors

A recent travel trade article on airline and hotel reward loyalty rewards programs pointed out a clear trend: for most ...
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Top 10 Most Luxurious Hotels In The World

Top 10 Most Luxurious Hotels In The World

When comparing high-end hotels around the globe, there's luxury and then there’s luxury. This week's Travel Tip Tuesday explores the ...
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Jazz musicians in New Orleans. Ann Banks photo.

New Orlean’s Jazz Fest Is a Great Reason to Visit The Big Easy

Time to start planning for Jazz and Heritage Fest which is just around the corner, so why not head down ...
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airlines don't deserve loyalty

Why Convertible Reward Points Are Better Than Airline Miles

In case you haven't noticed, the U.S. airlines don't care much about you as a customer. Even the people who ...
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30+ hotel brands to keep track of with Marriott

Can We Really Keep Up With All These Hotel Brands?

Quick - if you have 30,000 Starwood or Marriott points, at which of their brands can you probably stay one ...
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Portlandia, the female symbol of the city of Portland, atop a downtown building.

Portland, Oregon: A City of Bikers, Transit Lovers and Artists

Portland, Oregon, is a city that gets quite a bit of good buzz.  Perhaps that's because of where I live, ...
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Tampa Bay beach resort

The Hotel Zones of Tampa Bay, Florida

Tampa Bay's airport is often filled with families and couples on a getaway trip to sun and fun in Florida ...
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Rewards Points Battle: PointsHound vs. Bonwi

Who is going to get you to a free flight faster: PointsHound or Bonwi? We say the best way to ...
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Florida beach from Orlando

A Trip to Chilly Chicago Can Pay for Sunny Miami Beach

When you're planning your 2018 travels, think a little harder about what spending money on a hotel room and a ...
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San Diego: What's New In California's Southernmost City?

San Diego: What’s New In California’s Southernmost City?

San Diego is well-known for its beaches, great weather, and not-so-great football team, the lowly Chargers.  But, the So-cal city ...
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Top Winter Villages

Top Winter Villages

Do you become active and engaged during winter months, or do you prefer to hibernate? Do you like to shop, ...
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The most important number besides the cost of the room are the Bonwi points rewards!

A San Francisco Getaway: How Do the Points Compare?

I'm getting ready to head out to the west coast in April, and so, the first place I visited was ...
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Bonwi Points Now Include Amazon Gift Cards for Hotel Stays

Bonwi Points Now Include Amazon Gift Cards for Hotel Stays

Amazon Gift Cards!?    Bloomingdale's Gift Cards?!  Now THAT's getting rewarded, Bonwi style. No other booking site can match the ...
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IHG Hotel Willard Intercontinental in DC

Reward Points Battle: IHG Rewards Club vs. Bonwi

We say that Bonwi gives you a better loyalty points payback than any hotel booking site out there, but what ...
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Las Vegas hotel rewards

Reward Points Battle: Hotels.com vs. Bonwi

If you use Bonwi to book your hotel stays, you're probably going to earn a big reward payback much faster ...
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Hanauma Bay

In Honolulu, Hawaii, Don’t Miss a Trip to Hanauma Bay State Park

If you find yourself traveling to Honolulu Hawaii, there are usually a couple reasons why. Including, (but of course not ...
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Nashville's Culinary Secrets Revealed

Nashville’s Culinary Secrets Revealed

If the sweet smell of chicken and waffles isn’t enough to make you pack up your things and head down ...
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Florida beach from Orlando

The 5 Best Florida Beaches Easily Reached From Orlando

People fly from all over the world to go to Orlando, home of Disney World, Sea World, Universal Studios amusement ...
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The huge NASCAR track in Daytona Florida. You can ride in one of these cars!

Daytona Beach Racing: Getting Behind the Wheel

There is only one place you can go to truly experience the thrill of American racing, and that place is ...
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Glacier viewing boat trip Alaska

5 of the Best Excursions from Anchorage, Alaska

Few cities anywhere in the world have such spectacular scenery within a few hours’ drive or train ride as Anchorage, ...
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Las Vegas to Bryce Canyon

Hit These 5 National Parks on a Road Trip From Las Vegas

Las Vegas is North America's center for glitz, glamor, and gambling. Unlike other casino centers such as Macau or Monte ...
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Instead of lurching down Bourbon Street, discover the swamps outside of New Orleans on a night tour!

New Orleans, LA: What’s Going on Louisiana’s Biggest City?

New Orleans has always been party central while at the same time, is loaded with historical significance. It may be ...
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Summer Dog Sledding Alaska

Anchorage, Alaska: Go Dogsledding in Summer

The first thing you probably think of when someone says dog sledding is snow, correct? What if I told you ...
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America's Best Beaches

America’s Best Beaches

Ask true beach lovers to name their favorite expanse of surf and sand, and the answer changes with the tides ...
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Discovery Cove in Orlando has flamingoes, emus, and many other animals and things to enjoy with your family.

Orlando, FL: Attractions to Experience this Summer other than Disney World

Orlando is home to a whole bunch of theme parks, including the two massive compounds of Disney World and Universal ...
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How to Beat the Heat in Phoenix, Arizona

How to Beat the Heat in Phoenix, Arizona

Whether you like it or not, if you’re visiting Phoenix or are a lifelong resident, you are going to have ...
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name brand shopping Orlando

The Best Shopping Experiences in Orlando, Florida

Orlando, Florida is best known for its theme parks, of course, but many visitors take some time to find a ...
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The Hotel Zones of Fort Lauderdale, Florida

The Hotel Zones of Fort Lauderdale, Florida

The Atlantic Ocean coastal city of Fort Lauderdale is part of a 23-mile stretch of beach in Broward County, so ...
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Phoenix's Desert Botanical Garden Is a Must-Visit

Phoenix’s Desert Botanical Garden Is a Must-Visit

Searching for the ideal summer vacation in Phoenix but not sure where to start? Seeing that it is located on ...
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Explore the Distilleries and Breweries of Washington, D.C.

Explore the Distilleries and Breweries of Washington, D.C.

Want to sample some local hooch after you visit the Smithsonian and snap photos of D.C.'s monuments? Here's a rundown ...
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San Diego: Summer Happenings in America's Finest City

San Diego: Summer Happenings in America’s Finest City

The beautiful city of San Diego, California is playing host to a whole smorgasbord of events ranging from international soccer ...
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How to Hit the Savings Jackpot in Las Vegas

How to Hit the Savings Jackpot in Las Vegas

An experienced gambler can tell you how to avoid getting fleeced at the Las Vegas casino tables, but there are ...
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Gulliver's Gate Brings the World in Miniature to Times Square

Gulliver’s Gate Brings the World in Miniature to Times Square

You can pay a visit to Times Square in Manhattan, New York any day and you will surely be bombarded ...
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Nashville, Tennessee: New Attractions in the Music City

Nashville, Tennessee: New Attractions in the Music City

Erase any negative preconceived notions you have about Nashville because this southern city has a lot going on. Whether you’re ...
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New York Is Getting the Wheel of the Century

New York Is Getting the Wheel of the Century

New York City has always been the top destination for tourists both near and far, but the upcoming tourist opportunities ...
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This summer, celebrate the 50th anniversary of 1967's Summer of Love in San Francisco!

San Francisco Never Forgot the Summer of Love

San Francisco's 50th Summer of Love Festival is quickly approaching as summer is upon is.  In the heart of one ...
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The view of the Jefferson Memorial from a paddleboat Washington's Tidal basin. Max Hartshorne photo.

Washington DC Shines, Despite Today’s Politics

I'm just back from a trip to Washington, DC, where the beauty of the city and the energy of its ...
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Yotel's unique beds fold up into couches, making a small room that much bigger.

Boston: Yotel Brings the Future of Lodging

In New York City, there is an incredibly modern and groundbreaking hotel called the YOTEL. This luxurious and futuristic hotel ...
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Poolside at the Hotel Zaza, a boutique property in Dallas, Texas.

Where to Stay and Play in Dallas, Texas

Dallas, Texas is a cultural hotspot home to many sports teams, tons of history, and plenty of museums. Among these ...
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Beautiful hikes

America’s Most Beautiful Hikes

This Travel Tuesday we are highlighting some of the most beautiful hikes right here in the good ol' U.S. of ...
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The amphitheater at Chastain Park in Buckhead, Atlanta Georgia.

Atlanta’s Heart is in Buckhead

I asked my cousin, Pam Alexander, who has lived in Atlanta for many years, to share her favorite places in ...
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International Getaways


Featured Articles on International Travel

Historic buildings in Tokyo at night

Finding History in Futuristic Tokyo

When it comes to fashion, trends, and electronic gadgets, Tokyo is often ahead of the rest of the world. The ...
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World Tipping Chart

World Tipping Chart Get up to speed with the tipping etiquette of your destination. Know how much to tip and ...
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Montreal Jazz Festival performers

Where to Stay for the Montreal International Jazz Festival

Where are the best places to stay near the Montreal Jazz Fest that happens each summer? Which hotels get you ...
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Paris on a budget

Ease the Sting of 5 Expensive Cities by Finding Free Attractions and Events

Ah, the glamorous life of jetting off to Paris or Tokyo. If only we all had unlimited travel funds, right? ...
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The Boardwalk in Ponce, Puerto Rico.

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Rome’s 21st Century Attractions

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Tips on Saving During Your European Getaway

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Quito, Ecuador: Attractions and Hotels in the Capital of Ecuador

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