Emirates vs Singapore, WestJet’s Radical Plan, Smart Hotel Rooms, Budget Destinations for 2018, World’s Coolest Hotel Bars, Gift Giving Around the World, Most Iconic Hotels, Travel News

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Helpful New Feature Coming To Google Maps

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Mapping programs have come a long way over the years. We used to go to sites like Mapquest to print out directions and then GPS’s like Garmin and TomTom came along.

Nowadays I’m not sure if many people use much besides their phones for directions.

While I primarily use Waze for directions, when taking public transportation, Google Maps is the way to go. Continue reading Helpful New Feature Coming To Google Maps

How We Saved Around $300 In Fiji For 1.5 Hours Of Our Time

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Wyndham Resort Denarau Island

Over the summer the Michael W Travels family spent 5 weeks in the Pacific.

During our trip we visited Tonga, Fiji, the Solomon Islands, Samoa, American Samoa and Vanuatu. I took a solo trip for less than a day to Christmas Island, Kiribati.

While we used lots of airline miles and some hotel points to greatly bring down the cost of this adventure, when you’re away for over a month, things still add up. Continue reading How We Saved Around $300 In Fiji For 1.5 Hours Of Our Time

Uber Driver Gets An Assist In Drug Bust

Uber driverThere’s been many stories about Uber drivers making the news for negative reasons.

Uber drivers have:

One Uber driver made the news for helping with a drug bust. Continue reading Uber Driver Gets An Assist In Drug Bust

Product Review: The MiFold Super- Portable Booster Seat

mifoldIn travel and everyday life, safety is of utmost importance when you’re getting into a car with kids.

One of the biggest problems when it comes to traveling with a car seat or booster seat is portability. Bringing your own car seat equates to bringing a lot of extra bulk on a trip but it will save you a good amount of money instead of renting one. A booster seat isn’t as bulky as a car seat but they can still take up a decent amount of space.

We came across an interesting car seat alternative earlier in the year, the Ride Safer Travel Vest.

I had received e-mails about another, super- portable booster seat option a while back. Then, I was offered the opportunity to test out and review the MiFold. Continue reading Product Review: The MiFold Super- Portable Booster Seat

United Airlines Employee Gets Awesome 30th Anniversary Surprise!

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A United Airlines employee got an amazing surprise for his 30th work anniversary.

When Mark Lehman showed up to work, he wasn’t expecting to see his friends and family in the airplane hangar. (Lehman is a lead ground service equipment technician at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport.) Continue reading United Airlines Employee Gets Awesome 30th Anniversary Surprise!