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‘A Beautiful Mind’ mathematician John Nash dies in horrific NJ Turnpike crash

John Forbes Nash Jr., the brilliant Princeton University mathematician whose life story was the subject of the film “A Beautiful Mind,” was killed with his wife Alicia on Saturday in a crash on the New Jersey Turnpike. Real Clear Politics-...Show More Summary

Hue: Tick Off That UNESCO Bucket List at La Residence in Vietnam

2 days agoTravel / Hotels : HotelChatter

Another week, another cultural hotel experience. Today it?s over to Vietnam, where La Residence Hotel & Spa in Hue is upping the ante with a pretty incredible package that ticks off five UNESCO-rated sites off your bucket list. Sounds good? There?s just one drawback: the $2500 price tag. But it is for five nights.

Is this advertising decal offer a scam?

Ever heard of the decal scam? Neither had this reader -- until he saw an ad on Craigslist. Here are the details. The post Is this advertising decal offer a scam? appeared first on Elliott.

Wilson Audio’s New Sabrina Speakers Are Small in Size but Big in Sound

14 minutes agoLifestyle / Travel : RobbReport

The Wilson Audio Sabrina loudspeakers bear the signature styling and poise of their Provo, Utah, manufacturer, but in a compact size that is well suited for design- and space-conscious buyers. While the new speakers—priced at $15,900...Show More Summary

Save 15% on Hyatt properties in Hawaii – Platinum or Diamond members

18 minutes agoTravel / Air Travel : BoardingArea

Save 15% at these properties if you book by 30 June and stay by 31 December 2015 Andaz Maui at Wailea, Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort and Spa, Hyatt Place Waikiki Beach Hyatt Regency Maui and Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach Resort and Spa. The post Save 15% on Hyatt properties in Hawaii – Platinum or Diamond members appeared first on Miles from Blighty.

Visiting Abu Dhabi? An Alternate to Tea at Burj Al Arab

19 minutes agoTravel / Air Travel : BoardingArea

Guest post from reader Denise, miles and points enthusiast and co-founder of Magical Mystery Tours. If find yourself going to the United Arab Emirates and are a frequent reader of Boarding Area blogs like I am, one of your first thoughts is probably, “I should have tea at Burj Al Arab!” You’ve read the reviews […]

Random Drug Testing Coming For Lufthansa Pilots???

20 minutes agoTravel / Air Travel : BoardingArea

Comments made by Lufthansa Group's CEO suggest that Random Drug Testing policies may be in the future of Lufthansa Pilots......

Musing over 750,000 & 10,000 point SkyMiles RT award tickets found on Delta.com & what is next!

21 minutes agoTravel / Air Travel : BoardingArea

Talk about your contrasts! I mean one single Delta award ticket for 750,000 thousand SkyMiles and another for just  10,000 points round trip. I have to tell you I am still just in complete and utter SHOCK that my little contest to find...Show More Summary

Thanks for a great week!

21 minutes agoTravel / Air Travel : BoardingArea

I’ve been featured on BoardingArea this week and I would like to thank all of you for reading my insights and reviews this past week. I love all of you guys (well, except those who threatened to kill me yesterday for defending United) and I really appreciate it when you read and comment on my blog. Show More Summary

They lost $20,000 because of a “pre-existing” condition – is that fair?

21 minutes agoTravel / Air Travel : BoardingArea

Gary Brooks won't be taking that African safari. He can't. The post They lost $20,000 because of a “pre-existing” condition – is that fair? appeared first on Elliott.

Long Term REDbird Strategy, Advanced Gift Card Arbitrage, 300k Miles from 4 Cards, Free Miles, Money & More!

21 minutes agoTravel / Air Travel : BoardingArea

A recap of our posts from the past two weeks in the categories of: credit cards, deals, manufactured spending, travel, questions & answers & more. The post Long Term REDbird Strategy, Advanced Gift Card Arbitrage, 300k Miles from 4 Cards, Free Miles, Money & More! appeared first on Miles to Memories.

Bucket List Travel: Experiencing the Northern Lights in Canada’s Wild Yukon Territory

Join Vagabondish on Twitter and Facebook. On the continuum of amazing, bucket list-worthy experiences, seeing the Northern Lights ranks high for just about any traveler. The magic and otherworldy mystique of the eerie Aurora Borealis is one of the most fascinating natural phenomena on earth. Show More Summary

Inside One World Trade Center's Stunning New Observatory

Joining the ranks of the Empire State Building and Top of the Rock, One World Observatory, the $100 million, three-story attraction atop One World Trade Center, offers breathtaking views of New York City and beyond. But there’s moreShow More Summary

Card Bonuses Less Than 50,000 Points — That are Still Well Worth Getting

50,000 mile signup bonuses are the bare minimum that people get excited about. It's really more of an ante than anything else. So cards that have smaller 'headline point value' bonuses sometimes have the value of their bonuses disregarded, or they get short shrift. Show More Summary

How Much Information Do You Volunteer On A Mistake Fare/Mileage Run?

I've been involved in this hobby for a bit over a decade now, and there's no denying that my approach to things is different now than when I was 15. When I was mileage running as a teenager I'd quite proudly proclaim I was on a mileage run to anyone that would listen. Show More Summary

The 177-Foot Queequeg Expedition Yacht Was Designed for Adventurous Yachting

7 hours agoLifestyle / Travel : RobbReport

Expedition yachts are often clunky-looking boats, built for crossing oceans rather than marina-hopping around the Mediterranean. Many are loosely based on offshore trawler designs—think the TV show Deadliest Catch—with long-distance, seaworthy hulls and simple, Spartan interiors. Show More Summary

Weekly Recap of Deals and Promotions

Happy Sunday! Hope you are all enjoying the long weekend! As you are well aware by now, at the end of every weekend I do a weekly recap post to ensure that you do not miss out on anything from the past week. The following pages also serve as your one-stop-shop to keep up to date… The post Weekly Recap of Deals and Promotions appeared first on Deals We Like.

My Favourite City in the World

In about two or so weeks, I will be taking a short five-day weekend trip to my favourite city in the world to visit some friends and also to just explore more of the city. I’ve been there about twice each year for the past five or so years and the more time I spend there, the more I love it. Show More Summary

REDcard Gift Card Load, Airplane Poop Ruins Sweet 16, CDC Museum, Taser Used At Airport, Mini-Me Records & More- The Rehash

I hope that all of you are having a nice, long Memorial Day Weekend. We decided to stay home this year since we had such a busy March and April when it comes to travel. We’re just about done booking all of the hotels for our August summer trip. Show More Summary

The Weekly Recap – May 24, 2015

Wishing you the best this Memorial Day weekend!!! Be sure to take some time to remember why we have a Memorial Day. Now, let’s take a look at the posts from last week at MJ on Travel. Silvercar – A Rental Experience that Doesn’t Suck...Show More Summary

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