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It’s all for Something.

You won't know what it feels like to be alive until you've walked out onto a ledge called Giving Up, wiggled your toes across the brim, looked down at the infinite fall below and then very carefully, taken a step back.

Free Hotel Nights for Your Facebook Friends, and How to Fix Heathrow

News and notes from around the interweb: Swedish hotel gives free stays to people with lots of Instagram followers and Facebook friends. (HT: Alan H.) Entrepreneurial flight attendant sells extra business class meal to economy passenger. Show More Summary

Cartagena: Where to Begin in Cartagena, Colombia: Day-tripping to the Rosario Islands

3 hours agoLifestyle / Travel : Jaunted

Cartagena's so hot right now. New flight routes and a fresh focus on safer tourism in Colombia means more international visitors are arriving to this city of colonial charm and coastal allure. This week we're exploring how to reach and...Show More Summary

11 Tips for Quantum of the Seas

We just returned from the Quantum of the Seas Royal Family Inaugural Cruise which was the first sailing from the US that allowed kids. We brought our 7 year old daughter along with us to get the first hand family experience. Here are some tips and tricks we learned on board to help you get […]

A Black Friday Deal…From FlyerTalk?!?

4 hours agoTravel / Air Travel : The Gate

Rrom now through Monday, December 1, 2014, get free shipping on a Slingbox and watch your television on any device — anywhere you are — through an e-mail message I received from FlyerTalk... The post A Black Friday Deal…From FlyerTalk?!? appeared first on The Gate.

The World’s First Suitcase With Its Own Smartphone App

It purports to be the first suitcase with its own smartphone app. The luggage: Weighs itself Lets you know whether it’s onboard your flight Tells you if it has been opened by anyone between the time you drop it off an pick it up at baggage claim Acts as a stereo in your hotel room. Show More Summary

Determined to Visit Antarctica? Watch 'A Year On Ice' First

4 hours agoLifestyle / Travel : Jaunted

This weekend moviegoers can experience what it's really like to live in Antarctica as the movie Antarctica: A Year On Ice hits theaters. The film is directed by Anthony Powell who, along with his wife Christine, has been living in Antarctica for more than 10 years. Show More Summary

Passports with Purpose 2014 – This Week in Travel #178

Subscribe on iTunes | Become a Fan on Facebook | Download the iPhone app | Download This Week in Travel – Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Gary Arndt, Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week’s […] The post Passports with Purpose 2014 – This Week in Travel #178 appeared first on Amateur Traveler Travel Podcast.

50% Off Silvercar Rentals Through December 31, 2014

I've written in the past about Silvercar, which is an innovative car rental company. They almost exclusively have one type of car — an Audi A4 — which comes with a bunch of cool features, including: Free GPS -- Free wifi -- Free satellite...Show More Summary

Check-Out Folio: The Deal Hunting Continues Through Monday

5 hours agoTravel / Hotels : HotelChatter

It's our weekly wrap-up, Check-Out Folio where we round up the best (Credits in folio-speak) and worst (Charges) hotel news of the week. Got a scoop? Or just want to share a recent hotel story? Tell us all about it! CREDITS · THE ULTIMATE...Show More Summary

Where to Eat: Tomorrowland Terrace Fireworks Dessert Party at Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom

By Amanda Jenkins: 'Tis the season to enjoy desserts and loved ones. Two weeks ago, I was able to do both at Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom. The Fireworks Dessert Party at the Tomorrowland Terrace Restaurant is a reservation that I have attempted to book for the past few years. Show More Summary

La Quinta Resort & Club's Multi-Million Dollar Restoration Offers New Reasons to Escape to the Desert

When I was young, Palm Springs made me think of heat and the elderly—but that's only because I really had no experience with the area other than where my parents dragged me. Adolescent

Go Off-The-Beaten Path in a 4,000-Acre Jungle at Morgan's Rock Hacienda & Ecolodge

It's official; Nicaragua has arrived as a destination. Fox News recently reported that tourism... via

Black Friday Airfare Sales Do Exist

6 hours agoLifestyle / Travel : Jaunted

Black Friday is upon us, and for those who prefer to stay home and search for travel deals, the airlines have stepped up to the plate to offer a few Black Friday sales worth considering. Expect more or at least a continuation of airfare sales on Cyber Monday but, for now, here's what airlines are offering right now:

Dog Days at San Francisco International Airport

7 hours agoTravel / Air Travel : The Gate

In an effort to try to relieve at least some of the stress associated with travel during the holidays, fourteen dogs of different breeds had been introduced last year as part of a program at San Francisco International Airport knownShow More Summary

US Airways Reduces Top Tier Elite Qualification Requirement.. for One Year Only

US Airways Dividend Miles will be combined into American AAdvantage next year — the official word is second quarter 2015. If I had to be it would be on the early end of that timeframe, since they’ve made an announcement of when they’ll...Show More Summary

Orlando: Where to Find 'Hidden' Mickey Mouse Ears at The Four Seasons Orlando

7 hours agoTravel / Hotels : HotelChatter

When the Four Seasons Orlando at Disney World opened last August, we found all sorts of non-Disney reasons to get excited by the new hotel, such as the adults-only pool, the neighboring wildlife sanctuary, the Tom Fazio-designed golf...Show More Summary

10% Discount On Hyatt E-Gift Cards

In early November I wrote about how Hyatt is offering a 10% discount on gift card purchases through December 31, 2014. You simply have to enter promo code GPGIFT14 when purchasing the gift card. The best part is that there's no limit...Show More Summary

All Aboard: Great Railway Hotels

Experience the luxury of a bygone era with a wholly modern spin at one of these world-class railway hotels. > The Caledonian (Edinburgh, Scotland): Though Edinburgh’s Princes Street train station shut down nearly 50 years ago, the century-old sandstone hotel built beside it has relaunched after a multimillion-dollar overhaul.  Inside the original Edwardian facade are…

United tests shopping app with bonus miles on purchases

Fliers can use their phones and earn extra United frequent-flier miles in the process.        

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