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6 Things You Must Know Before Traveling This Thanksgiving

If you're traveling this week in the U.S., best of luck to you! Here is my nickel's worth of free advice as you prepare to depart along with 40 million other Americans for the Thanksgiving holiday (fortunately they won't all be flying). Some...Show More Summary

Greater Green River Intergalactic Spaceport in Green River, Wyoming

Consisting of little more than a dirt landing strip marked by a raggedy windsock, the Greater Green River Intergalactic Spaceport in the northern part of Green River, Wyoming has been courting alien visitors since the mid-90's. In 1994,...Show More Summary

Why the Hottest Gift This Christmas Is Already Banned From Flying

The "powerboard," a motorized, self-balancing, two-wheel scooter inspired by Back to the Future's famous hoverboard, is the hottest gift this holiday season. Unfortunately, it's also banned by airlines as "dangerous goods."

You Can (Finally!) Stream Amazon Prime's "The Man In The High Castle" on JetBlue

Just in time for the holiday travel season, JetBlue will (finally) let Prime members stream shows like Transparent and The Man in the High Castle for free while flying.

The Temple House: China?s Most Exciting New Hotel Opens in Chengdu

In China’s fast-growing cities, it can be hard to find any traces of the past. But one of the country’s hottest new hotel openings has made its home in a 1,000-year-old temple complex in the heart of Chengdu, preserving a bit of history whi... via

Roskilde Viking Ship Museum in Roskilde, Denmark

While most of these majestic sea giants are on display inside, at least one is afloat in the Roskilde Fjord, and just in case you were wondering if dreams really do come true? Yes, they will take you for a boat ride. In fact, they'll...Show More Summary

Could Hotel Cancellation Fees Be On The Rise?

The hotel industry has been doing quite well overall, with pretty high occupancy and room rates across most regions. Of course they're always aiming to do better, and earlier this year we saw some of the major chains implement new policies...Show More Summary

Cranberries Are the Only Thanksgiving Food That Actually Came From the United States

Cranberries are all-American (Photo: Cjboffoli/Wikimedia) Thanksgiving is all about two things: food and the United States of America. And, by tradition, those two things are supposed to meld into one: at Thanksgiving dinner, the food is supposed to be very American. Show More Summary

16 Reasons To Visit Canada In The Middle of Winter

It's actually not crazy to head north when the temperature drops—here's why.

Nuclear Energy in Chicago, Illinois

Henry Moore’s abstract bronze sculpture “Nuclear Energy” marks the site of the first ever man-made, self-sustaining nuclear reaction. That first chain reaction on December 2nd, 1967 was so low in energy that it could not have even powered a light bulb. Show More Summary

Chase Sapphire Preferred’s Premium Protections: Benefits You Didn’t Even Know You Had

Premium credit cards offer a dizzying array of benefits you probably didn't even realize you had -- or if you knew at one point, you probably forget when there's an opportunity to use them. Break a new electronic device, smash your rental car, run into a merchant who won't take a return... Show More Summary

What’s Next for Miles and Points?

These past few months haven’t been so good for the miles/points world. We’ve seen cut after cut, devaluation after devaluation: Avios raising cost of the 4,500 mile award Aeroplan increasing award chart levels Air Canada implementing...Show More Summary

Disney Perks and Amenities at the Swan and Dolphin Resorts

Both the Walt Disney World Swan and the Walt Disney World Dolphin resort hotels are Starwood Preferred Guest properties within Walt Disney World in Orlando. The Swan is technically a Westin and the Dolphin is technically a Sheraton, but you wouldn’t really know that if you weren’t told it specifically. Show More Summary

Remember to Get Your Free $10 with Amex “Shop Small” Promo

As we all know, American Express got rid of Small Business Saturday as we know it. In the past they used to give out statement credits by shopping at a small business on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. It was one of the best “Amex Offers” days of the year. Show More Summary

You Can Now Earn and Redeem Marriott Rewards Points at all Protea Hotels in Africa

Last Year Marriott acquired Protea Hotels, the largest hotel company in Africa. As a result of said acquisition, earlier this year 26 Protea properties began participating in the Marriott Rewards program. Beginning today all 100+ Protea...Show More Summary

United, Virgin America set to battle on San Francisco – Denver route

More competition is coming to Denver. Except really more like different competition rather than more. Virgin America lands at the Mile High airport in March 2016 and United Airlines is choosing to respond in its traditional way. The post United, Virgin America set to battle on San Francisco – Denver route appeared first on Wandering Aramean.

Macys Black Friday Deals on Packable Down Coats Available Now

I am not a fan of puffer coats, but they do keep you warm. And now that designers are making them a little more tailored and alot easier to pack, they’re not a bad option for cold weather trips. Macys is running a decent sale on a variety of women’s and kids packable down puffer […]

Is early boarding with children rude?

Some families have wondered when they should board with their children. If you have access, is early boarding with children rude? Let expert traveler..

Cashback Monitor Now Shows Rates By Credit Card

Cashback Monitor, the portal website, now becomes even more helpful with the addition of showing rates by certain credit cards. The post Cashback Monitor Now Shows Rates By Credit Card appeared first on Running with Miles.

Fleeting Wonders: Japan's World Record Baby-Racing Competition

More than 600 Japanese kids just earned a spot in the Guinness Book of World Records before they even learned to walk. A 610-baby crawling competition, held on November 23 in the Yokohama shopping mall, was the largest one to date, shattering the record of a crawling race with 451 babies that took place in China last year. Show More Summary

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