Coney Island, New York. The words evoke memories of a time gone by, when traveling to the beach and going the rides on the boardwalk was the ultimate vacation. Much has changed since the early 1900s but many things still remain. The boardwalk is still there, but you can’t go under it anymore and some of the old rides still exist as memories of a time gone by.
There’s one other thing that has remained in Coney Island for over 100 years. Nathan’s Famous Hot Dogs.
Continue reading “When Visiting Coney Island, Eat Here, Not There”
Passengers who had been on an American Airlines plane from San Francisco to Charlotte recently experienced an undoubtedly unpleasant surprise when they were notified by the health department that they had been potentially exposed to the hepatitis A virus during the flight.
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Up until last year, we never considered traveling over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. For starters, it’s one of the busiest times of the year and we try to avoid going at those times whenever possible. We also like to spend the holidays at home with friends and family when possible. However, there comes a time when the things you want to do only happen over that period.
Like the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.
If we wanted to get to New York, we’d have to be traveling around Thanksgiving, there was no way around that fact.
I started looking around a year out and eventually found airfare with miles and a hotel room along the parade route with points.
I was so proud of myself that I forgot to plan some other essential parts of the trip which are usually afterthoughts any other time of the year.
Continue reading “If You’re Planning Travel Over Thanksgiving, Remember These Often Overlooked Tasks”
We’ve been to Key West seven times since 2010 (Sharon also went an additional time in 2008). It’s a quick getaway for us, within driving distance or a short flight away. We like going to places we’ve been to before because many of the stresses of traveling are diminished when you know something about where you are. I totally get that some people will be like, “You shouldn’t go back to somewhere you’ve already been. There are so many new places to discover!” I totally agree with that and we do our best to get to new places, too. But we also do our best to revisit places where we’ve had a really good time. It’s like watching a movie you’ve seen or re-reading a book you like; it’s a comfort and you know it will be enjoyable.
One of the nice things of going to a location you’ve been before is that you have a pre-made list of favorites made by the best travel consultant you know – YOU! Continue reading “Our Favorite Places To Eat in Key West”
Happy Wednesday to all of our travel friends, both near and far! Here are some articles we’ve read from other bloggers (and other sources) that we think you may like, as well, so we’re passing them along.
Continue reading “Politician Wants To End Farting On Planes, Inappropriate First Class Food, The Airline Trying To Avoid Financial Collapse, & More!”