What Not To Do When Earning Points & Miles, The Horrible Thing About Google Fi, Travel Dad Of The Year, & More

Happy Sunday 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.

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How To Find Out How Crowded Travel Destinations Are

We recently wrote about when are the best times to go to Walt Disney World but that’s only one travel destination, of thousands upon thousands, in the U.S. Trying to find out how crowds are at a particular location, to help in planning a visit, can be an effort in futility if you don’t know where to look.

Well, we found out where to look, at least for a bunch of places in Southern California 😉

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The General Public Can Only Enter This Place Once A Year, For Just One Hour, And The Time Is Almost Here

Many people seem to enjoy the excitement in going into places where they’re generally or usually not allowed to go. They may be abandoned sites, like Discovery Island and River County at Walt Disney World. Maybe it’s the old City Hall station of the NYC subway system.  Perhaps it’s “forbidden” countries like Cuba (we went to Cuba for my last birthday that “ended with a zero” simply “because I could.” Granted, at the time we could go there legally and relatively easily, but it was right after 50+ years of not being able to).

So when I discovered that Gramercy Park in NYC is locked up tight and closed to the public almost all the time, but is open for just one hour, just one night a year, it got me very interested.

Why do they open it once a year?

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Want To Take A Selfie With An Alligator? You Now Can At New Orleans Airport!

The Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) is a lot like most other airports. I mean, it’s got planes. And restaurants. And places to shop. But it’s got one thing going on right now that I don’t think you can see or do at any other airport in the country.

You can take a selfie with an alligator.

Yes, really!

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New Airlines Included in TSA Pre-Check, What Happens When You Accidentally Say You’re A Terrorist On A Aviation Form, & More!

Happy Sunday to all of our travel friends, 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.

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