The Lexington Hotel: A Romantic Stay in New York

The Big Apple is one of the most exciting and diverse cities in the world. If overseas travelers have one American destination on their minds, the overwhelming choice is New York City. Travelers visit for world class shopping, museums, architecture, restaurants and simply to take in the contagious energy of a bustling metropolis packed with…

A Vampire Hunt & Dublin Turned Red: Happy Halloween!

HAPPY HALLOWEEN from Dublin! Yes, it’s that time of year for that American tradition… Oops, I mean Irish tradition? Yes, it is believed that Halloween was bought to America by the Irish. It all started with the Paleopagan Druids who were celebrating Lá Samhna, the Celtic new year. However, once the Christians moved in and…

Travel Misadventures, almost missing your flight!

Bell and I provide some helpful tips (sometimes), partly because we tell you NOT to do what we did, because we do screw up frequently– in everything from transport, to accommodation to restaurant choices. One our best screw ups came on our recent trip to Bordeaux this summer, causing us to almost miss our flight…

Tip of the week: exercise caution with travel reward cards

Credit cards that offer travel rewards can be great. By making purchases you would otherwise make, or by spending frivolously and needlessly, you can earn free flights and other travel perks. Of course, very few things in life are actually free. For the average person, these rewards are earned because you bought them. I used to…