Tag Archives: San Francisco

CityPass: The Best Way to See the Best of Atlanta

As our faithful readers will recall, I recently made a trip out to Atlanta with my seven year-old son to see Boise State take on Ole Miss in the Chick-Fil-A kickoff game. We had a great time and we took … Continue reading

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A Ridiculously Easy Way to Save $400 on ANY flight

Travel is the ultimate vice for me.  Neither alcohol or tobacco tempt me, but travel pulls me in like a tornado.  The biggest difficulty is the cost of travel can be prohibitive, which discourages many people from even considering it … Continue reading

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Starwood Hotel Stays

The Starwood Preferred Guest® Credit Card from American Express has been good to me over the course of the last year.  I’ve had over 10 stays in various SPG properties across the world.  Four hotels across the US and four … Continue reading

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Historic Cable Car Ride in San Francisco

If’ you’ve never been to San Francisco, you’re missing out.  After visiting hundreds of cities across the globe, this is one that you can’t miss.  There is nothing quite like it because of its landscape, history, and culture that you … Continue reading

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Transfer Ultimate Rewards to Amtrak

I just happen to have about 159,600 Chase Ultimate Rewards, and I’ve been playing with them the same way I used to count the nickels in my piggy bank as a child.  One of my little daydreams involves a train … Continue reading

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Eight Great things to do in/around San Francisco

1. Visit the Napa Valley– Although I’m not a connoisseur of wine, I really enjoy watching how things are made.  Wine is fascinating because there are so many varieties that are all made in different ways. I’ve been to wineries all over, … Continue reading

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Booking Frenzy

I heard the story once of a lady who was the happiest lady on Earth.  She smiled at everyone and was polite as well.  One gentleman asked her what it was that made her so happy.  She explained to him … Continue reading

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