CHEAP TICKETS! Under $400 Round-Trip to Europe From Lots of Cities


Fare sales like this don’t come along often. Lots and lots of cities available. If you’re thinking of booking, it might be worth taking advantage of the ability to cancel within 24 hours while you think about it.

Taking The Train From Paris To Amsterdam. Athens & Paris For Dollars A Day

Thalys at Gare du Nord

Welcome to my multi-part review of our summer vacation.  We spent 12 days abroad, predominately in Athens and Paris (and a half day in Amsterdam before heading home).    Happy to answer questions as I finish up the series.  We traveled in mid-July, so right in the middle of the Athens financial crisis.  Here’s most of what I expect to cover, including links to posts I’ve already completed: Planning Our Summer Vacation! British Airways First and Business Class Lounges at Philadelphia Airport US Airways Business Class from Philadelphia to Athens […]

A Study of Macarons. Athens & Paris For Dollars A Day

Macarons are a treat our family has become somewhat addicted to. Anyone that’s seen my sweet tooth shouldn’t be surprised. These tasty treats can be found all over Paris. Here’s our thoughts on 3 popular choices.

Champs-Elysees To Close To Automobile Traffic One Day A Month

I think it would be pretty cool to hang out on the Champs-Elysees without car traffic. It’s frequently jammed with traffic. And, even though there aren’t as many local merchants as there used to be, I think it would be a nicer experience to wander without the annoyance of car traffic.

Cheap Flights Where You Can See 2 Cool Destinations And A Review Of “All You Can Fly” Service

The Best of the Rest is my effort to summarize all the travel/miles & points stories that interested me on a daily basis but didn’t have time to write about  in length.  Culled from over 100 blogs/authors I follow, some are passed along without comment, while I add my analysis to others.   This is your shortcut to find out what’s going on in the travel world without having to read dozens of travel blogs to get all the best info.

Hotel Review: Hyatt Regency Paris Etoile, Part 1. Athens & Paris For Dollars A Day

Hyatt Regency Paris EtoileHyatt Regency Paris Etoile

Hyatt Regency Paris Etoile is located in the 17th arrondissement, not far from the Arc du Triomphe. You’ll hear a lot of folks rave about Park Hyatt Place Vendome in Paris, but I think the Hyatt Regency can hold its own, especially with a renovation coming up.