Lyft Hotspots: “Drive Happy” with $5 rides in San Francisco

June 26, 2015 / 1 comment

With “HotSpots”, Lyft continues to find ways to make their car sharing service less-expensive and more accessible.

Which travel was worse: Lebron James’ stroll or Kendrick Perkins’ dancing?

June 9, 2015 / 0 comments

Who knew that Cleveland was a hotbed for travelers?

AMEX Gold introduces no foreign transaction fees, $100 airline fee credit

April 21, 2015 / 0 comments

I received an email this morning regarding my Premier Rewards Gold AMEX Card that made owning an American Express card much more enticing.

Lyft’s 10 minute match: Wait a little longer, save more cash with Lyft Line

April 13, 2015 / 1 comment

In the continued battle between Lyft and Uber, both ride-sharing companies are trying to one-up one another with features, promotions and benefits.

Can Lyft Line eventually challenge public transportation?

April 11, 2015 / 0 comments

Back in October 2014, I talked about how Line was a great way to cut your Lyft fares by half.

Taipei Shopping: Wufenpu is Taipei’s budget fashion district

March 22, 2015 / 0 comments

If you’re in Taipei City and like shopping at a deep discount, then Wufengpu (or Wufenpu) should be on your itinerary.

what is a marquesita

What is a marquesita (yucateca)? ¿Que es marquesita en ingles?

March 20, 2015 / 0 comments

Roaming around the the Parque de las Palapas in the central area of Cancun couldn’t have been more different than the massive resorts lining the Zonas Hoteleras.

Yes, you can legally cancel your flight within 24 hours and get a full refund (mostly)

March 19, 2015 / 0 comments

Did you know that it’s your legal right to cancel a flight and receive a full refund within 24 hours of purchasing it?

Data suggests Virgin America is consistently faster than competition

March 17, 2015 / 0 comments

I don’t have much loyalty when it comes to airlines; the lowest fare usually gets my business.

Napa Farms Market: When you’re obsessed with a restaurant located only in an airport terminal

December 31, 2014 / 0 comments

How much do I enjoy the food at Napa Farms Market (NFM)? 

How long does my passport need to be valid to travel to Hong Kong?

November 6, 2014 / 0 comments

A friend of mine wants to travel to Hong Kong in the next couple months — the potential problem with that? Her passport expires in March 2014

Lyft ‘Line’ will save you boatloads of money during Primetime

October 15, 2014 / 4 comments

If you’re not in a rush and looking for an easy way to save 30-50% on your next Lyft, considering trying out Lyft’s new “Line” service.

Citi Bike: What does the “Trip Open/Completed” status mean?

September 1, 2014 / 3 comments

Every so often when I log into my CitiBike account to check out my usage. Last month I came across a “Trip Completed” in my history.  

Slanging and Slogging: Why you should care about Uber’s business practices

August 27, 2014 / 2 comments

In the battle between ride sharing services, on which side do you land on?  

What do the lights mean on Citibike?

Red/Yellow/Green: What does it mean when I get a red light on a Citi Bike dock?

August 16, 2014 / 0 comments

It’s been about a month now since I started my Citi Bike membership. I love the program; it’s completely changed how I access the city. 

Changing your United Airlines flight? Here’s how to reduce the change fee

August 7, 2014 / 0 comments

If you have confirmed ticket with United Airlines, and would like  to move your flight to an earlier flight on the same day, there’s a way for you to make that change without paying an arm and leg to make that change. 

This JanSport is the perfect travel backpack

May 11, 2014 / 0 comments

Way back in 2004, I planned to go on a 5-week trip to Europe and needed a travel backpack that could haul my shit from city to city. 

Deciphering the ‘Indian Head Nod’ or SE Asian side-to-side ‘Head Shake’

February 18, 2014 / 0 comments

India was easily the most challenging country I’ve ever visited. It was sensory overload and culturally, it was unlike any place I’ve ever experienced. One of the many cultural customs that my ex-boyfriend and I struggled with most were the non-verbal, side-to-side head nods

Frontier Airlines SUCKS, and it will cost you

Frontier Sucks: Confu$ing Fare Option$$$$

November 28, 2013 / 2 comments

> TL;DR: Follow your gut.   As I was browsing flights back home from Dreamforce, I saw that Frontier Airlines had a flight that was best suited to my preferred schedule (sleeping in). I was hesitant to book it because I had a faint memory of a negative experience with Frontier that happened sometime between…

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Money on a stick - on our way to Agra

Show Me What You Got

August 12, 2012 / 0 comments

On our way to see the Taj Mahal, our driver pulled the car over to buy some water. I was in the back seat minding my own business. I wasn’t looking out my window, but was looking toward the street, when I heard a tapping on my window. I turned to see this man, half-smiling…

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