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Milepoint is now live

In case you haven’t heard – there is a new travel site recently launched called Milepoint – and they’re giving away an Ipad each day in March. You can register here. I first got into collecting miles and points by visiting and learning from the folks at Flyertalk several years ago. I I learned tips…

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A busy end to the year

As this year of 2010 draws to a close, there has been a flurry of activity in the last month. Currently I’m doing the following activities: Daily Foursquare check in to both Holiday Inn and Hilton Spending $25 on all of our American Express cards at small business to get the statement credit Spending the…

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Win a trip to Sweden

To commemorate Stieg Larsson’s film “The girl who played with fire”, there is a contest to win a trip to Sweden. Entries close on October 1, 2010. The Grand Prize includes airfare on Scandinavian Airlines, hotel stay at Sheraton Stockholm, and Stockholm passes. Sweden is one of my favorite places as I have vacationed and…

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Hungary Italy and Kazakhstan Day 6

This was our travel day and unfortunately we were traveling on Malev Airlines where I have no status. We arrived at the airport extremely early and were greeted with a line that snaked around the airport. Malev had self check in kiosks at the airport but alas – all of them were out of order.…

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Princess Victoria of Sweden vacations in Bora Bora

I already knew that Bora Bora has been my absolute favorite vacation spot that I’ve ever been – but even Swedish royalty has discovered it as well. The Swedish Princess Victoria and her new husband Daniel Westling recently were married. Victoria is the oldest daughter of the current king and queen of Sweden.

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I am cheap

Or as Elaine said to George Costanza “You’re very careful with money.” My frugality does not only apply to traveling. It also applies to everyday purchasing as well. Two months ago when Toy Story 1 and Toy Story 2 came out on Blu Ray, Toys R Us was selling the combo pack for $15.00. The…

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