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Review: Quality Hotel Ålesund

Previous reports from this trip: Introduction: Seeing the fjords in Norway Quality Hotel Ålesund Runde the Puffin Island The resort town Kalvåg The fjords in Stryn / Loen / Olden Sognejord area and Balestrand Geiranger fjord and staying in Stranda The return to Ålesund through Trollstigen We landed in Ålesund about 4 pm. I walked…

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Famous chef Jamie Oliver shuts 22 of his 25 UK restaurants

The star of “Naked Chef” , Jamie Oliver , has been forced to close 22 of his 25 restaurants in the United Kingdom. The only surviving restaurants are Jamie Oliver’s Diner and his Italian restaurants located at the Gatwick Airport. Sadly, over 1000 employees will be affected as well. I first heard about Jamie Oliver…

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Earn up to Triple Emirates Skywards miles and up to 20% off rooms at Atlantis the Palm Dubai

The Atlantis The Palm in Dubai is offering some great deals to earn Emirates Skywards miles. All stays include access to Aquaventure Waterpark – THE top rated water park in the Middle East plus access to the Lost Chambers Aquarium. Deal 1 – 15% off Guest and Imperial Club rooms along with double Skywards miles…

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Mile redemptions for Wall Street Journal subscriptions are live again

Miles for Magazines is a good way to redeem miles towards subscriptions to magazines and newspapers. My favorite redemption is for the Economist magazine and The Wall Street Journal. I haven’t seen a redemption offer for either of these publications in a while. The Wall Street Journal is available again for the following miles for…

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20% off Amazon by using some American Express Membership Reward points (targeted)

Amazon has an amazing deal right now that requires registration. Amazon is offering 20% off items sold by when you register and use some Membership Reward points towards your purchase. The maximum discount is $100.00. 1. Click here to go to the offer page. 2. Click on “Click to Activate” button. 3. If you…

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