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Goodbye HypeOrlando And April Crazy Travel Roundup

Sad, not crazy news to start off with, as of April 30th HypeOrlando will cease to exist. A big thank you to Katie Parsons at Mumbling Mommy who tirelessly promoted our content across the interwebs. I always looked forward to the latest posts from, Forever Young, But Growing Old, Hospitality Hive, House Calls, Running From Insanity and My Quest ... Read More »

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Drinking Local

I’m all for keeping things “local”. I prefer local restaurants to franchises, farmers markets over the regional chains and typically I’ll grab a local cold one before some mass-produced brew. The advantage of traveling is you get plenty of chances to #DrinkLocal. Here’s a tip, if you let your friends know that you’ll have no shortage ... Read More »

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This Is How I Work

One of my regular reads is Lifehacker and I enjoy their “This Is How I Work” series. They ask work-related questions of pseudo-important people and in turn, they answer them. So, here’s my take on This Is How I Work Location: Apopka, FL at least a few nights each week ... Read More »

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Marriott MegaBonus – Register Now

Starting with your third night, earn 750 bonus points on every night of every stay, up to 36,000 points. Register through June 30, 2018. Register by June 30, 2018 Stay at any of our participating hotels and resorts worldwide between April 18 and July 30, 2018 Get 750 bonus points ... Read More »

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March Crazy Travel Roundup

March brought spring, more snow and March Crazy Travel! Here’s what’s in store Fights, no surprise there. Drunkenness with a bit of nudity, no surprise there. Emotional support animal, no surprise there. Plane engine explosion, something new. Zombies, something new. Gold loss, something new. A woman claiming to be God, something new. ... Read More »

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How To Do Nashville Like A True Tourist

Possibly this post should be titled, “How to spend $150.00 on a few jars of legal moonshine”, more on that later. Spring break is one of the times that Chateau’ Relaxo raises the drawbridge and heads out of town.. this year the destination was Nashville, TN. I’ve been to Nashville several times over ... Read More »

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Travel Miles And Points, What Are They Good For?

Several times during the year I spend an afternoon tallying my travel miles and points. This year I decided to switch from the American Express card to the Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards card. My sole motivation was acquiring Southwest’s companion pass. If you’re not familiar with the companion pass here’s ... Read More »

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February Crazy Travel Roundup

February hasn’t been the happiest of months. However, the “Crazy Travel” bin is stocked full. Passenger restrained with duct tape and zip ties after storming cockpit, FBI says – My family coined the phrase “Crazy Eyes”…. note the picture above. It seems Charlene Sarieann Harriott, attacked three crew members aboard an ... Read More »

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The Post I Probably Shouldn’t Write

The Post I Probably Shouldn’t Write….. how’s that for clickbait? Over the last few days, many businesses are cutting ties with the NRA. In case you’ve been living in a vacuum, here’s the reason why. So why would a “travel-themed” blogger even care? Traditionally, I’m a fisherman (in addition to ... Read More »

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