Keep An Eye Out For Club Carlson Promo TODAY?

Club Carlson Club Carlson is definitely up there as one of my favorite (if not the top) hotel loyalty programs around.

This is probably due to their generous offer for branded credit card holders. With the offer when you redeem points for two or more consecutive nights, the second night is free…

Other than that, they also run lots of great bonus offers and have a variety of good giveaways during the year. Continue reading

North Korea Lifts Travel Ban

North Korea Travel

A little over a week back I wrote about North Korea banning tourists from participating in the Pyongyang Marathon due to Ebola fears.

In a sudden turn of events, the tourist ban has just been lifted according to an e-mail I received from Uri Tours, “the largest provider of North Korea travel in the US“.

The travel ban has been in place for four months now & was officially lifted on March 2. Continue reading

Be Careful Taking Selfies- Boy Falls 1,640 Feet Off Cliff, Survives


TelegraphPhoto: Molltaler Gletscher/Facebook

We heard about how selfie sticks could be potentially dangerous to works of art and were being banned in museums but who knew that taking a selfie could be potentially life-threatening?

Sometimes taking a selfie is a necessary evil. Maybe no one is around to take a photo for you or you want to take that group shot without bothering anyone else. But is it worth risking your life for? Continue reading

“The Reloaders Are Here”, Another REDcard Experience

Manufactured spending

After writing about a recent experience loading my Target prepaid REDcard, I wondered if loads were being limited to $1,000 per day.

After many people shared their experiences, it seems like this $1,000 load by credit card per day rule is being implemented on a store by store basis.

Since I had to finish loading my card for February, I went back to the same store to see how  things would turn out. Continue reading