Earn Up to 2,000 Bonus AAdvantage Miles by Shopping for Back to School 2017

Effective through Friday, August 18, 2017 at 11:59:59 in the evening Eastern Daylight Time, you can earn up to 2,000 bonus American Airlines AAdvantage miles — in addition to the standard AAdvantage miles earned — during the Back to School Bonus campaign at the AAdvantage Shopping portal by spending the following minimum amounts of money for shopping for qualifying purchases on your favorite products from hundreds of participating retailers…

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My Few Minutes in North Korea at the Korean Demilitarized Zone

As an announcement is expected pertaining to banning American citizens and nationals from traveling to North Korea, I thought I would post a few photographs from when I visited the Korean Demilitarized Zone and Joint Security Area back in October of 2014.

After the bus arrived and parked in the parking lot, the passengers entered the…

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Would You Willingly Visit a War Zone?

Every day somewhere on this planet, humans are fighting other humans in physical combat for varying reasons — violations of civil rights; the desire to be heard instead of ignored; revenge for what is perceived as an irreprehensible act — and despite the inherent dangers of visiting such places, there are people who want to voluntarily travel to these areas…

…but if you are a citizen or national of the United States, you will likely soon not be permitted to visit North Korea, as a ban will reportedly be announced by the Department of State in a few days.

One compelling reason why a person would willingly visit a war zone…

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Americans To Be Banned From Traveling to North Korea

The Department of State of the United States is expected to impose a “geographical travel restriction” as authorized by Rex Tillerson — who is the current secretary of state of the United States — which will effectively ban Americans from traveling to North Korea.

While visiting North Korea…

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Earn Up to 3,000 Bonus MileagePlus Miles by Shopping for Back to School 2017

Effective through Friday, August 18, 2017 at 11:59:59 in the evening Eastern Daylight Time, you can earn up to 3,000 bonus United Airlines MileagePlus miles — in addition to the standard MileagePlus miles earned — during the Back to School Bonus campaign at the MileagePlus Shopping portal by spending the following minimum amounts of money for shopping for qualifying purchases on your favorite products from hundreds of participating retailers…

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Atlanta Files Lawsuit Against the Little Airport That Couldn’t

Paulding County breached the sales contract of 163 acres of land which the city of Atlanta sold to the County in western Georgia back in 2007 for construction of Silver Comet Field of Paulding Northwest Atlanta Airport — according to this lawsuit filed by the city in Paulding Superior Court in late June — because the board of directors of the airport authority of Paulding County have been attempting to recruit a commercial passenger airline to use the small airport for five years instead of keeping to a verbal promise that the airport would only serve general aviation uses and not compete for passenger service with the international airport that serves the greater Atlanta metropolitan area.

On his last day in office as the commission chairman of Paulding County…

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Son of Cecil the Lion Shot Dead By Hunter

Slightly greater than two years after — and not far from where — his father Cecil was killed by Walter James Palmer, Xanda the lion was shot dead just outside Hwange National Park in northwest Zimbabwe.

A professional hunter discovered an electronic collar on the dead lion; handed it back to researchers; and communicated what had happened. According to…

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35 Percent Miles Boost When You Convert Your Hotel Points to Aeroplan

Aeroplan is currently offering what is considered to be the best conversion bonus offer in its history through which you can receive a bonus of 35 percent when you transfer your points from any of ten frequent guest loyalty programs into miles through Monday August 21, 2017 at 11:59 in the evening Eastern Daylight Time.

Two aspects of this promotion are markedly different that the transfer offers of other frequent flier loyalty programs — as well as past offers from Aeroplan…

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Reminder: 3 Ways to Avoid Being the Victim of Pickpockets

Mere seconds is all the time that is needed for a pickpocket to suddenly ruin your trip — and hours, days or even weeks of time could elapse until you are finally back to some semblance of normal, as by the time you realize that you became the victim of a pickpocket, he or she is already long gone.

Unfortunately…

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