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August, 2017

  • 21 August

    Tomorrow! NoVA/DC/MD-travel geeks meetup :)

    We can’t wait to see all of you tomorrow!  We’re meeting from 6-9pm just a few steps from the Clarendon stop of the Orange Line.  Hope to see you 🙂 In addition to seeing your fine faces, I’m looking forward to the bao. mmm….   Register below! —– Love to ...

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  • 20 August

    Joselito: A Spanish Gem in Capitol Hill, DC

    I just returned from Madrid, but I still can’t stop thinking about the meal I had before I left for Spain in DC at Joselito. I’ve been to a few Spanish restaurants in DC but most of them have felt like the theme-park version of Spanish cuisine.  (I’m very specifically thinking ...

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  • 15 August

    Come to the DC Travel Happy Hour Next Week!

    A reminder that the next DC travel-meet up is next week!  I can’t wait to see all of you.  And you’ll have a chance to say a belated happy birthday to the PizzaMan himself. —– Love to travel? Live in the greater-DC/NoVA area? Come to our (free) travel meetup! Meet ...

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  • 4 August

    Lightning Deal: Great International Power Adapter for $11.99

    I’m currently using this travel adapter to write this blog post!  For the next ~5.5 hours (from the time of publication), you can get a highly-rated travel adapter with fast charging and USB ports for $11.99 (I paid $17 for mine). PORS-ELA International Travel Power Adapter with 2.4A Dual USB Charger & ...

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July, 2017

  • 31 July

    Next DC Travel Meet-Up: August 22nd

    Love to travel? Live in the greater-DC/NoVA area? Come to our (free) travel meetup! Meet up with two of Boarding Area’s bloggers–Le Chic Geek aka Jeanne, and Pizza in Motion aka Ed. Our next DC meetup will be in Clarendon on August 22nd from 6-9 pm. You can register for ...

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  • 24 July

    TSA Blames United for Comic Book Ban During Comic-Con

    Attendees to Comic-Con found they were not allowed to check their comic books in their baggage after Comic-Con this year.  United blamed TSA, though I noted it was strange that only United passengers were tweeting about this problem. TSA has finally commented on the issue to say, “it wasn’t us.” ...

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  • 24 July

    TSA Bans Comic Books in Checked Luggage for Comic-Con

    San Diego Comic-Con has become so much more than just a comic book convention. But comic books remain the heart and soul of Comic-Con. In addition to attendees being there to buy comic books, vendors flock to Comic-Con to sell their comic books as well. That’s why participants in Comic-Con ...

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  • 11 July

    Why You Should be Wary of Amazon Prime Day

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    Amazon Prime Day is sort of like Amazon’s Christmas in July–except instead of Christmas, it’s Black Friday.  It’s definitely a huge day for deals, but not every “deal” is an actual deal. There are a few things to think about. 1. Amazon bases the discount percentage off their “full-price” When ...

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  • 10 July

    Multiple Gift Cards: $40 for $50 in Value (Bonefish, Regal, Uber, Panera, Build-a-Bear and More)

    Amazon has 30 different gift cards at a discount.  Most of them are $40 for $50 in value.  There’s also a $100 gift card available for Uber, though they have not announced the discount yet. You can find the entire listing of gift cards here (scroll down). Edit: I noticed ...

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  • 10 July

    Fly to Norway for Only $363

    There’s a great fare to Oslo, Norway on Finnair from New York to Oslo for only $363. The fare goes from October of this year through March of next year. As always, the Flight Deal has the details. I subscribe to the Flight Deals tweets and check them pretty often. ...

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