Jeanne Marie Hoffman

Former bartender, still a geek. One equal part each cookies, liberty, football, music, travel, libations. Stir vigorously. +Jeanne Marie Hoffman Jeanne on Twitter

Fly from the West Coast to Sweden for Only ~300

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Here’s a great deal,  but you have to pack light.  Fly from LA to Sweden for only $304.  The only catch is that it’s on low cost carrier, Norwegian.  As always,  the Flight  Deal has the scoop.  Fare Availability: Valid for travel from November – February, 2017. Availability is limited. …

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Don’t Miss the Next DC-Area Travel Meetup!

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  I can’t wait for the next DC-area meetup!  It’s at one of my favorite restaurants, and I look forward to seeing you all there. Don’t forget to register for this one ahead of time because there’s limited space (but not so limited space that we don’t have room to …

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Barack Obama Gets Impatient with Travel Buddy, Bill Clinton

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Sometimes celebrities and politicians don’t “feel” like real people. We see them on TV, we discuss them, and we have strong opinions about them. And then they do something really, really human. This back and forth with President Obama and Former President Clinton gave me a huge laugh.  It reminded …

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An Update on DC’s $2 UberPool / $8 UberX Rides

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I wrote about Uber doing a deal with $2 Pool / $8 X rides in DC.  I couldn’t get the promo myself and assumed it hadn’t launched at all, since it said “in the month of October”. A reader commented that the deal did launch, but it was sold out already. …

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Uber Offering Flat Fares in DC–$2 UberPool, $8 UberX

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Uber is now offering flat fares in DC!  This past summer, they offered unlimited packages in New York for one price.  This one is also a package, but done in an interesting manner. You pay $10 up-front which unlocks ten $2 Pool and $8 X rides.  Your next ten rides will …

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