Travel Tips

How to Find a Cheap Drink Almost Anywhere

a close up of a drink

When I first moved to the DC are, my friends knew they could come to me to know about any happy hour in the area.  Virginia has weird rules about advertising happy hours, so it made this knowledge even more valuable. Now they don’t need me.  And when I go …

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How to Get into Las Vegas Clubs for Free

a room with a pool and tables

If you know the right people, you can get into Las Vegas clubs for free.  Luckily, I have a list of some of the right people. Two years ago, I published a guide to getting into Las Vegas clubs.  I’ve updated that guide to reflect new promoters and new clubs. …

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How Babs Callahan Saved the Freddies

a woman standing in a room with a bunch of red balloons

Okay, maybe saved is a bit much.  Strongly ensured the succe…. okay, okay, fine.  Made sure there were 20 red balloons at the event. But who is Babs?  And how did she pull off such a heroic feat?  I’ll just let that cliffhanger dangle for a moment and get back …

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Avoid Fees on Airlines and How to Pass the Time in Flight

a person typing on a laptop

I was recently contacted to give some tips to USA Today‘s Road Warrior Voices, and found my suggestions among a multitude of great suggestions. The first article was how to avoid fees when flying.  I focused on low-cost carriers, but the other bloggers explored different ways of avoiding fees on …

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