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Some of My Activities in Istanbul

The Blue Mosque after a day of rain.

Introduction The New Star Alliance Lounge at LAX Turkish Airlines Business Class, LAX-IST on TK10 Doubletree by Hilton Istanbul – Old Town Some of My Activities in Istanbul The Turkish Airlines Business Class Lounge in Istanbul   I wasn’t in Istanbul that long so my sightseeing was limited. It was also raining for a good…

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Cut Steakhouse – Beverly Hills, CA.

This is a guest post written by frequent contributor B.Positive. Travel Summary, a second friend, and I went to celebrate two of our belated birthdays in August and September. I, having had to cancel my skydiving + paintball birthday plans after crashing my bike on my 25th birthday a couple weeks ago, have been looking…

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Las Vegas – Max Brenner and Wicked Spoon


  In the late summer of 2012, I took advantage of a free Mandalay Bay room offer and a friend and I had a chance to visit Vegas on the cheap (the key to free rooms? Get a player’s card and play like you don’t need money). I’ll have more details and pictures on the…

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Sky Tea at the Burj Al Arab in Dubai

Burj Al Arab Afternoon Tea

Not long ago I had the opportunity to have afternoon tea at the Skyview Bar on the top floor of the Burj Al Arab in Dubai. It was quite an experience, even for a non-tea-drinker like myself. But unfortunately, it wasn’t a cheap experience. The hotel regularly sees room rates from $1,000 USD per night…

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San Diego: Things to do and eat

Thanks to marZ’s detailed post on the logistics, lodgings, and points, I’ll do my best not to cover the same points. Let’s cover this weekend in a chronological fashion starting with Sunday. The trip covers our activities from Sunday morning through Tuesday afternoon (our return). Sunday: (Hungry Bear Sub Shop, SD Safari Park, Julian County)…

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