Wanderlust Journey Blog Posts

  • The Lenox Hotel Boston Review
    on Nov 12, 2012 in Reviews
    This past weekend, while attending my sister’s wedding in the hotel, we had the pleasure of staying at The Lenox in Boston, Massachusetts. It’s an absolutely lovely boutique hotel located on the corner of Exeter and Boylston Street and a...
  • Fly to Places You’ve Only Dreamed of
    on Oct 25, 2012 in Uncategorized
    Reality can be a bit cruel sometimes. We all have places we long to visit, far and wide, that we’d love to just put in some vacation time and head off to without any issues or delays. But the truth is this rarely happens. Either you take a comm...
  • When Traveling in Vegas
    on Oct 4, 2012 in Uncategorized
    Madame Tussauds is a famous tourist attraction located in many parts of the world. This interesting museum displays wax figures of famous celebrities, notorious criminals and international dignitaries. This guide will give you a glimpse into three of...
  • Resort to the Perfect Vacation
    on Sep 13, 2012 in Travel Tips
    Booking a vacation is both an exciting and challenging process. From where to stay to what to do to how to learn about the local culture, researching and planning a vacation can seem daunting and confusing. One way to avoid feeling overwhelmed and to...
  • Remember to Hold Your Mail
    on Aug 1, 2012 in Uncategorized
    Going on vacation? One of the many chores you have to remember is to hold your mail. In year’s past, this meant a trip to the post office and a wait in their ubiquitous line. Fortunately, the post office has entered the 21st century and now off...
  • Challenges of Electricity Abroad & International Travel Chargers
    on Jul 31, 2012 in Reference
    We’re going to head off on our two week trip to China and Taiwan shortly so we’ve started the planning phases of our trip. Number one on that list, as you’d expect for a travel blogger, is how we’ll keep all of our various gad...
  • Needles Found in Delta Flight Sandwiches
    on Jul 17, 2012 in Uncategorized
    Imagine you’re on a flight and you’re hungry. If you were on a Southwest flight, you’d get some free crackers or peanuts, depending on the length of the flight. If you’re on Delta, you could buy a sandwich. If you bought a tur...
  • United Fliers Stranded in China for 3 Days, Staged Mini-Revolt
    on Jul 16, 2012 in General
    We’re going to China, not on United, in a few weeks and it turns out we’ll miss the 200 United passengers who just staged a near “mutiny.” United Airlines Flight 87 from Shanghai to Newark were supposed to leave last Wednesday...
  • Living the Good Vacation Life
    on Jul 13, 2012 in Uncategorized
    While going camping in the country or taking a trip to Wisconsin Dells can be enjoyable, these trips are nothing like the types of trips most celebrities take. Celebrities take trips to places that most people have only seen in books and magazines. T...
  • Two Week Trip to China
    on Jul 5, 2012 in Journey Notes China 2012
    In less than a month, we’ll be embarking on a two week trip to Shanghai with a few days in Taipei, Taiwan. After the birth of our son about a year ago, we’ve been wanting to take him to meet my grandfather, his great grandfather, in Taiwa...
  • Further Taxing Could Raise Airfare Even Higher
    on Oct 10, 2011 in Uncategorized
    Airlines have long been under fire for raising airfares and adding on additional expenditures such as fees for checked baggage; however, a recent tax increase proposed by President Obama now has the travel industry enraged. Recently, President Obama...
  • Boutique Hotels Offer Great Loyalty Perks
    on Sep 26, 2011 in Money Tips
    One of the knocks against smaller boutique hotel chains is that their loyalty programs just aren’t that great. When you compare it with the wide selection of a Marriott, or enormous hotel chain, smaller boutique chains just can’t compete...
  • Saving the Dead Sea One Forensic Science Expert at a Time…
    on Sep 15, 2011 in Uncategorized
    Many anthropologists further their education and potential for advanced employment with a forensic science degree. That could be what Israel and Jordan just may need to save the Dead Sea in education in forensic sciences could be what Israel and Jord...
  • If an Airlines Loses Your Luggage, Chances Are You Still Pay Check-in Costs
    on Aug 17, 2011 in Money Tips
    Not having your bags show up on the luggage wheel upon your arrival used to just be an aggravation held against airline ineptitude. But these days, the stakes have been raised: now you’re expected to pay a fee for your luggage. In the event tha...
  • What to Do if Riots Erupt Around Your European Vacation
    on Aug 10, 2011 in Uncategorized
    In European nations, the occasional riot is still a simple fact of life. The people over there take to the streets if student loan interest is raised a little bit, let alone if their economy teeters on the verge of collapse. Currently, all the news i...
  • Airlines and IRS Clash on How to Refund FAA Ticket Tax
    on Aug 9, 2011 in Money Tips
    Travelers who purchased tickets prior to the removal of FAA taxes after the government failed to fund the agency are entitled to a refund according to the Internal Revenue Service. The IRS has instructed airlines, who are not required by law to do so...
  • Overseas Travel Preparation Checklist: ‘I Wish I Had Thought of That’ Edition
    on Aug 5, 2011 in Uncategorized
    One of the unmistakable pressures of an overseas journey is making absolutely sure you bring everything you need while at the same time bringing the minimal amount of stuff with you as possible. Try as we might, it’s inevitable that at some point d...
  • California: Wine Country or Weed Country?
    on Aug 2, 2011 in Uncategorized
    Prop 19 would’ve made the consumption and controlled distribution of marijuana legal in California according to state law. The proposition failed when it was put on the November 2010 ballot, however, with roughly 54% of voters against it and 46...
  • Choosing a Specialty Vacation
    on Jul 25, 2011 in Uncategorized
    As Jet Set Citizens, we tend to avoid super touristy locations or expensive resorts; however, there is a time and a place for the occasional luxury vacation. While I certainly prefer a more off-the-beaten-path vacation nestled in the heart of a count...
  • TSA Body Scanners Will Statistically Give Someone Skin Cancer
    on Jul 5, 2011 in Uncategorized
    Just when we were finally accepting the new world order of having to subject our most intimate of intimates to airport security scanners, sources are now saying that the machines may be responsible for rapid increases in cancer for TSA employees. Uni...
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