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Lisbon: A Truly Underrated European City

Lisbon Bridge

Straight to the point: Lisbon is an overlooked European travel destination. In 2015, over 3.5 million tourists descended on the city. However, far more visitors head south to the Algarve rather than the capital. I recently had the privilege of visiting this European gem. Having never traveled to Portugal, I …

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Hamster Down the Toilet? Another Spirit Service Story

Spirit Airlines Hamster

Spirit airlines, a company that likely looks up to United for customer service inspo, has outdone themselves. According to Florida resident Belen Aldecosea, she was forced into the unenviable position of either missing a medial appointment or commit hamstercide and kill her emotional support animal, Pebbles. To her credit, it does …

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Review – LondonHouse Chicago

LondonHouse Chicago

A great stay in one of my least favorite cities. That’s LondonHouse Chicago in a nutshell. As a matter of fact, it might be one of the most thoughtfully appointed rooms I’ve ever stayed in. Sure, I’ve stayed in fancier, but I love tech, and LondonHouse is full of it. …

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One Night in Bangkok – Chillax Resort Review

Chillax Resort Bangkok

What’s the difference between a resort and a hotel? I’m struggling here too. Perhaps travelers from a bygone era viewed the resort as the destination and the hotel as the accomodation. Despite their historical differences, the two terms have converged over the last couple decades. Many hotels offer “resort-like” amenities, …

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