A few months ago I teased about going on a trip to Turkey. I may have cleverly stated I would be spending Thanksgiving in Turkey, but the intent all along was to make it a trip for 2013. The stars finally aligned a few weeks ago when my brother and my dad booked their flights […]
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If you studied World War 2, you may recognize the name Kehlsteinhaus as the German word for Hitler’s Eagle’s Nest. Now a tourist destination, the Kehlsteinhaus has a lot of history behind the beautiful views.
There is a reason why Berchtesgaden was chosen by Hitler as the location of his Eagles Nest; it’s beautiful. Fortunately, he’s long gone and what is left is an amazing place to visit as a side-trip on your voyage to Munich. We visited Berchtesgaden in October, 2012 during our honeymoon and enjoyed every minute of […]
Yesterday I received a seemingly targeted call to action from Chase to transfer my Ink Bold card Ultimate Rewards points to United Airlines. I say that this is seemingly targeted, because I did not receive the same message for my Chase Sapphire Preferred card. While I am not going to take them up on this […]
Question from reader Wyn in Minneapolis, MN: Hey Jeffsetter, I just received this email from Club Carlson introducing their 85,000 Gold Point Signup bonus. Is this a good deal or a bad deal? Club Carlson Credit Card Signup Bonus Thanks for the question, Wyn. While Club Carlson has not been around for a long time […]
I signed up for the email list for the Four Seasons after staying at the Four Seasons Mauritius earlier this year and I must say that their approach to email is interesting. They don’t ever run discounts, which makes sense as a luxury brand trying to keep a luxurious status. They do, however, highlight their […]