Travel Posts

Delayed Checked Baggage Upon Arrival with Swiss Airlines in Zurich

While I avoid checking bags as much as I can, due to length of trip or various other requirements, sometimes I do have to check baggage.  My typical trips are short domestic trips, and I never check a bag.  I occasionally carry on on international trips too, but on the rare occasion that I ...
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Compensation from my Hotel Roulette - American Airlines IRROPS Disaster

A couple of weeks ago while traveling home from a long work week I had a hotel snafu at LAX where American Airlines provided me with a hotel voucher for the Westin but when I arrived at the Westin the hotel had no room for me. The entire ordeal took over three hours to get sorted out and finally ...

My Experiences with Travel and Dining in India

I had a business trip to India in late 2014.  While visiting Gurgaon, Chennai, Vellore and  Ahmedabad I was able to explore various cuisines as well as a few of the domestic airlines.  I have already reviewed some of the excellent hotels I visited (The Westin Gurgaon and the ITC Grand ...
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Lesson One: How to Obtain a Minor Passport

Here are some helpful tips on obtaining a passport for a minor under 16:

What you will need for a minor passport:
Evidence of U.S. Citizenship (We used Certified U.S. Birth Certificate)  Social Security Number (This is required on the application forms) Evidence of ...

It's Time for an Infant Passport

Do you need an infant passport? 
Every minor regardless of their age traveling overseas is required to carry a valid passport.  A passport for a minor under the age of 16 is valid for five years.
Before Lucy was born we knew she would need a passport ASAP! She was due ...
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Review: Suite at The ITC Grand Chola, Chennai India


On my business trip to India, we spent a few days in the south of the country, in Chennai.  There are some excellent hotels here, and while there we stayed at the ITC Grand Chola, which is affiliated with Starwood Preferred Guest.  Like my stay at the Westin Gurgaon, I successfully ...
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Review: Executive Suite at the Westin Gurgaon, India

The Westin in Gurgaon, India is a fresh, modern hotel relatively close to Indira Gandhi Airport in Delhi, and to the office where I would be working for a few days.  It also came highly recommended from a colleague, and it is pretty well reviewed online.  It was a very nice hotel, and ...
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Switching from National Rental Car to Hertz, not by choice.

I rent cars quite a bit in my business travels, and for several years I have my preferred vendor has been National.  For the most part, I've been happy with National, and had earned Executive status for several years.  Starting in 2015, my company preferred vendors no longer included ...
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Lufthansa First Class with a seat and a bed Frankfurt to Toronto

Lufthansa First Class is a relatively attainable luxury for those who play in the miles/points world.  Its not easy to get, but its doable. For this flight, I was excited to finally be able to enjoy the 'seat and a bed' cabin upstairs on the 747-400.  I've flown Lufthansa First several ...

Get Paid to Travel - Be the Next Travel Channel Star!

If you have always wanted to travel the world (and get paid for doing it) and have a strong personality for television, then here is your chance to be the Travel Channel's next rising star! 

 
The Travel Channel is currently looking for fun and adventurous personalities and ...
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Book Airfare and Hotels with Bitcoin

Over the last several years Bitcoin online currency has become substantial more popular and now traveling on Bitcoin and paying for flights, hotels, and more is a reality as some online retailers are starting to accept payment via Bitcoin.
Currently there are only a few major online retailers ...
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Planning an Overseas Road Trip? Do Your Homework First


Late evening landscape on the R336, Connemara Coast, near Galway, Ireland
I've been fortunate to have had the opportunity to travel to nearly 40 countries to date, and as you'd expect from someone with a blog named The Road More Traveled, some of my most memorable experiences overseas ...

How to Get a 10 Year Chinese Tourist Visa


If you have ever wanted to visit China, now would be a pretty good time to make that happen. Many airlines have increased capacity and added new routes to/from several Chinese cities and airfares have never been more reasonable to this incredible country. And it's not just getting to China ...
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Promoción de descuento € 10 de Vueling

La mejor manera de viajar por toda Europa es con aerolíneas de bajo coste (LCC), que ofrece miles de vuelos a los destinos principales en la mitad del costo de los portadores de servicio completo. Vueling es sólo uno de muchos LCC en Europa y sirve 157 destinos en toda Europa, Africa ...

Vueling Discount - Save 10 Euros per booking

The best way to travel throughout Europe is with Low Cost Carriers (LCC) whom offer thousands of flights to prime destinations at half the cost of the full service carriers. Vueling is just one of many LCC within Europe and serves 157 destinations throughout Europe, Africa the Middle East and has ...

The Surprisingly Remarkable Historic Architechture of Downtown Dallas

Here's something a little different for your weekend reading - a Road More Traveled history lesson about my hometown.  People associate many things with Dallas, but iconic, historic architechture usually isn't one of them.  The downtown skyline is certainly distinctive, but fact is, the ...
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Cuba is more or less open... tomorrow!

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Either as a fault of tricky wording, or of tricky policies, it appears as though Treasury bans on travel, ...
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