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Sad Before & After Rio Olympic Venue Pics

Sadly, these slideshows come out after each Olympic Games and they are rarely filled with photos of venues being smartly used / benefiting the host cities once the celebrations have concluded. Granted, they are sometimes a bit skewed, but it’s always interesting to take a flip through.  Now of course, Rio had problems even during the…

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The Most Outrageous Hotel Concierge Requests

As one accumulates status and points in this hobby, you might begin to feel a bit entitled…however I can guarantee that your requests to the concierge have never been this outrageous! Back in 2015 Condé Nast Traveler produced a list of 8 outrageous hotel requests, they’ve now updated that original article to include a total of 12…

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The Top 5 Priority Pass Lounges Around the World

Plaza Premium Lounge at London Heathrow. Source: Priority Pass

One of the most notable benefits that come with many premium credit cards is a Priority Pass membership. Priority Pass is a network of over 1,000 airport lounges located around the world, and a membership allows you access all of them, regardless of what airline you’re flying with, what status you have, and what cabin you’re in. Members…

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Which Hotels Let You Buy Their Beds?

The Hilton Bed is made by Serta

You’ve heard the famous pitch for mattresses, “You spend one third of your life on one, so why not invest in it?” It’s true, the sale of mattresses alone is a$7 billion industry, and many hotels are hoping to get a share. Of course, hotels don’t actually make their own beds; rather, many partner with mattress…

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