Foto Friday – Where, When, Why #25

Happy Friday! Welcome back to our weekly feature - Foto Friday – Where, When, Why (“FFWWW“), a forum for all of us to share our favorite travel photos and the stories behind them.

TravelWhimsy, our resident photographer, has picked a photo taken during our quick weekend trip to Asheville, North Carolina.

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3 Useful Free Mobile Apps for Paris (and Many Other Major Cities) + Free WiFi in Paris

Heading to Paris (or another major European city) soon and have an iPod Touch, iPad, iPhone, or Android device? Then you might want to test out the following few FREE apps, all of which work offline and can make your visit more enjoyable and efficient. In addition, you will also find out how and where to get free WiFi in Paris at the end of the post.

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Foto Friday – Where, When, Why #24

Happy Friday! Welcome back to our weekly feature - Foto Friday – Where, When, Why (“FFWWW“), a forum for all of us to share our favorite travel photos and the stories behind them.

TravelWhimsy and I are honored to share a photo sent to us by our dear friend and reader Art, who will take us to the old town of Schaffhausen in northern Switzerland.

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Foto Friday – Where, When, Why #23

Happy Friday! Welcome back to our weekly feature - Foto Friday – Where, When, Why (“FFWWW“), a forum for all of us to share our favorite travel photos and the stories behind them.

TravelWhimsy and I had so much fun beach-hopping in San Diego last November that we decided to take our moms along for another quick weekend trip. This time, we started the trip with a whale/dolphin watching cruise, and were lucky enough to see many dolphins and an 85-foot fin whale, the second largest mammal in the world.

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Foto Friday – Where, When, Why #22

Happy Friday! Welcome back to our weekly feature - Foto Friday – Where, When, Why (“FFWWW”)!

FFWWW is a forum for all of us to share our favorite travel photos and the stories behind them. As many of you may know, TravelWhimsy and I recently spent 3 fun winter days in Paris. Today, I am excited to share my favorite photo from this trip – a picture taken by TravelWhimsy of the Garden at the Palace of Versailles. The reason why this photo means a lot to me might surprise you…

Palace of Versailles, France
TravelByPoints Foto Friday – Where, When, Why #22 (Beautiful Garden at the Palace of Versailles in the Winter)

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A 5-Minute Practical Guide for First-time Travelers to Paris, France

TravelWhimsy and I took advantage of the Presidents’ Day long weekend and spent 3 delightful winter days in the City of Light.

Eiffel Tower, Paris, France
Three Winter Days in the City of Light (February 2013)

This post, listing things not present or emphasized in Rick Steves’ Paris Guide, is meant to help those of you planning your first trip to Paris save some time and money (and maybe points). For our readers who are Paris veterans, feel free to add your tips and suggestions in the comment section.

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Foto Friday – Where, When, Why #21

Happy Friday! Welcome back to our weekly feature - Foto Friday – Where, When, Why (“FFWWW”)!

FFWWW is a forum for all of us to share our favorite travel photos and the stories behind them. Today, TravelWhimsy has selected a photo and written a two-sentence story, for the sole purpose of making fun of me…

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Putting Non-Bonus Category Spend on the Club Carlson Visa – A Secret Weapon to Earning Free Hotel Nights with Minimal Effort for Infrequent Travelers and Families

If you and your family

  • Only travel once or twice a year;
  • Don’t mind staying at Country Inns, Park Inns, or Radissons (for free) for your vacation or road trips;
  • Would like to minimize the number of credit cards your use on a daily basis;
  • Have no time or desire to manufacture credit card spending;

Then, there might be an easy solution. All you have to do is to put ALL your non-bonus category spending on a single hotel credit card.

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Foto Friday – Where, When, Why #20

Happy Friday! Welcome back to our weekly feature - Foto Friday – Where, When, Why (“FFWWW”)!

FFWWW is a forum for all of us to share our favorite travel photos and the stories behind them. Today, TravelWhimsy and I would like to share a photo taken in Taos Pueblo, New Mexico, which shows what life-long love might look like.

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Foto Friday – Where, When, Why #19

Happy Friday and Happy Chinese New Year! Welcome back to our weekly feature - Foto Friday – Where, When, Why (“FFWWW”)!

FFWWW is a forum for all of us to share our favorite travel photos and the stories behind them. Today, TravelWhimsy has selected a photo of Rocky and Lucky showing us that we humans are not the only ones who love to travel!

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