Foto Friday – Where, When, Why #18

Happy Friday (and Happy February)! 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, we are excited and honored to share a guest submission from one of our long-time readers, Ann B., on a trip that got her started on her love of travel.

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Reader Reconnaissance #5 – A 3-Day Trip to Cappadocia, Turkey (Free Stopover on the Way to Dubai)

TravelWhimsy and I started the “Reader Reconnaissance” series to encourage you, our dear readers, to share your travel experiences. Today, we are very excited to share a trip report sent in by our long-time readers R & F on their recent trip to Cappadocia, Turkey!

Let me turn it over to R & F.

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Foto Friday – Where, When, Why #17

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 some of your might know by reading yesterday’s post, TravelWhimsy and I took our moms on a whirlwind trip to Kauai last weekend. Here is a photo of the two moms enjoying their beach time.

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Booking a Last-minute Trip to Kauai for 4 Adults 7 Days Prior to Departure with Miles & Points

It is often debatable whether collecting miles and points is even worth our time and effort, given the existence of 2% cash back credit cards. TravelWhimsy and I just returned from a whirlwind long-weekend trip to Kaua’i, HI, with our moms. The entire trip was conceived and booked on a whim – 7 days prior to departure, to be exact. A last-minute trip like ours seems to indicate that miles and points could trump cash back, and we will let you be the judge.

Kauai's Napali Coast from the Kalalau Trail
Kauai’s Northern Coastline Viewed from the First Half-Mile on the Kalalau Trail

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Foto Friday – Where, When, Why #16

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. Here is one of TravelWhimsy‘s favorite travel photos, dating back to November 2010.

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Foto Friday – Where, When, Why #15

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. Last weekend, TravelWhimsy and I had the pleasure of going hiking with travel blogger Stefan (aka “The Rapid Travel Chai”). Today’s photo was chosen from those taken during that hike and I will let TravelWhimsy tell you why she thinks it is significant.

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Foto Friday – Where, When, Why #14

Happy New Year and 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 taken during our recent whirlwind weekend ski trip to Park City, Utah.

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Vegas Calling – Stay at Marriott’s Renaissance Las Vegas for $79 All-in and Get Almost All Your Money Back in Perks

Planning a getaway or staycation in fabulous Las Vegas, Nevada before April 4, 2013? Here is a hotel deal that you might want to consider. Stay at the AAA 4-Diamond Renaissance Las Vegas for $79 all-in and get almost all your money back in generous (and delicious!) perks.

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Foto Friday – Where, When, Why #13

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 are excited and honored to share a guest submission from Rom @RomsDeals.

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Reader Reconnaissance #4 – 13,102-Mile 11-Segment 3-Day Mileage Run in AA First/Business Class to Achieve AAdvantage Executive Platinum Status

First of all, Merry Christmas! TravelWhimsy and I appreciate your continued support of our blogs, and wish you and yours a very happy holiday season and all the best for 2013!

Today, we are excited to share a story from TravelByPoints reader and dear friend Art, who recently completed a first-time-ever 3-day 13,102-mile 11-segment mileage run (mostly in American Airlines’ first class cabin). Art set out on this journey to qualify for AA’s Executive Platinum (EXP) elite status (their top tier), which normally requires 100,000 miles flown in a calendar year.

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