Category Archives: United States

This Week in Travel – October 15, 2010

Gotta love the “American Food” section in overseas grocery stores. On the death of the guidebook. 50 airline pilot secrets. Who’s down for a Florida Keys road trip? North Dakota as a tourism hot spot.  Really? Australia’s outback pubs.

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This Week in Travel – September 24, 2010

Windjammer cruises are back! Peter Greenberg on boating for free. Too much fun in koala land? It shouldn’t be a shocker that this hotel got negative TripAdvisor reviews. Tim Leffel on maximizing travel rewards. Forget Oktoberfest…Kelly’s dreaming about the Great … Continue reading

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This week in Travel – September 10, 2010

Here is a look at what’s been going on around the web this week in travel: I’m really interested to check out the Miami River historical boat tour. The latest on the earthquake in Christchurch, New Zealand. Anthony Bourdain talks … Continue reading

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Top 5 Monday – Most memorable breakfasts on the road

Have you ever heard the expression, “breakfast is the most important meal of the day”?  Well, it’s true.  It sets the pace for the rest of the day.  Ever had something so good that your mouth is watering right now … Continue reading

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Top 5 Monday: Beer Me!

Welcome to the newest feature of CCC – Top 5 Monday’s – where we bring you our latest countdown of whatever strikes our fancy.  To kick things off, curing your case of the Mondays today, we’re bringing back that weekend feel.  … Continue reading

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Working for the weekend (getaways)

Happy Friday, travelers!  I don’t know about you, but fighting the rat race all week has made me appreciate my weekends even more, especially when I can squeeze in a little getaway.  Whether it’s a road trip or a quick … Continue reading

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Book Review: Around the World in 80 Dates

Here at Conquering the Century Club, we like to think of ourselves as intellectual, cultured people who read actual books in addition to the occasional US magazine on a plane. While listening to one of the group’s favorite at-home travel … Continue reading

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