|Radhuset Metro Station, Stockholm, Sweden. Found here|
ON MY MIND
I am on a mega race to catch up to…everything. I can’t believe I spent my morning doing this update so I can get the Google Reader feed count to a manageable number. Sometimes I feel like I should pull a Milevalue move on y’ all:-)
I missed driving my Mercedes. I just got a $345 refund for canceling my collission insurance for the 6 months I parked it, thanks for the tip Bikeguy!
How in the world am I supposed to find time to do my Norway trip report?
Flyertalk has a new forum talking all about blogs and bloggers. Sadly, I have not had the time to even read one post in it, let alone post myself!
A comprehensive table of airline miles and hotel points expiration policies. From Dans Deals. I wish the Chase affiliate links were not there but…oh well.
Chris Elliott goes off again on loyalty programs and I agree on the main points! “The next bubble? Travel Loyalty Programs“. The article ends with this: “The lesson seems clear: Redeem your miles now, while they’re still worth something, because someday soon they may be worth next to nothing — if they aren’t already.”
A profile of Randy Petersen in the Colorado Springs Business Journal.
American Airlines introduced the new Elite Rewards for its Elite members. Very nice. The last true enhancement before Parker settles in and starts running the place like he knows;-)
United increased the change fees to $200 for Domestic and $300 for International tickets. Ludicrous! I hope it does not stick but, I am afraid, the Delta execs are already working on the BS news release trying to convince their customers that this will be an “enhancement”!
22 Unbelievable Places that are Hard to Believe Really Exist. From Bored Panda. WOW!!!
I can’t believe someone is going for the $1.5 million two year trip to visit every Unesco world heritage site in 150 countries! It is a Chinese student, nice to see daddy is paying for it!
Powerful pictures of Earth Being Destroyed. From Business Insider. Sometimes I wonder what we are doing to our planet…
The worst tourism promotions in history. From Grumpy Traveller. This was a fun read. A WTF were they thinking moment indeed!
You knew that was coming eventually…Dating at the airport. Gadling has the short scoop about it.
ODDZ & ENDZ
Abandoned Theaters Around the World. From Business Insider.
The 51 Best Pictures of Kim Jong-Un Looking at Things. From Ranker. I missed my pal:-)
Ok, this is dead serious. Frontline did an awesome report on “The Retirement Gamble“. It is a MUST watch imho.