|Novi Beograd, Serbia. From Yomadic|
ON MY MIND
I had to delete some comments in my Feb 20 blog post. It was brought to my attention that there were several comments being made by people pretending to be other bloggers. Amost everyone here realized that these were supposed to be a joke, we like doing some satire here you know. To make the long story short, the last thing I need or have time for is to start researching legal crap. And I think it is probably not the right thing to do to put words in others’ mouths. So….please do not do that because, as you know, I absolutely despise censoring and it really hurt deleting these comments! Feel free to pick a name or just Anonymous, just do not pick someone else. Thank you.
Which brings up another issue I JUST thought of! How about when the REAL blogger posts a comment?? How can that be identified? Oh boy…what a can of worms! #developing
Holy mother of God. The devaluations continue, I am not sure there is more room in my back for more knives! Now it is Starwood’s turn. See link in Miles/Points section below for the gory details (which, compared to Hilton’s devastating devaluation, are not bad at all).
In the name of Miles God (not sure who that would be but sure sounds good!), please take it easy on alarming posts about the crappy bonus for the AMEX Business Platinum Card and oh so thank you Miles God for finally expiring that crappy Frontier card…I really hope they do not come up with a new Frontier affiliate link to spare us all!
Looks like Giddy for Points is also joining First2Board!
The State of Hotel Loyalty Programs: A Devaluation Story. From The Points Guy. Ok, why is this here? It does put all hotel program changes in one post. But the real reason this is here is because of Brian’s commentary about how we will move away to boutique hotels, Airbnb and VRBO (and Priceline too!). At least read the last section titled “A Warning to Hotel Loyalty Programs”!
I put away my no fee Hilton AMEX that I have carried in my wallet daily for many years! It was an emotional moment (I am Gold until 3/15).
Loyalty Lobby has all the category changes for Starwood. You have until March 4 to book awards wit the old rates!
One Mile At a Time wrote “Comparing change policies and fees on award tickets by airline“. Good to know and have them all in one place.
From WTF to OMFG – Communist Architecture of New Belgrade, Serbia. From Yomadic. Did I mention Nate’s stuff is very original? Oh yes I did!
A truly stunning picture of Norway. From Twisted Sifter.
16 Amazing Photos of Haiti. From TripHack
ODDZ & ENDZ
Horrific Cult Broken Up in Northern Mexico. WTF!!!! “Defenders of Christ”, lol. And the cult discouraged baths too. I am shaking my head, how can people be so stupid!!!!!