Credit Card Referrals: Chase

For those of you in the market for a new credit card, Chase offers two that are particularly attractive for travelers: the Chase Sapphire Preferred (CSP), and the Chase Freedom. There is going to be a new member of the Sapphire family known as the Sapphire Reserve, but it won’t be available until later this … Continue reading “Credit Card Referrals: Chase”

Triangle Weekend Happenings – Beer, Bourbon, and BBQ in Cary, NC

For those in the Research Triangle area of NC, the Beer, Bourbon, and BBQ festival will be visiting Cary on Friday August 5th and Saturday August 6th. There is a full schedule for the year on the site, as well, if you aren’t nearby. Tickets are still available for those interested! I’ll be visiting for … Continue reading “Triangle Weekend Happenings – Beer, Bourbon, and BBQ in Cary, NC”

SkyRoam Hotspot

Affiliate Link Note: If you use my link to SkyRoam, you’ll get $20 off your purchase (to buy, not rent), and I’ll get a few free days! You certainly don’t have to… but I wouldn’t object! I’ll be doing some international travel this winter with my girlfriend and to maintain the level of connectivity that … Continue reading “SkyRoam Hotspot”

Domestic Delta Meals

Over the past few weeks I’ve had the pleasure of flying first class on flights offering meals. Raleigh offers direct flights to Salt Lake City and Minneapolis, and based on time of day first class passengers are offered meals. RDU-SLC: Breakfast The flight from Raleigh to Salt Lake City departs at 7:25 AM, usually, and … Continue reading “Domestic Delta Meals”

Raleigh Restaurant: Capital Grille

The Capital Grille national chain has come to Raleigh, and American Express sent me an invitation to sample their menu during a special event. Naturally, I was more than happy to take advantage of the opportunity! Menu For this event, only a small portion of their full menu was available to the guests, but it … Continue reading “Raleigh Restaurant: Capital Grille”

Grand Hyatt, Washington, DC

My girlfriend and I went up to Washington, DC for the long weekend and wanted to spend some time re-discovering the city, since we hadn’t visited since our respective childhoods. I booked our room at the Grand Hyatt given its location, and was pleasantly surprised by everything that came with it! Location The Grand Hyatt … Continue reading “Grand Hyatt, Washington, DC”