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Trip Report: What To Do In Athlone, Ireland in 24 Hours

Athlone Ireland - Shannon Banks Nature Trail Walk

TRIP REPORT INDEX SUMMARY Athlone was a just convenient resting spot for us.  It’ll keep a tourist busy for at least a day, and you’ll probably notice hen parties as locals visit from the surrounding areas. After landing in Dublin, we rented a car from Sixt and started driving west. We spent one night in Athlone, Ireland on…

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Trip Report ✈ 15 Days – Ireland & Poland Daily Highlights

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TRIP REPORT INDEX   SUMMARY This is multi-part trip report – this part covers daily highlights of our 15 day trip to Ireland & Poland. DAY 1 – Red Eye Flight We planned to arrive early at the airport to enjoy our “pre-flight” meal at the Aer Lingus business class lounge but… well, we didn’t arrive early…

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Trip Report ✈ 15 Days – Ireland & Poland on Miles + Points

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TRIP REPORT INDEX   SUMMARY When award space opened up for New York City to Dublin, I booked it right away. We had been wanting to go to Poland but tickets to Europe in the summer often cost around $1,000 (for coach). Once in Europe, flights to other countries are short and cheap. Neither of us…

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9 Weekend Getaways From NYC Using Starwood Points

Updated on August 4, 2015Looking for a weekend escape to get out of town this summer?  Using Starwood SPG points?  Me too.   If you didn’t make plans for the 4th of July, here’s your chance to make up for it. Here are 9 short and long weekend getaways that are planned for you. Starwood, my…

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