Welcome back to our Sunday Summary Series where we list the stories that were covered throughout the week.
This is an update on my marathon challenge for the Iceland marathon. In addition to an update on my (limited) training for the race, I also talked a but about the taper and why that is necessary for marathon training.
Everyone likes to win. If you can’t win, it is nice to make a decent placing in races. Here are some tips on how you can better your chances of placing higher in those races.
Boston is eight months away and that is not too far away to begin planning. You can start by picking out hotels for your stay. This post looks at the SPG hotel brands in the Boston area and gives you an overview of what hotels are good options and what it takes to secure those rooms.
Seatguru is an amazing online tool that helps you in selecting the best seats on your upcoming trips.
Delta released some unpleasant news about their business class award requirements. See what they are and what you can do about it.
Global Entry is an awesome government program (yes, there are one or two of them!). Find out how you can get Global Entry free for your children.
This post looks at the Hyatt hotel options for your Boston Marathon trip.
Taper madness can be a problem for the marathoner in the final days of marathon training. Here are some of the ways that I use to avoid taper madness.
Flying Blue is the frequent flyer program for Air France and KLM. They run promo awards every two months to targeted cities. For September and October, you can fly from Houston or Chicago to Europe for 25,000 miles.
Flying with points and miles can be fun and cheap. But sometimes, the costs of these “free” award tickets can be higher than you are willing to pay.
Buying points and miles is not always the best of deals. But occasionally, it can be a deal depending on your travel priorities. If Club Carlson brand hotels are in your future, this deal may be good.