Further Afield


Wikimedia user Tpdwkouaa

A fix for the cozy airline more

Jan 4, 2017 4:39 PM Further Afield

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Wikimedia user Ebyabe

This January, see the largest collection of the artist's work in America more

Dec 28, 2016 10:37 AM Further Afield

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Dale Irvin

Early new year deals abound more

Dec 14, 2016 2:02 PM Further Afield


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Save on roundtrip fares to Denver more

Dec 7, 2016 3:19 PM Further Afield



Nov 29, 2016 10:17 AM Further Afield

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A stunning discount for December more

Nov 23, 2016 1:57 PM Further Afield

Vegas Holiday


A favorite stop for holiday decorations more

Nov 16, 2016 2:24 PM Further Afield


Wikimedia User Diliff

West Coast trips are well-priced in January more

Nov 9, 2016 10:39 AM Further Afield



The world's largest ship more

Nov 2, 2016 12:44 PM Further Afield


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Slashing the price from New Orleans to the Caribbean more

Oct 26, 2016 1:17 PM Further Afield

This weekend I had my first chance to fly JetBlue, and it's everything I'd heard it to be. more

Oct 19, 2016 1:29 PM Further Afield


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The theme parks are ablaze with holiday splendor. more

Oct 12, 2016 2:06 PM Further Afield

A fall fare, just in time to see A Prairie Home Companion with its new host more

Sep 26, 2016 12:00 AM Further Afield


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Another deal to someplace exotic popped up this week. more

Sep 21, 2016 12:00 AM Further Afield


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It was like running across an old friend I hadn’t seen in a long time. There I was searching for a rental car for an upcoming trip to a family wedding, and wasn’t happy with the rates I was finding. Somewhere during my exhausting online com... more

Sep 13, 2016 12:00 AM Further Afield

"What is that?" I was able to ask the fishmonger in Spanish about these weird shrimp-like thingies with faces. I'm vacationing in Spain and was immediately reminded that even a little understanding of the local language is helpful. Which br... more

Sep 6, 2016 12:00 AM Further Afield


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I’ll be boarding a flight to Europe this weekend, because fall is a really, really good time to go. The weather is great, airfares go down and the dollar is strong against the euro right now. This morning I found roundtrip flights for under... more

Aug 30, 2016 12:00 AM Further Afield


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It’s that time of year when lots of folks are packing lunch boxes and backpacks to send their kids off to school. But for those of us whose kids have left the nest, it’s time to pack our suitcases. The fall airfare sales have begun. It’s my... more

Aug 23, 2016 12:00 AM Further Afield


Photo by Dale Irvin

I visited Scandinavia for the first time this spring, and it would take a book to record all the fun things we did while we were there. But for this blog post I’m going to focus on how to tour this very expensive part of the world without s... more

Aug 9, 2016 12:00 AM Further Afield


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I’m just back from a visit to see my mom in the Midwest, and I have two observations from that trip to share: 1. The Midwest is a delightful vacation destination, that is vastly underreported. 2. You really can pack for a week in one of tho... more

Aug 2, 2016 12:00 AM Further Afield