Kind Stranger Takes Lonely Widower On Dream Vacay After Ad For New Fishing Buddy

You don’t have to go fishing far to find a story that will melt your heart like this one. It starts with Ray Johnstone, a lonely widower in Australia who placed an ad for a new fishing buddy when his old friend passed away. Sky News reports that 22-year-old Mati Batsinilas saw that ad and his heart immediately felt for Mr. Johnstone. Fishing? He wanted a buddy to go fish with? Mati decided to up that idea to the next

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The Alligator And Canoe It Took To Finally Legalize Our Marriage

It’s possible our marriage wasn’t even legal. It’s not like my husband and I were in a crazy hurry to get married. We dated for two years. Carefully read and answered a book with 276 pre-marital questions. And yet, somehow we got hitched without what Husband said he would never do. “We can’t get married without going on a canoe trip,” he declared sometime during dating. We would have to see how we would do paddling a canoe. Together. Do

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Check Out The Most Luxurious First Class Airlines In The World

“You need to show what First Class really looks like,” Miles Husband is saying to me as we work across from each other at our dining room table. You want to see first class, you should see our home office. Actually, you shouldn’t. You should see the fantasy trips he plans for us from the messy dining room table. He came across this video that gives a glimpse at the best First Class products in the world. Notice none of

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MilesHusband Finds Amazing Summer Ireland Flights From West Coast

How does a luxury flight to Ireland this summer sound? MilesHusband has found a frequent flyer deal on Aer Lingus you should checkout. There still are dates available July and August from LA or SFO in Aer Lingus’ brand new, fully-lie flat business class seats and brand new catering. Why are MH’s eyes popping? He’s sitting across our dining room table telling me, “These awards are usually nearly impossible to obtain non-stop from West coast. This is first time I have seen

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How Our Family Earned 60,000 Bonus Miles In 2016 Buying Stuff We Were Going To Buy Anyway

“How do you earn so many miles?” That’s a big question our family gets all the time. Miles Husband says it’s time to explain one of his most important, successful techniques to you. Remember this scene from the movie, “The Graduate?” In that same spirit, Miles Husband just wants to say one word to you. Just one word. “Portals.” Yes, portals. It’s how we shop for almost everything. Online shopping portals. It’s how you can make your miles multiply like

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Therapy Pig Soothing Travelers At SFO Airport

  One fine pig. That’s what, or rather, who is waiting for you if you’re lucky enough to travel through San Francisco this holiday season. There’s a good chance you might run into Lilou, the therapy pig. The Mercury News reports she’s part of the SFO’s Wag Brigade, a group of animals who greet travelers as they pass through the airport. That means dogs, Cats. Some rabbits and now Lilou, the pig. Not just any pig can roam the terminals

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Airline Proves We Actually All Can Get Along During This Crazy Election Year

Sure does seem impossible for all of us to get along during this crazy election year. That’s why I’m showing some love for JetBlue who came up with a great social experiment called, “Reach Across The Aisle.” Adweek reports the airline picked a flight from Boston to Phoenix and told the passengers everyone on the flight was getting a free roundtrip to a city that JetBlue flies…with one catch. All 150 passengers had to make a unanimous decision before the 6 hour flight

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My Family’s Shameful Travel Confession

Pressure. I’m feeling it. The need to declare allegiance to a team. To claim certain values. A way of life. Hold your political horses. You know we don’t go there in this space. And yet, With summer vacation wrapping up, another round of trips ready to post in the digital scrapbook, There feels this need to own, Honestly own, Where I fall in one of life’s big questions. Do you travel or do you vacation? Because, Dear Reader, you know

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Uber Passenger Makes It Possible For Driver To See His Son Compete In Rio

Turns out there is so much more to Uber than getting a ride. One very grateful Uber driver is finding that out. The Washington Post reports driver Ellis Hill found that out as he gave passenger Liz Willock a ride as she was leaving the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. The two got to chatting about one thing and another when the subject of the Olympics came up. Liz mentioned she knew someone who would be competing. Ellis did her

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What Happens When Dog Asks for Phone-Free Vacation

Give credit to a chihuahua named, Pancho, for asking for a phone-free vacation. Being the smart dog that he is, he’s noticed his human, Nic, spends a lot of time on his phone. Too much time. Sound familiar. Happily, Nic got the message and took Pancho on a 3-day vacation without using his smart phone. What a happy, inspiring time they had. Here’s a look and a question–what would you do with 3 phone-free days? And if you like dog

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