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Aer Lingus Calendar 2022 Shows “Off-Peak” Dates for 26,000-Mile Round-Trip Flights to Europe

Aer Lingus Chase Ultimate Rewards

My favorite way to fly to Europe on miles is a great deal offered by Aer Lingus that lets you fly to Dublin for 26,000 miles per person round-trip plus fuel surcharges and taxes from certain major US cities. To take advantage of this deal, you need to fly during Aer Lingus’ “off-peak” dates, which run … Read more

Best Western Rewards Loyalty Program: Everything You Need to Know

The days of your mom’s Best Western have been kicked to the curb. Yes, they are LONG gone, so you can erase that image from your memory right now! If you haven’t stayed at one lately, I think you need to take a look-see at the Best Western of YOUR day. While you’re at it, join … Read more

Best Way to Learn Italian in 5 Steps: Quickly Learning to Speak & Understand

Piazza Navona Rome

Looking for the best way to learn Italian? Me too! Since visiting Europe for the first time several years ago, I’ve been dying to learn both Italian and French. I thought I’d be terribly intimidated at trying to speak a foreign language while traveling overseas, but was pleasantly surprised at how much I LOVED it. … Read more

5 Top Cities in France to Visit Besides Paris

Lyon France

Europe is quite unique with its diverse architecture, culture and food. Of course, it’s not a surprise that people value France as one of the most prominent gems among all the European countries.  If France is on your list (and if it’s not, it should be!), here are some of the top cities in France … Read more

50 Magical Things to Do in Rome, The Eternal City

Colosseum Rome

By Lyn Mettler Visiting Rome was truly one of the most magical trips I have ever taken. I was utterly amazed to be standing admist such ancient history as a living, breathing part of this city. While I seemed to barely scratch the surface of all the things to do in Rome, I’ve compiled for … Read more