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  • How to get Two Free US Domestic Round-trip flights

    It is really easy!

    Earn 50K Continental Miles as an award for the Onpass Plus MasterCard
    First Enroll in Continental Airlines Frequent Flier Program and sign up for Mileathon.
    Next apply for the credit card with a 50,000 mile Continental miles bonus. If you are a member of United Mileage Plus already, your Continental award miles will become United miles automatically as soon as United and Continental start their frequent flier programs in the course of the year.  You could also use your 50K award miles for getting two round trip domestic flight tickets with Continental.

  • Best pubs in Ireland for St. Patrick’s Day

    St. Patrick’s Day is quite a big holiday in the US, especially in the big cities where exciting parades are held every year. And while there’s no questions about the fun that you can have at a St. Paddy’s parade in the US, the real thing is definitely worth checking out.

    If you are planning to go to Ireland for St. Patrick’s Day, you should celebrate in the local style. So after attending the parade while wearing green and waving Irish flags, the next step is to retreat to a traditional pub and continue celebrating with a pint of Guinness and some good Irish pub grub. Here are the best pubs in Ireland for St. Patrick’s Day.

  • Bodie, the best ghost town in California

    photo by Thomas.fanghaenel

    photo by Thomas.fanghaenel

    If you’re one of those people who lived for western movies in their childhood, I’m sure you still remember what it felt like to be glued to the TV screen while some cocky cowboy strolled into a saloon, or when bandits with weird accents tried to rob some minuscule bank in a typically western small town.

    Well, as an adult, you can visit the real life versions of these little towns, although their residents won’t really be around…ghost towns abound in California, and Bodie is widely known as the best preserved ghost town in the state, and the most visited one. Here’s a quick guide to Bodie, the best ghost town in California.

  • Top 5 reasons to visit Okinawa

    Okinawa, the southernmost prefecture of Japan, is a collection of over 150 tropical islands that seem not to be part of Japan at all. The differences between the main islands and Okinawa are great in terms of culture, cuisine, language and landscape.

    Visitors to Japan usually go for the cultural and historical sights, the customs, the shopping and the cool gadgets that are not always available in the west. So if you want to see another side of Japan, less visible but just as fascinating as the more popular one, here are top 5 reasons to visit Okinawa.

  • Top 5 destinations for hot air balloon rides

    The first successful hot air balloon ride in the world was attempted by two Frenchmen at the end of the 18th century. Hot air balloons might have looked like something only inventors and outrageously adventurous people would think of, but nowadays, seeing people leisurely floating above in a colorful hot air balloon is not so unusual.

    Actually, if you’re not afraid of heights and you would like to see the world from above and take your time admiring the view, you can paraglide or do something similar, but if you still want to feel something solid under your feet, hot air balloon rides are the perfect solution. So here are the top 5 destinations for hot air balloon rides in the world.

  • Top 5 hottest nightclubs in Paris

    Paris, the city of love, of great cuisine and wonderful works of art – but also the city of sophisticated nightlife. As you can imagine, Paris’s club scene is just as diverse as the city itself.

    From laid-back, bohemian joints to cocktail bars where well-dressed young people sip dainty drinks, to wild clubs with loud music and an unleashed crowd, Paris has it all. If you were wondering what to do with your nights when you’re visiting Paris, here are a couple of suggestions that you can consider. Here are the top 5 hottest nightclubs in Paris.

  • Top 5 strange buildings in the world

    Grune Zitadelle, Magdeburg

    Go into a suburban neighborhood and chances are that you’ll see the most boring and conventional architecture in the world. When all the buildings are more or less the same, it seems like you just can’t escape the monotony.

    But while in some places people are more than happy to stick to their boring square buildings, the architects who designed following constructions are either very creative, or just plain crazy. If you want to see some buildings that are out of the ordinary, check out this list of the top 5 strange buildings in the world.

  • Most impressive opera houses in the world

    Palais Garnier

    As far as classical music goes, opera is great, but you don’t really have to like opera in order to appreciate the beauty of an opera house. Like the musical oeuvres performed in opera houses, the buildings themselves are all about elegance, attention to detail, harmony and drama. The architecture and decor of an opera house plays just as important a part in the delight of the audience as the operas.

    So whether you’re one of those who has “the red-and-gold” disease that can be cured only by attending a performance, or if you simply like good architecture, here is a list of the most impressive opera houses in the world.

  • Get up to 75,000 miles credit card sign-up bonuses

    Credit Card Sign-up BonusMany times credit card offers are the most efficient way to collect large amounts of miles in a very short time.

    Those issuing credit cards are really keen on getting customers and are willing give more than generous bonuses for sign-ups.

    Now just a few words about the credit. You will need a reasonable credit score in order to get a premium card. You will also need to think about your credit score.

    So it can prove to be important to understand how these credit card sign-ups may affect your credit.

  • Cardiff Hotels Realised in the Revolution

    Cardiff lighthouse

    Cardiff lighthouse

    Cardiff grew up late and when it did, it did so quickly. The development of Cardiff hotels has benefited from the city’s relatively recent rejuvenation.It is easy to think that Cardiff has been Wales’ major city throughout history.

    When you wander through the streets and down to the ever-expanding waterfront, it feels obvious that this is the nation’s capital and that it has always been this way. Cardiff, however, ticked along quite quietly until the Industrial Revolution showed the city its true worth.

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