Virgin America – Sale 9/4/2012 – LAX to JFK $247 RT

Virgin America has a great deal on airfare from LAX to JFK – $247 roundtrip for travel through October on Tuesday – Saturday. Limited availability, with the prices only available today 9/4/2012. There are also deals for LAX to SFO for $108 RT. These are the lowest prices of the year. http://www.virginamerica.com/vx/booking/fare-sale...

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Aruba Guide – Part I

Aruba is a great destination for travelling in the Caribbean. Turquoise blue water, powdery soft sand, good food, and warm temperature all year round. There are many activities ranging from gambling at the casinos, snorkeling, diving, 4×4 off roading to the natural pool, relaxing at the hotel pools, sun tanning, and the various bars and restaurants. I recently went there for a rest and relaxation trip and it was overall a fun...

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CES 2010 Budget Hotel Guide

I checked around the hotels for CES 2010 (International Consumer Electronics Show)  and it looks like the prices are coming down. I’m going to focus on hotel prices under $100 per night in this guide, as there are many hotels in the $100+ range. Where to get good deals on hotels for CES? The easiest place to look is on the CES website itself. They include most resort fees that would typically get charged extra.  Circus Circus...

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Show Review: Cirque du Soleil – Love

Special thanks to Jessica Berlin/Cirque du Soleil during Blogworld 2009 for providing free tickets to review the show. That being said, Love was an amazing show. The acrobatics was spectacular and the visuals in the show are amazing. I liked how they tied together 130 songs to make 26 music pieces. The transitions between the pieces are great, making it almost seamless. I’m glad they didn’t just put all the best Beatles...

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Using Monopods or tripods in NYC

Having a tripod would be very convenient for steady night shots on your DSLR camera. However, with all the tightened security, finding a place to use the tripod/monopod is tricky.  I prefer taking a monopod for the convenience factor (fits in a backpack) espeically when you are travelling by subway. My current monopod setup is the Manfrotto 790B which I purchased for ~$30. Its very compact at 15″ folded....

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New York Trains

Introduction Subways are an excellent way to get around town in New York City. Some of the railcars (for instance the 4,5,6 line) are made by Kawasaki  which are  similar to the train cars in Japan. They have LED signs that tell you which stop you are heading toward, etc. One of the train cars we went on was completely covered with Boss cologne advertising, making the entire car a cool waterlike blue. The North/South trains go in two...

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