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Dogsledding with Green Dog Svalbard

Dogsledding with Green Dog Svalbard

Horse riding – check! Camel riding – check! Elephant riding – check! And now, dogsledding – check! When I was planning my trip up to Longyearbyen, I had a hard time figuring out what I could actually do there since I was only visiting for a day. The usual activities involve snowmobiling trips, glacier excursions, mine explorations, and even flights and cruises up to the north pole. Sure, they all sound awesome, but none of them could be done in a day so I was stuck scratching my head. And then I stumbled upon a four hour dogsledding excursions by […]

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$100 $81 Pizza Run to Chicago

<del>$100</del> $81 Pizza Run to Chicago

The notion of a $100 dollar hamburger is familiar to any pilot. It is often used to describe a quick weekend morning flight to get some breakfast at a nearby airport or head somewhere for dinner after work on a weekday – essentially, ┬ájust an excuse for going up for a flight somewhere. When the price of fuel and operating the airplane adds to the cost of that meal, that is where the $100 concept comes in (and these days, probably becomes a $200 quite easy). Even though I did not fly myself this time, I thought that describes quite […]

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What Would You Do For A Free Night?

What Would You Do For A Free Night?

Actually, what would you do for up to fifteen free nights at an international hotel chain? How about checking into one in your home town? Or flying out a few states over to spend a night just to fly back the next morning? How about both? That is exactly what I did this weekend! Club Carlson Promotions Club Carlson is a hotel chain that owns Radisson, Country Inn and Park Inn/Park Plaza hotel brands. Back in May, there was a round of promotions for each of the brands where one could sign up, stay one night, and receive anywhere from […]

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Flying To Houston For A Workout

Flying To Houston For A Workout

This one is going to the bucket of crazy things I have done. It was just another day in Oklahoma and I was getting ready to go to the gym for a quick workout. Well, thinking about getting ready to go to the gym, to be more precise. While procrastinating, I was texting with my friend Cody who lives in Texas. He confessed to me that he was never comfortable going to a gym because back in high school he felt intimidated by all the football jocks whenever he was trying to work out. So, I jumped on the next […]

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