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Americas, Charlotte, Ciaa, General Tips, HBCU, North Carolina -

What is CIAA? The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) was founded in 1912 as the Colored Intercollegiate Athletic Association and is the oldest African-American athletic conference in the nation. It is a NCAA Division II conference, where once a year there is a CIAA Basketball Tournament. Outside of the tournament the week is filled with events including parties, numerous educational and healthy-livings components, step shows and a battle of the bands. The men’s and women’s tournament championship games are on Saturday night. The CIAA is comprised of the the following Black Colleges and Universities: Bowie State University, Chowan University, Elizabeth...

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Americas, archive, black friday, Cyber monday, General Tips, travel deals -

We are excited to launch the Travel Well Crew! For the inside scoop on travel deals and promotional codes create an account and join. Exclusive access to Black Friday and Cyber Monday travel deals are loaded NOW in the portal.  We will continue to update the portal frequently with unreal travel deals. Before you jump on the deals here are a few tips when purchasing a travel deal: 1) Check the weather forecast or historical weather conditions for the location. Sometimes a deal is during a low season or less than ideal weather scenario. Just be aware so you can...

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Americas, bucket list, General Tips, magnificent mile, tripadvisor, us attractions -

Recently, TripAdvisor, announced the results of its Attractions Trend Index, revealing the top 25 U.S. attractions that have seen the greatest increase in traveler interest this summer, based on year-over-year search activity on TripAdvisor. Here are the top 10, that will allow travelers looking to take advantage of the remaining weeks of summer and shoulder season and explore some these U.S. attractions growing in popularity.   One World Observatory - World Trade Center - New York city, New York A popular new observatory that opened last May and offers breathtaking views from the top of the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere....

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Americas, Atlanta, General Tips, Reviews, uber, uberEATS -

I've started to use Uber a lot more for my transportation while traveling as opposed to renting a car. I've heard of UberEATS in the past but didn't think anything of it until one day I didn't have time to pack my lunch and I was short on time. I searched for a coupon and there is currently a $10.00 (spoiler, discount code at the end) off your first order coupon. UberEATS Atlanta UberEATS started in Atlanta September 2015 and is currently available throughout most of the metro Atlanta area. Specific neighborhoods include: Vinings Brookhaven Buckhead North Druid Hills Decatur...

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Americas, credit cards, General Tips, Loyalty Programs, points -

I've been using travel reward credit cards since 2008. I haven't always used them like I should or taken advantage of a lot of "hacks" until recently. There is always room for improvement. Currently I have 5 travel related credit cards. Delta Skymiles Gold Amex (oldest) SPG Amex Southwest Premier Chase Southwest Business Chase Capital One Venture (sadly I forgot about this one) Besides the lucrative sign up offers. Here are things I have learned over the years. Pros Presale for events and concerts. Having every card except discover has allowed me to take part in pre-sales which is normally...

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