In Defense of the Bidet

If you’ve ever traveled to Asia, there’s a good chance you’ve experienced the glory of the bidet. I used a bidet for the first time a few years back and I’m hooked. In fact, I was so impressed that I bought one for my home toilet. I even bought one for my dad. My review:…

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A Visit to the Pillhofer in Nuremberg

We’ve got another trip through the travels of Mr. Paul Bacon. This time, we’re heading to Nuremberg… On December 26 most of the restaurants are still closed for the Christmas holiday. We asked the hotel for a restaurant that may be open and after they called around they found one that was available. We made…

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More Than Just Miles

You know the latest sign-up bonuses for Chase and American Express off the top of your head. You can calculate the monetary value of an AAdvantage mile and convert it into Avios within seconds. You have status on three different airlines, one of which you’ve never even flown. But what is it all for? Being a…

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Scoping the Best Food in Portland, OR

Fly&Dine Contributor Paul Bacon returns with a delicious tour of Portland, OR. For more Fly&Dine PDX coverage, click here. I have heard the stories of how Portland has become a foodie paradise. I have seen the Food Network and Travel Channel where they have toured Portland. My question was, “Is it really?” I now have…

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JetBlue Adds New Free Snacks on Flights

You’re getting more options with those blue potato chips, folks! JetBlue has been one of my favorite airlines for years and a lot of that is thanks to their free snack policy. Just yesterday, the airline announced that they’re adding two great new options to their free snack lineup. You’ll still be able to grab…

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