Charm City Part 1: Start with Sunshine, Great Food, and Some Important Landmarks

Somewhere between reminders to “Be careful!” and short interrogation sessions – “Why would you even want to go there, what is there to do?” – we planned our visit to Baltimore over President’s Day Weekend. We weren’t scared off.  We didn’t feel scared at all, even walking through some of the trickier…

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An Overnight Amtrak Ride, BOS-BAL

We survived! I mentioned briefly a few weeks ago that I’d be taking an overnight train with the family down to Baltimore, and we made it!  Honestly, I was a little apprehensive at first.  I really hit the rails running, making my first Amtrak journey a nine hour overnight ride.…

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First Impressions: Bank of America Amtrak Guest Rewards World MasterCard

So, the latest weapons in my arsenal are two new cards from Bank of America.  One personal, one business.  On the personal application, I opted for the Amtrak Guest Rewards World MasterCard. I actually plan on keeping the Amtrak card long-term.  Some of the benefits we’ll discuss below will be…

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