Matt Blitz

Your Cheap and Awesome Guide to Route 66 – Missouri Edition

Get your kicks on Route 66, or some other route. As long as you're getting your kicks, we're happy.

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Written By: Matt Blitz1.26.15 Over the last few weeks, Matt Blitz has been traveling Route 66 to discover, explore, visit, and enjoy all the awesome, unique, odd, and cheap attractions that dot the road. His articles so far have covered Route 66 in California, Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, and Oklahoma. Today, he welcomed himself to […]

Now You Can Buy Your Very Own Island!

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Written By: Matt Blitz1.21.15 Is that end-of-year bonus burning a hole in your pocket? A great uncle died and left you an unexpected fortune in his will? Finally sold all those baseball cards from your childhood and never realized you had a Honus Wagner? Why don’t you take that money and put it toward something worthwhile… […]

Your Cheap and Awesome Guide to Route 66: Oklahoma Edition

Get your kicks on Route 66, or some other route. As long as you're getting your kicks, we're happy.

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Written By: Matt Blitz1.14.15 Matt Blitz has traveled Route 66 to discover, explore, visit, and enjoy all the awesome, unique, odd, and cheap attractions that dot the road. His articles so far have covered Route 66 in California, Arizona, New Mexico, and Texas. Today, he makes his way to Ooook-lahoma, where the wind comes sweepin’ […]

The Most Bizarre Winter Vacations in the World

Neuschwanstein

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Written By: Matt Blitz12.30.14 Not everyone hates winter. For example, polar bears. Okay, we are not all polar bears, but there is something to be said about snuggling up by the fire with a cup of hot cocoa as snow gracefully falls to Earth. Winter can also mean traveling to ice cities, staying a night […]

Why Texas Is the Perfect Winter Vacation Spot

Christmas, Texas style!

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Written By: Matt Blitz12.16.14 The east coast is now enveloped by cold and snow. California is being soaked by torrential downpours. Florida is, well, Flordia. Seemingly, there is no place we can go to escape winter’s cold, hard, wet grip. Yet, I am here to tell there is one place, a magical locale where the […]

How to Sleep on an Airplane

Sky babies need sleep, too.

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Written By: Matt Blitz12.12.14 Sleeping on an airplane in coach sucks. There is absolutely no way to mince those words. Unfortunately, there are times when you just have to get a little shut-eye. It could be because you are taking a coast to coast red eye flight (which also tend to be cheaper), where night […]

Your Cheap and Awesome Guide to Route 66 – New Mexico

Get your kicks on Route 66, or some other route. As long as you're getting your kicks, we're happy.

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Author Matt BlitzMatt Blitz

Written By: Matt Blitz12.02.14 Over the last few weeks, Matt Blitz has been traveling Route 66 to discover, explore, visit, and enjoy all the awesome, unique, odd, and cheap attractions that dot the road. His first two articles covered Route 66 in California and Arizona. This entry covers New Mexico, with its nuclear history, delightful […]

Your Cheap & Awesome Guide to Route 66 – Arizona

OATMAN, AZ - MAY 15, 2013: Historic Hotel on Route 66 in Oatman, Arizona

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Author Matt BlitzMatt Blitz

Written By: Matt Blitz10.22.14 Over the last few weeks, Matt Blitz has been traveling Route 66 to discover, explore, visit, and enjoy all the awesome, unique, odd, and cheap attractions that dot the road. His first article covered Route 66 in California and this next entry is on Arizona. Stay tuned to upcoming articles about […]

Your Cheap & Awesome Guide to Route 66 – California

Route 66

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Written By: Matt Blitz10.15.14 “The Mother Road,” “Main Street of America,” “Will Rogers Highway” – whatever you call it, Route 66 is American as it gets it. Spanning over 2400 miles from Los Angeles to Chicago, Route 66 represents many things to many people – a new life, adventure, family, hardship, vacation. For over forty […]

Richmond Will Scare the Pants Off of You

Richmond Hollywood Cemetary

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Written By: Matt Blitz10.08.14 The weather is getting chilly, the nights are getting darker, and the haunts are getting spookier. It can mean only one thing… Halloween is here! In honor of our favorite holiday (okay, second favorite behind Arbor Day), we paid a visit to quite possibly the most haunted city in America – […]

It’s Always Snowy in Syracuse

Syracuse at Christmas

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Written By: Matt Blitz10.01.14 Syracuse, New York may not be a tropical paradise. In fact, it is the exact opposite of a tropical paradise. The city has won every Golden Snowball Award (the award given to the New York city with the most snowfall over the course of the year) since 2002, a run of […]

The Real Deal with Orange County

Orange County Scratch

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Written By: Matt Blitz9.24.14 There have been tons of movies, television shows, and songs that have used Orange County as its backdrop. From the reality show Real Housewives of Orange County to the tv show OC to the movie Orange County to Gwen Stefani’s song Orange County Girl, all these forms of entertainment share the same […]

Louisville Isn’t Just For Horses Anymore

Louisville Slugger Scratch

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Written By: Matt Blitz9.17.14 Every May, over two hundred thousand people gallop into Louisville for the pomp and circumstance of the Kentucky Derby. Beyond those couple of weeks in late spring, few think of Louisville, Kentucky as a prime place to go on vacation. Yet, we are here to tell you that couldn’t be further […]

You Really Think Rochester NY is Boring? Think Again!

George Eastman House Scratch

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Written By: Matt Blitz9.10.14 Sure, New York City is the city that never sleeps. And Los Angeles should be named the “City of Sunshine.” Of course, Paris has that famous half-smiling painted woman on display in the crowded museum. But a real traveler, a true explorer, wants to go to places, cities, towns that others […]

I Didn’t Leave My Money in San Francisco

Nob Hill, San Francisco

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Written By: Matt Blitz9.03.14 It doesn’t take much to find the eccentric, odd, bizarre, and obscure in San Francisco. The Bay Area has always been good at being “different,” which has led to it being at the forefront of some pretty remarkable movements, new ideas, technology, and revolutions . San Francisco can also be a […]

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