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I hope that you’ve enjoyed the past week of travel information – here’s a recap of what you may have missed from Points With a Crew over the past week or so

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Sharon has just gotten back from a family trip to Japan (Kyoto / Osaka).

In addition to the best points hotels in Kyoto, you can read about Japan First Class SFO- Haneda

And also JAL Business Class Haneda SFO and 3 practical Japan travel tips


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My wife and I went to Europe a few years ago, and there was no visa required to visit any of the EU countries

Now though, the EU Parliament has voted to recommend US citizens need a visa to visit the EU

What do you think – will this ever happen?


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My son and I just got back from a trip to west Texas (and Carlsbad Caverns)

One of our main attractions was to visit Guadalupe Peak, the highest point in Texas

Here are 6 practical hiking tips for first-time hikers (from a beginner hiker himself!)


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The Platinum Card from American Express is going through a variety of changes

We recapped the changes but I’m not sure they are worth a $100 fee increase

But even better, here are 5 changes Amex SHOULD have made to their Platinum card


Family Travel

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If you’re still up for more travel reading, here’s last week’s recap: Whiny complaints, stiffing the hotel maid, and a place that’s hard to get to

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