Disney World Closes for 5th Time Ever, Sad Pics of Maho Beach, 5 Rules For Tipping

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Welcome to The Morning Shave.  We read a ton of travel articles each day for our personal research and to share the best travel tips and tricks with you.  Here are the articles for Sunday, September 10, 2017, that we think you should read.

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Disney World Closes for Fifth Time in History Due to Hurricane Irma. – You know things are bad when the Mouse is willing to skip making a few extra dollars off of the working class and tourists.

Sad Pics of Famous Maho Beach / SXM Airport + Westin & Sonesta St. Maarten Updates. – When you hear of damage to far away places, it doesn’t always impact you.  When you travel and know places like St Maarten based on wonderful experiences you’ve had, it breaks your heart to see damage like this.

St Maarten Maho Beach warning sign

It will take a lot of effort to bring Maho Beach and SXM Airport back to working order.


Flight Attendants Share 11 of Their Favorite Travel Hacks. – These people know what they’re talking about.  For seasoned travelers like us, these tips aren’t earth shattering news, but they are good reminders of tactics we already know but don’t always use.

5 Simple Rules for Tipping From Someone Who Hates Tipping. – I hate that, in today’s culture, tipping is expected for doing the basics of a person’s job. If you want a tip, especially a good one, you need to have a positive attitude and work for your money just as hard as I work for mine.

Southwest Airlines Flew Cabin Full of Shelter Animals From Houston. – Even more reason to “LUV” Southwest Airlines.  For as much as airlines can (and do) screw up in normal circumstances, it is heartwarming to hear of stories like this when they go the extra mile and show compassion.


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Lee Huffman

Lee grew up loving to travel with his parents. Now he explores the world with his wife, Anna and his two children Timothy and Scarlett. He enjoys being spoiled as a Kimpton Inner Circle Member and taking full advantage of Southwest's Companion Pass. Lee wants to teach his readers how to 'Travel More. Spend Less. Live Better.' using miles, points, tips and tricks.

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