Coins in fountains do good, Google restores Puerto Rico phone service, 5000 Amex Points Free?

Rome's Trevi Fountain coins help the poor and homeless.

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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 Tuesday, October 10, 2017, that we think you should read.

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Google Is Using Balloons to Restore Phone Service in Puerto Rico. – Technology is pretty freakin’ amazing, isn’t it?  Kudos to Google for stepping in and helping the good people of Puerto Rico establish lifelines to the outside world.

Here’s What Happens to the Coins You Throw in Fountains. – We all throw a coin and wish for good luck, but the luckiest people are often the poor and homeless that are recipients of food and aid from the money collected in fountains.

Rome’s Trevi Fountain coins help the poor and homeless.

Possibly 5,000 Membership Reward Points for Free (and No Amazon Membership Required)! – Hoping that this hack works.  I love earning free points!

You can now book Virgin America flights with Avios and AAdvantage miles. – Awesome opportunity to book flights at a discount through Avios versus directly through Alaska or American Airlines.

Turkey Suspends Visa Issuance For Americans. – Closing communication and the ability for citizens to interact isn’t a good long-term strategy towards a global community.


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