Earlier this year my friend Rebecca packed up her boss lady bags and decided to relocate from Los Angeles to Austin, Texas. She invited me along as her trusty co-pilot for the journey and I couldn’t say no because I love an adventure and road trips are just such great bonding opportunities. Nothing cements fond memories better than salty corn nuts, beef jerky, and truck stop bathroom breaks. We had an ambitious itinerary and didn’t get to make every stop on our list, but we did manage to uncover some amazing gems along the way.
Oh. my. goodness.
An emergency button that you press and a bellman materializes before you with a tray of crisp, cold, fizzy champagne? Why yes, I don’t mind if I do. It is Wednesday, after all, which constitutes a mid-week emergency of sorts. We must lift our chins, sit up a little straighter in our ergonomic chairs, take a deep, cleansing breath and fortify ourselves for the remaining 2 week days ahead, right girls? A glass of champagne is just the ticket.
Yes, it’s true. You can get paid to get married, or have a baby, or take a European vacation… if you play your cards right in the credit card rewards department. Before you make a face, let me assure you that I personally despise credit card spam and most credit card incentives.