Category Archives: Blog History

Daraius’ Diary: The Truth About Strangers

Daraius:  We’ve got a great team at Million Mile Secrets helping with posts.  But I miss writing as much as I did in the old days!  So here I am writing about stuff that I really care about (and which isn’t all miles-and-points related).

“That best portion of a good man’s life; His little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and of love.” – William Wordsworth

I don’t like stereotyping people.  At least that’s what I tell myself.  After all, I feel uncomfortable, sad, and mad when folks – sometimes – make assumptions about me based on my darker skin or accent.

Iceland Stereotype

Hello Stranger!

And if there’s one thing I believe very, very strongly, it’s that people are the same the world over.  Sure, we may look different, and talk differently and eat differently and follow different religions.

But beneath the surface, we’re all human beings with the same human needs.  We all want to love and be loved, to be accepted, to care for our families, to dream, to celebrate, to have fun and laugh, to be respected and understood.  And be true to ourselves.

OK.

So I’m very embarrassed to say…

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Blog Giveaway: $200 StayFaster Hotel Credit!

Last week I let you know about new improvements to the StayFaster hotel booking site.  And StayFaster has graciously donated $200 for us to giveaway to 1 of our readers!

Blog Giveaway 200 StayFaster Hotel Credit

You Could Win a $200 Hotel Credit to Use at StayFaster!

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10,000 IHG Hotel Points Winners!

Don’t forget to follow me on Facebook or Twitter!

Thanks to everyone who left a comment and tweeted to win the 10,000 IHG points giveaway.

10,000 IHG Hotel Points Winners

Are You This Week’s Lucky Winner?

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Blog Giveaway: 10,000 IHG Points!

Thanks for being the best blog readers!  This week we’re giving away 10,000 IHG points.

Blog Giveaway 10,000 IHG Points

If You Win, You Could Use Your IHG Points Towards a Stay at the Intercontinental Bali!

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$200 in American Airlines Gift Cards Winners!

Don’t forget to follow me on Facebook or Twitter!

Thanks to everyone who left a comment and tweeted to win the $200 in American Airlines gift cards giveaway.

200 In American Airlines Gift Cards Winners

Did You Win an American Airlines Gift Card?

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