MORE MARCH TRAVEL QUOTES

Believe it or not we are going into almost month number four, April.

Weren’t people just talking about leap day and having those 2020 parties for the new year?

The Coronavirus has stopped many of us from doing our own 30 Plus  Teams  Tour  of somewhere.

When the virus from hell finally goes away and it’s  safe to travel, we can all look forward to doing what we all love to do, travel.

Even though  we can’t  travel right now, the Sports Diva is here with the quotes to inspire you to travel when it’s  safe to do so.

GETTING EXCITED AT SEEING CHASE CENTER

I did a day trip to San Francisco while in Las Vegas on 25 February.

I didn’t get to see or do everything that I wanted to do, but the main thing was checking out the new home of the Golden State Warriors of the NBA .

They played at the Oracle Arena in Oakland for many years before moving to their fancy new arena, Chase Center, right across the bay in San Francisco .

As a matter of fact , one of the murals shows two people fighting for a basketball.

One is in Oakland, the other is in San Francisco .

You can see the other famous bridge, the Bay Area Bridge , which separates Oakland from San Francisco .

I happen to think this is a prettier bridge than the Golden Gate Bridge , even if you can’t walk across it.

I didn’t get to see a game here, but the Sports Diva was just happy to be there for the day.

Enjoy pictures of my exciting time at the home of “Dub Nation”

FAN FEST TIME WITH THE GOLDEN KNIGHTS

This is a 30 Plus Teams Tour after all, and the Sports Diva is making the most of it.

On the last day of February , the Vegas Golden Knights hockey team had their annual Fan Fest at the Downtown Las Vegas Events Center.

This year was different , though

Normally, the players meet and greet the fans.

Not this year.

Even though they never mentioned it, concerns about the Coronavirus might have had something to do with why the players didn’t interact with many of the fans , even seasons ticket holders.

However, fans did interact with the team mascot, Chance, the cheerleaders , known as the Vegas Vivas, the team play by play broadcasters and the in game entertainment people.

There were some Golden Knights players though, and while they were on stage, many of us loved the games that they played.

How well do you know your teamate, Vegas Golden Knights Family Feud, and other games were played by the players as well as a Question and answer session with the coach and new players .

Now what would a fan fest be without some swag and of course, the Sports Diva was happy .

A Team Sports Apparel Fashionista ALWAYS needs new swag.

Even though this fan fest was different, a good time in Vegas was had by all .

3 YEARS BLOGGING. THANK YOU ALL

Even though I have been blogging for awhile, I wasn’t as serious about it as I have been here on wordpress.com.

According to WordPress.com, my little ole blog about what to do in a city after you’ve gone to that Baseball, Basketball, Football or Hockey game has been going strong for 3 years now.

I thank all of you who love reading about my sports travel and what goes into my suitcase, as well as those quotes to inspire you to travel more.

After three years, I’m happy and so blessed that y’all still love 30 Plus Teams, 30 Plus Dreams.

If the good Lord allows I hope there’s more to come for many years.

Just know there’s more to come from the Sports Diva.

God bless y’all and keep following my little story.

RIDING WITH AMERICAN AIRLINES

In my never ending quest to find cheap flights on my 30 Plus Teams Tour , I check out all of the United States and Canadian carriers I can find.

Since my 30 Plus Teams Tour only covers cities in the United States and Canada , you won’t see me checking out fares on British , Singapore or Qatar Airways , just saying .

My personal favorite airline is Southwest Airlines , mainly because they don’t charge you for checking up to two bags.

But even Southwest has gotten expensive and, sadly, they don’t fly out of Newark Liberty Airport anymore.

My second favorite carrier in the United States is Delta Airlines .

Not because I worked with them in Boston and Los Angeles , but because they finally stepped up their flying game .

That’s where American Airlines comes into the picture .

I hadn’t flown them in years and when I did, even as an employee of another carrier, I never had good experiences flying with them.

Where do I begin?

Bad service on the flight, rude customer service and even ruder flight attendants.

Not anymore .

I’m flying them more now because a girl has to get those frequent flyer miles to make even more 30 Plus Teams Tours .

American has gotten their act together and become an airline to passengers actually want to fly with.

They aren’t as unprofessional as they used to be.

(I think United Airlines has taken over as the airline people in the United States don’t want to fly with, if you ask the Sports Diva . )

Now if American can get me a cheap flight out of JFK, I’d be happy as if the New York Yankees won baseball’s World Series for the 28th time, just saying .

The seats on American are spacious , and even recline, unlike the Spirit Airlines flights that I take way too often.

They even have chargers for your electronic devices at every seat.

Some buses that I’ve been on don’t even have that.

As I mentioned, I fly out of Newark Liberty, even though JFK is basically in my backyard .

No, forget basically , JFK IS IN MY BACKYARD.

Between the planes at JFK flying over my house and the trains of the Long Island Railroad whizzing by my house at high speed , they seem to be competing to see who can make more noise when they pass by.

I do want my miles and cheaper flights , so I really don’t care if it’s Newark Liberty , JFK or even Philadelphia International that I have to go through to get that.

When I return home, God willing on March 3rd, I’m taking American Airlines again .

This time, Las Vegas to Dallas-Fort Worth to Newark Liberty .

Thank you American Airlines for making flying with you a lot more pleasant .

WHAT’S IN MY SUITCASE ?

It’s that time again.

God willing, the Sports Diva is going away somewhere for 9 days, so it’s another edition of the post that many of you seem to love a lot.

What’s in my suitcase this time.

There’s going to be a lot of walking, sightseeing , checking out a lot of famous bridges, crossing some things off my bucket list, and because this is a 30 Plus Teams Tour , you just know that a sporting event , or two , is gonna break out.

I might not bring all of this but who knows and yes,my bag is a carryon.

I’m getting creative in my packing.

No baggage fee for me.

(God willing and fingers crossed.)

Can you guess where I’m going this time?

As usual, you’ll have to wait.

In the meantime , enjoy what’s in my suitcase this time.

My new Samantha Brown suitcase from my sister in law.

Two bags that I’m taking. One from the Rainbow Shops and the other one part of the Samantha Brown suitcase collection .

My going to the airport outfit. I may just wear this purple sweater back home with another pair of pants .

Making their first trip, DJ and Tyler

My cape that I’m going to wear. It’s going to be more than warm enough for where I’m going .

I’m just carrying three pairs of shoes this time. I’m going to wear the sneakers cause I’m going to be doing sprint’s through the huge airport that I’m going to be in .

Gotta have something to read besides blogs on my flights. C’mon now, didn’t you expect to see something sports related that the Sports Diva would be reading?

My big ass throw blanket from one of my Vegas Golden Knights peeps. This will more than keep me warm on the flights. This guy happens to be one of my favorite players.

My dress and coat from a thrift shop and Forever 21

Back and front of a dress from thrift store

Shirts, hoodie, purple nightgown , leggings, and tights

Pajamas , unmentionables, other travel stuff

More shirts, scarf, makeup bag, black jewelry case