This time of year its nice to do a little navel gazing and take a look back at 2017.
A Look Back at 2017 TravelFor me, 2017 was a drastically different
One hazard of raising kids as a travel hacker is that you raise the bar of surprise. While we try to keep the Deal Kids grounded for Deal Girl’s birthday
Since American Airlines has clamped down on low-level award availability during the holidays (I was very fortunate to score a Christmas-New Year’s sAAver-ish fare last time arou..
My buddy Nick at Personal Finance Digest finally prompted me to write a post that’s been years in the making. He announced that Disney World is overrated. Nick’s argument is basi..
In perhaps the weirdest story I’ve seen in weeks, there is now a Japanese restaurant in Tokyo nicknamed “The Resoto ototo no shoku ryohin” translated to “Edible Brother.” But they
I’m so thrilled to share the news: my Disney World Hacks eBook is now available! You can order it via this link. The #1 topic I get asked about, both on and
UPDATE: My buddy Ed over at Pizza in Motion has provided a counterpoint.My rebuttal is at the bottom of the post.Greetings from Chicago! I’m here with Deal Girl on a
It’s not always about what you wear, where you go, or where you stay. There’s one thing you can do every time you travel that immediately will make you feel
In Case You Missed Part 1I recently spent a week at Ka’anapali Beach in Maui on a press trip. I know, tough gig. However, I assure you plenty of work
Keiki- Ka lei ha`ule `ole, he keiki Hawaiian Proverb meaning A child is a lei never cast aside.We all woke up this morning to yet another tragedy. Another day of
This past week my wife and I had the opportunity to travel to Munich, Germany for Oktoberfest. I’ll have posts on that soon(ish), but I really wanted to get this
You’re in Ka”anapali no matter where you stay.
I recently spent a week at Ka’anapali Beach in Maui on a press trip. I know, tough gig. However, I assure you plenty
So many trip reports out there tell you about all of the best hotel points redemptions. While I’m not immune to the $2500/night redemption I’m finding more and more of my travels
This is a guest post from fellow points/miles enthusiast and TDM friend Ben Komenkul. Ben recently checked out the new Marriott EMC2 in Chicago and I asked him to share
ThankYou Points have always confused me. I collected some (about 36K) back in the day via bank account automation and being CitiGold, and had a handful of ThankYou Points from
Marriott Platinum benefits include free breakfast at the Westin Maui.
Last Night I Scored a Transcontinental Upgrade on United. Even better, it’s the third upgrade on United I’..
I know. You’ve barely recovered from summer and you’re rushing headfirst into the mess that marks every new school year: back to school nights, school supply lists, and paperwork..
If you poll frequent travelers, I think you’ll get a mixed response on whether folks use or don’t use packing cubes. Until recently, I hadn’t even tried using a packing
When I revealed Camp Mom South America many commenters objected to my decision to stay two nights in Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay. “It’s no more than a day trip from Buenos Ai..
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As you may know I’ve spent the last six weeks in South America. That’s about the only excuse I can give for not already having plans for the
This past weekend, my wife and I flew southwest down to Orlando for ResellingDO 5. On the flight home we saw a curious sight: bags were left on a couple
Much of South America- at least Chile and Argentina- felt first world to us. We could drink tap water, find clean public toilets, use our smartphones and generally not worry
There’s a lot not to like about visiting San Pedro de Atacama with kids.First and foremost, it’s completely isolated even from the rest of Chile. It’s a two hour flight