Last weekend at FT4RL 6 I took on the topic of Vendoming. After the session I had a nice chat with a couple who had an upcoming first stay booked at the Vendome with
If you fly regularly, or even infrequently on Southwest Airlines, it makes sense to understand and enroll in Southwest Rapid Rewards program.
Understanding the Southwest Rapid R..
I have written elsewhere about the importance of what I call “compounding discipline:” the deliberate choice to take the return you earn on alternative, irregular, and weird acti..
The spokesman for Vendoming.
Greetings from, well, home. I’m just back from Family Travel in Real Life 6 (!) and want to share a quick FT4RL recap- well, more of some
Frequent Flyer Programs are big revenue machines for airlines, and those 40% off promotions generally aren’t a good deal, but believe it or not, there are a few cases where
Ebates Birthday Week is one of my favorite weeks of the year, and this year is almost as good as the first Ebates Birthday Week that I covered in 2015,
One of Charlie Munger’s beloved aphorisms is to “fish where the fish are.” It doesn’t mean you’re guaranteed to succeed, but you’re much more likely to succeed than trying to
Hong Kong blends a few unique cultures into a city that feels very accessible for US tourists. A British colony until 1997, Hong Kong residents speak a lot of English
Southwest Airlines announced that in May they would beginning a major modernization of their reservation system. This is huge in more ways than one. For starters, Southwest is in..
I rarely pretend that my posts are supposed to be “timely,” but since the new Bank of America Alaska Airlines Visa Signature credit card, with its $0 base fare companion
Let me state right off the bat: I love alternative investments. Today there are a huge range of opportunities to invest outside of the public markets, and I’ve written about some
I’ve been catching up on some episodes of a podcast targeted towards financial independence enthusiasts called ChooseFI. The hosts make up for a fairly rudimentary understanding ..
I’m in the weeds with my travel plans at the moment. A phrase I learned in kitchens where you just can’t seem to catch up with things. In this case,
Greetings from the Westgate Town Center in Orlando! I’m here for the week between a Traveling Mom conference and FT4RL 6. Besides the value thanks to vacation rentals I’m loving..
The Weekly Travel News Roundup is a collection of headlines from around the internet that caught the attention of the Tagging Miles team. Content on these blogs do not necessarily
There are only so many days of the year that you can have fun combining two awesome interests. Celebrating Star Wars Day AvGeek Style is one of those such days!
My two cents.
I’m FINALLY starting to put together plans for this summer’s Camp Mom 2017 and have the first set of internal flights booked. I got 4 $533 tickets from Santiago to
On Sunday I wrote about what I consider a fairly important oversight in the world of financial independence enthusiasts: a glaring disregard for just how minimal the taxes they s..
A while ago the founder of the website Points For Trips reached out to me to advertise on this blog (you can see their ad in the righthand sidebar). I
I’m not very big on reddit. Its not because I don’t like it, its more because I don’t always have the time to read all of the really interesting discussions,
I thought long and hard about getting the new US Bank Altitude Reserve card. The card definitely looks like a potential big winner. People (not me) who can maximize the
Joe Cheung returns from Hong Kong to regale the boys with tales of…Hong Kong. Joe Cortez and Trevor share their biggest takeaways from
My brother-in-law and his family have been in town for the past few weeks courtesy of the 75,000 Avios required to get them up here to Charlotte from Managua. A