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
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..
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..
There’s a storied tradition of bloggers not doing any research ahead of time and then making a series of predictable unforced errors. Bengali Miles Guru filed a classic of the
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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
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
Ok, sometimes it is literally sunshine and rainbows. Renaca, Chile, July 2017.
True Deal Mommy Confession: I threw the Deal Kids’ soccer ball into a ravine. To be fair they were
I’m going to begin this post the same way I end it- by imploring you to put Iguazu Falls on your wish list. Words won’t begin to describe it so
I consider myself fairly well informed on all things travel. I read the books, searched the blogs, and thought I was ready. However, I missed the importance of this crucial
This post is sponsored by Allianz Global Assistance (AGA Service Company) and I have received financial compensation.
Five Star Service You Don’t Want
We’re about to leave for C..
I’m writing this post to clear an earworm. I’m also writing it in response to a number of posts I’ll reference below, but it’s mostly to get EVERYTHING IS AWESOME
If you follow me on Twitter or Instagram you may have noticed photos of me on a private jet. I haven’t cashed in a trust fund- but I have cashed
I’ve finally conquered decision fatigue and have most of Camp Mom 2017 booked. Today I want to share with you the Camp Mom 2017 lodging details and pricing and lessons learned. In
I’m finally cutting through decision fatigue and have most of Camp Mom 2017 booked. Today I want to share with you the Camp Mom 2017 planning process, transport details and prici..
Like many of you I’m the proud owner of a shiny new Chase Sapphire Reserve card. Unlike many of you I’ve had extensive experience with travel insurance claims. Because I’m an
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..
Me and my manatee.
Today I want to share an experience with you that is both easy to do and truly unique: swimming with manatees in Crystal River, Florida. Deal Girl
Lately I’ve seen a number of great deals to Busch Gardens Tampa. $45 Discount tickets are on Daily Getaways and there’s a targeted AMEX offer for $20/$100 online ticket purchase…
Daily Getaways starts next week. To recap, Daily Getaways is an annual promotion that releases limited quantities of discounted hotel points and travel packages daily at 1PM EST…
Every once in a while a light bulb goes off and something you “knew” in one context makes life better in another. A simple trick I’ve known for years just