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..
Trevor and Joe Cheung get together to recount Trevor’s Jetblue Mint experience, discuss how to deal with kids on planes who can’t control
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
I haven’t written about this lately, so hopefully my long-time readers will indulge me as I dive back into what I find is one of the most under-appreciated risks of
One of the more curious tricks played by late capitalism on the minds of its subjects is conceptually transforming all aspects of life into different forms of capital. From this
Roth IRA’s are interesting vehicles because, among other things, contributions can be withdrawn at any time penalty-free. Since contributions are capped annually but can be withd..
I always have a good time reading the latest explanation for how easy it is to save money if you just make a few simple sacrifices, whether it’s your daily
Following up on my troublesome predicament regarding the $5,200 upgrade, I’ve been reflecting on ‘how’ I could pay for this, if I were to…. I particularly enjoy the way that
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
As some readers may know, in a former life I worked as an English language teacher in Russia. At that time, it was typical for expats to arrive on a
We recently booked International travel and decided to put the flight on to ‘Standby for Upgrade’ using miles. Firstly, I didn’t know that this could be done, so maybe
I’ve been meaning to write this post for a while, but this afternoon a podcast I was listening to finally inspired me to put digital pen to internet paper. The
I recently traveled to Thailand for my third and final Earth Expedition, as part of my master’s coursework for Miami University’s Project Dragonfly. The course explored the ways..
I wrote about a related topic recently, and some people thought it a little odd or rambling, I’ve no doubt this will have the same effect. But since a big
I recently returned from a long weekend trip to my hometown (made longer by one voluntary bump and one involuntary missed connection), and have been turning over in my head
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..
If you follow the world of financial advice at all, you know that professional financial advisors don’t have much patience for the so-called advisors you find tucked away in the
I’m not sure how widely known last week’s Southwest Reservation System Issue was, but I did happen to see random mentions about it on twitter. Thinking back to the flight my
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
Shawn Coomer from @milestomemories returns to talk current earning and burning strategies, reselling, miles and points strategies for teenagers, and mor..
Other than credit card sign-on bonuses, I am convinced that shopping portals and things like the Mileage Plus X app are the opportunities to earn tons of miles with fairly
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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