There’s a small list of cities we put on this list. For us, we don’t want to actually expat anywhere permanently, or even a full year. But for a few select locations, we
I was rummaging around on my Hotel Promotions page (check it out if you have any upcoming stays; current promotions are running as late as June 4, 2019) and noticed
Last Thursday I started my weekly “Throw Back Thursday (TBT)” series by sharing about the time a bank wouldn’t take my thousands of dollars of $1 coins.
While I don’t plan
Last month, a funny thing happened: the yield on a 10-year US Treasury obligation dropped below the yield on a 3-month Treasury obligation. This bizarre financial market event at..
Drew from Travel is Free is back to writing full time and the miles and points community is better off for it. He joins the podcast to chat about
While I’m going to publish a “Complete Guide To United Stopovers” soon, I wanted to first give some context about the current state of United stopovers.
United plans to make some..
“You’re Doing It Wrong” is another new series (every other Saturday) where I take common deals and show you how to do it better!
It is shocking to me the number of people
TBT (throw-back-thursday) is a new something I’m trying every Thursday where I’ll discuss stories of old. Between myself and some friends, I think I can come up with 52 crazy miles
We made $5,985.38 renting out our two-bedroom aparmtent on our last vacation.
This post is how anyone and everyone should try to rent out their house on Airbnb (or Homeaway) whil..
This morning I hauled myself out of bed early to go down to the American Enterprise Institute and listen to Bill Cassidy discuss the outlines of his plan for paid
I never finished my draft article about my love for dockless bike sharing in Asia. I found them very convenient for getting around in big cities. One of the prevalent platforms..
Note: This is an old newsletter email, but the trick is still cool, and now the only email signup is basically just an email version of the posts. I’ll be
The Wyndham category changes have gone into effect. As expected, it’s a massive devaluation. Most of my hotels of interest have doubled to 30k per night, including:
- Wyndham Bo..
If you’ve got a Citi Preferred card that you haven’t used in a while, you might want to put some charges on it to avoid account closure. My wife got
Last week’s New York Times Magazine featured a long article about long-haul Amtrak travel that somehow managed to get almost everything wrong about the advantages and disadvantag..
Yesterday I posted about The Best Use Of Etihad Miles On Partners, and today I want to continue making the for Etihad Miles.
What makes the Etihad Miles award chart on AA flights..
My feeling after writing this post, and more importantly the part 2 tomorrow, I think Etihad Miles are by far the best transfer partner for Amex MR, Citi TY, and Cap1.
Last week over at Travel is Free Drew wrote a very thoughtful post about his experience taking out long-term residential leases and then subletting them for short-term stays thro..
When I originally made a list of Round The World tickets on miles back in 2014, I mistakenly wrote off all the deals as too expensive. Best I guess I
I normally hate to post about deals like this that others have already posted about, but I’m throwing this up as a non “Featured post” because I’m just excited after I got
Alaska gives a stopover on award tickets, allowing you to spend as much time as you want in the connecting city without ever increasing your miles price at all.
Alaska Stopovers ..
Spencer Howard from God Save the Points joins us to chat about some of the more niche alternative mileage currencies to book awards. We dive into some of the
Last November, Google ran a crazy promo for their Fi wireless service. If you bought a phone from them and met some other requirements they’d give you travel gift