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Earn $273 in FREE Travel Credits!

If I ever added up how much money I've spent on travel over the past few years, I'd probably cry.  Even though I've gotten incredible value from these experiences, I'm always looking for free travel.Luckily, there are new travel services being introduced all the time.  Some of them are built to last, offering a unique approach or significant cost-savings.  Others are simply … [Read More]

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Is Lunch at Morimoto (Philadelphia) Worth It?

This has been a year full of obligatory travel.  Family events, friends' weddings, and other occasions have booked a fair number of my weekends.  In each case, I try to find something fun to do while I'm there to turn it into a mini-vacation, or … [Read More]


A Pledge to First World Fixes and How You Can Help

The amount of first world problems I have while traveling can be utterly ridiculous.  In a single trip, I'll get annoyed by a flight delay, frustrated that I can hear my hotel neighbors through the walls, and I've even shared that it's one of my pet … [Read More]

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Stepping Out of My Comfort Zone With Competitours

In the time leading up to my Competitours trip, a million people asked me what I was most excited for on the trip and I wasn't sure how to respond.  I was looking forward to my time abroad -- I was going to Europe after all! -- but I had no idea where I'd be … [Read More]


Program Spotlight: Aeromexico

As part of my Membership Rewards transfer partner series, today I'll be looking at redemption options with AeroMexico.If you missed my introduction, these spotlights are meant to look at partners from the aspect of transferring Membership Rewards points … [Read More]

How to Value Your Miles

Valuing a mile is something that most people consider a really straightforward formula, though I look at it from an economic perspective rather than a straightforward financial exercise.  This is because of my strong underlying belief that not everyone values … [Read More]