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Warning: You’re Losing Money By Not Using Travel Credit Cards Effectively

If you're not using credit cards while you're traveling, you should start considering it.  Paying with a credit card comes with a ton of benefits:Letting you track expenses Reducing liability if a card is lost or stolen Providing additional insurance and other benefits Rewarding you in cash back or other methodsWhether or not you're already using a credit card, … [Read More]

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Ice Climbing on Sólheimajökull Glacier

Over four years ago, I had an absolute blast glacier trekking in Juneau.  After that, I always said I'd take it to the next level but it's not exactly like I have a glacier in my backyard.  To be honest, I had forgotten this goal entirely until we … [Read More]

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Fitness Tips for Your Next Travel Adventure

Everyone has a different set of activities they enjoy on vacation, but especially on longer trips, some form of fitness or activity can be a great thing to incorporate into your plans.  Please welcome guest blogger Mike from The Fit World Traveler, a fitness … [Read More]


Ultra Long Haul Flights – Take ‘Em or Leave ‘Em?

Today's Wall Street Journal has an article on the mega flights of the world: routes such as Newark to Singapore, Dallas to Sydney, or Los Angeles to Dubai - all nonstop.This begs the question, on ultra long-haul flights (15+ hours), would you rather fly it … [Read More]

Overlooking the Coast Between Monterey and Big Sur

Monterey, Carmel, and Big Sur

We just returned from a week-long trip to California, so thought I’d share my trip report. Over the past few years, I’ve gotten tons of great advice from locals, but have often found that traveler’s experiences are one of the best references since they often … [Read More]