Why? I have certainly made no secret of my love to travel. From small weekend getaways, to multi-country adventures, my thirst for travel really got a fire lit in 2009 when I spent ten weeks in Oxford. In the five years since that trip, I have […]
Month: January 2015
Our big trip to Europe is scheduled for June & July of this year. While we booked our flights in September on points, the trip is still evolving. So far, we have nine of a possible sixteen room nights booked either on points or cash (with the help of some good rates…we’re trying to keep this pretty cost effective after all). That’s good news! On Monday night however, I realized I booked our five London nights at the right hotel, but the wrong month!
I love vacations. The longer the vacation, the more I forget about my regular work life and the cubicle walls I sit behind. But smaller trips have their perks as well. Sometimes, we just don’t have the time or flexibility in our schedules to really […]
This is the first post I am putting together in a series on planning for our trip to Europe this upcoming June/July. Every trip or vacation, has a number of important components that hopefully will make it a success. From booking flights and hotels to […]
“Travel Hacking…that sounds sketchy, what is it?”
While the word “hack” certainly gets a bad rap, especially in light of the recent issues at Sony, “travel hacking” is best viewed simply as a way to save money on travel.
A brief internet search will net you a litany of different websites that delve into the world of travel hacking. This is particularly great, because there is never a shortage of opinions and information out there to help you reach your goals. No matter where you look, the hobby, as it is often referred to, centers around collecting (and using) points and miles.