Category Archives: budget

Around the World Trip with Alaska Miles

I recently wrote about booking my two award tickets to complete an around the world trip in February 2016.  I thought I would go a bit more into detail about how I booked my around the world trip with Alaska miles, Hyatt points and cash. Earning Alaska Miles I started getting serious about accumulating points and miles… Read More »

Vegas Meet Up 9/19

If anyone is going to be in Vegas next weekend (and who doesn’t need an excuse to go to Vegas!), check out this event to learn and socialize with other in the travel community.   I’ll be speaking first at 2:30.  It is a free event! EDIT: Here is my PowerPoint for those interested. Vegas… Read More »

Credit Card Affiliate Links

Today Amex released an update to one of their more popular travel rewards credit card.  Seven of the thirteen newest articles on BoardingArea (a site that hosts a number of travel bloggers) were posts about the card.  Other bloggers are highlighting the new card.  Twitter is aflutter with tweets about Amex.  These posts are complete with… Read More »

BoltBus Seattle to Vancouver

BoltBus Seattle to Vancouver I am writing this post on my BoltBus Seattle to Vancouver trip.  While I have taken coach type buses in other countries; this is my first time using a Greyhound type service in the states.  BoltBus is owned by Greyhound but markets itself as the cooler younger brother of the big… Read More »