5 Times When Booking an Airbnb Makes More Sense than Redeeming Hotel Points

After my first Airbnb experience two years ago, I concluded that I would probably stick to hotels in the future. Some people have asked me why anyone would opt to rent through Airbnb in the first place, with so many… Continue Reading


Funding Long-Term Travel With Points, Miles, and Manufactured Spending

A few weeks ago I asked what you’re saving your points and miles for and probably the number one item on my travel list is going back to Calais and staying there for at least a month. In case you… Continue Reading


10 Tips for Organizing a Smoother Group Travel Experience

Traveling with a group isn’t easy. When that group consists of your parents and two siblings, it can get frustrating. Not because they’re terrible to be around, but because of the difficulty that ensues when you have different personalities traveling… Continue Reading


Garuda Indonesia Economy Class Review: Singapore to Bali

At under 3 hours long, the best option for our flight from Singapore to Bali was booking five Garuda Indonesia economy class tickets for $115 each and then redeeming Barclay Arrival Miles. Garuda Indonesia offers travelers the option to bid for… Continue Reading


How I Booked a $90,000 Trip to Singapore, Bali, and Hong Kong for Less Than $1,500 Out of Pocket

I’ve wanted to take my family to Asia for a while, but the timing didn’t work out until this summer. It wasn’t easy, but I managed to book the entire trip for five people, in mostly business and first class.… Continue Reading