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How I Booked a $5,000+ Trip to Thessaloniki, Calais and London with Points and Miles

About a month ago, I booked a spontaneous trip to volunteer with two organizations helping refugees in Greece and France. The route outlined in the title is the same one thousands of refugees take every year to a safer place. I’m… Continue Reading

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Tips for Visiting Kabul: Transportation, Lodging, and Staying Connected

Tips for Visiting Afghanistan: Is it Safe? Tips for Visiting Kabul: Transportation, Lodging, and Staying Connected In the previous post we covered whether Afghanistan is a safe place to visit. If that hasn’t deterred you from visiting, here are a… Continue Reading

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Trip Report: Kabul Airport (2012)

Parking Lot at Kabul Airport

Introduction Admiral’s Club Charles De Gaulle Airport, Paris British Airways Business Class Lounge Heathrow Airport British Airways Business Class London – Dubai Chaos at Dubai Airport Safi Airways Dubai – Kabul Kabul, Afghanistan  Arghandeh, Afghanistan Northern Afghanistan Kabul Airport Hyatt… Continue Reading

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Trip Report: Northern Afghanistan (2012)

Introduction Admiral’s Club Charles De Gaulle Airport, Paris British Airways Business Class Lounge Heathrow Airport British Airways Business Class London – Dubai Chaos at Dubai Airport Safi Airways Dubai – Kabul Kabul, Afghanistan  Arghandeh, Afghanistan Northern Afghanistan Kabul Airport Hyatt… Continue Reading

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Trip Report: Arghandeh, Afghanistan (2012)

Rooftop view of Arghandeh Afghanistan

Introduction Admiral’s Club Charles De Gaulle Airport, Paris British Airways Business Class Lounge Heathrow Airport British Airways Business Class London – Dubai Chaos at Dubai Airport Safi Airways Dubai – Kabul Kabul, Afghanistan  Arghandeh, Afghanistan Northern Afghanistan Kabul Airport Hyatt… Continue Reading

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Trip Report: Paghman, Afghanistan (2012)

Introduction  Admirals Club Charles De Gaulle Airport, Paris London Heathrow British Airways Business Class Chaos at Dubai Airport Safi Airways Dubai – Kabul Kabul, Afghanistan (2012) Paghman, Afghanistan (2012) Paghman is a town of 120,000 residents, though it seems much… Continue Reading