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Travel Hacking And Attracting Amazing Experiences
I’m writing this post from my annual free trip to Bahamas, and walking down the resort last night I...
Why do we travel?

Why do we travel?

Travel Nov 12, 2017

Travel is about the value of the experience you get. The unexpected twists, the perfect moments, the memories you...
If travel was free, where would you go?
I’ve seen people post quotes and images on social media stating, “If travel were free you’d never see me...
Take Your Business Travel To The Next Level
Even if you do a lot of business travel, people typically don’t get to see more than the airport and the inside of windowless board rooms. Not my style of traveling. Even when I’m traveling for my coaching and consulting work I always make sure I have at least... Read more
The Truth About Timeshare Vacation Homes – And Why I Don’t Own One
Property management and vacation resorts have found a new way to market their properties. Like the name suggests, timeshares offer vacationers the opportunity to share use of a property for a specified period of time. If you want a vacation spot without making a substantial investment, a timeshare may... Read more
Let Your Credit Cards Fly You For Free Using The Golden Travel Hacking Rules
Credit cards get a bad rap these days. Insane interest rates keep many North Americans in debt forever. Paying anywhere between 20-35% is no exception. We use one credit card to pay off the other, making just the minimum payments as we go along. For every $100 in balance,... Read more
Did You Ever Swim With Pigs?
I recently adopted a new annual tradition, which is to escape the Canadian winters with a week in the Bahamas. On my first trip there, I learned about an interesting “bucket list” item, according to some: swimming with pigs. While one of the beach vendors peaked my interest with... Read more
5 Criteria To Make Your Next Airbnb Stay A Hit, Not A Miss
If you are going to be traveling for an extended period of time, chances are you won’t want to stay at a hotel. Not only can it be very costly, but it can be very hard to feel like you are at home in that type of environment. So... Read more
5 Mistakes I Made As A Rookie Cruise Passenger
Let me start out by saying I didn’t think I would enjoy cruising as much as I did. I like to say there is a difference between traveling and vacationing and cruising definitely falls into the vacation category. But there’s nothing wrong with that. When I travel, I like... Read more
The difference between the three biggest credit card providers and why I love mine
They say I’m unusually loyal when it comes to credit card providers. When Costco stopped accepting American Express cards, I actually cancelled my Costco membership (you can read about that here). Friends often laugh at me when we go out for dinner or drinks and I throw my Amex card on... Read more
Why I Never Stay In The Hotel Room I Booked
Ever realized that hotels make money by selling the same room at multiple price levels to different people? Read that again, and you’ll realize the travel industry has been using their profit maximization schemes against us travelers for years. And they’ll continue to do that. I don’t mind… BUT... Read more
We Have Nothing To Lose And A World To See
We have nothing to lose… and a world to see. Enjoy this travel video from The Freedom Project:   Photography provided by Creative Windmill Fine Art Photography. Read more
What is Travel Hacking?

What is Travel Hacking?

Travel November 9, 2018

What is travel hacking? It sounds illegal. Some people think it’s about cheap travel. Others think it’s just about knowing how to pack your bag. Again, others think you can only get free trips by wasting your time in timeshare presentations. Sorry, you’re all wrong. Here’s my definition of... Read more