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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...
To Airbnb Or Not To Airbnb – That’s The Question
Once all the flights are booked, I go back to my list of accommodations and simply fill in the blanks for the rest of the trip, one baby step at a time. Where To Stay Since there are usually less airplanes landing at the destination on any given day... Read more
Lounge Class: The Only Way To Travel
While travelling, being an insider and having certain cards and memberships are what can make all the difference. It gives me access to experiences that enhance my overall travel experience, like business class lounges, even when I fly economy. After the whole check-in, security and immigration dance is completed... Read more
How Do You Find The Best Flights?
Even though I usually fly for free, my most important goal is always to pay less than average. There are a few tricks to get on board with the “below average” group. Here’s how I find the best flights. First, my goal is never to pay bottom price, but... Read more
Is It Better To Choose A Popular Destination Or An Undiscovered Destination?
Short answer: It doesn’t matter. Just decide where you want to go first. The goal is to pick whichever destination you’ve always wanted to see, but never did (yet). Make it your focus to go there. Long answer Over the years I’ve learned to break the process of booking... Read more
Do You Book Travel Far In Advance, Or More Last Minute?
Both can work, but it’s either/or: I book my tickets either a few months in advance, or last-minute. It mostly depends on the type of trip I’m taking. For some international travel booking too last-minute takes away some of the fun, as well as the ability to appropriately plan... Read more
How To Use Credit Cards To Fund Your Travel
I go for credit and charge cards that give me travel points for every single dollar I spend on them. When I first learned about this I signed up for every program that’s out there. I gained some points, but nothing really happened – I was a long way... Read more
How To Choose A Travel Destination That Is Achievable On Points/Miles?
At age twenty-six I decided to relocate to Canada, after which my picture of the world drastically changed. I’ve learned North Americans tend to visit the Mediterranean for a special occasion, or maybe they don’t even visit it at all until after retirement. From this side of the Atlantic... Read more
The Top 7 Travel Hacking Questions I Get All The Time
Ever since I wrote my travel hacking book, I opened up my inbox to the “how do you do it?”-question. Nothing wrong with that – keep them coming! But if you’ve ever heard me speak at a public or online event, you’ll understand the point of me writing that... Read more
What To Do When Visiting the City of Angels: Los Angeles
It’s where they have really expensive cars but only drive them in first gear because of the traffic, and then pay more in parking fees to get rid of it: Los Angeles. While I loved my time here, there’s destinations with equally nice weather but way less traffic hassle.... Read more
The Golden Ticket: Free Airfare To Any Destination
My Travel Revolution students get a “golden ticket” to write their ultimate destination on: Of course the image above is not a real ticket or boarding pass. My lawyer made me insert that line. But, unlike my legal team, I don’t mind making a bold claim. Painting a picture... Read more