I’m writing this post from my annual free trip to Bahamas, and walking down the resort last night I...
Travel is about the value of the experience you get. The unexpected twists, the perfect moments, the memories you...
Enjoy this short travel video and interview with yours truly – bestselling travel author Wilko van de Kamp. It was shot on a summer motorcycle trip to my happy place – British Columbia. It’s a relatively short (3-6 hours “only”) from Calgary, depending on where you’re going, but a... Read more
Travel Hacking the airlines is what it all started with. After moving to Canada I was pretty broke, but still wanted to explore and travel from this end of the world. From a European perspective, the size of this country is insane. Another side-effect (literally) from living in Canada... Read more
A few years ago, I wrote a travel hacking book that explains the theory behind the secrets of travel I have used to explore the world, and fly for free. That book was never supposed to be a book. It started with just some emails that I wrote to friends... Read more
Do you ever think: if travel was free, you’d never see me again? I’m sure you can relate. My vision is to “just fly”. The only one stopping you from traveling to that place you’ve always wanted to see (but never did), is you. Sure, you may think there... Read more
I’ll admit it. I’m a frequent Las Vegas visitor. I’m also a travel hacker, and travel hacking Las Vegas is not only a lot of fun, it comes with insane rewards! For me, Sin City is a perfect little break from the bitter cold Canadian winters. Even in summer,... Read more
Airports can be a tricky place to navigate, and everyone gets a little stressed by just the thought of all the hassle that comes with it. My vacation mindset starts to kick in the second I get to the airport or even on the way there, but it gets... Read more
Last time I arrived in Paris, the city of light and love, it was horrible. After a great train ride from Amsterdam, and looking forward to a few relaxing days in Paris I arrived at the wrong hotel. There turned out to be two hotels, with exactly the same name. Thanks, Expedia.... Read more
Lifestyle May 21, 2018
With the first two Freedom Project books you’ll eventually settle on a standpoint. Travel hacking is easy. Once you get the gist of it, you can apply it over and over again and benefit from free and upgraded travel for the rest of your life. You’ll discover yourself how... Read more
Travel April 18, 2018
Forget about taxi’s. The amount of times I’ve been taken for a ride, even in my home town, is ridiculous. Drivers often take the longer road to collect a few extra dollars from you, and then still expect a “tip”. You may think a limousine service is a privilege... Read more
After the horrifying story of an overbooked passenger being forcefully removed from an overbooked flight, I wanted to but share a step-by-step guide on what to do next time you’re overbooked. Several news outlets posted articles on how there should be additional legislation to prevent airlines from this popular... Read more