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Use loyalty points and miles to travel more often, better, and for less money.  Reward points have helped me travel to nearly 50 countries and experience other parts of the world.  Now I am combining my love for travel with my knowledge of points and miles to benefit others.

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New Music:  December 2018 Playlist
1 Dec. 2018
New Music: December 2018 Playlist
Montreal Tunes this month from a variety of places around the world including Germany, Brazil, Somalia, USA, New Zealand...
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20 Best Documentary Movies of All Time
27 Nov. 2018
20 Best Documentary Movies of All Time
Doco’s It’s getting colder in many parts of the country and for man, that means more time indoors.  Along with your favorite cha...
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After A Year of Blogging
23 Nov. 2018
After A Year of Blogging
A Decent First Date I’ve been blogging for over a year now.  During the development of my website, the main launch goal I had was to h...
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The Capital One News Is A Big Deal
13 Nov. 2018
The Capital One News Is A Big Deal
Numero Uno I haven’t posted in a while because I was in Montreal enjoying some northern exposure last week.  I arrived back in Minneap...
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After A Year of Blogging
23 Nov. 2018
After A Year of Blogging
A Decent First Date I’ve been blogging for over a year now.  During the development of my website, the main launch...
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The Capital One News Is A Big Deal
13 Nov. 2018
The Capital One News Is A Big Deal
Numero Uno I haven’t posted in a while because I was in Montreal enjoying some northern exposure last week.  I arrived back in Minneap...
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Walmart’s New Money Order Limits Enforced
1 Nov. 2018
Walmart’s New Money Order Limits Enforced
1K Over the past month or so, I’ve written in detail about changes to Walmart’s money order policies.  The latest news that was ...
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Discover, Capital One Easing Lending Limits
29 Oct. 2018
Discover, Capital One Easing Lending Limits
No Soup For You With the economy still hot and people piling on debt, some banks like Capital One and Discover are getting jittery about the...
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New Podcast:  Minsk, Belarus
29 Sep. 2018
New Podcast: Minsk, Belarus
Privet (Hello)? As part of a couple of trips through Eastern Europe, I’ve traveled to Minsk, Belarus twice this year (an...
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Poznan:  Poland’s Hidden Gem
23 Aug. 2018
Poznan: Poland’s Hidden Gem
The Great Unknown It’s hard to find great places in Europe that aren’t flooded with tourists.  Harder to reach and formerly obscure travel d...
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25 Tips for Safari in South Africa
9 Jun. 2018
25 Tips for Safari in South Africa
Big, Big, Game South Africa is probably the most beautiful country that I’ve visited in nearly 50 countries of travel.  Before I was s...
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Lufthansa First Class 747-8 Review:  Chicago to Frankfurt
13 May. 2018
Lufthansa First Class 747-8 Review: Chicago to Frankfurt
Splash Cashing in fancy award redemptions in up front cabin space seems like a right of passage within the travel hacking community.  Facebo...
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Hopper Websites Not Working Anymore?
20 Oct. 2018
Hopper Websites Not Working Anymore?
Permanent Vacation Like many others in the points “hobby”, I monitor cheap flights on a pretty regular basis...
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Citi AA Hack:  How to Get Targeted Offers
23 May. 2018
Citi AA Hack: How to Get Targeted Offers
Excerpt from forthcoming book:  “Travel For Free” Why Me A complaint that I hear from points and miles enthusiasts is that they ...
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How to Find Cheap Flights on MillionMileGuy
1 Jan. 2018
How to Find Cheap Flights on MillionMileGuy
High Tech & High Hopes Our nearly instant access to information and technology is pretty amazing.  Sure there’s plenty of downside...
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The 15 Best Websites for finding Cheap Flights and Travel
30 Oct. 2017
The 15 Best Websites for finding Cheap Flights and Travel
Think you miss out on deals that others get?  Want to find cheap flights for your next trip?  The internet is full of various websites that ...
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Why Travel Has Made Me More Conservative
5 May. 2018
Why Travel Has Made Me More Conservative
Interest With Age History has grown on me, and travel has helped that growth.  When I was younger, I had no interest in ...
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My Encounter With Radical Islam
8 Apr. 2018
My Encounter With Radical Islam
Bueno Buenos Aires In 2010 I was in a bit of a lull.  The economy was terrible and still very much inside the country’s recession.  I ...
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New Zealand Trans Weightlifter Dominates
6 Dec. 2017
New Zealand Trans Weightlifter Dominates
Girl Power? There’s some tension in the weightlifting ranks in New Zealand.  A 39-year-old weightlifting champ who was born male, and ...
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Car Burnings In Sweden
28 Nov. 2017
Car Burnings In Sweden
Echo Chamber There aren’t many conservative media sources in Europe.  Conservative media is like a needle in a haystack, and that hays...
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New Podcast:  PGA Tour Caddy Mark Urbanek
14 Apr. 2018
New Podcast: PGA Tour Caddy Mark Urbanek
You Da Man! Mark Urbanek is THE man on the bag and a professional golf caddy on the PGA Tour.  For those that don’...
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Thanksgiving, Happiness, & Being Grateful
23 Nov. 2017
Thanksgiving, Happiness, & Being Grateful
Thanksgiving and Happiness The holidays are a nice time to reflect on the important things in life.  For many people much of that importance...
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How much money would it take to travel for life?
7 Jun. 2017
How much money would it take to travel for life?
All The Travel You Could Handle Have you ever thought about how much money it would take to travel the world full time? In a meeting a few y...
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Vacation Time Off Around the World
3 Jun. 2017
Vacation Time Off Around the World
Needing A Break? I have a friend that lives in the middle of Venice.  When I visit the area, she often cooks for me in her flat, taking hour...
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Minsk, Belarus
29 Sep. 2018
Minsk, Belarus
Privet (Hello)? As part of a couple of trips through Eastern Europe, I’ve traveled to Minsk, Belarus twice this year (and will also be visiting again early next year).  This podcast episode talks about vi...
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Interview:  John “Flying Mustache” Klukas on Award Booking
29 May. 2018
Interview: John “Flying Mustache” Klukas on Award Booking
Smart guys finish first From a psychology degree in college to the fashion runways in New York, to his own award booking service dolling out countless hours of points and miles advice, John Klukas is an interes...
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New Podcast:  PGA Tour Caddie Mark Urbanek
14 Apr. 2018
New Podcast: PGA Tour Caddie Mark Urbanek
You Da Man! Mark Urbanek is THE man on the bag and a professional golf caddie on the PGA Tour.  For those that don’t watch golf, he’s one of the guys carrying the golf clubs, giving his player advice, and basic...
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December 2018

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[Delta] $180: Denver to New York City (Nonstop / Roundtrip)
10 Dec. 2018
[Delta] $180: Denver to New York City (Nonstop / Roundtrip)
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Capital One Transfers are Now Live! Send Points to 14 Different Airlines
10 Dec. 2018
Capital One Transfers are Now Live! Send Points to 14 Different Airlines
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4* Sense Sunset Hotel Seminyak Bali for only €20! (€10/ £9 pp)
9 Dec. 2018
4* Sense Sunset Hotel Seminyak Bali for only €20! (€10/ £9 pp)
Great hotel deal! Book a double room at 4* Sense Sunset Hotel Seminyak for only €10 /£9 /$11 /AU$16 per night based on booking fo...
The 10 Best Credit Card Offers for December 2018
11 Dec. 2018
The 10 Best Credit Card Offers for December 2018
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United – $564 (Regular Economy) / $474 (Basic Economy): Seattle – Lisbon, Portugal. Roundtrip, including all Taxes
10 Dec. 2018
United – $564 (Regular Economy) / $474 (Basic Economy): Seattle – Lisbon, Portugal. Roundtrip, including all Taxes
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[Delta] $176: Minneapolis to Austin (Nonstop / Roundtrip)
9 Dec. 2018
[Delta] $176: Minneapolis to Austin (Nonstop / Roundtrip)
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jetBlue – $232: Los Angeles – Buffalo, New York (and vice versa). Roundtrip, including all Taxes
9 Dec. 2018
jetBlue – $232: Los Angeles – Buffalo, New York (and vice versa). Roundtrip, including all Taxes
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[HOT Flight Deal] $571: Chicago to Singapore (Round-trip)
12 Oct. 2016
[HOT Flight Deal] $571: Chicago to Singapore (Round-trip)
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News
6 Dec. 2018
Delta Now Punishing Frequent Flyers: Starting to Book Some Award Tickets Into Basic Economy
2 Jun. 2017
WaterStone Bank Checking Promotion: $200 Bonus + 1,000 Scorecard Reward Points (WI)
1 Mar. 2018
Man Ejected from Flight Strips Down, Punches Ground Crew
7 Apr. 2018
New Sign Up Bonus Rules for Personal Southwest Cards
28 Feb. 2018
$15 off $200 sitewide at Raise
26 Nov. 2018
Chewy.com: Save Up To 50% Sitewide + Stack With AmEx Offer
9 Dec. 2018
FAIL: Good Intentions Gone Horribly Awry At Jamaican Hotel
20 Mar. 2018
Flash Sale: Get 100% Bonus on Purchasing IHG Points
25 Jun. 2018
Disney World Hotels Using Points: The Best Deal in Orlando
20 Jun. 2018
3PL Review: ShipBob
6 Dec. 2018
Man Forgets to Put Phone in Airplane Mode, Gets $300 Bill
26 Nov. 2018
Swych: 5% Off All Cards, 14% Off Google Play/iTunes (5x With Ink) $100 Maximum Card
31 May. 2017
“My ~$14 Trip to Las Vegas, Including a Private Jet Flight!”
1 Mar. 2018
American Airlines Plans DFW Admirals Club Reopen, Closure of Terminal D Lounge
9 Dec. 2018
Impressions Of The St. Regis Bora Bora
26 Nov. 2018
[YMMV] Amazon: Use One ThankYou Point & Get $15 Off $100, Works On Giftcards
26 Nov. 2018
[YMMV] Amazon: Reload $100 Or More & Get $15 Promo Code When You Use At Least One Membership Rewards Point
1 Mar. 2018
Business-Class Steals: Morocco for 44k Points, New Zealand for 62.5k Points One-Way
9 Dec. 2018
The SEC offers free financial planning tools. Are they any good?
10 Dec. 2018
Up To 1,500 Bonus Miles With New Airline Shopping Portal Bonuses
26 Oct. 2018
Indian diamond merchant makes gift of 600 cars to staff with Modi’s help
17 Nov. 2018
Darts-Players let rip in flatulence row at Grand Slam of Darts
29 Nov. 2018
Air New Zealand Christmas ad replicates Trump’s U.N. laughter moment
13 Nov. 2018
Soccer: Referee banned by FA after rock, paper, scissors blunder
10 Oct. 2018
Axe throwing takes aim at sunny Los Angeles
14 Oct. 2018
Rwandan entrepreneur woos drinkers with beetroot wine
10 Dec. 2018
Bug business: Cockroaches corralled by the millions in China to crunch waste
11 Oct. 2018
A wagging finger sticking out of your mobile phone is creepy. Why?
15 Nov. 2018
Japan cybersecurity and Olympics minister: ‘I’ve never used a computer’
26 Oct. 2018
Eggs with benefits: Sydney’s same-sex penguins become parents
8 Nov. 2018
‘Frog ladders’ help critters escape death-trap drains
9 Oct. 2018
And the fattest bear in Alaska is … 409 Beadnose
4 Nov. 2018
Rotten shark made you queasy? A vomit bag for every guest at the Disgusting Food Museum
14 Oct. 2018
Kangaroo attacks couple in northeastern Australia, injures woman
1 Dec. 2018
Cops seek suitor who dropped engagement ring down NYC grating
9 Dec. 2018
Good Samaritan gives up first class plane seat to woman, ailing baby
20 Nov. 2018
Who brings olive oil to Portugal? Police foil cocaine smuggler’s ploy
6 Dec. 2018
Enter the Bull: Fighters mix kung fu and bullfighting in China
11 Dec. 2018
Monkeys run amok in India’s corridors of power
10 Oct. 2018
Purrfect job; Russian town hires cat chief to attend to strays
25 Jan. 2018
The Great S—hole Hypocrisy
4 Jan. 2018
Instead of ‘Infrastructure Investment,’ How About Killing Davis-Bacon?
1 Mar. 2018
How Many Lives Are Saved by Guns — and Why Don’t Gun Controllers Care?
16 Nov. 2017
No, Colin Kaepernick Is No Muhammad Ali
10 Nov. 2017
Black-on-Black Racism at Cornell
7 Dec. 2017
Leadership Malpractice: John Conyers’ Resignation Is 50 Years Too Late
18 Jan. 2018
Under the New Trump Standard, Why Wasn’t Obama Impeached?
21 Dec. 2017
What if Obama Spent Year 1 Battling ‘Collusion’?
14 Dec. 2017
Trump’s ‘Abysmal’ Poll Numbers? What About Those of Merkel, Macron, May and Trudeau?
16 Feb. 2018
What Left-Wing Educators Don’t Teach During ‘Black History Month’
26 Oct. 2017
My Own Harvey Weinstein Experience
8 Feb. 2018
Larry Elder: “Take the ‘Racist Xenophobe’ Quiz–Who Said This About Illegal Immigration?”
15 Jan. 2018
Where’s Hollywood’s Apology for Donating to the Clintons While Ignoring Sex Abuse Allegations Against Them?
22 Feb. 2018
SKIN COLOR AND SPORTS: IT’S NOT 1947 ANYMORE
30 Nov. 2017
Dump Roy Moore
19 Oct. 2017
Yes, Weinstein Accusers Are Brave — So Were Jones, Willey and Broaddrick
3 Nov. 2017
Our Ex-Presidents’ Insincere Praise of ‘American Generosity’
23 Nov. 2017
I got fired for calling out liberal hypocrisy on Clintons
28 Dec. 2017
Larry Elder: “Why Is Maxine Waters Silent On The Terrorist-Drug Dealing Probe That Obama Shut Down?”
1 Feb. 2018
Had ‘News’ Media Done Its Job, Obama Would Not Have Become President