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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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Travel Bag Review: Wandrd Hexad Access Duffel
21 Jan. 2018
Travel Bag Review: Wandrd Hexad Access Duffel
New Rooster in the Hen House? I geeked out a little on travel bags this year.  Some small start ups, usually advertising...
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New Walmart Money Order System A Game Changer?
20 Jan. 2018
New Walmart Money Order System A Game Changer?
Cha-cha Changes For those involved with manufactured spending, Walmart is a store that they often frequent.  Over the past several months th...
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20 Things to Avoid in South Africa
19 Jan. 2018
20 Things to Avoid in South Africa
Pass on That South Africa is incredible.  It’s probably the prettiest country that I’ve ever visited, and that’s a pretty ...
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Changes to My Credit Card Application Strategy
18 Jan. 2018
Changes to My Credit Card Application Strategy
The Haunting I’m officially spooked.  The recent news of shutdown from Chase has me more than worried.  At one point I was a little bu...
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New Walmart Money Order System A Game Changer?
20 Jan. 2018
New Walmart Money Order System A Game Changer?
Cha-cha Changes For those involved with manufactured spending, Walmart is a store that they often frequent.  Over the pa...
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Changes to My Credit Card Application Strategy
18 Jan. 2018
Changes to My Credit Card Application Strategy
The Haunting I’m officially spooked.  The recent news of shutdown from Chase has me more than worried.  At one point I was a little bu...
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New Podcast Available:  Randy Petersen Interview
17 Jan. 2018
New Podcast Available: Randy Petersen Interview
Elite Status In the world of award travel, Randy Petersen is Elite, and it’s not too much of a stretch to call Randy Petersen the Godf...
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First Tech Credit Union Upset Over Manufactured Spend
16 Jan. 2018
First Tech Credit Union Upset Over Manufactured Spend
Global Warning I have a lot of accounts connected with points and miles.  Among those accounts are checking and savings accounts with variou...
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20 Things to Avoid in South Africa
19 Jan. 2018
20 Things to Avoid in South Africa
Pass on That South Africa is incredible.  It’s probably the prettiest country that I’ve ever visited, and th...
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New Music added to Spotify Player
26 Dec. 2017
New Music added to Spotify Player
My-Tunes In case you didn’t notice, there is also music on my website.  Travel is great because you can so many different experiences ...
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Great White Shark Cage Diving Photos from Australia
13 Oct. 2017
Great White Shark Cage Diving Photos from Australia
Points Saved Me Thousands The best thing about cage diving with great white sharks, was seeing great white sharks up close and personal.  Di...
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Emergency Room:  Cape Town South Africa
3 Oct. 2017
Emergency Room:  Cape Town South Africa
I recently visited South Africa for a month.  I had an amazing time and was able to see much of probably the prettiest country that I’...
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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’...
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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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5 Best Flight Award Websites
3 Jun. 2017
5 Best Flight Award Websites
Navigating all of the trip planning options can be a challenging process, and for points and miles beginners, it can really be daunting. Bes...
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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...
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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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Genderless Child Born in Canada
22 Nov. 2017
Genderless Child Born in Canada
No Gender Babies? A parent in Canada just had a baby and wants the child to be “gender free”. If this person was asked if they t...
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Who’s The Racist?
16 Nov. 2017
Who’s The Racist?
Can A Leftist Be A Racist? During her Halifax Pop Explosion gig at the Marquee Ballroom in Nova Scotia’s capital on October 19th,  Colombian...
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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 muc...
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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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Flight Deals
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Cheap flights from Washington to to Spain for only $414!
23 Jan. 2018
Cheap flights from Washington to to Spain for only $414!
Oneworld partners are offering cheap flights from Washington to Spain! Book a flight to Madrid or Barcelona from $414 for a roundtrip! Take ...
[Summer Flight Deal] $548: New York to Manila, Philippines (R/T)
19 Jan. 2018
[Summer Flight Deal] $548: New York to Manila, Philippines (R/T)
by ThriftyTraveler · January 19, 2018 Flights from 10+ cities to Manila were recently featured on Thrifty Traveler Premium ...
[HOT Flight Deal] $543: New York to Seoul, South Korea (R/T)
23 Jan. 2018
[HOT Flight Deal] $543: New York to Seoul, South Korea (R/T)
by ThriftyTraveler · January 23, 2018 Cheap flights to South Korea were recently featured on Thrifty Traveler Premium Cheap sale on A...
Peak summer! Crazy cheap Ibis Budget Hotels rooms in Poland for only €9/ $10!
21 Jan. 2018
Peak summer! Crazy cheap Ibis Budget Hotels rooms in Poland for only €9/ $10!
Looking for a hotel in Poland? We have found these crazy prices in many Ibis Budget Hotels, benchmark brand for Accor Hotels, for only &euro...
Cheap flights from Washington to Costa Rica for $257!
19 Jan. 2018
Cheap flights from Washington to Costa Rica for $257!
Explore the amazing nature of Central America! Copa is offering cheap flights from Washington to San Jose starting at $257 for a round trip!...
Cheap non-stop flights from New York to Ecuador for $379!
23 Jan. 2018
Cheap non-stop flights from New York to Ecuador for $379!
Go to explore South America! TAME is offering cheap non-stop flights from New York to stunning Ecuador for only $379 for a ro...
[WOW Air] $328: New York to Amsterdam (Round-trip)
12 Oct. 2016
[WOW Air] $328: New York to Amsterdam (Round-trip)
Typi non habent claritatem insitam; est usus legentis in iis qui facit eorum claritatem. Investigationes demonstraverunt lectores legere me ...
United – $449: Washington D.C. – Paris, France. Roundtrip, including all Taxes
22 Jan. 2018
United – $449: Washington D.C. – Paris, France. Roundtrip, including all Taxes
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2 Jun. 2017
New Chase Ink Business Preferred Credit Card Review: 80,000 Bonus Points
23 Jan. 2018
eBay: Save on Gift Cards for BP, Speedway, Children’s Place, BedBath&Beyond & Many More
18 Jan. 2018
Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer Increases Fees for Award Travel Changes
17 Jan. 2018
Hilton Cardholders: Consider Your Options ASAP
12 Jan. 2018
Guide to Alaska’s Conversion of Virgin America Flights at Dallas Love Field
23 Jan. 2018
Unitedbank 1.61% APY Money Market Account Review [CA, CT, GA, ME, MD, MA, NJ, NY, PA, RI, TX, VA, WA]
19 Jan. 2018
Earn 6,000 Virgin Atlantic Miles With A 2-Day Avis Car Rental
22 Jan. 2018
Does OfficeDepot/Giftcardmall Earn 5x and Work for Amex Offers? Plus something new learned along the way
4 Nov. 2017
On compound interest (and peeking)
23 Jan. 2018
New Record: Around The World In 52hr34min
18 Jan. 2018
Purchase $150 Best Buy Gift Card, Get $10 Bonus Code From Gyft
22 Jan. 2018
Outlining my 2018 points biases, needs, and wants – a blog refocusing
20 Jan. 2018
Outrageous schemes, Amex benefits, and a Kimpton Suite
12 Dec. 2017
15% Off Base Fare of all JetBlue Cash Flights Today & Tomorrow
22 Jan. 2018
Free Hilton Status and a $4.3 Million Hotel Stay
2 Jun. 2017
Amex Offers Upwork Twitter Sync Promotion: $100 Statement Credit For $200 Purchase
2 Jun. 2017
How to Fly Round-Trip to Japan in Business Class for ~$100 Round Trip: Part 5 – 3 Weeks of Lodging for Only ~$450!
23 Jan. 2018
[$50k Limit Reset] Grandfathered Chase INK Cards and INK Mastercards will all be converted to current Chase INK Visa program in 2018
2 Jun. 2017
able Banking Money Market Savings Account Review: 1.30% APY Rate (Online & Nationwide)
21 Jan. 2018
$500 Bonus Returns: SimplyCash Plus Business Credit Card from American Express
23 Jan. 2018
At U.N., Russia proposes new inquiry into chemical attacks in Syria
22 Jan. 2018
L’Oreal Hijab Model Steps Down After Anti-Israel Tweets Surface
18 Jan. 2018
Greece’s “Robin Hood” Terrorists
23 Jan. 2018
Strikes kill 150 Islamic State militants in Syria: U.S.-led coalition
2 Jun. 2017
China Is Abusing Human Rights in Tibet. Here’s What the US Can Do to Help.
24 Jan. 2018
Mattis sees Indonesian forces drink snake blood, roll in glass
23 Jan. 2018
ISIS Recruits Hundreds Of New Fighters For Fresh Attacks In The Philippines With Stolen Gold
22 Jan. 2018
North Korean Olympic Delegation May Be Packed Full Of Undercover State Security Agents
24 Jan. 2018
Skepticism, worry amid preparation for Rohingya repatriation
24 Jan. 2018
EU ambassador says he expects release of Swedish citizen detained by China
23 Jan. 2018
Report: US Troops Laughed About Afghan Sexual Abuse, Did Nothing
2 Jun. 2017
This New Hampshire County Switched From Obama to Trump. How the Opioid Crisis May Have Influenced That.
23 Jan. 2018
The Final Pieces Of Dead Sea Scrolls Are Finally Decoded
24 Jan. 2018
Japan’s Abe: Want to convey stance on ‘comfort women’ accord to South Korea
22 Jan. 2018
Watch This Sneak Peek For The Docu-Series ‘Chain Of Command’
22 Jan. 2018
NBC Appears To Openly Admit To Spreading North Korean Propaganda
2 Jun. 2017
Drones Are About to Revolutionize Our World. This Bill Will Let America Lead the Drone Economy.
9 May. 2017
From Johnny Carson to Stephen Colbert
23 Jan. 2018
Fire doused after tanker truck, rail car collide in Canada
28 Feb. 2017
A Nation of Immigrants — Only If They Assimilate
15 Jan. 2018
Drunk droning now illegal in New Jersey
11 Jan. 2018
French police stop drunk driver, 73, after 17 spins round roundabout
17 Jan. 2018
Alien sightings are no excuse for filing your tax return late
16 Jan. 2018
Dinosaur tail to be auctioned for Mexico quake reconstruction
17 Jan. 2018
Psychic paid $3.5 million for exorcisms gets prison for evading U.S. taxes
19 Jan. 2018
Delta Air to tighten rules for onboard service animals
10 Jan. 2018
Russian man rams armored personnel carrier into shop, steals wine
19 Jan. 2018
Ice packs: Cigarette smugglers find frozen route to Lithuania
3 Jan. 2018
Winging it: Impatient passenger leaves delayed plane via emergency exit
11 Jan. 2018
Brief power outage darkens CES tech, electronics show
16 Jan. 2018
Wayward wallaby gets the jump on police in Sydney Harbour Bridge chase
18 Jan. 2018
Pope stops popemobile to comfort fallen horseback policewoman
17 Jan. 2018
Goldman co-COO’s ex-assistant charged with stealing $1.2 million of wine
22 Jan. 2018
Pope defends in-flight wedding from conservative headwinds
18 Jan. 2018
Protesters yank down angel sculpture in Athens, saying it looks like Satan
4 Jan. 2018
Prickles and a paunch: Israel’s overweight hedgehogs go on diet
20 Jan. 2018
Motorists of the world take heart: even popes get flat tires
23 Jan. 2018
Prize camels keep tradition alive in changing Saudi, but please no Botox!
17 Jan. 2018
Peru shamans hold rituals, foresee good news during Pope’s visit
4 Jan. 2018
Growing obsession: Palestinian stuffs pillows with 67 years of hair
5 Oct. 2017
Trump Not Letting Media Turn Puerto Rico Into His ‘Katrina’
23 Nov. 2017
I got fired for calling out liberal hypocrisy on Clintons
7 Sep. 2017
Harvey Shows America’s Colorblind Spirit — Bad News for Race Hustlers
3 Nov. 2017
Our Ex-Presidents’ Insincere Praise of ‘American Generosity’
26 Oct. 2017
My Own Harvey Weinstein Experience
16 Nov. 2017
No, Colin Kaepernick Is No Muhammad Ali
14 Sep. 2017
Moving the Goal Post on Racism
10 Nov. 2017
Black-on-Black Racism at Cornell
4 Jan. 2018
Instead of ‘Infrastructure Investment,’ How About Killing Davis-Bacon?
18 Jan. 2018
Under the New Trump Standard, Why Wasn’t Obama Impeached?
21 Dec. 2017
What if Obama Spent Year 1 Battling ‘Collusion’?
28 Sep. 2017
The National Anthem Protests — Do Facts Matter?
14 Dec. 2017
Trump’s ‘Abysmal’ Poll Numbers? What About Those of Merkel, Macron, May and Trudeau?
15 Jan. 2018
Where’s Hollywood’s Apology for Donating to the Clintons While Ignoring Sex Abuse Allegations Against Them?
28 Dec. 2017
Larry Elder: “Why Is Maxine Waters Silent On The Terrorist-Drug Dealing Probe That Obama Shut Down?”
7 Dec. 2017
Leadership Malpractice: John Conyers’ Resignation Is 50 Years Too Late
30 Nov. 2017
Dump Roy Moore
12 Oct. 2017
If ‘No One Wants to Take Our Guns,’ Stop Saying the Opposite
21 Sep. 2017
‘Uncle Tom’ Is More Destructive Than the ‘N-word’
19 Oct. 2017
Yes, Weinstein Accusers Are Brave — So Were Jones, Willey and Broaddrick
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Interview with Points Legend Randy Petersen
17 Jan. 2018
Interview with Points Legend Randy Petersen
Elite Status It’s not too much of a stretch to call Randy Petersen the Godfather of the points and miles hobby. He’s the pioneer behind many of the travel resources that millions of people all over the wo...
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Interview with Andre Hartman “Shark Whisperer”
9 Jun. 2017
Interview with Andre Hartman “Shark Whisperer”
The Real Jaws Few people know more about great white sharks than Andre Hartman.  He has been diving with sharks for the past 20 years, often without a cage or protection.  He has been bitten by great whites, ri...
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Interview with “Sharkman” Michael Rutzen
8 Jun. 2017
Interview with “Sharkman” Michael Rutzen
Michael Rutzen has spent more time free diving with great white sharks without a cage than any other person.  He’s a South African conservationist, film maker, cage diving operator and is one of the few p...
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