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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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My Podcast is Now on Stitcher Radio
23 Aug. 2019
My Podcast is Now on Stitcher Radio
Finally Many people don’t know that I have a podcast.  Actually many people don’t know that I have a website...
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My Flexperks Dilemma
22 Aug. 2019
My Flexperks Dilemma
Puzzled Flexperks have lost appeal for most people in the travel rewards game.  I’ve had a U.S. Bank credit card since I was in colleg...
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August 2019 App-o-Rama Results
22 Aug. 2019
August 2019 App-o-Rama Results
App-e-tizing After cashing out my Discover miles, that same day I decided to try an App-o-Rama.  My recent account shutdowns with Bank of Am...
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How to Cash Out Discover It Miles
21 Aug. 2019
How to Cash Out Discover It Miles
Bakers Dozen The Discover It Miles credit card is often billed as a 3% cash back (CB) rewards card, all with no annual fee.  That part is tr...
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My Podcast is Now on Stitcher Radio
23 Aug. 2019
My Podcast is Now on Stitcher Radio
Finally Many people don’t know that I have a podcast.  Actually many people don’t know that I have a website...
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My Flexperks Dilemma
22 Aug. 2019
My Flexperks Dilemma
Puzzled Flexperks have lost appeal for most people in the travel rewards game.  I’ve had a U.S. Bank credit card since I was in colleg...
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August 2019 App-o-Rama Results
22 Aug. 2019
August 2019 App-o-Rama Results
App-e-tizing After cashing out my Discover miles, that same day I decided to try an App-o-Rama.  My recent account shutdowns with Bank of Am...
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How to Cash Out Discover It Miles
21 Aug. 2019
How to Cash Out Discover It Miles
Bakers Dozen The Discover It Miles credit card is often billed as a 3% cash back (CB) rewards card, all with no annual fee.  That part is tr...
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New Podcast:  Travel is Free interview
30 Jul. 2019
New Podcast: Travel is Free interview
Mac-Attack I caught up with Drew from Travel is Free, one of my favorite points and miles related websites. Drew and his...
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Delhi, India – Podcast #13
27 May. 2019
Delhi, India – Podcast #13
I’ll Never Do It Again (I.N.D.I.A) Delhi is a big and wild place. As part of a recent around the world trip, this episode dives into a...
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New Podcast episode:  Tokyo, Japan
18 May. 2019
New Podcast episode: Tokyo, Japan
Round the World Tokyo was the first stop in a recent around the world trip using points and miles. The trip was a struggle, as I got sick at...
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New Podcast:  Interview with Counting Countries Ric Gazarian
13 Mar. 2019
New Podcast: Interview with Counting Countries Ric Gazarian
Hit The Road Ric Gazarian is one of the worlds best traveled persons and is host of the popular travel podcast “Counting CountriesR...
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Video:  Tuk-Tuk Ride Through Delhi, India
14 Apr. 2019
Video: Tuk-Tuk Ride Through Delhi, India
Disclosure:  I have inserted a couple of Amazon affiliate links to a few travel products mentioned in this post. Cruisin...
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Some of My Favorite Travel Clothing
21 Mar. 2019
Some of My Favorite Travel Clothing
So you know, I don’t receive any commission on any product reviewed or recommended here. Intro Clothes worn on travel can be very pers...
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ANA Business Class Lounge Narita Airport Review
5 Feb. 2019
ANA Business Class Lounge Narita Airport Review
Feeling It On my way from Tokyo, Japan to New Delhi, India, I had the pleasure of visiting one of (two) ANA business class lounges at the Na...
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Trip Report:  Montreal, Canada
16 Jan. 2019
Trip Report: Montreal, Canada
Oh Canada! For a few years now, I’ve wanted to visit Montreal and Quebec City.  Talk of visiting started with a buddy of mine who is i...
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Travel Tune:  July 8, 2019
8 Jul. 2019
Travel Tune: July 8, 2019
A New Old Song I have lots of music from all around the world, but found this song last night browsing some 1950’s...
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Travel Tune – May 3, 2019
3 May. 2019
Travel Tune – May 3, 2019
Spirits I’m currently in Quebec City having a look around.  I was in Montreal several months ago and wanted to compare it to Quebec Ci...
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Travel Tune – April 14, 2019
14 Apr. 2019
Travel Tune – April 14, 2019
Yim Yames In about a month, Jim James (also goes by Yim Yames) will be performing here in my city. I’m not sure if I’ll go, as s...
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Travel Tune – April 7, 2019
7 Apr. 2019
Travel Tune – April 7, 2019
Audiophilia This is a song from 2 American guys living in L.A. along with 2 guys from Sao Paulo, Brazil.  The song translates into “wa...
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Escape:  New Website for Finding Cheap Flights
4 Apr. 2019
Escape: New Website for Finding Cheap Flights
New Tools I love tools that help make the cost of travel lower.  When I first started my blog, I wrote about the best we...
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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.  I don’t boo...
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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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UPS, Immigration, Crime, and Sweden
11 Mar. 2019
UPS, Immigration, Crime, and Sweden
I took this post offline for awhile, because it seemed to be very controversial.  People in the U.S., including myself, ...
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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 history as it seemed...
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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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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 wi...
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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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Latest Podcasts
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Travel Is Free Interview – Podcast #14
30 Jul. 2019
Travel Is Free Interview – Podcast #14
Mac-Attack I caught up with Drew from Travel is Free, one of my favorite points and miles related websites. Drew and his wife Caroline have done a significant amount of International travel together, with much ...
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Delhi, India – Podcast #13
27 May. 2019
Delhi, India – Podcast #13
I’ll Never Do It Again (I.N.D.I.A) Delhi is a big and wild place. As part of a recent around the world trip, this episode dives into all things Delhi, from an unexpected visit to a local hospital to seein...
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Tokyo, Japan
18 May. 2019
Tokyo, Japan
Round the World Tokyo was the first stop in a recent around the world trip using points and miles. The trip was a struggle, as I got sick at the end of my time in Japan and really ill in India (the next stop). ...
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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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Cheap non-stop flights from New York to Sao Paulo, Brazil for only $475!
16 Sep. 2018
Cheap non-stop flights from New York to Sao Paulo, Brazil for only $475!
Avianca is offering a great deal on flights from New York to Sao Paulo, Brazil! Now only $475 round-trip Travel dates:November 2018 – ...
[Delta] $168: Cincinnati to San Francisco (Nonstop / Roundtrip)
23 Aug. 2019
[Delta] $168: Cincinnati to San Francisco (Nonstop / Roundtrip)
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[China Eastern] $458: Los Angeles to Okinawa, Japan (Roundtrip)
23 Aug. 2019
[China Eastern] $458: Los Angeles to Okinawa, Japan (Roundtrip)
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Domestic Flash Sale: Fall Flights on Delta from 10K SkyMiles!
23 Aug. 2019
Domestic Flash Sale: Fall Flights on Delta from 10K SkyMiles!
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[American] $353: Dallas to Calgary, Alberta (Roundtrip)
23 Aug. 2019
[American] $353: Dallas to Calgary, Alberta (Roundtrip)
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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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[Aer Lingus] $475: Minneapolis to Dublin, Ireland (Nonstop / Roundtrip)
24 Aug. 2019
[Aer Lingus] $475: Minneapolis to Dublin, Ireland (Nonstop / Roundtrip)
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8 Aug. 2019
Watch: Ring lost on New York State beach found one year later
8 Aug. 2019
Florida boy calls 911 to order a pizza, officers deliver a lesson
5 Aug. 2019
The man in the plastic mask: Brazil inmate busted in brazen jailbreak
7 Aug. 2019
Watch: Police probe illegal stunts performed in middle of Texas intersection
29 Jul. 2019
Trial of strength at 2,000 meters altitude: Celtic wrestling in Austria
8 Aug. 2019
Look: Wolf-dog hybrid captured about 12 hours after sanctuary escape
7 Aug. 2019
Man’s winning lottery numbers chosen with his eyes closed
23 Jul. 2019
Bad driving leads to $140 million drug bust in Sydney
25 Jul. 2019
Man chases dog on London railway, adding to commuter heat misery
21 Aug. 2019
Tiny Nevada town near secretive Area 51 braces for alien hunters
16 Jul. 2019
Chicago alligator stakeout snaps shut after professional catches reptile
29 Jul. 2019
‘Definitely weird’: man bites snake
8 Aug. 2019
Numbers from a dream earn Maryland man $15,600 lottery jackpot
11 Jul. 2019
Lithuanian couple defends world wife-carrying championship title
26 Jul. 2019
Police ordered to pull their weight as Indonesia fights obesity
2 Aug. 2019
Doctors extract 526 teeth from Indian boy
6 Aug. 2019
Oh rats! Japan convenience store apologizes after viral rodent video
9 Aug. 2019
Staring at seagulls can stop them stealing food, research shows
5 Aug. 2019
Indonesian walks 700-km backwards to highlight deforestation
8 Aug. 2019
Watch: One escaped zebra captured in Texas; another still missing
23 Aug. 2019
New Immigration Rule Returns to a Commonsense Detainment Policy
30 Nov. 2017
Dump Roy Moore
22 Aug. 2019
Enforcing ‘Public Charge’ Rule in Immigration Is Common Sense
23 Aug. 2019
Trump Backs Down on Rescinding $4 Billion in Foreign Aid
10 Nov. 2017
Black-on-Black Racism at Cornell
23 Aug. 2019
San Jose Mayor Proposes Mandatory Liability Insurance for Gun Owners
19 Oct. 2017
Yes, Weinstein Accusers Are Brave — So Were Jones, Willey and Broaddrick
23 Nov. 2017
I got fired for calling out liberal hypocrisy on Clintons
22 Aug. 2019
The Unchanging Principles of Conservatism Defined
1 Feb. 2018
Had ‘News’ Media Done Its Job, Obama Would Not Have Become President
28 Dec. 2017
Larry Elder: “Why Is Maxine Waters Silent On The Terrorist-Drug Dealing Probe That Obama Shut Down?”
23 Aug. 2019
Fellow Millennials: Here’s Why We Must Reject Socialism
8 Feb. 2018
Larry Elder: “Take the ‘Racist Xenophobe’ Quiz–Who Said This About Illegal Immigration?”
23 Aug. 2019
Washington State Pulls Out of Title X Rather Than Abide by Trump Abortion Rules
25 Jan. 2018
The Great S—hole Hypocrisy
23 Aug. 2019
Impeachment Documents Sought From House Committees
16 Nov. 2017
No, Colin Kaepernick Is No Muhammad Ali
23 Aug. 2019
Ethnic Studies’ Latest Ploy to Brainwash Kids
23 Aug. 2019
Exclusive: Jon Kyl Spoke to 133 Conservatives About Facebook Bias. He Reveals the Findings and Rebuts His Critics.
23 Aug. 2019
Under Shadow of War With Russia, Ukraine Celebrates Independence