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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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JetBlue Flash Fares: flights from only $17 one-way!
16 Jan. 2018
JetBlue Flash Fares: flights from only $17 one-way!
JetBlue is running a flash sale on flights between various cities in the United States and Caribbean destinations! Book tickets st...
[jetBlue Flight Deal] $254: Chicago to Havana, Cuba (R/T)
21 Jan. 2018
[jetBlue Flight Deal] $254: Chicago to Havana, Cuba (R/T)
by ThriftyTraveler · January 21, 2018 Flights to Cuba from 20+ cities were recently featured on Thrifty Traveler Premium Cheap sale o...
[Flight Deal] $116: Seattle to Oakland, California (or vice versa)
19 Jan. 2018
[Flight Deal] $116: Seattle to Oakland, California (or vice versa)
by ThriftyTraveler · January 19, 2018 Cheap sale on nonstop Alaska round-trip flights from Seattle to Oakland, California. ...
[Summer Flight Deal] $461: Atlanta to Lima, Peru (R/T)
18 Jan. 2018
[Summer Flight Deal] $461: Atlanta to Lima, Peru (R/T)
by ThriftyTraveler · January 18, 2018 Flights to Peru from 10+ cities were recently featured on Thrifty Traveler Premium Rare ch...
Delta Introduces New Rules for in-flight Support Animals
19 Jan. 2018
Delta Introduces New Rules for in-flight Support Animals
It comes as no surprise that after years of abuse by flyers, Delta is rolling out new rules for customers traveling with emotional support a...
flights to Bermuda in the $200s/$300s roundtrip, incl. peak summer! (bags extra)
18 Jan. 2018
flights to Bermuda in the $200s/$300s roundtrip, incl. peak summer! (bags extra)
flights to Bermuda in the $200s/$300s roundtrip, incl. peak summer! (bags extra) This website or its third party tools use cookies, which ar...
American – $392: Boston – Quito, Ecuador. Roundtrip, including all Taxes
21 Jan. 2018
American – $392: Boston – Quito, Ecuador. Roundtrip, including all Taxes
This site is part of an affiliate sales network and receives compensation for sending traffic to partner sites, such as CreditCards.com. Thi...
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...
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News
17 Jan. 2018
Peru shamans hold rituals, foresee good news during Pope’s visit
16 Jan. 2018
Wayward wallaby gets the jump on police in Sydney Harbour Bridge chase
19 Jan. 2018
Delta Air to tighten rules for onboard service animals
11 Jan. 2018
Brief power outage darkens CES tech, electronics show
10 Jan. 2018
Japanese astronaut apologizes for ‘fake news’ of height increase
5 Jan. 2018
United flight diverted to Alaska after man spreads feces in lavatories
18 Jan. 2018
Protesters yank down angel sculpture in Athens, saying it looks like Satan
10 Jan. 2018
Russian man rams armored personnel carrier into shop, steals wine
17 Jan. 2018
Alien sightings are no excuse for filing your tax return late
17 Jan. 2018
Goldman co-COO’s ex-assistant charged with stealing $1.2 million of wine
20 Jan. 2018
Motorists of the world take heart: even popes get flat tires
3 Jan. 2018
Winging it: Impatient passenger leaves delayed plane via emergency exit
19 Jan. 2018
Ice packs: Cigarette smugglers find frozen route to Lithuania
11 Jan. 2018
French police stop drunk driver, 73, after 17 spins round roundabout
18 Jan. 2018
Pope stops popemobile to comfort fallen horseback policewoman
17 Jan. 2018
Psychic paid $3.5 million for exorcisms gets prison for evading U.S. taxes
15 Jan. 2018
Drunk droning now illegal in New Jersey
4 Jan. 2018
Growing obsession: Palestinian stuffs pillows with 67 years of hair
4 Jan. 2018
Prickles and a paunch: Israel’s overweight hedgehogs go on diet
16 Jan. 2018
Dinosaur tail to be auctioned for Mexico quake reconstruction
28 Sep. 2017
The National Anthem Protests — Do Facts Matter?
10 Nov. 2017
Black-on-Black Racism at Cornell
14 Dec. 2017
Trump’s ‘Abysmal’ Poll Numbers? What About Those of Merkel, Macron, May and Trudeau?
16 Nov. 2017
No, Colin Kaepernick Is No Muhammad Ali
21 Sep. 2017
‘Uncle Tom’ Is More Destructive Than the ‘N-word’
12 Oct. 2017
If ‘No One Wants to Take Our Guns,’ Stop Saying the Opposite
14 Sep. 2017
Moving the Goal Post on Racism
26 Oct. 2017
My Own Harvey Weinstein Experience
30 Nov. 2017
Dump Roy Moore
19 Oct. 2017
Yes, Weinstein Accusers Are Brave — So Were Jones, Willey and Broaddrick
21 Dec. 2017
What if Obama Spent Year 1 Battling ‘Collusion’?
7 Dec. 2017
Leadership Malpractice: John Conyers’ Resignation Is 50 Years Too Late
7 Sep. 2017
Harvey Shows America’s Colorblind Spirit — Bad News for Race Hustlers
23 Nov. 2017
I got fired for calling out liberal hypocrisy on Clintons
4 Jan. 2018
Instead of ‘Infrastructure Investment,’ How About Killing Davis-Bacon?
5 Oct. 2017
Trump Not Letting Media Turn Puerto Rico Into His ‘Katrina’
18 Jan. 2018
Under the New Trump Standard, Why Wasn’t Obama Impeached?
28 Dec. 2017
Larry Elder: “Why Is Maxine Waters Silent On The Terrorist-Drug Dealing Probe That Obama Shut Down?”
3 Nov. 2017
Our Ex-Presidents’ Insincere Praise of ‘American Generosity’
15 Jan. 2018
Where’s Hollywood’s Apology for Donating to the Clintons While Ignoring Sex Abuse Allegations Against Them?
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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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