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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 the end of my time in Japan and really ill in India (the next stop).  Tokyo is an interesting and significant place and is definitely worth
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Still Available: US Bank Radisson Rewards Business Card
16 May. 2019
Still Available: US Bank Radisson Rewards Business Card
Alive I keep an active list of new rewards credit cards that are on my application radar.  That list has been shrinking in my quest to get back under the Chase 5/24 rule, but one of the cards that I’ve been seeking in an approval is the US Bank Radisson Rewards Business Card.  I didn’t
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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 City.  Quebec City is much smaller than Montreal, but comparisons can be made.  I’m here 5 days, which is a lot for this size city, but enjoying it so far.  French
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Frequent Miler meetup in Minneapolis, June 29
17 Apr. 2019
Frequent Miler meetup in Minneapolis, June 29
To the Point Greg and Nick from Frequent Miler have committed to coming to Minneapolis this summer as part of the Frequent Miler to Go travel talks they have started.  The Event will be hosted by Mike Graziano, who has presented several times at Frequent Traveler University and at the Chicago Seminars.  As many of
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United’s Decision to Eliminate Award Charts Should Scare You
16 Apr. 2019
United’s Decision to Eliminate Award Charts Should Scare You
Recently United Airlines decided to eliminate award charts in November.  Delta’s decision to stop publishing its award chart in early 2015 was a game changer.  United’s recent news that it will follow suit isn’t as game changing as that news was at that time, but it’s even more troubling for me because it negatively impacts ...
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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 standing around in concert venue for 3-4 hours straight isn’t in my thing anymore.  He’s an American singer/songwriter who is also the frontman of the band My Morning
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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 for a Bruisin It’s been a rough road back to health from my most recent travel overseas.  Even after I returned to the U.S., I was ill for a little over a month, and have
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100+ Ways to Earn Points, Miles & Travel Rewards
10 Apr. 2019
100+ Ways to Earn Points, Miles & Travel Rewards
To the Point There are more loyalty rewards programs linked with travel, finance and general consumption emerging every year, however many opportunities to earn rewards go without notice.  Although I’ve listed many ways to earn loyalty based rewards in this post, I know there are other ways that are not on this list. Ways to Earn
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