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Latest Round of Credit Card Applications?
21 Jan. 2019
Latest Round of Credit Card Applications?
One Foot Out, Two Back In I tried to hold out, but just couldn’t help myself.  After my last round of credit card applications, I figured I was (largely) done applying for rewards cards for the next two years.  During that 2 year wait, I thought I could sneak in a few business rewards card
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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 into automotive racing.  He has a modified corvette that he’s raced at various international racetracks around the country, and a few years back, he mentioned going to Montreal to
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Just booked, Quebec City!
1 Jan. 2019
Just booked, Quebec City!
Cheap While working on my book today, I saw an email from Thrifty Traveler about a cheap flight from MSP to Quebec City (YUL).  What I didn’t realize is that less than 24 hours ago, Delta had lowered its prices to Quebec City out of MSP, which seemed to prompt United into doing the same.
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2018 Points & Miles & Beyond
31 Dec. 2018
2018 Points & Miles & Beyond
Roller Coaster This past year was a big one in the travel rewards/points and miles scene.  Much of the news was surprising too, which was kind of fun for the most part, although some of the news wasn’t good at all.  Here’s a rundown of my thoughts on 2018 in the points and miles world:
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New Music:  January 2019 Playlist
31 Dec. 2018
New Music: January 2019 Playlist
Start Me Up A fairly random collection put together at the last minute, as I lost over 100 songs on my Spotify playlist by accidentally deleting a large set of songs.  That deletion was frustrating, but I guess I’ll just have to find other songs to populate future playlist.  An assortment of singers from Africa,
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Hilton Honors Transfers to Airbnb?
26 Dec. 2018
Hilton Honors Transfers to Airbnb?
Skeptic A few months ago, Hilton allowed its members the option of cashing out points at half a cent ($0.05) for credit with Amazon.  December’s points valuation from The Points Guy (TPG), put Hilton Honors points at $0.06 A few recent posts including one from from Doctorofcredit speculated that Hilton may offer customers the opportunity to
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New Podcast:  Montreal, Canada
11 Dec. 2018
New Podcast: Montreal, Canada
Oui (pronounced “we” meaning “yes” in French) A breakdown of my recent trip to Montreal, Canada.  It isn’t warm this time of year, but the city still has plenty of charm and quaintness.  Great food and restaurants, and is a nice and unique getaway in North America.  It’s a much larger city than I expected,
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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, France, Angola, and more.  A few French tracks included as a tribute to my recent trip to Montreal, Canada.  Wonderful city, even in the cold late fall.  Always open to new music suggestions, as some of
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