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Where Are the Most Beautiful Women in the World?
7 Jun. 2017
Where Are the Most Beautiful Women in the World?
Clarity > Agreement First some disclaimers because when a topic like this comes up, people are bound to get a little fired up.  For those people who offend easily, there is a saying that I think is appropriate:  if something is said that’s not meant to offend then no offense should be taken.  This post is my personal
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The Best Cities and Towns in Europe
10 Nov. 2016
The Best Cities and Towns in Europe
Simply the Best Not too long ago I backpacked Europe for a year.  Since then I’ve been back to see many of my favorite places and also explore a few new ones.  All in all, I have been fortunate enough to visit over 30 countries in Europe, many of which I’ve visited multiple times, and
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20 Best Things to See and Do in South Africa
18 Jul. 2017
20 Best Things to See and Do in South Africa
The Best Things to See and Do in South Africa I’ve highlighted the top must see and do’s for a first visit to South Africa.  There are many beautiful destinations around the world, but taken as a whole, it’s hard to imagine any country being more scenic than South Africa.  Each person has their own timeline
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Scamming the system?  The moral case for travel hacking…
7 Jun. 2017
Scamming the system? The moral case for travel hacking…
The Power of Points When people ask me how I travel so much for so little money, I usually just keep it simple with a one word answer: “Points”.  That answer is usually followed by a brief explanation of the concept of travel hacking and how I benefit from it.  On more than one occasion,
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Great White Shark Cage Diving with Chris Fallows in South Africa
4 Jun. 2017
Great White Shark Cage Diving with Chris Fallows in South Africa
Jaws If you want to see or cage dive with great white sharks, there are 5 main places to do so: California, Mexico, South Africa, Australia and now also New Zealand in the world to do so.  South Africa is probably the easiest (and cheapest) place to accomplish that goal, the problem is getting there.  It’s
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Europe’s Killing Fields:  Srebrenica, Bosnia (and Modern Genocide)
4 Jun. 2017
Europe’s Killing Fields: Srebrenica, Bosnia (and Modern Genocide)
Can’t Forget In over 30 countries of travel in Europe, one country that had a profound impact on me was Bosnia and Herzegovina.  People often ask me what is my favorite country that I’ve traveled too.  I don’t have a favorite country yet, but one that I’ll never forget is Bosnia.  Bosnia is a relatively small
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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. Best Flight Award Websites Here are some of my favorite resources to help you plan your award flight better and make use out of those hard earned miles 1.  Award Hacker Kind of
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Greatest Points and Miles Stories of All Time
10 Nov. 2016
Greatest Points and Miles Stories of All Time
Irrational Exuberance Alan Greenspan once talked about rising stock prices as “irrational exuberance”.  Much of that kind of excitement in the award points and miles world now is manufactured spend.  But what seems like a new thing has roots many years old, and with it, some great and now nearly mythic people and stories to
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