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New Cheap Flight App:  I Know the Pilot
2 Mar. 2018
New Cheap Flight App: I Know the Pilot
Evolution The evolution of cheap fares through phone apps is underway.  Recently Jetto launched from ExtraPackofPeanuts, and now I know the Pilot.  Jetto is an interesting app, as I’m familiar with Travis Sherry’s website (EPoP) and selling prowess.  The problem I have with Jetto, and it’s a pretty big problem, is that the flight ...
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$318 Minneapolis to Honolulu
10 Feb. 2018
$318 Minneapolis to Honolulu
Get Out of the Cold I just returned from the island of Oahu from a week long vacation in Hawaii.  It was my first time to the island, and I had a nice time.  The other islands are better IMO than Oahu, but if you’re looking to escape the cold, then this is a smoking
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New Interview:  Stefan Krasowski of Rapid Travel Chai
10 Feb. 2018
New Interview: Stefan Krasowski of Rapid Travel Chai
Global-Trotter Stefan Krasowski is truly a world traveler.  He has been to 189 of the world’s 193 countries and is a member of the Circumnavigators Club and the Travelers’ Century Club. He is fluent in Mandarin Chinese, a graduate of the prestigious Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, and has also lived and studied
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Honolulu, Hawaii:  Love It or Leave It?
4 Feb. 2018
Honolulu, Hawaii: Love It or Leave It?
Freezer Burn The winter months in the Midwest can drag on, and during the cold stretches I like to hop on a plane and go somewhere warm.  Fortunately about six weeks ago I found a nice flight deal on my website for $374 from Minneapolis to Hawaii on American Airlines.  I’m currently in Honolulu, Hawaii
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Jetto:  New Flight App for Low Fares
25 Jan. 2018
Jetto: New Flight App for Low Fares
Wow – That’s a Low Price! Cheap flights are evolving and Jetto continues that trend.  Today Travis Sherry from ExtraPackofPeanuts launched a new app that promises flight deals from a variety of major cities in the United States.  Until now, my favorite app for the best deals is Hopper, but Jetto shows promise. At first
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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 big statement.  Unfortunately there are some pretty big downsides to the country, many of which revolve around safety, especially in the larger cities.  For more on that, see my post “Is South Africa Safe...
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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 in a new place, and music is one of those.  I enjoy many types of music with an array of different sounds from a variety of places around the world.  If you
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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.  Diving with sea lions on the way back from cage diving was also really cool.  But one of the most underrated parts of my trip was the fact that I paid for
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