How I Got Started

I get so many emails asking so many different questions everyday that it would be impossible for me to answer them all. So I’ve decided to answer some common questions as blog posts from time to time. For my first question, I’m going to answer how I got started and some advice on how you […]

Win a Go Bag From Allianz Travel Insurance

I’m excited to announce a fun new giveaway with some really cool prizes! All you have to do to win a Go Bag from Allianz Travel Insurance is sign up for my newsletter/mailing list below or just to the right of this page. That’s it and if you’re already on my list then you’re already […]

A Strong Dollar Means Cheaper Travel for Americans

In the infancy of my travels from 1998-2003, it was really pretty cheap to travel almost anywhere for Americans. We were enjoying the strength of the Dollar with a pretty good rate against all the major currencies with the exception of the British Pound. A strong Dollar means cheaper travel for Americans. Back then in […]

What’s in My Travel Insurance Policy

I recently wrote a post called Why You Need Travel Insurance which was a big hit and got me thinking that I should share my own personal travel insurance policy and what it covers. I have the Allianz Global Assistance Annual Executive Plan and think it’s pretty awesome. Here’s why. First, I think an annual […]

Why You Need Travel Insurance

Travel insurance is one of those things that people don’t like to think about or talk about but it sure is important to have it when you need it. I always use travel insurance when I travel abroad and have several personal examples of friends and family saving tens of thousands of dollars because they […]

How to Maximize Points During the Holidays

Here is my last American Express info-graphic of the year for their #PointsForPresents campaign along with a pretty cool vine on how to maximize points during the holidays! I look forward to continuing my work with American Express in multiple capacities in 2015! Disclaimer: American Express commissioned me to write this info-graphic.

Starwood Preferred Guest Card Benefits

Membership has its privileges. That’s the old American Express (Amex) saying that I grew up hearing. I never really put much thought into it as a kid but I’ve been an American Express cardholder since 1999 and have had the Starwood Preferred Guest Card from American Express since 2001. I can now say that membership […]

Top 5 Cold Weather Getaways

Are you starting to get that itch for cold weather? Are you tiring of the dog days of August? Are you dreaming of that skiing or mountain getaway this winter? While I fully admit that I don’t love the cold and I love summer, I do hanker for the sight of snow covered mountains in […]

Gogobot Travel App

I’ve recently been introduced to a travel app called Gogobot and it has really changed the way I do things in a good way. Gogobot is a community of people all over the world who recommend and review restaurants, hotels and things to see and do in almost any city in the world. Gogobot is […]

5 Tips for Packing Efficiently

Have you ever watched the way people pack and thought to yourself, REALLY?! It happens to me all the time and as a true minimalist and expert in packing; I have given 5 tips for packing efficiently as my latest for American Express. Disclaimer: I receive financial compensation from American Express for writing this post […]

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