Huge Shopping Portal payouts on Apple Store purchases – Alaska 6x, United 6x, AA 4x, Southwest 3x

A few days ago I wrote a post showing you how you can get up to 7 points per dollar on your Amazon.com purchases. You can see that post here. That deal is an ongoing possibility, while today we have a deal at The Apple Store online that you will need to jump on quickly […]

Hotel Review: Hotel Hojarascas, Heredia, Costa Rica

This review is of a hotel a little off the beaten path, but with many international students attending the nearby National University of Costa Rica, it may be useful for parents or families dropping off or visiting students, as well as anyone else visiting the area. Heredia, Costa Rica, known as the “City of Flowers”, has a population of about 123,000 […]

How to Earn 7 Points per Dollar on all of your Amazon Purchases

Okay, there is a pretty big catch with this deal, but I’m going to show you how it’s possible to get 7 points per dollar on all of your Amazon purchases. Clicking through a shopping portal before doing your online shopping is one of the easiest and best ways to rack up a ton of […]

Oscars for hostels? Yes, The Hoscars!

I have to admit, I have never been much of a hostel guy. I prefer to earn and burn points at hotels, and maybe enjoy an occasional upgrade to a nicer room, but the idea of hostels has always been intriguing to me. Especially for young solo travelers, whether on a budget or not, it’s […]

Top Ten Coolest Places I visited in 2018

1)  2018 Winter Olympics, Pyeongchang, S. Korea 2)  The Korean DMZ 3) Sentosa Island, Singapore 4) Maho Beach, St Maarten 5) Super Tree Grove, Gardens by the Bay, Singapore 6) Jigokudani Snow Monkey Park, Nagano, Japan 7) Sydney Harbor, Australia 8) Top of the Rock, NYC 9) Chureito Pagoda, Mt Fuji, Japan 10) Colón, Panama […]

Great Deal! Orlando to Costa Rica Non-stop for $216 RT

JetBlue is back with another sale. This time to destinations in Latin America and the Caribbean! You have until tomorrow to book, for travel between 1/23 and 3/13/19. The lowest fares are for travel on Sunday through Thursday. Beware of blackout date between 2/13 and 2/18. The best deals seem to be fares as low […]

Crazy Flight Deals to Australia! As low as $496 Roundtrip!

Is the amazing beauty of the Great Ocean Rd. one of your travel dreams? One of the great road trips in the world can be a reality for more people now than ever before. If it is one of your dreams, now is a great time to plan your trip to Melbourne, but don’t wait […]