Ninh Binh, Vietnam

We decided to do a last minute day trip from Hanoi. Really last minute. Like at check out we decided to get an Uber. Carrie found on Google Maps a weird town called Ninh Binh the day before. Weird karst stone pillars and cliffs separated by flooded rice fields and...

Everything About the Southwest Companion Pass

It’s the time of year to talk about the Southwest companion pass, which may be the best airline benefit you can earn from credit cards. (See How Long The Southwest Companion Pass Lasted Us). By earning it at the beginning of the year you can have free flying for...

5 Tips Before You Use Your British Airways Avios

Avios are likely the easiest frequent flyer miles to earn for free via credit cards, but BA doesn’t make it easy to understand their program. They have 3 award charts, inconsistent pricing on fuel surcharges, and distance based pricing. In other words, you can...
We have spent the majority of our marriage traveling full time, living out of hotels.   All the while, we list our expenses publicly, budgeting $25,000 a year for our nomadic life while still staying in mostly 4 or 5 star hotels across ~20 countries a year.
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