What Makes a Good AirBnB

There are plenty of hazards in renting an AirBnB. Here are some things to watch out for, (or if you’re a host) not to do.

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4 tips for saving money on airline tickets

I don’t know about you, but the price of a ticket to fly somewhere fun can often be the sticking point on my vacation plans. With this in mind, I’m going to share the four things you should consider if you want to fly somewhere exotic without complete sticker shock. Fly out of as large […]

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The Best (Airplane) Seats in the House

How to choose the right seat when booking your flight. Why seat selection matters, and the secret weapon to find the one for you.

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Airplane Etiquette – Do’s and Don’ts

Tips to make boarding and getting off a plane easier.

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The Best Deals on Luggage

I have packed a suitcase for a business trip at least a thousand times.  It’s probably more but I’m tired and the math is unnecessary.  Suffice it to say, it’s A LOT.  That also means the suitcases I have purchased have seen more wear in five years than most tourist suitcases do in a lifetime. […]

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Status Matching – Moving Your Frequent Flier Status to a New Airline

If you are working on obtaining status with an airline, you want to “buy local” whenever you have a choice of flights and airlines.  By this I mean that someone working on building status on Delta  (for example and just to show no hard feelings after all) should always try to fly Delta or a Delta […]

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How to Get the Cheapest Airline Tickets

I know all those travel booking sites promise you the best prices… and they are a good place to start.  However, if you are following my advice on obtaining frequent flier status with an airline, you may need to weigh the savings against the loss of points counting toward status.  Also you may find a […]

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Trust & Baggage Handling

Keep your valuables in your carry-on. I file this bit of advice under ‘lessons learned the hard way’

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How May I be of Assistance?

One consistent experience I’ve had in most of my travels is that persons making a living off the travel industry are committed to having you, or someone like you, return.  As a result you can pretty much count on finding people who want to make you feel special whenever you are on the road.  This […]

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Travel 101

Travel basics for newbies and the under confident. Picking travel companions. Different kinds of travel.

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