I’m Selling Photos Now

Hello again everyone! I finally made the jump and have opened an online shop on Etsy to start selling photos. My shop can be found here: https://www.etsy.com/shop/TravelingTriPhotos At the moment, I have 6 digital downloads for anyone who wants to print out their own postcards, and 1 listing where I will send you a physical […]

Free Hotel Night Certificates – Anniversary Gifts from Credit Cards

Numerous credit cards offer a gift for your card anniversary. Some of those gifts are more flexible than others, but it really depends on the card. Two credit cards I have which offer 1 free night certificate are the Hyatt and IHG credit cards from Chase. However, these certificates are not equal, aside from being […]

Euro-trip Part 1: Getting to New York

Flight 1: Sacramento to Minneapolis-St. Paul (SMF-MSP) – DL1742 This was a red-eye flight leaving at 12:52 am. Delta starts boarding 40 minutes early so the flight started pre-boarding at 12:12 am. We flew on a MD-90 which is roughly the same as a Boeing 717, which is what our next flight would be on. […]

Getting to Europe via Flexible Rewards and Airline Miles

My recent post announcing I’m going to Europe mentioned I will be flying business class on Brussels Airlines. I booked that flight with Membership Rewards (MR) points I earned from sign-up bonuses. However, that flight is from the East Coast and I live on the West Coast of the USA. Getting to New York could […]

I’m Going to Europe!

Thanks to Membership Reward (MR) transfer partners, I will be flying business class on Brussels Airlines (SN). The original plan was to transfer my MR points to Etihad and book 2 round-trip tickets for ~73,000 points, but that didn’t work out. So I transferred my points to Aeroplan and booked the same tickets, just for […]