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5 Ways to Earn Miles You Probably Haven’t Thought Of
Searches on Bing Did you know that Bing will reward you for simply using their search engine? You can earn up to 15 points per day (by using their search engine 30 times). You can exchange 385 points
A Malaysian Homecoming: 10 Things to Do in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Most of you will probably understand when I say that there are certain things in the world that give you a sense of nostalgia. It might be a place you lived while growing up, a certain dish that reminds you of simpler times, even a group of friends that, even if you lose touch over the years, you can always go back to where things left off the moment you see them. For me, that perfectly sums up Kuala Lumpur.
New Zealand Campervan Road Trip in Pictures
New Zealand is like all the Earth’s ecosystems compressed into two islands.
Everything You Need to Know About a Campervan Road Trip in New Zealand
My husband and I spent nine days in a campervan in New Zealand. It was the trip of a lifetime. There’s a lot more to it than just renting a van though. Learn from our experience and be prepared. The less you have to worry about, the more you can enjoy the exquisite beauty of New Zealand! But first…
12 Ways Not to Travel Like a Tourist
When I was 25 and single, I spent a month living in Jamaica. I learned that living like a local can be so much more enriching than traveling like a tourist. I boarded with a local family far from the tourist district in Montego Bay. I volunteered, drove, made friends, traveled, and even attended a wedding. I really got to know the people and the place and it’s an experience I will cherish the rest of my life.
8 Ways to Get Free Travel
Ask for It: I read a travel blog that said to ask the hotel to comp your mini bar items. Thinking that was slightly preposterous, I tried it. News flash: It works!
Review: Park Hyatt Chicago
Park Hyatt Chicago is the way to experience the Magnificent Mile, Chicago’s famous shopping district. Our room had a perfect view of the Chicago Water Tower, surrounding architecture, and a swath of L
Itinerary: One Perfect Day in Chicago
The Windy City is the third largest and definitely one of the most expensive cities in the U.S. but you’ve got to experience it at least once. If you like architecture, shopping, food, and music, you won’t be disappointed. I was there for only two days in September and the weather was perfect. Here’s an itinerary for one perfect day in Chicago…
13 Easy Ways to Take Better Photos with Your Phone
You don’t need a DSLR to take great travel photos, portraits, or everyday snaps. Apply these easy ways to take better photos with the camera you carry with you everywhere — your phone! All photos bel