Heading South to… America? South America that is – Part 1

August 2017 A lot of people are surprised when they find out the long list of countries I have visited doesn't include South America. I just had never really had the opportunity or chance to visit... until recently, that is. Periodically, American Airlines has really good sale fares to places like PTY (Panama) and SJO … Continue reading Heading South to… America? South America that is – Part 1

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5 Tips for Maximizing Your Points

I get asked often how I travel so much, but really there's no simple answer to that.  It's a combination of many things: keeping an eye on flight deals, searching message boards, taking crazy routings, and last but certainly not least, using points.  Points tickets have allowed me to make some spectacular trips, but I … Continue reading 5 Tips for Maximizing Your Points

Flashback Friday: A Roman Layover

Off to Rome - November 2015 After a lot of last minute switching, my trip to Europe ended up having a 23 hours in Rome.  So after a stressful day and night, I got up early to head to YVR to catch a quick shuttle flight to SeaTac in a little prop plane (Dash 8). … Continue reading Flashback Friday: A Roman Layover