A Long Trip Report

We got back from a 25-day vacation three weeks ago.  We’ve already lived in three places since, so sorry for the delay.  It was great, but it can get tiring living out of a suitcase.  It was quite the luxurious...

Points to the Rescue

Yesterday was quite an adventure, but everything ended well.  The story begins in Madeira.  After arriving to the airport at 8AM for our 9:20AM flight we looked at the departure board and noticed our flight to Lisbon was delayed until 1:45PM. ...

Timeshares

This week’s article is written by a guest, Van from A Word About Wealth, an entertaining financial podcast.  They go over a variety of topics and it is a fun listen, so check them out.  Below is Van shares about...

Experiences on Points

Previously I said that our cash expenses on vacations are primarily food and the occasional experience because you can’t use points for those.  Well I figured out you sure can!  I was hoping this article would be one where I...

Budget Airlines

Europe is full of budget airlines and yet I’ve managed to avoid them, until this week.  I bought a roundtrip on TAP, but I decided it would be easier to fly back earlier, so I bought a ticket on EasyJet. ...

Iceland: Lots of Hype

I have heard wonderful things about Iceland and I probably wouldn’t have gone, except for a friend strongly recommended that I tried to get there.  Well, Lisbon isn’t too far away, so I made it.  Now I’m back to tell...