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Johnny Jet travels

5 Ways Travel Has Changed My Life

I’m posting this guest article on Labor Day, a day it seems fitting for me to take a break from writing new posts on this blog, which I’ve been doing since 2003. I’m giving the floor to a friend I’ve known
free IHG hotel night

The Basic Strategy Guide to Free Flights and Hotel Rooms

Earning free flights and complimentary hotel rooms doesn’t require riches or celebrity. It also isn’t all very difficult or complicated if you have a decent credit rating.  It’s easiest in the USA, where the whole “perks for loyalty” idea got codified
Icelandair stopover Blue Lagoon

One Flight, Two Vacations With a Stopover

Wouldn’t it be nice to have two vacations instead of one? If you’re traveling a long distance, wouldn’t it be nice to stop off for a while in that place where you have to change planes instead of sitting around the
Paradise location independent living travel

Get Your Ticket to Location Independence

Sorry everyone, the pack is GONE! You’ll have to come back next May to get in on the action again with a new Paradise Pack. If you could take your job with you in a laptop case and go live anywhere
South Africa travel prices

5 Rookie Travel Moves That Will Cost You Money

Are you handicapping your budget when you travel? At the beginning of this decade I published an evergreen tips book called Make Your Travel Dollars Worth a Fortune: The Contrarian Traveler’s Guide to Getting More for Less. The point of it