Travel Hacking

No, this isn’t the second installment of a series of posts involving straws!  I’d seen this somewhere in the past and just this morning stumbled across another post on the topic at Lifehacker.  Courtesy of Lifehacker and the Mighty Girl site, how to make your own mini-sized toiletry “sticks” with plastic straws.  All you need […]

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Kevin on January 12th, 2014

I stumbled across this in Kevin Kelly’s Cool Tools book, and thought I’d pass it along.  If you travel internationally, you’re likely aware that it’s a good idea to carry your passport with you when out and about.  Personally, I don’t like doing that out of fear that I might lose my passport.  Instead of […]

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U.S. Airways has brought back, albeit for a very limited time, its 50% mile share bonus program.  Share miles with another U.S. Airways Dividend Miles, and you’ll receive a up to a 100% miles bonus in the process. Transfer Miles Bonus 10,000 – 19,000 50% 20,000 – 29,000 75% 30,000 – 50,000 100% . If […]

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Thanks for Chris Guillebeau’s Cards for Travel site for the tip: Details: Limited-Time Offer: Get 50,000 points for 2 Roundtrip Flights after you spend $2,000 in the first 3 months of opening your account. Government fees as low as $10 not included. Get 6,000 points every year after your Cardmember Anniversary. Earn 2 points per […]

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From Tim Ferriss’s blog, a nifty post from Ryan Holiday that’s sure to appeal to road warriors and occasional travelers alike.  An excerpt: 6. Eat healthy. Enjoy the cuisine for sure, but you’ll enjoy the place less if you feel like a slob the whole time. (To put it another way, why are you eating pretzels on […]

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Kevin on June 20th, 2013

If you ever find yourself on the road and forgot to pack shaving cream, lather up with some hand soap and use the conditioner provided by the hotel: This week I’m on the road and somehow lost or didn’t pack my (small) bottle of Shave Secret, so I had to go this route; it works […]

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If you’re an IHG/Priority Club member, you can snag an extra 1550 points for a one night stay.  Although this promotion is positioned as being for new Priority Club members, existing members can get the points as well.  Just click on the link below, enter your Priority Club membership number and the code 4648: 1550 […]

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