Travel Hacking or How I Earned Over 225,000 Miles in 10 months

Travel hacking is an amazing thing and I don’t understand why more people don’t do it.  This post touches upon how I earned over 225,000 miles in just 10 months for travel. I’m not sure the term ‘hacking’ is quite right as you’re not really doing anything wrong.  You’re just learning the system and using it to your advantage. When I knew my overseas adventure was imminent I began researching ways Continue reading Travel Hacking or How I Earned Over 225,000 Miles in 10 months

Money or miles? Such a dilemma.

The day before my birthday I bought my one way plane ticket to Beijing (happy birthday to me!).  Using the incredible ITA Matrix Airfare Search I was able to find out about an amazing deal on my long international flight. My lovely Aunt is paying for my flight from Boston to Seattle and I’ll be visiting with them for a week before continuing on so I only had to worry about flying Continue reading Money or miles? Such a dilemma.