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Elite Status Matching Guide for Hotels

If you are a travel junkie like myself, but aren't loyal to a single hotel chain, or airline brand, you still can rack up elite or loyalty status pretty easily if you already have status at a partner program.  This is done through the lesser-known "status matching" or "challenge" as these elite programs wish to gain the loyalty of other travelers who are already loyal to the other brands.  This guide will show you the easiest methods to get a certain level of status if you start with status elsewhere already. [...]

By |2019-04-28T18:58:14-08:00April 28th, 2019|Guides, Travel|0 Comments

The Best Carry-On Travel Luggage I’ve Found

Away Luggage After trying out countless number of carry-on luggage, I finally have landed on the best carry-on hardshell spinner I've used ever from a fairly new company called Away.  Co-founded by two former Warby Parker employees, they set out to come up with a modern solution for the everyday traveler.  Although it is not the cheapest carry-on out there ($225 for the regular carry-on, $20 OFF link here), it is packed with many features that can't be found in other luggages today including a lifetime warranty which will cover damage [...]

By |2018-11-26T19:32:00-08:00November 26th, 2018|Guides|0 Comments

Dotonbori Food Street Guide – Osaka, Japan

Dotonbori Food Street Guide - Osaka, Japan Nestled deep in the Kansai region of Japan is a city called Osaka often under appreciated about its foodie culture.  Sometimes known as Japan's Kitchen, restaurants and food stands in Osaka can serve up some of the freshest seafood because the city is by the coast as well as some of the finest cuts of beef due to the proximity of the region.  One of the main food attractions as well as one of the top tourist sites is called Dotonbori Street, which can [...]

By |2018-08-07T21:18:39-08:00August 7th, 2018|Food, Guides|0 Comments

The Japan Rail Pass: A Definitive Guide

So you just picked up a Japan Rail Pass and now you are wondering how to use it and its limitations?  Let's first discuss what a Japan Rail Pass (JR Pass) is, define when and where you can use it as well as what it gives access to. The Japan Rail Pass allows you the opportunity to travel freely around Japan with unlimited use, and at no extra cost (some runs will have an extra charge), provided you stay on the JR lines.  They also allow you to use the [...]

By |2018-12-05T20:02:17-08:00July 11th, 2018|Guides|0 Comments

The Yacht Week – Croatia 2017 Week 35 Black Route Itinerary

As I was searching for my next great experience that I could do in my mid-20s, I stumbled upon an Instagram post from one of my favorite YouTubers who I have followed for a few years.  I watched his vlogs of sailing in the Adriatic for 7 days, living it up in the likes of the super wealthy, and all-night parties and thought to myself, that is for sure going to be my next trip.  I did a bit more research to find that this sailing holiday called The Yacht Week. was actually [...]

By |2018-07-04T21:39:30-08:00July 4th, 2018|Travel|0 Comments

The Yacht Week Croatia Route – What to Bring and What to Pack? A Definitive Packing List for Men.

The Intro Last Summer 2017, I was fortunate enough to travel with 9 of my other closest friends to experience a once in a life time sailing trip around the Adriatic Sea.  This isn't a typical sailing trip that ends at sunset, however, this epic, non-stop party atmosphere with an equal dose of both men and women from all around the world in their 20s and 30s that lasts for 7 days.  That's right, a full week.  On a boat in Croatia.  And rightly so, this amazing trip is called The [...]

By |2018-07-04T21:32:31-08:00June 25th, 2018|Guides|1 Comment