Stray Bus New Zealand Review

I came across a number of Stray Bus New Zealand reviews, so I thought I’d offer my perspective to those thinking of doing the same thing. Sharing is caring, especially when it comes to a big purchase like this If you do end up booking […]

DJI Osmo Mobile 2 vs DJI Osmo Mobile

DJI recently released the Osmo Mobile 2, an upgraded version of the DJI Osmo Mobile. I’ve had the DJI Osmo for just about 4 months now and really enjoy it. As soon as I found out about the Osmo 2, it was something I had […]

Tortuga Setout Backpack Review

Looking for a travel bag that can handle a long weekend or maybe even a week on the road? Look no further than the Tortgua Setout, the newest addition to the Tortuga backpack family. Get 10% off your Tortuga backpack by using the promo code […]

Insane Error Fare to Melbourne Australia

Update ~9pm ET: Dead This won’t last long, but there’s a ridiculous fare, that seems to be an OTA (Online Travel Agency) glitch, as direct bookings through Delta or Virgin are pricing out around $1000+ for an airfare that is going for ~$300. Priceline doesn’t […]

Chase Sapphire Reserve Review

Chase Sapphire Reserve Credit Card Review

Chase Sapphire Reserve Review The Chase Sapphire Reserve launched last summer with lots of fanfare, for roughly 6 months they had a  100,000 bonus point offer for spending $4k in 3 months. To go with that 100k bonus offer you also had to pay $450 […]

Emirates First Class A380 Review: New York to Dubai

Booking an Emirates A380 First Class ticket with Alaska Airlines points Ever dream of flying Emirates in First Class? A shower in the sky you say? A bar that serves an $800 bottle of Cognac or a $300 bottle of champagne? Are you kidding me!?! Having […]

Maldives Error Fare

Maldives to NYC Error Fare – $100 One Way!

This is an error fare that isn’t sure to last long. Availability is wide open for one-way flights from the Maldives (MLE) to NYC (JFK) through the end of November on Emirates Airlines for $102 for a one way flight with an economy flex ticket, […]

Away Suitcase Review

Away Suitcase Review

Looking to upgrade your luggage at an affordable price? Look no further than the Away Suitcase. Use promo code giz20 for $20 off your order. Away Suitcase Costs: Starting at $225, the Away Suitcase Carry On is the perfect addition or replacement to your current […]

Using Shopping Portals to Maximize your Points and Cashback

We all make purchases online. The question is how do I maximize my purchases to earn points and cashback? With a few extra clicks you could be earning anywhere from 1-20% cash back. Or point multipliers of 1-20x (with points being worth anywhere from .7-2 […]

Citi Prestige Credit Card Review

Citi Prestige Credit Card Review

The Citi Prestige card comes with a mighty hefty annual fee of $450 a year ($350 if you’re a Citigold member). Is it worth it for you? I’ll dive into the why it might be right for your wallet, and how it stacks up against […]

Citi Prestige Free Golf Rounds

Citi Prestige Golf Guide – 3 Free Rounds per year

— 7/28/16 Update Unfortunately, this benefit will no longer be available to the card after July 23,2017. So make sure you make the most out of your remaining rounds! In theory you could still apply for the card and get 6 free rounds before canceling […]

Travel Hacking Beginners Guide

Travel Hacking Beginners Guide

This is the first installment of the travel hacking guide for beginners. As someone who could spend hours upon hours going down the rabbit hole on ways to travel for free. I wanted to put together a concise list of where you should start to […]

How to travel to Cuba as an American

How to travel to Cuba as an American

Want to know how to travel to Cuba before it’s over-run with Americans, and corporations? Want to explore on your own terms without a tour group? Find out how I made this happen, and how you can too. The USA/Cuba relations have been a very popular […]


Following a sub-par day in Santiago I was up early in the morning for a 90 minute bus ride to Valparaíso. Much of what I heard of Valparaíso was validated shortly after arriving. It’s a beautiful, small, sea-side city built into the hillside, with colored corrugated tin houses and street […]

$400 Fare to South America from NYC

$400 Flight Deal to South America

To close out 2015 I pulled the trigger on an amazing flight deal to South America. NYC > Santiago – 3 nights in Santiago Santiago > Rio De Janeiro – 6 nights in Rio De Janeiro Rio> Iguazu Falls, Brazil – 1 day Iguazu Falls > […]