EPoP 035: The Top 10 Ways To Save Money When Traveling

Top 10 Ways to Save Money When Traveling

When you’re traveling, there are a lot of ways to spend money.

Flights, accommodations, transportation, eating…the list goes on and on.

Fortunately, for every way to spend money, there is also a way to save money, which can make traveling much cheaper than you ever imagined. Continue Reading…

EPoP 034: 31 Island Expert Stuart McDonald on the Magic of Southeast Asia


Southeast Asia is an absolutely magical place full of gorgeous beaches, amazing food, and incredible culture.

Couple all that with the fact that it’s insanely cheap, and you’ve got one of the best places in the world to visit.

And no one knows that better than Stuart McDonald, founder of of the amazing online guidebook Travelfish, who has been living, working, and hanging out in the region for over 20 years. Continue Reading…

How to BA Avios Points On USAirways and Why Their Value Has Skyrocketed

British Airways

Since March 31, 2014, you’ve been able to use any Oneworld airline partner’s points to book on USAirways.

This is a nice perk for using AA miles, but an absolutely major score for anyone using British Airways Avios points.

In today’s post, I’ll hit on a few main points:

  • Why the Value of BA Avios Points Has Skyrocketed
  • Who Benefits the Most (hello, Philadelphians!)
  • How to Book USAirways Flights on BA.com
  • Why This Makes American Express Points Much More Valuable.
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EPoP 033: Landing a Dream Travel Job + Study Abroad Wisdom with Ryan Warner


Ryan Warner has done what many people dream of:

Landed a job in the travel industry that is not only fun and allows him to travel, but also provides stability and a “regular” lifestyle.

The best part?

The field he is in is actively looking for people because it’s a newer and lesser known industry. Continue Reading…

Today is the Last Day To Sign Up for Frequent Flyer Bootcamp


This session of Frequent Flyer Bootcamp is now FULL.

To be the first to know when registration starts for the next session, please enter your email below:

Hey folks, a friendly reminder that today is the last day to sign up for Frequent Flyer Bootcamp. Continue Reading…

What the Heck is TravPacking?


TravPacking- verb:  Traveling cheaply and traveling well by finding the sweet spot between cost, comfort, convenience and experience.

By Travpacking, I was able to have an amazing experience traveling through China in for under $2,000!

The tuk tuk ride from the airport to the city center was so cheap, I actually didn’t have small enough bills to pay it.   Continue Reading…

Confused About the Best Ways to Use Frequent Flyer Miles? Registration is Now Open for Frequent Flyer Bootcamp!


This session of Frequent Flyer Bootcamp is now FULL.

To be the first to know when registration starts for the next session, please enter your email below:

Hey guys,

Well, you asked for another session of Frequent Flyer Bootcamp, so here it is!

If you’re unfamiliar with Frequent Flyer Bootcamp, check out the video above or head on over to the Frequent Flyer Bootcamp homepage. Continue Reading…

EPoP 032: Housesitting 101- Scoring Amazing Accommodations Around the World with Andy Peck


Villas in Tuscany.

Chateaus in the Alps.

Penthouses in New York.

What if when you traveled, you could stay in these types of places?

And better yet, what if they were free?

With housesitting, they can be!  

All over the world, people are opening up their homes for others to come and stay in while they are gone.   Continue Reading…

How To Use Your Cellphone Abroad in 5 Easy Steps


Interested in saving money on your cellphone plan while at home as well?  Check out The Best Cellphone Service for International Travelers.

When traveling abroad, one of the worst mistakes you can make is paying way too much to use your cellphone.

This happens to many people because they think using their cellphone abroad is complicated, and therefore pick the easiest (and much more expensive) option. Continue Reading…

EPoP 031: 17 Years an Expat with John Bardos


Many of you dream of being location independent or living abroad for an extended period of time.

Of engaging in a place and culture, rather than just traveling through it.

And no one is a bigger expert in this field than John Bardos of JetSetCitizen, who has started, run, and sold his own business in another country, has launched a successful location independent lifestyle, and has lived abroad for the last 17 years. Continue Reading…