Hiking the Kalalau Trail – Day 1

Hiking the Kalalau Trail is something I have always wanted to do. I’ve seen the awesome pictures on google of people hiking the beautiful ocean cliff side of Napali Coast and immediately felt eager to do the hike. I started recruiting people right away to see who would be interested in joining me in this…

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Travel for One Year Update, December 31, 2015

Travel for One Year Update. Hi everyone, I just wanted to update you on my current progress towards my one year trip. I plan on leaving roughly late September 2016. In order to succeed in traveling for a year, I will need the following items covered: Have enough Aeroplan points to help save money on…

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Merry Christmas and Last Minute Deals for 2015

Merry Christmas everyone! I hope everyone had fun stuffing their face with food. 2015 is almost over! I will be doing a thorough 2015 recap at the end of the year. Before we get there, I just wanted to remind everyone of the last minute deals for travel hacking use before they end. Last Minute…

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Meetup 6 Complete! – Earn Lots of Points Without CC Signup Bonus

Hi everyone, we just finished Meetup 6: Earn Lots of Points Without CC Signup Bonus. In this meetup, we covered the following: How to be strategic with your spending to maximize points earnings Which AMEX, Mastercard and VISA to select for maximizing points earnings Locations to double or triple your points earnings Purchasing frequent flyer…

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How to Get Aeroplan dSilver Status without Spending Money

Hi everyone, in this post, I will teach you how to get Aeroplan dSilver Status without spending money. First of all, you might ask…what is the benefit of of being an Aeroplan Distinction Silver Status? Here is the list of benefits that you will get as an Aeroplan dSilver: Lets do a quick breakdown of…

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Status Match with Hyatt

Hello fellow Canadians, Hyatt is having a status match promotion right now that they just declared in twitter. Here is the quick basic run down on how you can be eligible to gain status with Hyatt: You must have some status tier with IHG, SPG, Hilton or Marriott. You must have one qualifying stay with…

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Meetup 5 Complete! Cheap Travel without Frequent Flyer Points

Hi everyone, we just completed Meetup 5 of Travel the World for One Year Starting from Scratch: Cheap Travel without Frequent Flyer Points. We covered the following topics: • Budget Airlines • Cheap Flight Websites • Cruise Ships • Mystery Shopper • Other unconventional traveling methods If you missed coming to the event, don’t worry, simply subscribe to my…

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LifeMiles Sale

Hello fellow Canadians. Up until recently, our two main frequent flyer program is Aeroplan and Alaska Airlines. Starting on Black Friday, LifeMiles is having a points sale where if you purchase points, they will give you 140% for free. For example, if you purchase 1,000 points, you will actually get 2,400 points! This is an…

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