All tagged Travel

Flying Trans-Atlantic for Cheap on Norwegian's 787

When I went to London this winter, I chose to fly the first leg in business class (booked with miles) and jumped on a super-cheap economy flight back with Norwegian Air Shuttle (you can read about how I booked the flights here). I’ve flown on RyanAir, EasyJet, WizzAir, etc. before, but this was my first time on one of the trans-Atlantic low-cost carriers (LCCs) and I was interested in seeing how it compared to a mainstream airline.

Welcome New Readers!

My goal with this blog isn't to push credit cards application links, or sell an aspirational lifestyle that no one really lives, or to fly under the radar violating banks' terms and conditions for extra points. What I want to do is show my readers that the points and miles game is accessible even to casual players, even if you don't fly weekly or plan to open 15 credit cards in a year. . .

My Travel Regret

A year after finishing college, I decided to go to graduate school across the Atlantic. I’d wanted to spend some time living in the U.K. since I was eight years old on my first international trip, and I didn’t get to study abroad during college, so graduate school seemed like a perfect chance. . .

How to Use Your Chase Points

When Chase launched their Sapphire Reserve credit card last year, a tremendous number of people applied, tempted by the 100,000 point bonus offer, plus hype in the blogosphere and news media. I’ve spoken with a few friends about Chase points and figure that it might be helpful to write a post. . .