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WorldMate Organizes Trips for Best Mobile App, Price

There’s no more telling sign that you travel too much when you show up at the airport on the wrong day. Scratch that. How about when you book the same flight twice without realizing it? read more »

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Is the PackTowel Ultralite the Best Travel Towel Ever?

Douglas Adams said it best when he mentioned that a towel is the most massively useful tool any interstellar hitchhiker could have in his arsenal. Which makes me secretly wonder if he had a PackTowel stashed away in his bag. read more »

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Hitting the Road With T-Mobile’s Free Data Roaming

When T-Mobile announced international data roaming would be free last year, I was ecstatic. Obviously, there was no better way to celebrate than by taking it for a spin throughout three countries and two continents. read more »


Breaking Down Priority Pass Membership Pricing

Perhaps I’m regretting the fact that I didn’t try to requalify for Star Alliance Gold last year, but I really do miss my lounge benefits. read more »


Google Adds Foreign Currencies Together Easily

Googling can truly be an art form it itself sometimes. Technology, so great. read more »



Reader Q: What’s the Best Way To Get Foreign Cash?

There are so many options to get foreign cash that it can be confusing. Chris wants to know the best and cheapest way to exchange U.S. dollars. read more »

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Is WhatsApp Completely Useless in the States?

If Facebook hadn’t bought WhatsApp for a whopping $19 billion, most Americans would never have known what it was. Now it’s that company I wouldn’t have minded owning with one hundred thousand other people. read more »


Saying It Right: The Number “Thousand”

Knowing the the place value of a number is good. read more »


Credit Cards: Is the Chase Sapphire Preferred the Best?

If you follow any travel blog, you probably know that the Chase Sapphire Preferred gets peddled around the most like a cheap whore. read more »


The Essential Numbers You Need To Know

Not all numbers are created equal. The truth is you’ll need to know some more than others. read more »


Simplify Trip Planning with Google Calendar

Google Calendar is one of those things, that if used correctly, can be an amazing tool for visualizing and keeping track of trips. read more »

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The Pros and Cons of Playing the Credit Card Game

I’ve been playing the travel game for a long time now, but for those who decide to do it by taking advantage of credit card sign-up bonuses, do so at your own risk. read more »


Saying It Right: The Number “Hundred”

I think the image of a Benjamin Franklin is pretty universal, but I’m trying hard not to be cliché. read more »

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Braving the Cold with Muji’s Touchscreen Gloves

Ok, so gloves aren’t really travel gear in the strictest sense, but when you want to be texting in freezing weather, what is a girl to do? read more »

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