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Debunking the Cookie Browser “Hack” for Good

Finally, it looks like people are catching on to what I’ve known for years: clearing your cookie browsers won’t help you get a cheaper ticket. read more »


Trade Housekeeping for Cash? Yes, You Can

Starwood hotels are offering compensation for those a little more tolerable of their own pigsty. read more »


What Fees Are Actually Worth Paying For?

Fees are the reality of flying today and it’s left us with a whole bunch of to-pay-or-not-to-pay questioning. So, which extras are actually worth paying for? read more »


Map Happy Is Looking for a Spring Intern

Sydney can’t stay forever so Map Happy is looking for a part-time intern (~20 hours) for a minimum of two months starting in February 2015. read more »


Now Is the Best Season to Travel for Savings

It’s that time of year again. The holiday travel season is winding down which actually means it’s time to do all the serious traveling. read more »


Get the Good Seat on the Plane Without Paying Up

Just because it looks hopeless doesn’t mean you should give up hope for scoring a seat up front. Even if it looks like you’ve got a snowball’s chance in hell. read more »


How Status Drops Affect Existing Reservations

By now, you know whether you’ve managed to keep airline status for the upcoming year or it’s time to join the normal ranks. By that metric, I’ve failed horribly. read more »


Refund.me Claims Comp for EU Flight Delays

If there’s a silver lining to flight cancellations, delays or denied boarding it’s that getting screwed in the EU or with an EU airline can be profitable. For us. read more »

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The Quick Lowdown to Portugal Travel

Spain unfailingly gets rounded up into all cool and considered about Europe but its Iberian neighbor Portugal is almost always overlooked. read more »


Is There a Legal Drinking Age on Planes?

Since I’m under 21, legal drinking is one of my favorite parts about traveling abroad. But what if you want a drink in international airspace? read more »


What a Hotel Concierge Actually Does

No figure in the hospitality industry mystifies me more than the hotel concierge. read more »


How Yelp Revolutionized the Idea of Spontaneous Travel

Ten years ago, I remember going to New York City for the first time ever. I had zero idea where to start but I remembered that I could check Citysearch. read more »

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The Guide to Carrying on Holiday Foods and Goodies

Thanksgiving and the holidays: It’s peak travel time, peak chow time, and, if you’re like me and wanting to cling for a taste from home, peak traveling with chow time. read more »


How To Bring a Pumpkin Pie on the Plane

Nothing says adulthood like learning to make a pumpkin pie from scratch. I’ve already started baking pumpkin and salty honey pies in prep for a real gutfest. read more »

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The Complete Guide To Hacking In-Flight Wi-Fi

Going to bite the bullet to get online, are you there? This is the complete set of tricks to doing it the right way without getting robbed and coughing up full price. read more »

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