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Review: Glamping In Wadi Rum

Now you'd think, given that we were just up the hill in Little Petra, that Petra itself would be our next stop. Instead, we stopped for lunch in Wadi Musa (and worked for a few hours, I couldn't help it!), before continuing south to Wadi Rum. We arrived…

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I Was Walked From My Airbnb!

Airlines often oversell space on flights, then ask for volunteers to be "bumped" from the flight. Hotels will sometimes overbook as well, and use the industry term "walked" to describe the process of accommodating a guest at another nearby property.…

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Our Amazing Thailand Airbnb

Yay! We're finally to the fun part of the trip! As best as I can tell, there is not a single chain or points-friendly hotel in all of Kanchanaburi Province, though there is a spate of local accommodations, hostels, and guest houses. Home-stays seem to…

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My First Experience With Airbnb

In the last installment, Tiffany explained why we decided to stay at an airbnb in London. Since we would have needed three hotel rooms, it was significantly cheaper to get an airbnb than to stay at a hotel. And I was excited at the prospect of finally…

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When Using Points Doesn’t Make Sense

Without question, I receive tremendous value when redeeming miles and points, and particularly on the hotel front. Combined with elite status perks, hotel awards have not only allowed for some great stays at properties that would otherwise have been…

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