Paris-Bangkok-Koh Samui-Hong Kong-Tokyo-Seattle. One Vacation. 13 days. (Part 2 of 2)

The goal of this blog is to show how a regular person with a job can afford to jet set on a grand level. Well, time to prove, as I showed in Part 1. In this post, I will detail exactly the miles, points and dollars required for my next vacation. 1) Lufthansa Business-Class: New…

Paris-Bangkok-Koh Samui-Hong Kong-Tokyo-Seattle. One Vacation. 13 days. (Part 1 of 2)

What’s your dream vacation? No, five days at Tranquility Base doesn’t count – the Moon would be be a scientific expedition. Same with Antarctica. Atlantis isn’t real and while I’m sure drinking Moet in the Gardens of Babylon would be super, those plants have ceased to be anything but topsoil. So, we are stuck with…

I Have 14 Credit Cards And Can’t Wait To Get More!

This post could alternatively be titled: Why (Almost) Everything You Have Been Told You About Credit Cards Was Wrong! So – for full disclosure’s sake – here are all my past and current credit cards. All are active, except the American Express Business Gold card that I canceled.   645,000 points and miles – from sign-up bonuses alone! I know…

Songkran/Pi Mai 2012: EWR-ZRH-BKK

April 2013 – Flying to Thailand and Laos for the New’s Years Festivities (Songkran in Thai and Pi Mai in Lao) Without question, this is the greatest vacation I have ever taken – 10 days of paradise in the air and on the ground. My friend BP had casually mentioned to me that, next month, he was going to…