Mongolia Part 1: Among Nomads

After 17 years of living in Asia, we decided to go to Mongolia. Mongolia, we heard, was hard on small children and wanted to put off the long, overland travel times until Ava had turned 7 or 8. Some friends of ours did self travel with real little ones (ages 3 to 7), and they…

3 Expert Tips for Booking a Cheap Airline Ticket

Booking Sites Google Flights: Start with google flights to see when the cheapest days are. Google flights will highlight fares and how they change throughout the month. Google flights highlights prices on different days. Skyscanner: After we have dates, we will compare Google Flights with 'Skyscanner'. Skyscanner compares fares across a number of websites and…

Portland: Quite Possibly the Best Priority Pass Destination!

"That card is awesome." Our waitress told us while sitting down to eat at 'Capers Cafe Le Bar' at Portland international airport, PDX. "I'll do my best to help you get your money's worth." Utilizing credit cards for their rewards has been a big part of our travel over the last few years and saved…

Untangling Branding and Social Media

I read once that 50,000 new blogs are started every day. Most languish on the vine after a few months. People get an idea that the world is just aching to hang on their every word, only to learn later that they are a speck in an infinitesimal sea of people just wanting to be…