How we booked Japan for $388 [$13,600 Value] and you can, too!

Ryan and I just returned from an unforgettable week in Japan!  We visited temples, spotted a Geisha heading to work, walked through the bamboo forest, ate our weight in sushi, hung out with monkeys, drank some good sake, hung out with some friendly deer, ate Kobe beef, and drove through the streets of Tokyo dressed … Continue reading How we booked Japan for $388 [$13,600 Value] and you can, too!

How To Book Hyatt Award Stays With Chase Ultimate Rewards

World of Hyatt is a great hotel loyalty program.  In fact, it might be my new favorite program post-SPG/Marriott merger.  While the portfolio is not as extensive as SPG/Marriott, Hyatt has some great redemption opportunities. You do not have to collect World of Hyatt points to book free stays! Actually, you do not even need … Continue reading How To Book Hyatt Award Stays With Chase Ultimate Rewards

Take it from a beginner: you can book Costa Rica for ~$80 per person!

Ryan and I have been lucky enough to book some amazing trips in the past 5 years thanks to miles and points.  But many people including our family and friends have been skeptical of how we're able to book our trips.  I can't really blame them because it really does seem too good to be … Continue reading Take it from a beginner: you can book Costa Rica for ~$80 per person!