We experienced the FIFA World Cup in Dubai and Doha without the booze. Honestly, it was a great time. One of the big controversies of the 2022 FIFA World Cup was the lack of beer and alcohol that would be available for fans. The outcry from Western fans was immense on social media, and Qatar’s … More The Beer Wasn’t Needed
Danny offers his thoughts on a question he’s received since his teenage years I’m Colombian, so let’s get to the point. I have been asked for the longest time whether or not visiting Colombia is safe. They heard from the news that the drug cartels are doing things, that people are being kidnapped, that you … More Is it Safe to Visit?
Discovering the earliest struggles for freedom in Colombia Why is Palenque Important? – Palenque is the first Free Black Town of the Americas, a designation earned by the first Palenqueros led by Benkos Bioho. They escaped from Cartagena in 1599, founded Palenque, and declared themselves free from slavery. For more information, please visit Colombia’s Official … More Palenque – The First Free Black Town of the Americas
A Solid Hotel Choice Right Outside the Old City Summary: The Ermita Cartagena is the only Marriott property in the city of Cartagena. Located right outside the walls of the Old City, the hotel is only 15 minutes away from the airport via taxi and a short 5-minute taxi ride into the heart of the … More The First & Only Marriott in Cartagena: A Review of the Ermita Cartagena, Tribute Portfolio
Pictures from our November 2021 trip to Luxor. We have blog posts on our Egypt travel to check out!
A selection of photos from our final stop of our Nov-Dec 2021 trip in Brussels before heading back home.
Don’t think you can’t travel-hack your nonprofit work travel! I (Danny) have been working in the nonprofit sector in the United States for over 10 years. During that time, I’ve had various experiences with traveling for work. Some experiences were great, as I was able to explore different parts of the United States that I … More Travel-Hacking while Working in a Nonprofit Organization
A quick summary of our 4-day trip to Mexico City! For Laurie and I, it was our first time visiting Mexico City. The visit meant different things to each of us. For Laurie, it was a cultural homecoming, one rooted in wanting to rediscover her roots that she didn’t get to complete in her youth. … More Things to Do, Places to Eat in Mexico City
We saved $1000! ✈️ Flight from IAD to MEX on @united with @aircanada miles from American Express and Capital One. We transferred a total of 50,000 Amex and Capital One miles to our AirCanada loyalty account to book our original seats. We then decided to use additional Capital One miles to “purchase erase” our seat upgrades, which came in … More How to Travel to Mexico City on Points and Miles
We are witnessing many IG travel-content creators promoting a credit card without providing transparency on its potential drawbacks. We have been aware of the BILT Credit Card for over a year now, having been invited to a special Clubhouse Room to ask questions about the credit card last spring. We shared our concerns about how … More Why the BILT Card Might Not be Built For You