We didn’t get to see Santa, but the food was delicioso! After spending a week in the Emirates, we decided to make our return home. But first, we wanted to stop by one of the famous Christmas markets in Europe. Since we were flying out of Dubai, we wanted to fly on the Emirates A380 … More How to Travel to the Christmas Markets in Belgium
Hay muchas cosas que hacer en DC, but here are some of our favorite activities! Visit the Smithsonian Museums – That’s right, the Smithsonian is not one museum but 19 of them + the National Zoo. We haven’t even visited all of them, but our favorites are the Museum of National History and the Air … More Things to Do in DC for First-Timers
A quick recap on how we used points and miles to reach the Land of the Pharaohs. Bueno, we will start off by saying that there are more direct ways to get to Egypt than the route we took. You can fly EgyptAir direct from 4 cities (IAD – ORD – JFK – YYZ) using … More How to Travel to Egypt on Points and Miles
After earning Alaska MVP Gold status last year, this is how we aim to keep status! We did the hard part last year – we flew a bunch of flights with Alaska, American, and Emirates to earn the minimum 40,000 miles to be the first Latin@ couple (maybe?) to earn Alaska MVP Gold status. Why … More How to Use and Keep your Alaska MVP Gold Status
A quick chart to help you decide whether to use points (hack your stay) or use dinero (via your credit card) to pay for your stay. Marriot Points Value Breakdown Marriott Points USD Value 10,000 $70 20,000 $140 30,000 $210 40,000 $280 50,000 $350 60,000 $420 70,000 $490 80,000 $560 90,000 $630 100,000 $700 How … More How Much are Hilton and Marriott Points Worth?
How we travel-hacked our $20,000 honeymoon, only paying a fraction of the cost out-of-pocket. Travel-hacking our honeymoon began in the early stages of our wedding planning. We knew that we wanted to go to Bali, but didn’t want to break the bank doing so nor fly in economy the entire way. We quickly found our … More Saving Money Planning your Honeymoon
Sharing our Instagram posts on the best travel-hacks you can use to travel to LatinoAmerica. The following Instagram posts were created with research provided by Upgraded Points (here’s their website). We thank them for their support in highlighting travel-hacking tips to LatinoAmerica. Vamos viajando. The world needs to see us!
An example of how we used multiple travel-hacks to save on our travels! The following post will serve as an in-depth look on how we travel-hacked our way to Panama, a country we didn’t plan to visit pero bueno salio la oportunidad! Our first leg from DCA to FLL we used the remaining JetBlue flight … More How to Fly to Panama and Save Money!
Nuestra experiencia booking and traveling with Egypt United Tours through Cairo and Luxor. Planning for our trip to Egypt took several meses of research. We knew we wanted to hire a private tour guide because we wanted a personalized tour. We wanted to learn about Ancient Egypt from local tour guides themselves. Traveling as a … More Tips to Book an Egyptian Tour Company
Dubai, Florence, and Cairo were our favorite cities in 2021 – and they should be yours next year. Let’s begin by saying that Laurie and I were EXTREMELY privileged to have traveled to multiple countries in 2021. The COVID pandemic was (unfortunately) still with us, and the constant changes to travel rules and restrictions made … More Top Three Places to Travel in 2022