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
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
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