BFBs Weekend Well, it’s that time of year again when Mr. J abandons me for his annual guys weekend. … [Read more...] about Abandoned Again – Recipes for the Best Friends Brigade
On our first full day in Vegas, we decided to take a short trip out of town to Hoover Dam. … [Read more...] about Review: Hoover Dam
Have you ever thought to yourself that it would be great to, uh, not hold your luggage while you walk through the airport? Well this guys has! For the sole purpose of being able to hold his coffee, talk on the phone, and roll your luggage at the same time it seems. And that's why he'd developed his very own hands free luggage holder. Actually, My Hitch's inventor, … [Read more...] about Hands Free Luggage Holder?
I got cocky. On January 5, 2016, Mrs. Jeffsetter and I had a crappy day of travel from Costa Rica to Peru. We left at 9 AM and arrived at our destination at about 6 AM the next day. Flights in the middle of the night, and long layovers in lounges. My drone got impounded and I left my camera on the airplane and nearly lost it. That day sucked. I told Mrs. Jeffsetter to … [Read more...] about My (Second) Worst Travel Day of the Year
Jeff is at it again, forcing me to blog. My life is sooo hard. Today I introduce Flashback Friday, which offers my perspective on a previous trip taken by the Jeffsetters. Why? Well, I enjoy nostalgia. I also like giving my point of view (which may or may not be reality). Plus, coming up with post ideas is hard. DISCLAIMER: Most pictures on this post were taken by me … [Read more...] about 5 Observations From Our Trip to the Cook Islands
I’m asking for a friend of course... Longtime readers of Jeffsetter know that I am a Platinum Medallion with Delta and based out of Minneapolis. You also probably know that with every change Delta brings to the table a piece of me dies. This change has me wanting to move away from my home state just to get out of the chokehold I find Delta has me in. The most recent … [Read more...] about Is it Rational to Move Across Country to Avoid Delta?
This morning I was setting up a new online account with a credit card provider and I had the biggest sense of deja vu. It occurred to me that I have done this many times before as I used my 10-key to pound in my bank routing number in about 0.002 seconds. Many of you are in the same boat - you are proudly obsessed with earning points and miles! While obsession can become a … [Read more...] about 14 Signs You’re Obsessed With Earning Points and Miles
Sydney, Australia is a special place for me, because that is where I asked Mrs. Jeffsetter to marry me in 2011. In looking for photos to use in today's Photo Friday, I thought it would be fun to feature one of the photos we took in Sydney and Cairns during that 2011 trip. … [Read more...] about [Friday Photo] Ominous Clouds Over the Sydney Opera House
Having followed travel bloggers for a few years now, I know that they are generally the first people to post when something bad happens to them (i.e. they try to redeem a deal and it doesn't work, bad service, etc.), yet they will profusely give compliments when they receive great service. They will usually "call out" an airline when a great deal or mistake fare is canceled, … [Read more...] about A Mistake So Good I’m Afraid to Post About It