One of the things that I have learned in writing this blog is that there are a lot of fellow points and miles enthusiasts right in my back yard! That makes the Twin Cities a center of music, arts, biking, med-tech and frequent flyer miles. A few readers in the Twin Cities area have reached out to ask me if there were any meet up groups or gatherings to talk about our hobby, … [Read more...] about Twin Cities Points and Miles Enthusiasts Meetup – April 3, 2014
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Since I started travel blogging, “When is the best time to book a flight?" is probably the most common question asked of me by friends and family who are casual travelers (the second is "what is the best travel credit card if I could only choose one?"). … [Read more...] about When is the Best Time to Book a Flight?
“Sail From Here and the Next Land You’ll See is the Canary Islands" - Captain of the Nemo Yacht … [Read more...] about Incredible Beaches on the North Side of Anegada [Photo of the Week]
Thanks to a reminder from Rene at Deltapoints, this morning I decided to walk through the process of redeeming my Delta choice benefit for reaching Platinum Medallion in the 2013 calendar year. There are some exciting choice benefits available to Delta Platinum and Diamond Medallion members this year, so I wanted to wait until after March 1, 2014 to redeem my choice benefit to … [Read more...] about Selecting My 2014 Delta Platinum Medallion Choice Benefit
Last week a friend posted an article to my Facebook timeline that details how Amtrak gave a writer a free ride from New York to Chicago to New York to work on her writing. This "writers residency” was designed to be a way to block out the noise of life and focus purely on writing. It sounds like the ride was a tremendous success and may set the table for other writers to get … [Read more...] about Seeking Inspiration from the Countryside? Maybe a Free Ride on Amtrak Will Help!
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?