March 18, 2018

Dave and I just returned from four glorious days at the Hyatt Andaz Costa Rica. The resort is located on the Papagayo Peninsula and is about a 40 minute drive from the Liberia (LIR) airport.

We used Southwest points for me and the Companion Pass for David. I kept an eye...

June 17, 2017

I have planned an outstanding trip to Russia and the Baltic capitols using points and miles.

December 16, 2016

Wow, it's been a long time since I've written a blog post! The fall semester has been crazy. Even with all the madness of a two-teacher household I've been busy chasing miles and points and have managed to accumulate almost 500K since August. I acquired two new credit...

June 9, 2016

An idiot, I mean. And I am in full-on "idiot mode" this week. I've managed to duplicate a hotel reservation in Madrid and almost botched a 40,000 point bonus from Citi because my head is just not in the game right now. I blame Summer Break. The laziness of No Alarm Sea...

May 30, 2016've got that AwardWallet membership all fired up and you're ready to start accumulating miles, right?




For those of you still with me, I'll summarize how David and I accumulated enough airline miles to enjoy comfortable seats to and from Europe...

May 6, 2016

As usual, I'm late to the party, but when I go, I go big. I discovered travel hacking in late 2014. Since then, LOTS has changed in The Hobby, as some people insist on calling it. There is a big debate among points/miles collectors about sharing information in a public...

May 5, 2016

It's been raining a LOT in Dallas this spring. It's significant that I would drive to a mall 45 minutes away in a driving rainstorm...but that's for another time. I do a lot of crazy things in order to accumulate enough points and miles to travel for "freeish" to place...

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We're Dave and Robin, and we love to travel for "freeish". We started this blog to share our travel stories as well as a few travel hacking tips. Robin is the miles/points guru and Dave manages the family finances. We are both public-school teachers and LOVE our jobs almost as much as we love travel!

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