January 1, 2020

Thailand was not on my radar. When I started this whole "travel hacking" thing 5 years ago I was amazed at how many folks seemed to be obsessed with all things Asia. SO much talk about finding the next great redemption to Hong Kong, Tokyo, or Bangkok...I only half-list...

December 19, 2018

On Monday we're FINALLY headed to Rome! We had planned to spend Winter Break LAST year in Italy but my father was seriously ill and the timing just wasn't good...so I cancelled that trip. December 20, 2018 is our 10th wedding anniversary and it's finally a great time t...

May 7, 2018

If I'm lucky enough to celebrate 80 years on this planet I hope somebody throws me a party - hint, hint. Over the weekend, David and I drove down to Austin to celebrate his mother's 80th birthday with friends and family. I booked us into the Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Re...

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...

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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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