Posts made in 2017


Updated on: 01/9/19No matter where you look, the hot topic of the day is Bitcoin. Record Bitcoin values, Bitcoin billionaires, how to invest in Bitcoin, Bitcoin, Bitcoin, Bitcoin. Everyone and their grandmother is talking about Bitcoin right now, and you'd think we cured cancer with the amount of buzz that cryptocurrencies are generating. But as I fancy myself more of a traditionalist when it comes to investing, I have adopted the...

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Updated on: 01/9/19Those who know us personally know that we absolutely love to travel hack. Where other bloggers may source the bulk of their travels through comps, partnerships, and other discounts, we pay for most all of it ourselves and owe a lot of it to the insane amount of airline, hotel, and non-branded credit card points we rack up in any given year. But we'll let you in on a little secret: our version of travel hacking does...

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Updated on: 05/30/18Italy is famous for its historical sites and culture. But one thing they would tell you about Italy is how rampant racism is, especially towards Asians. During my travels in the country, I experienced a lot of it. It All Began on the Train Ride In It all started when I switched from a Swiss train to an Italian train when I crossed the border to Italy. Upon switching trains, I encountered a woman who was giving me a...

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Updated on: 04/12/19In our ever-present quest to improve our travel blog, we have done a lot of back-end work you may not notice on the surface. One of those is optimizing our WordPress plugins, as these tools are what take sites like ours from a normal blog and transforms them into something special (not to mention helping get a ton of awesome blog traffic too). A problem we've noticed when it comes to viewing websites is that you...

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Updated on: 01/7/19We knew we wanted to go rug shopping in Morocco before we got there, and did a fair bit of research online as to what to expect prior to arriving (including which of the many beautiful styles we would be interested in purchasing). One thing that jumped out at us as we got started was the number of comments that shopping at Local Berbere Artisanal in Chefchaouen was much more laid back, offered better prices, and...

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