Archive for July 2012

The truth about airline "mileage experts"

Like most travel hucksters, everyone wants to sell you “exclusive” material to help you travel more cheaply. All of them revolve around one simple fact: the earning and burning of miles earned through credit card bonuses. That’s it. That’s their secret. If you don’t mind taking a hit to your credit history and opening up... Read more »

Travel Photography tutorial from Canon

One of the things about travel photography that really grinds my gears is the Instagramification of photography. By all means, let’s take your nice photos and crap them up and make them “artistic.” Please, for the love of all that is holy, resolve to never use them again. Now, since we all want to take... Read more »

Why you should never EVER listen to a "digital nomad"

Really. I mean, really? Does anyone else believe this nonsense? What I’ve learned from con artists like Tim Ferriss and Chris Guillebeau is that work isn’t work if you call it something else. Want to retire today? Simple: just call what you do for a living “fun” and thus, you’re not working. Perhaps you’re only working…... Read more »