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July 10, 2019
Best Luxury Hotels in Santa Monica

Best Hotels in Santa Monica: Fairmont Miramar Review

Driving down Ocean Avenue in Santa Monica gives you all the sunny California Vibes. Palm tree lined streets, trendy restaurants, surfers catching some waves, and the […]
July 3, 2019
A complete guide to dog friendly activities in tampa bay

A Complete Guide to Dog Friendly Tampa Bay

The Tampa Bay area is home to one of the most dog friendly communities in Florida. From some of the best dog friendly beaches in Florida […]
July 3, 2019
Star gazing is one of the many reasons to choose glamping in south dakota at under canvas mt. rushmore over a traditional hotel

Under Canvas the Best Hotel Near Mount Rushmore

If you shudder at the thought of camping, but still enjoy the outdoors, there is finally a more readily available solution that satisfies your desire to […]
July 2, 2019
Airline alliances and airline partnerships are downright confusing. Learn what an airline alliance is and how to maximize your miles by using them!

What is an Airline Alliance and How does it Work?

I had a conversation earlier this week that made me realize just how confusing airline alliances and airline partnerships can be. I thought I could clarify […]
July 2, 2019
The best salt lake city hiking trails

15 Best Salt Lake City Hiking Trails

During our trip to Salt Lake City in April, I was blown away by just how many hiking trails Salt Lake City had to offer! There […]
June 20, 2019
The very best restaurants to eat in Sedona, Arizona

Where Locals Go to Eat in Sedona, Arizona

As promised in my complete guide to Sedona, Arizona this is the foodie’s guide to where to eat in Sedona! I will cover all the meals […]
February 22, 2019
maximize paid time off and take more vacations

How to Maximize Paid Time Off and Take More Vacations

According to Zenefits, the average US employee gets 10 days of paid time off after one year of service with the company. When looking at larger […]
February 14, 2019
20 Travel Instagrams to follow that will inspire you to travel more

20 Instagram Accounts That Will Inspire You to Travel More

If you're anything like me, you spend way too much time scrolling through Instagram, ending up longing for adventure to all of the amazing places that […]
January 16, 2019
I took more than 31,000 photos in 2018, so choosing my favorite photos was hard. These are my 30 favorite photos of 2018 and the stories behind them.

My 30 Favorite Photos of 2018

I took more than 31,000 photos in 2018, so choosing my favorite photos was hard. These are my 30 favorite photos of 2018 and the stories behind them.
January 9, 2019

Accomplishments from 2018 and Travel Goals looking forward to 2019

It's that time of year where we all look back at what we accomplished over the previous year, how well we did at holding ourselves accountable, […]
July 2, 2019
Airline alliances and airline partnerships are downright confusing. Learn what an airline alliance is and how to maximize your miles by using them!

What is an Airline Alliance and How does it Work?

I had a conversation earlier this week that made me realize just how confusing airline alliances and airline partnerships can be. I thought I could clarify […]
March 4, 2017
Travel Credit Cards

2017’s Best Travel Credit Cards

Update: The 100,000 point signup bonus for the Chase Sapphire Reserve is now over, but it is still an AMAZING card! About a year ago I […]
October 24, 2016

Does Airline Loyalty Matter Anymore?

Why Airline Loyalty Matters Some say that the golden age of commercial flight has come and gone. I would argue that that age is still alive […]
October 19, 2016
Overcoming Fear of flying

5 Tips for Overcoming your Fear of Flying

When creating the mission statement for Passports to Life, I thought about what I wanted to accomplish with my site. I came up with the following: […]
September 6, 2016

Video: How to pack a carry-on for extended travel

How to pack a carry-on for extended travel Traveling is stressful enough without having to worry about your checked back getting lost somewhere between home and […]
July 25, 2016

5 Travel Essentials I Don’t Leave the House Without

5 Travel Essentials I never leave behind! You have booked your trip, now comes the hard part…packing. Every traveler has a list of things they can’t […]
July 18, 2016

Using United Mileage Plus Miles for Award Travel

United Mileage Plus Miles I have previously shown you how to get the most value from your American AAdvantage miles and your Delta Skymiles. While I […]
July 8, 2016

5 Considerations when Choosing a Destination

Choosing a destination When I come back from a destination like Dubai or Hong Kong a lot of people ask me how’d you pick (insert city/country […]
April 27, 2016

Redeeming Delta Skymiles for maximal value

Delta SkyMiles and the Skyteam Alliance I previously discussed using AAdvantage miles for award travel. In this post, we will take a look at using Delta […]