The 40th World Heritage Committee met in Istanbul a couple of weeks ago to vote on new sites to receive UNESCO World Heritage designations. The voting didn’t go as smoothly as normal with a lot of other events going on in Istanbul, Read full post »
1. Italy With the exception of the mountains, Italy gets absolutely baking hot in August. So much so that most locals take August as their vacation month and leave the heat of Italy behind. If you visit Italy in the summer, expect Read full post »
Did you know that it is possible to hold two US Passports at the same time? This isn’t something that just everyone can do, but for specific reasons, it is possible to have a second passport. Generally, if you don’t travel internationally Read full post »
My younger brothers and I are headed to Abu Dhabi and Tokyo later this month, and while we have a few activities planned (Ferrari World, Grand Mosque, Tokyo Disney, and lots of sushi), we have plenty of additional time where we can Read full post »
If you’re a fan of Hilton, this last month has been amazing—with increased credit card signup bonuses that are available across both Citibank and American Express. These two companies have two different Hilton co-branded credit card products—one with a fee and one Read full post »
[Check out the first edition of “Far Flung Places:” How to Get to Nunavut Using Miles.] These far-flung places aren’t your typical vacation destinations, but when you have miles to get you there, why not visit places that are typically more expensive to Read full post »
There are places I would not rush to visit right now — destinations such as Baghdad, Iraq, Karachi, Pakistan or anywhere in Syria are not on my bucket list. War-torn countries and known violence hot pockets are easily identified and it should Read full post »
Here at FrugalTravelGuy, we are always thinking of ways to help our readers make sure they have as much information as possible at their disposal to be able to redeem their points and miles for the award booking of their dreams. Pursuant Read full post »
I have a feeling that there aren’t too many readers out there that choose to redeem their points and miles for a trip like the one I’m going to describe below. If you are, I’d love your input on where we should Read full post »
I learned a lot during my recent trip to Petra, and here are some tips I gathered that will help you plan your own bucket-list trip to this incredible historic site in Jordan. The Brilliance of the Jordan Pass Purchasing a Jordan Pass Read full post »
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