July 22, 2014

Travel Loyalty Programs: Q&A with The Points Guy

frequent flyer

I’m not the best when it comes to collecting and spending rewards points with airlines and hotels, and from what I hear, I’m not alone. According to recent research from The Points Guy, two in three Americans collect rewards points, but only 41% actually understand how frequent flyer programs work. So, I reached out to Brian Kelly (aka The Points […]

Q&A with Shelley Miller of HomeExchangeExpert.com (Part Two)

Paris, France – This flat, located in the Latin Quarter, had 3 bedrooms, 2 baths and a loft with a ladder in the middle of the living room! The kids slept up there.

As promised, here is the second half of my Q&A on the topic of home exchanges with Shelley Miller of HomeExchangeExpert.com. If you missed the first half, click over here to find out the first steps to take when considering a home swap, sites to check out and red flags to keep in mind. Q: Do you have any suggestions […]

Q&A with Shelley Miller of HomeExchangeExpert.com (Part One)

England Home Swap – This glorious mansion was built in 1465! This was our very first home exchange in April 2000.

Over the summer, I was thrilled to meet Shelley Miller of HomeExchangeExpert.com at TBEX, the annual travel bloggers conference. She introduced me to the concept of home exchanges, where you agree to exchange your home with another family. She’s done this more than a dozen times over the last 12 years, seeing Ireland, Turkey, Germany and Italy in the process. […]