Award Travel 101: In which Mr. Goodtrips explains the history of award travel programs, and initiates you into the ways of the frequent flyer.

Award Travel 101: In which Mr. Goodtrips explains the history of award travel programs, and initiates you into the ways of the frequent flyer.

Actually, there is really no such thing as a “frequent flyer”, at least not in the way the term was originally meant.  Airline loyalty programs are nearly universal, and were designed to reward the most frequent and loyal customers. (The only airline we are aware of that lacks a loyalty program is North Korea’s national carrier, Air Koryo, also widely regarded as the worst airline in the world.)  Anyway, the frequent flyer system of yore was pretty simple- the more…

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It’s Time for Fantasy with Dragan: In which we make an argument for international travel with children.

It’s Time for Fantasy with Dragan: In which we make an argument for international travel with children.

I don’t want to tell you what to do.  I hate reading those posts: “Top Ten Things Every Person Must Do in Order to Retain their Essential Humanity,” or whatever.  I do have my own strongly held beliefs, and while I don’t pretend that everyone will agree, I do respectfully submit, for your consideration, the following arguments for traveling outside the U.S. with your children.  (Note: this post is particularly directed at those of us in the United States for…

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