Looking for an easy way to pack more efficiently? Then look no further than packing cubes. These inexpensive bags help you to not only organize your packing, but allow you to maximize the space of your suitcase or backpack. In this video, we explore how to use packing cubes and […]

Packing Cubes


We recently had one of our worst travel experiences when visiting a timeshare/vacation club resort (Mayan Palace Riviera Maya) near Playa del Carmen. We thought we would share our story, and explain the difference between timeshares and vacation club resorts. Luckily, we were able use Chase Ultimate Rewards points to […]

Timeshares & Vacation Clubs



One of the most common ways to get scammed while traveling is with taxis (or even worse, drivers pretending to be taxis). In this video, we share our experience and discuss 5 tips on avoiding common taxi scams. As a general rule of thumb, NEVER accept a ride from anyone […]

Avoiding Taxi Scams


Applying for a new credit card can be nerve-racking, whether you’re trying to get your first card or attempting to build your points reserve by chasing an opening bonus. In this video, we discuss our top 10 tips and tricks to help you get a credit card approval. From credit […]

Tips & Tricks When Applying for a Credit Card



Do you feel like you attract more mosquitos than others? Then you are not alone! This is constant struggle whenever I travel to tropical locations, and it’s not a coincidence. There are several reasons why you might be attracting more mosquitos. In this video, we explain the scientific reasons why […]

Dealing with Mosquito Bites


Have you ever shopped for sunglasses and wondered whether it’s worth paying extra for polarized lenses? In this video, we show you the benefits of polarized lenses so you can make an informed decision. We also discuss some tips on buying and caring for sunglasses, especially if you decide to […]

Are Polarized Sunglasses Worth the Extra Cost?