Raise.com is a wonderful place to purchase gift cards. Top Cashback(my referral link) is currently offering 15% cashback to all Hotels.com orders making this a wonderful opportunity to purchase discounted gift cards for upcoming travel. I would refrain from speculatively purchasing gift cards, but this can be a great deal for some. Remember, bookings made … Continue reading Hotels.com Stacking Deal -Raise.com [ 15% Cash back Via Topcashback 2/26/2020
Why I'm Shifting from United and airline elite status in 2020. United First Class Cabin SFO-HNL Based out of San Francisco, the majority of my travel over the past 10 plus years have been on United Airlines. With their recent change last year, attaining elite status just got tougher. While I was never crazy about … Continue reading Shifting Airline Loyalty
For a quick long weekend getaway, I booked a two night stay at the Juniper Hotel, A Curio Collection by Hilton. This property is located in downtown Cupertino nearby an Apple Office. Over the past couple years, most of my hotel stays have been with either Hilton or Hyatt. I stay at Hilton because of … Continue reading A Job Well Done A Review of the Juniper Hotel King Suite by Hilton
Jen has always raved about Din Tai Fung, a Taiwanese franchise that specializes in delicious dumplings, soup dumplings, and wontons. The chain has spots all over the world and over the West Coast including several in the Bay Area. After much talk, Jen and I decided to try out the Din Tai Fung in San … Continue reading Din Tai Fung San Jose: Upscale Chinese Dumplings
Over the weekend, my younger brother was returning to college located in Milwaukee. Flying out of SFO, we seldom experience weather delays, and weather related cancellations are a rarity. Well, last weekend, freezing temperatures and an ice storm led to Southwest cancelling my brother's flight. As a result, my family and I scrambled to re-book … Continue reading Trip Insurance: When Does it Matter?
For Martin Luther King Weekend, Jen and I took a quick three day trip to Southern California to go on a Disneyland Adventure. Growing up in San Francisco, my parents would take my brother and I on semi-annual trips to Southern California that included visits to Disneyland. For Christmas in 2018, Jen and I made … Continue reading RECAP: Southern California & A Disneyland Getaway