Edward Pizzarello

About the Author

My goal in life is to fill my family’s passports with stamps, creating buckets of memories along the way. You’ll find me writing about realistic ways for normal people to travel the world, whether you’re on a budget or enjoy luxury. I also enjoy taking us on the occasional detour to explore the inner workings of the travel industry.

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A Ride To Remember On Father’s Day

This might seem a little cheesy, but I really appreciated the video Uber just sent out for Father’s Day.  Uber’s been in the news for quite a few unpleasant things recently.  Whether this video is an effort to show a softer side of the company, I just appreciated the story. It’s about a father/grandfather who is having trouble getting around due to his age.  His son and grandson get him a special Uber, the first car he picked up his wife of over 60 years in.  It’s worth a quick […]

Cheap Flights To Europe, An Airport Distillery And 20% Off Gift Cards On Amazon

The Best of the Rest is my effort to summarize all the travel/miles & points stories that interested me on a daily basis but didn’t have time to write about in length. Culled from over 100 blogs/authors I follow, some are passed along without comment, while I add my analysis to others. This is your shortcut to find out what’s going on in the travel world without having to read dozens of travel blogs to get all the best info.

A (Somewhat Pricey) Shortcut To IHG Hotels Elite Status

It seems there are less loopholes available today than when I first got into this hobby 15 years ago. I hear from so many folks who value miles, points and elite status differently. While I might not be the biggest fan of IHG, I wanted to cover this potential shortcut in a short post in case it helps any of my readers.