Journaling The Journey

Scary Malaria Story & Comparing 2 Healthcare Systems

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Our story is a cautionary tale of how powerful and deadly malaria really is.  All it takes is just one mosquito bite and left untended, what can happen and did happen to us.  In addition, we got an opportunity to evaluate two emergency medical systems.  One in rural Senegal, which is one of the poorest […]

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A Useful Guide to Couple Travel for All 16 Personality Types

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Traveling as a couple can be a great way to bond, explore new places, and make memories that will last a lifetime. But it can also be challenging, especially if you and your partner have different personality types. That’s where the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) comes in. The MBTI is a personality test that helps […]

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2 Free in Airport Hotels – Bahrain and Addis Ababa

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Arriving in an airport for a long layover is never a lot of fun!  However there are some hidden perks when you do,  in 2 places:  One is the Bahrain International Airport and the other is the Addis Ababa Airport! Read on to find out the tips and tricks we use to qualify for these free […]

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10 Travel Tips During Covid-19 to be Safe

Top 10 Travel Tips during COVID 19

We came back to British Columbia in March and hunkered down for 3 months during the major uncertainty of COVID-19.  As things opened up and travel throughout BC and Alberta become possible, we immediately jumped on the opportunity.   We have learned a lot during this time.  Here are our top 10 tips for safer travel […]

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Easy Tips On Getting A Good Credit Score

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A huge part of our travel hacking hobby is collecting reward points through credit card sign up bonuses. We have about 40 credit cards between the two of us. What!? 40 cards! But what about your credit score? It must be terrible? Actually, our scores are very good. In the 800’s. Once you know how […]

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Fake Flight Ticket to Fulfill Onward Travel Check

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Recently we overheard a woman talking about buying a fake flight ticket to satisfy the onward travel check.   Well, we had to start chatting with her to find out what she was talking about!  Fake flight ticket?  What is that? First she shared her travel style with us.  It is to work hard, save money […]

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