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Uber vs. Lyft

As a consumer, ride sharing services like Uber and Lyft have much improved my travel experience. But lately, Uber has gotten so unreliable that I stopped using the service and instead started using Lyft. In this article, I compare Uber vs. Lyft based on the experience I made over the past couple of months. I…(Read More)

If you sit on an airplane for 8+ hours, it’s important to wear comfortable clothes. In this article, I’ll tell you what clothes I recommend to wear on long-haul flights. I wrote this article from a male perspective, as that’s what my personal experience is limited to. But I shall share…(Read More)

Pre-travel checklist

Preparing for a trip is often stressful, especially when you are traveling with kids. But you can make this process much smoother by using a pre-travel checklist. Last year, I went on a business trip to Wolfsburg, Germany and when I arrived and opened unpacked my suitcase, I realized that I had forgotten my…(Read More)

Paleo breakfast

Staying true to your dietary choices while traveling can be difficult. In this post I’ll share a Paleo breakfast alternative that can safe your day in a pinch. I usually keep breakfast simple: 4–5 eggs sunny-side up with a side of bacon, avocado or other fruit, depending on availability. At home, I…(Read More)

Kraków, Poland

I recently started working for Xiting, an incredibly talented group of SAP security professionals. My second business trip offered me the opportunity to visit the historic city of Kraków, situated in the region of Lesser Poland. I had never been to Poland and wasn’t sure what to expect. Needless to say, I was…(Read More)

Washington D.C.

Our first family trip to the nation’s capital was in February of 2015, when the city was hit by a massive snow storm. The weather at the time made it difficult to fully enjoy what Washington D.C. had to offer, so we decided to come back this year in summer. Lucas wasn’t…(Read More)

Traveling with kids

Traveling with an infant or a toddler is challenging. Traveling with both an infant and a toddler can push even experienced travelers to their limit. In this post I’ll share our experience from a recent trip to Costa Rica. As in many other areas of life, preparation is everything when it comes to traveling…(Read More)

As a frequent traveller and Diamond Medallion, maintaining a healthy diet is challenging. That’s why I usually try to avoid airline food when possible. On a recent Delta Airlines flight from Atlanta (ATL) to Minneapolis/St. Paul (MSP) I got reminded just how incompatible a healthy diet and airline food really are. Airline Food…(Read More)

In this post I’ll show you what credit card combo you can find in my wallet and how it helps me getting the most out of every purchase. A Word of Caution A credit card can be your friend but for many it is their worst enemy. I pay as much as I can…(Read More)

In this post I’ll talk about my experience with Celebrity Cruises, their cancellation policy and customer service. The latter is what persuaded me, not to book a cruise with them again. At the beginning of this year, Kathy and I knew we wanted to have another baby. We also knew that traveling would become…(Read More)

Beats vs Bose

In this post, I’m comparing Beats vs Bose to pick a wireless successor to my Bose QuietComfort 15. Update: You may also be interested in my review of the Bose QuietComfort 35, which I got after writing this article. Bose QuietComfort 15 For the past few years, you could find Bose QuietComfort 15 Acoustic…(Read More)

In this post I’ll tell you what gadgets you can find in my travel bag that make my life on the road easier. I travel a lot and being on the road is not always fun. Especially not if you don’t have the right gadgets. So I decided to write a post about…(Read More)

In this post I’ll explain the various ways of scoring a Business Class upgrade on Delta Airlines and its partners. Before getting into the details, I’ll give you some general information about Delta’s frequent flyer program called SkyMiles, which is a prerequisite for most types of upgrades. You can skip that part…(Read More)

Who doesn’t love those full body scanners at US airports? Well, I don’t! I always opt out of having to go through full body scanners. Not only because I can, going through them is  voluntary after all, but mostly because I believe there is no safe dose of radiation. It adds up over…(Read More)