Travel is a Privilege

Not everyone is able to travel. No tip, mindset change, or advice can help many who dream of travel achieve it. Those of us who travel are a privileged few.
My last post, I enjoyed that science has confirmed it's okay to spend all your money on travel.  I've been lucky enough to travel much of my adult life and I'm privileged to do so; however, I worked hard to get here. (more…)

By Jason, ago

Bridge Pedal 2015: 3rd Friendiversary

Chris Devon Michael Rubbo Teri JasonLast Sunday, I enjoyed my fourth time biking over all the bridges that cover the Willamette River in Portland in a bicycle ride called the Bridge Pedal.  I love bringing new people on this ride and sharing it with old ones.  Rubbo and myself met on this ride through our friend Paige in 2012 making this mine and Rubbo's fourth ride together and our three year friendiversary! Thanks to Chris, Devon, Michael, Teri, Ilona, and Corey for doing this ride with us!  You are awesome.  36 miles, 11 bridges, and one sore ass later, we did it! (more…)

By Jason, ago

My Favorite Tools: TripIt

TripIt CoverThis is my second of a few posts I’ll be doing that highlights some tools I use for “travel hacking.” The first is here. The third is here. Ah, TripIt, what can I say, we've been together for quite some time and you're still making me happy. TripIt is the tool I use to track everywhere I go and everywhere I stay.  Since 2008, I've been able to store all my itineraries for flights, hotels, rentals, and more.  It's so simple and easy to manage. (more…)

By Jason, ago