How to use a Travel Credit Card to Travel for Less

May 15, 2018 1 Comment »

Travel for less with travel hacking

In an effort to bring you some new voices on Ottsworld, here is a guest post from an Ottsworld reader and Youtuber Tim Rutherford. Amy and Tim Rutherford retired in their 40s by trimming $6,500 from their monthly spending. They are passionate about teaching others the strategies that helped them say goodbye to their careers […]

How to Start Travel Hacking

May 10, 2018 No Comments »

how to start travel hacking

I just wrote about how I decided to get a travel focused credit card to take advantage of some of the travel perks they offer. However, another reason to get a travel focused credit card is because you want to get start travel hacking! Travel hacking is the process of earning travel reward points at […]

Why I Got a Travel Focused Credit Card

May 8, 2018 No Comments »

travel focused credit card

“I bet you have SOOO many airline miles,” is probably the most frequent thing I hear from random people who hear what I do for a living. I always feel a little bad bursting their bubble and admitting I really don’t have that many airline miles, and that I have never flown first/business class. I’m […]

Travel That Changes You

April 26, 2018 5 Comments »

travel that transforms you

SPONSORED – “I wasn’t happy. I knew I had to change my environment so I left to travel in 1984. It was total freedom. It’s the best feeling ever when you don’t know what’s around the corner.” It was this quote by Linda Nijlunsing that hooked me into listening to The Journey Podcast. It hooked […]

How to Use Airbnb Hosting to Jump Start Your Travels

April 10, 2018 3 Comments »

airbnb hosting

This post was written in partnership with Airbnb. Ask anyone in any country if they travel enough and the answer will likely be no. It’s one of those things that just when you think you’ve satiated all of your travel desires, there are still more places to go! Every person I meet always wants to […]

Northern Lights Photography Tips for Alaska

March 27, 2018 8 Comments »

northern lights photography tips

Northern lights photography is not like other night photography; it has challenges that go way beyond normal night photography challenges – namely…the cold! You only get northern lights in the winter when you have those gorgeous dark skies, so that means you are going to be waiting out in the cold for the perfect shot […]

You’ve Got Mail and it’s a Postcard From Me!

February 20, 2018 5 Comments »

send a postcard

I partnered with MyPostcard App to bring you this post.  I started traveling full time in 2006, the word blog wasn’t in our vocabulary and the smart phone had yet to be invented! I carried my Lonely Planet, I had a flip phone with a world sim card, I went to internet cafes, and I […]

My Best Gear For Travel

November 28, 2017 1 Comment »

best gear for travel

If you read my blog then you probably like to travel and likely have a trip or two planned for 2018! Remember how Underdog comes in to save the day? Well that’s what this post is all about. As you plan for your upcoming travels in 2018 this post will give you some great ideas […]

What Are Instagram Stories And How Do You View Them?

July 13, 2017 3 Comments »

how to view instagram stories

Everyone has a story…and my job is finding them and sharing them. My goal is to inspire more people to get out and be curious about the world and find their own stories and epic adventures. Luckily the process of sharing a story just got easier. What are Instagram Stories Instead of the usual viewing […]

How to Save Money With Turo Local Car Rental

June 20, 2017 12 Comments »

Turo local car rental

It’s one of the earliest lessons we learn as a toddler. The seed is planted and it grows as we grow; it’s one of the most powerful things we as human being can do. Share. I am a complete believer in the sharing economy, and an avid user. The sharing economy has made my long-time […]

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