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Yelp cashback
I pretty much despise Yelp. They have a shady history of shaking down businesses to force them to purchase ads in exchange for removing bad reviews and un-hiding good ones. I also dislike the whiny, entitled princess culture it's evoked from much of the din...
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2017 Points Roundup
Looking
back on 2017, the travels we got to take were truly the bright spots in
a pretty depressing year. It also makes me grateful for the health
and prosperity that allows us to travel. I started this blog in 2013 largely because I wanted to share the ...
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Tattoos in Japanese Baths
Dogo Onsen in Matsuyama  "Is it true that I can't go to the hot springs with a tattoo?"   I hear this question quite a bit from friends making their first visit to Japan. The short answer: yes, it's official policy many places to bar tattooed people from en...
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2017 in review
I used JetItUp.com to look at my flying for the year (it interfaces with TripIt) and got some fun stats: 26 Flights (11 of them international) on  7 airlines on  13 aircraft types to  6 countries I've been trying to rebuild our points balances since we book...
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Gay bars in Shikoku, Japan
Gay bars in Japan Gay visitors to Japan often have trouble finding and visiting bars. Many of them are unlisted, very tiny, and are more like little private club houses for friends than public watering holes. I've been very fortunate to be welcomed into Tok...
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7000+ Chase points from the Chase Pay Walmart.com promo
Chase is trying to promote Chase Pay for in-person and online transactions so they're offering a couple of great deals through December 14th when you shop at Walmart.com or a Best Buy brick-and-mortar store. Details are here . Since both my husband and I ha...
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Trip Report: Business Class on EVA Airlines Gudetama Sanrio plane Taipei – Tokyo Narita
  Pros Cuteness Kawaiiiiii-overload! Din Tai Fung catering! Did you read what I just wrote? I said they have Din Tai F&#@ing Fung onboard! Super friendly staff Great lounges with hot food and pour-it-yourself liquor Cons Honestly, none.    How I did it I bo...
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Trip Report: Business Class on EVA Airlines Bad Badtz Maru Sanrio plane Fukuoka – Taipei
Pros Cuteness Kawaiiiiii-overload! Din Tai Fung onboard Did you read what I just wrote? I said " Din Tai F&#@ing Fung onboard! " Super friendly staff Great lounges with hot food and pour-it-yourself liquor Cons Honestly, none.    How I did it I bought this ...
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REMINDER: cheap off-seaon reward tickets on ANA
One of my besties (who I sorta helped get on board the points train) just bragged to me that she scored a round-trip Economy ticket on ANA from NYC to Okayama (Japan) via Tokyo for 40,000 points! Fukushima in mid-April I had completely forgotten about this ...
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What happened while I was gone?
Well, I did my darndest to not read any news while I was on my big Japan trip. I came back and skimmed through my RSS reader and these things all caught my eye... It's also time to start thinking about what our next big trip should be! Singapore is showing ...
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