My Open Letter to Instagram: UPDATE

Update September 17, 2017: Folks! Over the last 24 hours I had been hearing that shadowbans were being lifted. People all over the Instagram universe were celebrating. This morning, a friend of mine texted saying that hers, too, had been lifted. Apparently, precisely two weeks nearly to the hour after you were asked to verify, it's…

International Flights Under $550

Think of me as your travel Sherpa, leading you up the mountain of airline bargains. Most people don't have the patience to sit down and hunt, actually hunt, for flight deals and therefore end up overpaying. A while back I wrote that guide on how, if you're persistent enough, you can find the most rock…

How to: Survive a long-haul flight…in economy

I have been on my fair share of long haul flights. I'm not a frequent international business traveler nor do I have the luxury of jetting off whenever I want (yet!), but for an average Joe I've racked up about 20 flights that were roughly 8+ hours and to me, that warrants some kind of…