Category Archives: Central America

$2400 in Flight Vouchers on the way to Costa Rica

Three years ago, I planned a quick 6-day Costa Rica getaway.  I had been campaigning for a city council election and the idea was to celebrate a victory and reward Nicole for dozens of hours of selfless mothering while I … Continue reading

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Travel While the Deal is Hot

When a blacksmith is working a piece of iron he must heat the iron up until it is red hot.  Once it is red hot he hits it with the hammer to shape the iron.  Once the iron has cooled … Continue reading

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Using Chase Ultimate Rewards: Six Roundtrip Tickets to Panama for $261

Any good points-hoarder has a good stash of bank points – travel rewards that can be transferred to other programs OR spent as cash.  For example, the much-extolled Chase Ultimate Rewards program not only lets you transfer to a variety … Continue reading

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This is a guest post by our fellow wanderluster, John. John has followed WW for more than a year, and got in on the Citi AAdvantage card deal to stock up on AA miles in early 2011 – miles that took him … Continue reading

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How World Wanderlusting’s Free Travel Ideas Really Work

Armed with loads of miles and points, my husband and I took a vacation to Panama in June and this is how we did it. We flew on Continental for FREE, both of us got the Continental credit card (now … Continue reading

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Eight Great Things to do in Panama

I remember it like it was yesterday… it was April of 2008 and we were driving back from Boise.  Sheldon called me up as we were crossing the Arco desert.  “Dude, I ju——————kets to  Panam——————— American Air———-June for $230!!!” Those … Continue reading

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Norwegian Spirit Cruise Activity: Costa Maya Ruins

By this time next week, we’ll be aboard the Norwegian Spirit – visiting a variety of exciting port locations.  Our itinerary has us on the following schedule: Sun: New Orleans, LA Depart 5:00pm Mon: At Sea Tue: Cozumel, Mexico 8:00am … Continue reading

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