Why the Amex Gold is still my favorite card

Amex Gold Card

The points and miles game has always been volatile, with most of the changes chipping away value. After all, credit card companies are in it to make money. In 2018, however, American Express refreshed their Premier Rewards Gold (PRG) card, introduced a slew of new benefits, and renamed it the Gold Card. I was on … Read more Why the Amex Gold is still my favorite card

Tejo in Colombia – Best Places to Play in Bogota, Cali, and Medellín

Colombia Tejo Guide for Bogota, Cali, and Medellín

No trip to Colombia is complete without heading over to the local pub and playing game of Tejo over a round of cold beer. Seriously, you need to give this a try! You’ll have a blast (literally). It was the highlight of my trip to Bogotá last year. What is Tejo? Tejo is a traditional … Read more Tejo in Colombia – Best Places to Play in Bogota, Cali, and Medellín

Hotel Review: Hilton in Bogota, Colombia

Hilton Bogota entrance

You need to visit Bogota, Colombia! It is beautiful, and so is Hilton Bogota, located downtown in the financial district, and within walking distance to Zona Rosa, Zona G, and Zona T. Booking the room Like usual, I booked my stay at Hilton Bogota directly on Hilton’s website. While I didn’t have elite status during … Read more Hotel Review: Hilton in Bogota, Colombia

Hotel Review: Le Méridien N’Fis in Marrakesh, Morocco

Le Meridien Marrakech Morocco review

Going to new countries, let alone new continents, can be intimidating which is why I decided to stay at a Marriott property to provide some familiarity with my first trip to Marrakesh, Morocco. For around $100 USD per night, the Le Méridien N’Fis provides resort amenities in a central location in Marrakesh, across the street … Read more Hotel Review: Le Méridien N’Fis in Marrakesh, Morocco

Allstate Drivewise review + final results (2020)

Allstate Drivewise results and review

I’ve personally had Allstate Insurance for just over a year (I switched from Progressive), which means I’ve been able to go through two full auto insurance renewals using the Drivewise feature on their mobile app. At both renewals, I’ve gotten check back for 27% of my premium (!!!) but there are a few things I’m … Read more Allstate Drivewise review + final results (2020)