A Week in Kauai All on Miles and Points

  The Setup Our first big trip for 2018 was off to Kauai! This was both Beth's and I's first time to anywhere in Hawaii and we had a great time. Now of course with us being frugal and into miles and points we were able to save a significant amount of cash by using miles and points for our flights, hotel, and even on the rental car. To summarize, these are all the options we used to get to Hawaii near free! 90,000 United miles for 2 nonstop economy flights from Denver to Lihue, Hawa...

Sheraton Dubrovnik Riviera Hotel Review, An Amazing Stay!

Hotel review of the amazing Sheraton Dubrovnik Riviera in Croatia
Point Booking Our last destination on our amazing 3 week honeymoon was to beautiful Croatia and we stayed at the equally amazing Sheraton Dubrovnik Riviera Hotel. The Sheraton is a brand new hotel with the grand opening happening just last October. Despite it being it's first summer we didn't notice any issues at all! We initially booked this hotel when it was a Starwood category 4 hotel, meaning it cost 10,000 points per night. It would have ran a total of 40,000 points for our 5 night st...

Radisson Blu Rome Hotel Review

Beautiful View of Rome's Coloseum! Hotel Review of Radisson Blu Rome
Radisson Blu Rome For the second part of our honeymoon Beth and I headed to Rome, Italy to stay at the Radisson Blu Rome! Our first part of honeymoon we relaxed in Punta Cana where we thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Westin Punta Cana. From Punta Cana I was even able to secure business class seats to Italy thanks to airline miles making it nearly free. Our plan for Italy was to visit Rome, Cinque Terre, and Venice. Thankfully in Rome we were able to stay at the Radisson Blu for free! All fo...

Westin Punta Cana Hotel Review, A Great Way to Start Our Honeymoon!

Amazing view from our room at the Westin Punta Cana
Westin Punta Cana Hotel Review For the first part of our nearly month long honeymoon we flew south from Indianapolis to the incredibly beautiful and peaceful Westin Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic. We just wrapped up celebrating our wedding day a couple days before so we were looking for pure relaxation and the Westin did not disappoint. We nearly had the entire resort to ourselves! It was off-season in June but we had amazing weather the entire time. Also no car was required, further re...

Hotel Review: DoubleTree by Hilton Queenstown

View of Queenstown DoubleTree
Beth and I had an amazing five day adventure in Queenstown, New Zealand. Queenstown is one of the most beautiful places we had ever visited and the DoubleTree by Hilton Queenstown was a perfect place to stay at. Before coming to Queenstown we had spent a week with some friends in Melbourne, Australia and also drove the amazing Great Ocean Road. All this was part of our itinerary to visit both Australia and New Zealand thanks to free award tickets and in business class! Back to the hotel w...