Social Media, LGBT Equality, and the Fishy Passenger Complaint

People love whining about airlines.  Particularly on Twitter, Youtube, and Facebook.  In the past year,  Delta has been accused of being anti-semitic and anti-military .    Schedule changes, charging for food and baggage, and weather delays are often the targets of the masses complaints.    One blogger, Chris Elliott, has a feature… Read more »

YWW Tips: A Schedule Change and Four Lessons for Flyers

I had an experience last night dealing with Delta that demonstrates four basic lessons for flyers, that many ignore on a regular basis. A few weeks ago, I bought a ticket to go to Warsaw and Amsterdam for Martin Luther King Day Weekend in January.   Delta was having some crazy… Read more »

My $1283 hotel room for $75: When Credit Card Bonuses are Worth It

One of the main ways to earn miles and points cheaply is through credit card sign-up bonuses. For me, this is a method I’m not 100% comfortable with. I do not generally “churn” – a practice by which people engage in a pattern of signing up for cards and cancelling… Read more »

How and Why I Travel

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I’ve always loved traveling. But I’m not someone who grew up a globetrotter. To the contrary, my travel experience was fairly limited until I reached college. Growing up in a middle class family in New York City and its suburbs, my travel was pretty much limited to road trips throughout… Read more »

Welcome!

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Welcome to You Went Where? A blog devoted to my largely random adventures in the pursuit of enjoying the world in a high-end way on a backpacker’s (or a civil rights lawyer’s) budget.  In this blog, I’ll aim to do three things: (1) Document my travels and travel-related exploits:  This… Read more »