Tag: travel

  • Benefits for Missionaries Who Travel

    travel

    Being a missionary carries a great cost, but does have some benefits. It is not all doom and gloom, complete with vows of poverty and poor fashion choices for clothing. In today’s day and age it is easy to benefit from one aspect of the missionary life. Frequent travel. The nature of missions involves being […]

  • The Value of One

    Flight path

    Our family recently returned to the United States for a furlough over the holiday season. Our trip from Cape Town to New York City went via Istanbul and was slated to take us about 34 hours from our home in South Africa to our family in Pennsylvania. On a long trip with children, you do […]

  • Avoiding the Middle Seat (and more travel tips)

    This week on NoSuperheroes, I am sharing some of the travel tips I have learned in 21 years of traveling to 39 nations. We’ve already covered loyalty to frequent flyer plans, finding the best flight deals,  and racking up airline miles. Here are a few more random tips: Avoiding the Middle Seat – The only reason […]

  • Racking up Frequent Flyer Miles

    While the airlines are not handing out miles like they were a few years ago, it is still a worthwhile investment to accrue miles. They offer free travel and loyalty perks. I conservatively estimate my family has cashed in 40 free airline tickets over the last 20 years. Notice I said conservative. I regret missing […]

  • Finding the Best Flight Deals

    Finding the best flight deals is an adventure. I welcome the challenge to see how low I can get a favorable route. Here are some of my suggestions from 21 years of frequent traveling. Where to start – When I begin my search, I start with Kayak.com. This site does not sell tickets, but pulls […]