Year: 2019

NowBoarding: Running with Miles – Charlie Barkowski

Welcome to NowBoarding: The Official BoardingArea Podcast!

Each week one of BoardingArea’s talented crew of bloggers will jump in the cockpit with “Captain” Ed Pizza, host of Miles to Go and writer at Pizza in Motion. On each NowBoarding flight, you’ll get a chance to learn more about the folks behind your favorite travel blogs.

This week we’re digging into the archives and re-posting our awesome interview with Charlie Barkowski of Running with Miles. Tune in to hear him chat about living abroad and running marathons while flying around the world. Learn about some of his favorite destinations, preferred travel brands and how he first started blogging about travel, tech and running!

Don’t forget to check out the Miles To Go Podcast where we bring you the latest travel news, tips and tricks each week to help you save money and travel better.

NowBoarding: Your Mileage May Vary

Welcome to NowBoarding: The Official Boarding Area Podcast!

On each NowBoarding flight, you’ll get a chance to learn more about the folks behind your favorite travel blogs. How they got into blogging about flights, hotels, credit cards and other deals; their favorite destinations and preferred credit cards and loyalty programs.

This week Joe & Sharon from Your Mileage May Vary jump in the cock pit with “Captain” Ed Pizza, host of Miles to Go and writer of Pizza in Motion. Tune in to hear all about how this couple first started blogging about travel, their favorite destinationscredit cards and more!

Show Notes

Your Mileage May Vary

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Don’t forget to check out the Miles To Go Podcast where we bring you the latest travel news, tips and tricks each week to help you save money and travel better.

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This Week’s Travel News with Gilbert Ott from God Save the Points

Welcome to NowBoarding: The Official BoardingArea Podcast!

We’re kicking off our newly updated show format! In addition to our traditional interviews with BoardingArea bloggers, now you can also catch some the week’s latest news, deals and top posts found on BoardingArea!

This week Gilbert Ott from God Save the Points joins host Ed Pizza to chat about some of the top news and posts on BoardingArea. The gents cover Apple’s new “revolutionary” credit card, WOW Airlines, TSA “suspicious” behavior policy.

Links

The Truth About the “Revolutionary” Apple Credit Card

THE END: WOW Airlines Cancels All Flights

Here’s What ‘Suspicious Behavior’ Can Get You Stopped at the Airport

Hyatt Offering Fast Track Status Match and Challenges to Select Members

Don’t forget to check out the Miles To Go Podcast where we bring you the latest travel news, tips and tricks each week to help you save money and travel better.

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NEW FORMAT: Weekly Travel News!!!

Welcome to NowBoarding: The Official BoardingArea Podcast!

We’re kicking off our newly updated show format! In addition to our traditional interviews with BoardingArea bloggers, now you can also catch some the week’s latest news, deals and top posts found on BoardingArea!

This week “Producer Mike” from Coworkaholic joins host Ed Pizza to share his recent experience overstaying a visa in India. Ed’s got an update on Google Flight’s latest features. Plus, in a twist of fate: both of their favorite posts from last week are from NowBoarding guest host, Gilbert Ott of God Save the Points!

Links

That Time I Had to Pay $300 to Get Out of India

Google Flights Will Now Tell You If Your Flight is a Good Deal

Here’s the Diet CIA Operatives Use to Beat Jet Lag…

The Clever App Helping People Save When Hotel Prices Drop

Don’t forget to check out the Miles To Go Podcast where we bring you the latest travel news, tips and tricks each week to help you save money and travel better.

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NowBoarding: Rapid Travel Chai – Stefan Krasowski

Welcome to NowBoarding: The Official Boarding Area Podcast!

Each week one of Boarding Area’s talented crew of bloggers will jump in the cockpit with “Captain” Ed Pizza, host of Miles to Goand writer at Pizza in Motion. On each NowBoarding flight, you’ll get a chance to learn more about the folks behind your favorite travel blogs. How they got into blogging about flights, hotels, credit cards and other deals; their favorite destinations and preferred credit cards and loyalty programs.

This week we’re digging into the archives and re-posting our awesome interview with Stefan Krasowski of Rapid Travel Chai where he chats about his all time favorite airline and the extensive exploration he’s done all throughout China. Tune in to hear about his memories of flying unaccompanied under the age of five, his most memorable travel experience, and the trip that took close to four years to book perfectly!

Thanks to our Sponsors!

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No-Jet-Lag

Don’t forget to check out the Miles To Go Podcast where we bring you the latest travel news, tips and tricks each week to help you save money and travel better.

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NowBoarding: Miles to Memories – Shawn Coomer

Welcome to Now Boarding: The Official Boarding Area Podcast!

Each week one of Boarding Area’s talented crew of bloggers will jump in the cockpit with “Captain” Ed Pizza, host of Miles to Go and blogger at Pizza in Motion. On each NowBoarding flight, you’ll get a chance to learn more about the folks behind your favorite travel blogs. How they got into blogging about flights, hotels, credit cards and other deals; their favorite destinations and preferred credit cards and loyalty programs.

On this episode, Shawn Coomer from Miles to Memories shares all about how he became a travel blogger. Find out what its like for a family to travel the world for two years and the difference between traveling on the cheap vs. traveling on points and miles. Last but not least our lighting round of questions will highlight Shawn’s favorite credit card, hotel and airline programs and the one destination still on his bucket list.

Show Notes

Miles to Memories

Don’t forget to check out the Miles To Go Podcast where we bring you the latest travel news, tips and tricks each week to help you save money and travel better.

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NowBoarding: Le Chic Geek – Jeanne Hoffman

Welcome to Now Boarding: The Official Boarding Area Podcast!

Each week one of Boarding Area’s talented crew of bloggers will jump in the cockpit with “Captain” Ed Pizza, host of Miles to Go and writer of Pizza in Motion. On each Now Boarding flight, you’ll get a chance to learn more about the folks behind your favorite travel blogs. How they got into blogging about flights, hotels, credit cards and other deals; their favorite destinations and preferred credit cards and loyalty programs.

This week we’re digging into the archives and re-posting our awesome interview with Jeanne Hoffman of Le Chic Geek, a blog that is: “a mix of chic things, geek things, travel things and maybe some awkward things”. A reminiscent US Airways passenger, she’s based in Virginia and travels domestically frequently for work. A former bartender, she’s a maven of libations in addition to video games and loves going to Vegas.

Thanks to our Sponsors!

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No-Jet-Lag

Don’t forget to check out the Miles To Go Podcast where we bring you the latest travel news, tips and tricks each week to help you save money and travel better.

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NowBoarding: Coworkaholic – Mike LaRosa

Welcome to Now Boarding: The Official Boarding Area Podcast!

Each week one of Boarding Area‘s talented crew of bloggers will jump in the cockpit with “Captain” Ed Pizza, host of Miles to Go and blogger at Pizza in Motion. On each NowBoarding flight, you’ll get a chance to learn more about the folks behind your favorite travel blogs. How they got into blogging about flights, hotels, credit cards and other deals; their favorite destinations and preferred credit cards and loyalty programs.

On this week’s episode, Ed interviews the newest addition to BoardingArea, Mike LaRosa from Coworkaholic. Fun fact: Mike’s the producer of both this podcast and Miles to Go. It might sound like our audio quality isn’t the best and that’s because Ed and Mike recorded from Classified, United’s “secret” restaurant at Newark (EWR). It’s tough to schedule time to chat when these two are always on the road! Tune in to hear how Mike caught the points and miles blogging bug, learn a bit more about what this “coworking” thing is as well as Mike’s answers to our weekly lighting round of questions.

Show Notes

Link to Bluffworks

Coworkaholic

Don’t forget to check out the Miles To Go Podcast where we bring you the latest travel news, tips and tricks each week to help you save money and travel better.

NowBoarding: Angelina Travels – Angelina Aucello

Welcome to Now Boarding: The Official Boarding Area Podcast!

Each week one of Boarding Area’s talented crew of bloggers will jump in the cock pit with “Captain” Ed Pizza, host of Miles to Go and writer of Pizza in Motion. On each Now Boarding flight, you’ll get a chance to learn more about the folks behind your favorite travel blogs. How they got into blogging about flights, hotels, credit cards and other deals; their favorite destinations and preferred credit cards and loyalty programs.

This week we’re digging into the archives and re-posting our awesome interview with Angelina Aucello of Angelina Travels. She joins Ed to chat about how she maximizes shopping portals, like how she once got a RT flight to Asia from just buying one pair of shoes! Raised in a family that loved to travel, but only when getting the greatest value, she started blogging about points and miles in 2011. Since that time she’s covered a wide array of different types of travel: from documenting first class flights and five star hotels as a single woman, to flying 90+ flights while pregnant and now exploring the world with her husband and two children.

Thanks to our Sponsors!

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No-Jet-Lag

Links & Show Notes

Angelina Travels

Angelina on Instagram

Angelina on Miles to Go Ep. 004

Angelina on Miles to Go Ep. 013

Angelina on Miles to Go Ep. 016

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Pizza in Motion – Ed Pizza – NB 033

Welcome to Now Boarding: The Official Boarding Area Podcast!

Each week one of Boarding Area‘s talented crew of bloggers will jump in the cockpit with “Captain” Ed Pizza, host of Miles to Go and blogger at Pizza in Motion. On each NowBoarding flight, you’ll get a chance to learn more about the folks behind your favorite travel blogs. How they got into blogging about flights, hotels, credit cards and other deals; their favorite destinations and preferred credit cards and loyalty programs.

Keeping in the theme of mixing up the show’s format, today we turn the tables on Ed and he’s the guest! Thanks to our special guest host Gilbert Ott from God Save the Points for joining in on the fun and all the laughs!

Show Notes

Ed’s Blog: Pizza in Motion

Ed’s Posts on The Points Guy

Gilbert’s Blog: God Save the Points

Don’t forget to check out the Miles To Go Podcast where we bring you the latest travel news, tips and tricks each week to help you save money and travel better.

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