Quench that wanderlust

and travel more for what you have even if you’re not a trust fund baby, don’t have wads of cash falling out of the sky, and don’t want to drop everything and travel like a vagabond.

Hi, I’m Alex!


And I’m your magical travel hacking agent with the inside scoop the travel industry and (some) travel bloggers don’t want you to know. 

I teach you how to make each vacation your dream vacation with the travel hacks that have allowed me to travel 14 months overseas over a period of two years.

Wait, what’s travel hacking?

(FYI, it doesn’t involve messing around with computers or tampering with travel kiosks)


Simply put, it’s using strategy and travel industry know-how (the ever elusive “inside scoop”) to get you traveling smarter. And by smarter, I mean more for less moolah. Yes, it’s kosher. And by kosher, I mean legal.

Ready to make some memories of your trip?

I won’t ever ask you to…


work for your lodging,

or blackmail Airbnb hosts

To get you to your dream destination

(though a little bit of schmooze may be required).

Check out some goodies from the blog:

Go Here, Not There: 15 Non-Touristy Destinations You Can’t Miss

The 15 non-touristy destinations you absolutely have to visit that made Journey Grit's list include the walled city of Carcassonne, colorful Cartagena, and urban yet historic Baku.     Tired of the same-old, clichéd vacation spots? I hear ya. I scavenged through deep...

Don’t miss out on where you could be traveling 3 months, 6 months…even YEARS from now for a fraction of what you normally pay.


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