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Blog / 08.06.2018

In the UK, Jack's Flight Club has become one of THE most important money-saving tools for travel bloggers, travel hackers and anyone wishing to get seriously cheap flights. Although I now live in the US, I joined Jack's Flight Club when I was living in London and have been a member for almost a year now, so I thought I would share my review for anyone who is thinking of signing up: What is Jack's Flight Club? Jack's Flight Club is an email newsletter that anyone can sign up for in order to...

Travel Tips, USA / 07.06.2018

Summer is here, and with it, outdoor enthusiasts everywhere are making plans to head into the wilds of America in search of adventure. If you are new to this, however, know that a good deal of planning goes into putting together a safe and awesome trek. Below, we’ll go over a few key points you need to keep in mind before you go on a summer hike in the backcountry with your buddies. Acquire trail-friendly food/drink If you are heading into the bush for anything longer than an afternoon, you’re going to...

Blog / 06.06.2018

When I moved to the US I was faced with a problem. How do I transfer my money from my UK bank accounts to my newly opened US account? Banks charge excessive fees for transfers and when transferring large sums of money, there was no way I was going to pay more than I needed to. My current UK bank (Halifax) charges £9.50 for any international transfer, plus a £12 US "correspondent bank fee".  There's also a 3.20% markup between the exchange rate they give me and the actual wholesale exchange...