Archive for May, 2011

That's Where the Barn Was
My Dad Pointing to Where the Old Barn Was

I know, I know. I promised a post about how to choose the frequent flyer program that is right for you. Well, I wrote that post, but I’m going to Lithuania tomorrow, so I will post part 3 of The Beginner’s Guide to Travel next monday. Until then, I hope you enjoy this post about my next travel trip.

Tomorrow, I fly with my girlfriend to Vilnius, Lithuania. I know, you’re thinking why not Paris, or the Carribbean or at least Hawaii!? Well, if you haven’t noticed I am Lithuanian-American. Born and raised in Los Angeles. First generation. Both of my parents were Lithuanian.

When Cars Had Style (Madison, WI)
When Cars Had Style (This Car Used in Filming of Public Enemies)

Keg on a bike
Shinjuku on a Rainy Night

Japan is by far one of my favorite places in the world. The recent tsunami and subsequent nuclear disaster forced the cancellation of a motorcycle trip I’d signed up for in southern Japan earlier this year.  Since then, I’ve thought greatly about  the tremendous generosity and hospitality of the Japanese people I experienced on my visits there and what an incredible toll these disasters have taken on them.

My Ride from Oz to LA
My Ride From Oz to LA

Now that you’ve decided to join a frequent flyer program, it’s important to start earning miles in as many ways as possible. In fact, there are lots of things you do already that you could probably be earning miles for. Here are 6 fast ways to earn miles:

Hi, I’m Algis


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