Caroline Yoder

Carrie Yoder spent ~5 years as a digital nomad with her husband Drew managing their points and miles travel blog, "Travel Is Free". Now she shares her content management and design skills with others, including Frequent Miler.
FM Ask Us Anything (Ep 59)

Why does Greg hate flying Southwest? | Ask Us Anything Ep 59

This past Wednesday we had another fun evening answering questions from readers. For instance we had a surprisingly hard time narrowing down the options for a reader who asked which credit cards make the...
Frequent Miler Hat

How to buy a Frequent Miler hat (and other items we’ve designed over the...

Well Frequent Miler fans, the wait is over. Greg, Nick, Tim, and Stephen have been chattering on about their tips for traveling with miles and points, but I know you've all been eagerly awaiting...
FM Ask Us Anything Ep 58

How would the Frequent Miler team improve Hyatt? | Ask Us Anything Ep 58

On this month's Ask Us Anything Live episode, Greg, Tim, and Stephen answered viewer's questions about how to become better at finding and booking awards (16:23), which program we think is number 2 after...
Road to Masai Mara

Can you drive to Masai Mara? Navigating Kenya’s roads with a Toyota Rav...

In a recent post, Greg highlighted the JW Marriott Masai Mara and a plethora of award availability between September 2023 and June 2024. In his post he talks about why he's excited about the...
Steamed Veggies on Salad on JAL

Selecting a Vegetarian meal on JAL (and why I won’t next time)

For our Party of 5 trip this past June, our whole team traveled together for 2 weeks, starting with a flight from San Francisco to Tokyo on a Japan Airlines Business Class flight which...
Carrie welcomes the stars in TeamLabs Tokyo

What is TeamLabs (and why should you go next time you visit Tokyo)

If you followed our Party of 5 team challenge, you may remember watching videos of our group of 5 playing around in a room full of lights and mirrors, (or maybe you remember the...
Ask Us Anything Ep 57

Business credit cards: Am I missing out by not applying? | Ask Us Anything...

We were unfortunately Nick-less for this episode of Ask Us Anything Live (since Nick was busy taking free cruises with his family) but the rest of us had our usual fun answering your live...
Wyndham Golden Suites, Foz do Iguacu

Wyndham Golden Suites, Foz do Iguacu: Bottom Line Review

During our team's recent Party of 5 challenge, we visited the incredible Iguazu Falls - our final destination of our whilrwind 2-week trip. The Iguazu Falls are less remote than you might think, only...
Group Hangouts at Airbnb in Philippines

7 Reasons why to book an Airbnb instead of a points hotel

Even though we all love suite upgrades, lounge access, and 4pm checkout, I think there's a strong argument to be made for Airbnbs sometimes being a better choice than points hotels. During the 4...
Help Greg break the Party of 5 Tie!

Rewatch our Party of 5 Trips (and help Greg break the tie!)

If you've already read Greg's post where he assigned points to Team SFO and Team TYO, you already know that it came out to a tie with each team receiving 130K arbitrary Greg-points for...

Iguazu Falls 3 ways – Party of 5 Daily Update

Update from Carrie: Hard to believe we've come to the final day of the Frequent Miler "Party of 5" challenge. As the grand finale of the Team SFO itinerary (and final day of our...

Mural Lessons in Buenos Aires with local street artist “Luxor”

During this Party of 5 challenge, (which you can read all about here) each team planned activities to highlight specific team members. When Stephen and I were in charge, we were calling these special...
Ask Us Anything, Live from Tokyo!

Ask Us Anything LIVE from Tokyo! | Frequent Miler’s Ask Us Anything Ep 56

By now, probably many of you already know that we're all physically in the same location right now, right in the thick of our 2023 annual challenge, Party of 5. Yesterday we started our...

How to follow and watch our Party of 5 Challenge stories on Instagram

We've been having so much fun traveling as a whole team, currently in Asia working through the itinerary Stephen and I put together for our portion of the competition. As a reminder, we split...

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