The Rise of Alternative Currencies

The Rise of Alternative Currencies

Currency are devised as forms of payments for good and services rendered, though with the increasing debt burden of the United States, investors are rushing into buying gold, Swiss Francs and other alternative real currencies. However, there is yet another queer 'online' currency referred to as 'bitcoin'. Apparently it is a mode of payment for [...]

Best Airline Mileage Membership for Pacific Northwest Residents

Best Airline Mileage Membership for Pacific Northwest Residents

The Pacific Northwest is perhaps one of my favourite locations in the world. This generally encompass the coastal cities of Portland, OR, Seattle, WA, and Vancouver, BC. These are cities with a multi-cultural diversity, some of the nicest climates in summer, and mild winters (even though it is gloomy and wet) with great mountain resorts. [...]

Cathay Pacific cuts fares between Vancouver and New York

Cathay Pacific cuts fares between Vancouver and New York

Fifth freedom flights are always interesting, and especially so in North America. Cathay Pacific operates a daily flight between Vancouver and New York (JFK), as part of its continuing flight from Hong Kong. What makes this flight special is that it is probably the best trans-continental flight on North America since Cathay Pacific is the [...]