Nationwide Airbnb Scam, 5 Excellent Books on Chernobyl & 16 Japan Experiences Every Traveler Should Have

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Roundup: Articles From Around the Web

Here are some posts from around the web that I thought you may find interesting.  Let me know if there is anything good I missed.  Email me anything awesome that you find, or write, at


I Accidentally Uncovered a Nationwide Scam on Airbnb – Vice

I explained why I don’t stay at Airbnb often in the past.  To be honest I think their company is complete garbage.  The platform and the idea is brilliant but their customer support, ability to react to anything and their overall culture sucks.  Just look at how unfriendly their gift card policies are.  I compare them to a health insurance company – just deny everything or only give partial refunds so we get our cut.  I wonder if people have had any luck with charge backs on their cards.


I need to pick up one or two of these before my trip there in May.

16 Japan experiences every traveler needs to enjoy – CNN Travel

Anything that should be added or removed from this list?  There are some pretty cool looking options on there.


Which article did you find most interesting?  Remember to let me know of anything you come across that you want added into the next edition at

Mark Ostermann
Mark Ostermann is a father, husband and miles/points fanatic. He left the corporate world after starting a family in order to be a stay at home dad. Mark is constantly looking at ways to save money and stay within budget while also taking awesome vacations with his family. When he isn't caring for his family or taking a weekend trip, Mark is working towards his goal of visiting every Major League Baseball ballpark.

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