Kyle

Kyle is an accomplished Travel Editor for UPGRD.com, PenAndPassport.com and writes TheTripSherpa.com blog. He has visited more than 50 countries on every continent except Antarctica. He has contributed to articles for Time, USA Today, Reuters, CNBC, MSN, Yahoo!, Huffington Post, Mainstreet.com, Mademan and other media outlets. He flies several hundred thousand miles every year and has lived abroad in the UK, Thailand and Perú. He now calls Pittsburgh home with his wife and daughter who join him on his trips around the world.
  • Flying Private

    The Ultimate Luxury at Coach Prices The private jet charter market has been heating up lately and made it even more accessible for travelers of all budgets with the onset of technology and better utilization of idle aircraft.  JetSmarter is a clever innovator in the space....
  • First time in an AirBnB property – what questions should I ask?

    As a travel writer I am often asked about AirBnB properties or vacation rentals and I have a unique position on the sharing community. For short stays or couples, hotels are probably the best choice. When using an AirBnB property, after purchasing you may be required...
  • Turning Off the Autopilot

    A Door Opens I was part of the khaki wearing, button-up crowd of corporate America for precisely 10 months before it was time to climb the ladder. This was my first corporate job and adjusting to the norms, the tupperware lunches, the inter-office cliques and the...
  • On Sabbatical

    Consider, for a moment, what the first four years of our marriage had been.  We had gotten married, moved to England, worked and lived there traveling around Europe for two years with a couple of long trips back to the states every year.  We had moved...
  • Allow Me To Introduce Myself…

    Who goes to Alaska for the weekend?