Want to know how to travel in style, just like the pros? We check in with  frequent fliers to find out how often they fly, their favorite destinations and  what they never leave home without.

Faith Case
Faith Case

Name: Faith Case

Occupation: Momma, Travel Blogger, Owner of Miles Momma

Hometown: Los Osos, California

Residence: San Luis Obispo, California

Website: Miles Momma

Twitter:  @milesmomma1

Facebook: Miles Momma 

Pinterest: Miles Momma

Google+: Faith Case (Miles Momma)

Instagram: milesmomma1

YouTube: Miles Momma

Short Bio: I am a stay-at-home Momma with a passion for travel and exploring the world.  To finance my passion to explore the world, I became a hard core collector of miles and points which has enable my family and I to travel the world.  We just came back from a month long adventure throughout England, Wales, Scotland & Ireland which was completely paid for with miles and points.

My full time job is Momma.  I homeschool, coach sports and constantly run around after my children.  I also manage my own travel resource site, milesmomma.com.  The Miles Momma site is geared towards helping the average leisure traveler learn how to collect more miles & points than they could ever imagined possible. With the resources and tools provided on my site, the average person can learn how to travel the world for next to nothing.  My desire is to show average people how they too can achieve the dream of travel.  Traveling the world isn’t just for the wealthy!

How often do you fly: Several times a year

How many countries have you been to: 15

How many continents have you been to: 4

Favorite American city: Boston, USA

Favorite international city: Prague, Czech Republic

Least favorite country: Mexico

Favorite World Heritage Site: Wartburg Castle, Germany

Favorite airline: United & Air New Zealand

Favorite aircraft type: Don’t care just happy to get there!

Aisle or window: Aisle

Favorite airport lounge: Any lounge I get “free” access to!

Favorite U.S. airport: Chicago O’hare

Favorite international airport: London Heathrow

Favorite hotel: Ventana Inn, Big Sur, California

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Favorite cruise line: Royal Caribbean

Favorite island: Rarotonga, Cook Islands

Favorite beach: Montana de Oro State Beach

Favorite fancy restaurant: Buona Tavola, San Luis Obispo, CA

Favorite fruit: Cherries & Strawberries

Favorite food: Syrian food & Chocolate

Least favorite food:  I love everything!

Drink of choice (In the air and on the ground): Water (I know boring but feels so good in my body)

Favorite travel movie(s): Under the Tuscan Sun & Eat Love Pray

Favorite travel book(s): Rick Steves

Top 3 favorite travel newsletters/magazines/blogs: Travel & Leisure, Budget Travel

Favorite travel website(s) – besides JohnnyJet.com, of course!: RickSteves, TripAdvisor, Awardwallet

Five things you bring on a plane: water, laptop, Google nexus, travel magazine, Rick Steves book, warm fuzzy socks.

What do you always seem to forget: Nothing…I’m an extreme planner!

What do you want your loved one to buy you from an airport duty free store? Chocolate from any other country and lots of it!!

Favorite travel app(s):  Awardwallet, Here U Go, XE, Skyscanner, HotelTonight, Flyertalk, Milepoint, Kayak, TripAdvisor

Most embarrassing travel moment: When I forgot a pull-up for my toddler son who wet the entire seat while he was sleeping on an 11 hour night flight to Italy.  I had to put my tee shirt on him to walk off the plane.  He looked so cute though walking in the long t-shirt and wasn’t bothered by the fact he had no underwear or pull-up on.

Worst travel moment:  Got food poisoning in Kauai from fish at the Hilton right before boarding the 5 hour flight back to California.  I was throwing up the entire flight home.  It was by far my worst travel moment I’ve ever had.  I must have been in the bathroom the entire flight.

What’s your dream destination: Everywhere I go is a dream because I never imagined I would be living the dream of traveling the world.  I’m so grateful for every place I’m able to see in the world.

Favorite travel charity: Passports with a purpose

Best travel tip:  The more you plan before you go, the better trip you’ll have.  Time wasted in a hotel, train station or on the street trying to figure out what to do or how to get there is no fun especially with children.  Also, use Google Earth when planning out trips to actually see what it looks like where you are planning to visit or stay.  Take a walk around the neighborhood virtually and see if it’s what you were thinking before you go.


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