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Jennifer Yellin

Contributing writer Jennifer Yellin inherited the travel bug at a young age and when searching for her first job out of college, was thrilled for an opportunity to put her on an airplane every Monday through Thursday. This allowed her to spend the weekends traveling to new destinations, with flights paid for by her employer. Self proclaimed deal crazy, she used this opportunity to become an expert in hotel and airline loyalty programs. This eventually led her down a path to create her own blog, called Deals We Like, where she teaches her followers how to travel on a deal.

A husband and two children later, you can now find Jen traveling with her family around the world — with beach and ski destinations being some of their favorite. In addition to still writing on her own site, Jen also writes about everything travel related at CNN Underscored and The Points Guy. You can contact her by e-mail at

New England might not be the first destination that comes to mind when planning a ski trip. When looking at a map, states like Colorado, Utah and California are at the top of most travelers’ lists for world class resorts, lodging, villages, and skiing. But don’t be so quick to write off the Northern New …

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