coronavirus · Travel Tips

How to Love Your Staycation

As we all know, COVID-19 has derailed many a trip in the last few months, especially the month of March. We’re all pretty much over this quarantine business, but as a result of quarantine, a lot of us are also short on cash. Enter: the Staycation. Staycations came into vogue during the Great Recession, and… Continue reading How to Love Your Staycation

Air · Travel Tips

5 Ways to Surprise Someone with Travel

I was watching one of my favorite shows, Home Town, on HGTV the other day, and they always include a special surprise for the homeowners. And I love that. I love to be surprised, and I love to surprise the people in my life, and it made me think about the best surprise anyone ever… Continue reading 5 Ways to Surprise Someone with Travel

Saving and Money · Travel Tips

Beginner’s Guide to Hotel Rewards

Hotels can be the most expensive part of a vacation. Depending on the type of hotel and the length of your stay, you could be paying more for the hotel than for the plane ticket to get there! But there’s good news: hotel rewards! You can accrue hotel rewards the old fashioned way (by actually… Continue reading Beginner’s Guide to Hotel Rewards

immunity · Travel Tips

What to Do If You Get Sick on Travel

It happens to the healthiest of us: we’ve saved up, booked our trip, planned out all the fun things we can do and see, looked at restaurant recommendations and menus, and checked in for our flight! Our trip is just hours away… and then we feel it coming on. We get the aches, the sniffles,… Continue reading What to Do If You Get Sick on Travel

Blogging · Travel Tips

How to Make a Business Trip Fun

All work and no play makes travel a lot less fun! I’m always a little sad when I meet people in my travels who are traveling for work but not seeing or doing anything fun along the way. Maybe it seems impossible, maybe it seems like it’s against the rules (it’s not), but no excuse… Continue reading How to Make a Business Trip Fun

Travel Tips · what to pack

What All Women Should Be Packing for Every Trip

Most travelers overpack… sometimes even me! (Although I have also been guilty of under-packing. Whoops!) Packing light can be a real challenge sometimes, especially in cold or “in-betweeny” temperature locations. But with a few strategic pieces, you can have multiple outfits that all look cute together. For those of us who love to pack light… Continue reading What All Women Should Be Packing for Every Trip

Travel Lists · Travel Tips

5 Practical Ways to Travel Sustainably

I know, I know. You have a million people and companies and advocates basically yelling at you to save the planet, but very few of them are kindly explaining some practical ways to do that. So I decided to do that. Not everyone can make a huge donation to “offset their carbon footprint” or avoid… Continue reading 5 Practical Ways to Travel Sustainably

airlines · Travel Tips

Tips for Flying United Airlines

Love them or hate them, United is a major player in the airline industry, and most flyers will be flying with them at some point or another! Over the years my husband and I have flown over 1.5 million miles with United, and we’ve learned a few things along the way. Here are our favorite… Continue reading Tips for Flying United Airlines

Air · Travel Tips

Tips for Flying with Gifts

It’s Christmas! It’s the time for family, friendly get togethers, and gift giving. I don’t know about you, but I love finding that perfect gift for my friends and family, whether it’s for a birthday, Christmas, or just because. But since my husband and I live in a different city than either of our families,… Continue reading Tips for Flying with Gifts

travel planning · Travel Tips

What to Know About Your Travel Buddy

I was 26 when I got the feeling: I wanted to share my travel experiences with someone! I was flying from the United States to Turkey, where I would meet up with a friend a few days later. But as I was facing an 11 hour flight, I thought how nice it would be to… Continue reading What to Know About Your Travel Buddy