airlines · Deals

Flying United’s Basic Economy

Updated April 2020. So you want to travel on the cheap. Don’t we all! It’s no secret that airline’s are shrinking seats and increasing fares, but for the truly cheap and adventurous, the major U.S.-based airlines have started offering “basic” fares. I was actually really excited when I heard this for the first time. I… Continue reading Flying United’s Basic Economy


Budget Blunders (and how you can avoid them!)

Updated April 2020. Full disclosure: This post is not your typical “how to stay within your budget” post full of money saving advice! This is more about mindful spending. I don’t believe in budgets. Even when I was single and paying for everything on my own, my main concern was spending my money wisely, not necessarily… Continue reading Budget Blunders (and how you can avoid them!)

DC Local Guides · Uncategorized · Washington DC

Kid Friendly D.C.

It’s Motivation Monday! I do not have kids, but I have tons of friends who do. D.C. is a hot spot for school trips, family “edu-vacations,” and young families who move to the area for jobs. As a result, there are tons of things for kids to do! If you’re planning a trip to D.C.… Continue reading Kid Friendly D.C.


Can I Use the US Dollar Abroad?

Updated April 2020. It’s Travel Tip Tuesday! I’ve been thinking about this post for a while, but first I’ll caution you not to assume you can use the US Dollar just anywhere. What would you do if someone came to you and tried to pay for something with Russian Rubles? Or Euros? Or Australian Dollars?… Continue reading Can I Use the US Dollar Abroad?