Saving and Money · Uncategorized

6 Ways I Afford to Travel

Greetings, my readers! For this post, I’m addressing a question that I typically find to be tacky and even rude, unless it comes from someone who truly wants to travel, but believes it’s just too expensive. Here I’ll be sharing my tips and secrets for travel bargain hunting! 1. Flights: Sign Up for Alerts Flights… Continue reading 6 Ways I Afford to Travel

Travel Tips · Uncategorized

6 Things that Happen to Travelers

It’s Travel Tip Tuesday! Let’s be practical for a minute. We all know I LOVE to travel, but I’ll be completely honest, there are some uncomfortable and less than convenient parts to traveling. Travel is awesome, fulfilling, and I would not trade my travels for almost anything, but here are some things to remember when… Continue reading 6 Things that Happen to Travelers

Shop · Uncategorized · what to pack

Clothes that Pull Their Own Weight

I’m revealing my most effective packing secrets! Ready to get serious about packing light? You can pack like a real pro with a few strategic pieces and a positive attitude! You can make it through a trip of any length with fewer clothes than you think, especially when your clothes can pull their own weight… Continue reading Clothes that Pull Their Own Weight

Air · Uncategorized

“SSSS” on My Boarding Pass

It’s Travel Tip Tuesday! On our recent trip home from Venice, my husband had some trouble getting access to his boarding pass upon online check in. He received a message saying he needed to get his boarding pass at the airport. When we got to the airport a few hours before our first flight, we… Continue reading “SSSS” on My Boarding Pass

Travel Tips · Uncategorized

How to Trip Plan with Trip Advisor

This is not a sponsored post. I just really love this tool! If you’ve ever found yourself completely overwhelmed when planning a trip, you are not alone. I’ve written about Trip Advisor and recommended their app a few times because it’s my go-to trip planner. They have recently changed their app to add an amazing… Continue reading How to Trip Plan with Trip Advisor

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Adventures at Unclaimed Baggage

Happy Travel Tip Tuesday! This week I’m bringing you along to an awesome store in Scottsboro, AL, called Unclaimed Baggage! Have you ever wondered what happened to that lost luggage you never could locate? Well, it probably ended up here. Unclaimed Baggage is the only buyer and seller of lost or unclaimed luggage (and cargo!) in… Continue reading Adventures at Unclaimed Baggage

Fitness and Wellness · Shop · Uncategorized

Travel Revolution: Changing the Way You Travel

It’s Travel Tip Tuesday! This week, I’m letting you in on my secret weapons: products that have revolutionized the way I travel. Travel harder, not smarter, my friends. Many of the photos below contain affiliate links via Amazon. This means if you purchase a product from one of these links, you will be helping me… Continue reading Travel Revolution: Changing the Way You Travel

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Guam on a Rainy Day

It’s Guam Week! My husband and I were incredibly excited for our week-long trip to Guam to get away from the inauguration madness in DC! Since our trip started with a rainy day, it’s only fitting for Guam Week on the blog to start the same way! Islands generally get a lot of rain and… Continue reading Guam on a Rainy Day

Saving and Money · Uncategorized


It’s Travel Tip Tuesday! This week we’re talking about why math is so important for travelers. I am NOT a mathematically-minded person. I’m a wordsmith who can write cycles around rocket scientists (and has), but it takes me more than a few minutes to figure out mathematical problems. Thankfully my husband is a numbers-loving engineer!… Continue reading Math+Travel=Success

Land · Uncategorized

How to Read a Map

It’s Travel Tip Tuesday, everyone! This week’s tip involves something near and dear to my heart: map reading! Sound boring? Think you can use your phone’s maps anywhere in the world so why bother? Prefer to wing it? Think taking a map out makes you look like a target? Well, think about these scenarios. Sometimes… Continue reading How to Read a Map