Money Saving Apps for Travel

This is a money saving tip for the 50/50 Challenge. Wherever you are traveling in the world you will be sure to find an application that will help you to save some money, budget better and find wonderful places to enjoy food, drink and entertainment. 8 Money Saving Apps for Travel Below are some of the […]

Buy Your Vacation from a Daily Deal Site

Daily deal websites have come a long way since Groupon introduced the concept in late 2008. Many of us buy them regularly to stretch our budgets with 50% off or more on entertainment, products, restaurants, and services. Some even overspend due to the lure of the deal! While I have had good luck getting refunds […]

Hotel Safety Tips for New Parents

We just recently got back from a business trip to Chicago for the Financial Blogger Conference (now known as FinCon). We had a wonderful time and it was our first adventure as a family of three. We decided to do a road trip up, breaking it between days, both for our baby girl and our […]

3 Ways to Tour Cities for Free

Exploring a new city for your vacation and want to see some unique spots? Here are three ways to get a free city tour!  How to Take a Free City Tour When you’re in a new city a tour is a great way to visit the must-sees and orient yourself to an unknown environment. Hiring […]

Flying with a Baby: 16 Travel Tips to Keep Your Sanity

Whether you’re flying across the country (or world) to visit family or exploring with your little one, use these travel tips to help you and your baby to stay happy and comfortable! Which is worse: flying next to a screaming baby or flying with a screaming baby?  If you’re a parent the answer is easy: flying […]

New York City Trip Recap

I’ve been relatively quiet online lately – we’re heading back from an anniversary trip and I wanted to unplug and relax this time.  I thought it’d be helpful to recap our trip expenses and highlight some deals we found. Hopefully, it’ll help you out with your next vacation. Finding a Good Hotel Deal While hunting […]

Should We Buy Travel Insurance?

You don’t see them much anymore but airports used to have machines for purchasing flight insurance. They made me nervous because you don’t want to think about a negative outcome right before boarding the plane. Factors to Consider When Buying Travel Insurance However, there are times you should consider purchasing travel insurance to avoid missing […]

How to Pack for Vacations

I’m not fond of flying mainly because of the uncertainty of customer service we’ll get. We’ve had wonderful service and we’ve had some bad service that I hope we avoid this trip. I would like to have everything in 2 carry on bags and since this is only for a week, we should be able […]