Category Archives: Travel Tips

5 Survival tips for Long Car Rides with Kids

“Mom, I am bored.  Are we there yet?”  This caused my heart to sink and my head to spin.  My son had just said those dreaded words.  He had a tablet with a dozen apps, a DVD player with at least 10 movies to choose from and his Nintendo DS….how could he be bored?  “I am bored too, when are

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5 Things you will Hate about Travelling

Let me first say, I love travelling.  My ultimate goal is to travel full time, however till that is possible I travel whenever I can.  This is not to discourage anyone from travelling, this is more to inform you of some of the not so good parts of travelling since every Instagram post regarding travel is only rainbows and sunshine.

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Budget Flights – Packing and Survival Tips

You found that illusive $99 flight to Ireland and you bought it without thinking twice.  Yep this happened to me and yes $99 flights do exist especially through Norwegian.  After the elation dies down a little you take a good look at the flight requirements and the airlines website and you start panicking.  Only one carry on allowed and it

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The rarely discussed realities of traveling with your 9-5 remote job

You decided you wanted to travel for awhile and still have income, so you took to YouTube and the blogging world to figure out how to make this happen.  Everyone you watched or read suggested asking your boss if you could work remotely, so you bit the bullet and asked….and the answer was… YES!!  Smiling and excited beyond belief you skip back to your

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Is Great Wolf Lodge Worth It?

Great Wolf Lodge is a hotel that is found in quite a few cities and is an incredibly popular family destination trip.  Why you ask?  Because it has a massive indoor water park that you can play in, all for the cost of the room.  Sounds awesome right?  Well it is, till you see the price tag.  One night here can

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11 Unconventional Ways to Make Extra Money for Travel

So you want to travel, but have no wiggle room in your budget to save money.  Yep been there done that, and come to think of it Drew and I are still there!  I made a list of tried and true methods that Drew and I use to pad our travel account, so when a great travel deal is found

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