Monticello Wine Trail in Charlottesville Virginia

Explore the Monticello Wine Trail in Virginia

Inspired by Thomas Jefferson's bold dream to create vineyards near his home in Virginia, the Monticello Wine Trail consists of over 30 wineries that produce some of the highest-quality grapes and wines in the world. Only an hour away from Richmond,…
House sitting in Ireland: How travelers can save money visiting Ireland.

How Brittnay Sharman Saved 5,000 € House Sitting in Dublin

Although hostels, Airbnb and Homestay are popular accommodations, have you considered house sitting when traveling? House sitting is gaining momentum and it's a service that benefits pet owners, homeowners, and travelers. When Brittnay and…
Things to see in Key Largo, Key West

Remarkable Experiences You Can Only Have in Key Largo

Key Largo, Florida is the perfect destination for a weekend getaway, wedding, or family vacation. Since this Key West town offers an array of activities, I have teamed up with Hotels.com to highlight things to do in Key Largo that you can only…
Iceland budget breakdown for how much Iceland really costs for 4 days.

4 Day Iceland Budget Breakdown: How Much Does a Trip to Iceland Cost?

How much does a trip to Iceland cost? Figuring out your Iceland travel budget can be a grueling task so I want to make this process as painless as possible for you by helping you set realistic spending expectations for your upcoming…
Spring Break in Tampa Things to Do

5 Reasons to Spring Break in Tampa

If you need a break, Tampa, Florida is the place for you. Spring Break in Tampa offers warm weather, beautiful beaches, fresh seafood, the great outdoors, and more. Home of Clearwater Beach, which was named the number one beach in the United…
5 Reasons to Plan a Girl's Trip to Miami

5 Reasons to Plan a Girl’s Trip to Miami

Whether it’s the thick of winter or summer, it’s always a great time to go on a girl’s trip. Not sure where to go? After traveling with my best friends to destinations like Bermuda, Italy, Croatia and Iceland, Hotels.com asked me to share…
Popular Cultural Attractions in Taiwan

6 Must-See Cultural Taiwan Attractions

Home to ornate temples, small villages, bustling cities, lush forests, and natural hot springs, I recently added Taiwan to my travel wish list after learning about its rich cultural history. Off the eastern coast of China, the Chinese, Japanese…
Tips for planning a trip to New Orleans for Mardis Gras Weekend

How to Celebrate Mardi Gras Weekend in New Orleans

Mardi Gras is one of the most festive celebrations of the year in New Orleans. If you’re heading down to the “Big Easy” to celebrate, you’re in luck. In anticipation of the holiday, Hotels.com asked me to share my tips for planning…
Hotel Wiesler Graz Review

A Pampered Stay at Hotel Wiesler Graz

In the heart of Graz, the second-largest city in Austria is Grand Hotel Wiesler. What started off as guest houses purchased by the hotel’s founder Carl Wiesler in 1870, transformed into a relaxing haven for vacations by 1909. The historic…
Iceland is an expensive country. Here's how to save money in Iceland.

How to Save Money in Iceland

While Iceland can be an expensive travel destination, after three epic trips to the “Land of Fire and Ice,” I’ve found plenty of creative ways to stretch my Iceland travel budget. If you’re interested in planning a trip, here are eight…
Interesting things to do in Philadelphia with Danielle Des of The Thought Card

Philadelphia Weekend Trip Things to Do

Whenever I need a change of scenery, I can visit Philadelphia and count on having an amazing time. There is always something happening in town which makes it one of my favorite cities to visit on the East Coast. I especially love that…
Beaches in Pacifica California

Pacifica Weekend Travel Guide: Best Things to Do in Pacifica, California

After several fun weekend trips to San Francisco, I found myself planning another trip to the West Coast. However instead of exploring more of San Fran, I decided to visit a nearby city. Although there were plenty of options to choose from…