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…
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…
Traditional Austrian Food in South Styria

Best Traditional Austrian Food in South Styria

After visiting the city of Graz, I spent the remainder of my time in Austria exploring Südsteiermark (South Styria). Two hours from Vienna, South Styria is home to green rolling hills, small villages and a variety of wines and vineyards. From…
Free things to do in Graz.

6 Free Things to Do in Graz Austria

For travelers looking for a relaxing alternative to Vienna, Salzburg or Innsbruck, consider a trip to Graz, the second largest city in Austria. Off the beaten path, not only is Graz less crowded, but it also has an outstanding culinary scene…
ibis Styles London Heathrow Airport Hotel Review

Where to Stay Near Heathrow Airport: ibis Styles London Heathrow Airport Review

If you're looking for a hotel near London Heathrow, consider staying at the ibis Styles London Heathrow Airport. When researching places to stay near Heathrow, ibis Styles London Heathrow immediately caught my attention. The nightly rate was…
Things to do in Dubrovnik: Sea Kayaking Dubrovnik Croatia

Sea Kayaking Dubrovnik in Croatia

Located on the Adriatic Sea, Dubrovnik’s coast is studded with pebbly beaches and gorgeous oceanfront views. With that being said, if you’re looking for an outdoor adventure, there are plenty of excursions in Dubrovnik to choose from like…
Bitemojo Food Tour in Barcelona

Bitemojo Self-Guided Food Tours in Barcelona

Unlike pricey cooking classes and guided food tours, Bitemojo offers an affordable way to explore Barcelona’s delicious food scene. At a fraction of the price of group food tours, touring with Bitemojo felt like an old friend took us by the…
How much does a trip to Dublin cost?

6 Day Ireland Budget Breakdown: How Much Does a Trip to Dublin Cost?

If you’re planning a trip to Dublin and you’re unsure of how much to budget, you’re in the right place. Welcome to The Thought Card, a blog and podcast empowering you to make informed financial decisions so that you can travel more, pay…
Is Oslo expensive? How much does a trip to Oslo cost? Use this 4 days in Oslo budget breakdown.

Is Oslo Expensive?: My 4 Day Norway Trip Costs

When most people think of Norway, the word "expensive" comes to mind. Despite heeding other travelers' advice, I booked a spontaneous trip to Oslo after spotting an irresistible flight deal. I'll be the first to admit that having a tight budget…
Explore the Giant's Cuaseway Northern Ireland and Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge

Giant’s Causeway and Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge: Northern Ireland’s Unforgettable Coastal Hikes

As a travel enthusiast often times it’s a photo or a collection of photos that inspires me to pick my next travel destination. Perhaps that’s why platforms like Pinterest and Instagram have become so popular. They say a picture is worth…
Rome on a Budget

Rome on a Budget: 9 Free Things to Do in Rome Italy

After reading about the mighty Roman Empire, watching popular movies like “Gladiator” and visiting European cities like Barcelona and London which were occupied by the Romans at one point, it was only a matter of time until I planned a…