House sitting in Ireland: How travelers can save money visiting Ireland.

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

Although hostels, hotels, guesthouses and Airbnb rentals are popular accommodations, have you considered house sitting as a way to save money on travel? House sitting is gaining momentum and it's a service that benefits pet owners, homeowners,…
Week in Iceland on A Budget: How to travel to Iceland with $100

Iceland on the Cheap: How Natasha Alden Spent a Week in Iceland on $100

Sooner or later you'll want to visit an expensive destination that will challenge your budget. Instead of letting this deter you from traveling, accept the challenge and try to save as much as you can. Although Iceland is…
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Iceland Food Costs: How Much Does Food Cost In Iceland?

How much does food cost in Iceland? As you may have guessed (from doing research already), food is expensive in Iceland, especially dining out at restaurants. However, in the spirit of providing you with the important information you need to…
Iceland is an expensive country. Here's how to save money in Iceland.

How To Visit Iceland On a Budget and Save Lots of Money – Episode 35

While Iceland can be a pricey 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 to Iceland on a…
Best Blue Lagoon Alternatives

Don’t Miss These Blue Lagoon Alternatives

Soaking in a hot thermal bath and taking a dip in a swimming pool is an integral part of Icelandic culture. Although the geothermal waters (naturally heated water) offer therapy, an outdoor soak is a recreational activity that many locals enjoy.…
Iceland budget breakdown for how much Iceland really costs for 4 days.

How Much Does A 4-Day 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 providing budget hacks and helping you set realistic spending expectations…
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…

Episode 35: Practical Tips for Saving Money in Iceland

Despite Iceland being an expensive travel destination, there are plenty of ways to save money on your trip. In this episode, I share an excerpt from my Iceland travel guide Iceland: Nature, Nurture & Adventure. Follow along by reading pages…
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…

Episode 29: Tips for Exploring Iceland Golden Circle

Listen on Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher It’s no secret that Iceland is one of my favorite travel destinations. I’ve been fortunate enough to visit Iceland three times and as I wrap up writing my first…