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…
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…
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.

Iceland On A Budget: 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 to Iceland on…
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…