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 …

The best holiday gifts for travelers on any budget.

The holidays are right around the corner and nothing shows that you care like a thoughtful gift. But what sort of holiday gifts do travelers love? Travelers want practical holiday gifts that make their lives easier and more comfortable, gifts …

How to find the best cruise deals around the world.

A few years ago, while enjoying the city views from the terrace of Miradouro de Santa Luzia in Lisbon, I noticed large cruise ships docked at the Lisbon cruise port. This made me think about my own previous cruise …

How much does a trip to Oslo cost? Use this 4 days in Oslo budget breakdown.

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 …

Surviving a Long Layover

With good reason, many travelers dread layovers. While connecting flights are often a lot cheaper, most people hate layovers because it’s a major time suck. It takes longer to get to your final destination and you have to figure out

Beaches Near Miami Springs in Miami Florida

If you’re looking for endless beaches and small-town vibes, check out Miami Springs. Miami Springs is a small town in the center of Miami right next to the Miami International Airport. Popular among travelers looking for a quiet place to …

Tampa Outdoors

Ranked among the top cities to explore the great outdoors, Tampa offers outdoor enthusiasts a wide variety of activities from water sports to hiking and camping. With over 160 parks and beaches to choose from, enjoy the great outdoors in …

Explore the Giant's Cuaseway Northern Ireland and Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge

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 …

Rome on a Budget

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 …