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…
Earn passive income dividend investing

Earn Passive Income Dividend Investing

Yesterday I got a message from a reader who shared that although she wanted to put money aside to invest, she felt overwhelmed by all the jargon. She didn’t know where to begin and I got the feeling that she had already given up without really…
Trip to Martha's Vineyard Cost

How Much Does a Trip to Martha's Vineyard Cost?

Last updated August 29, 2019. South of Cape Cod, Massachusetts, Martha’s Vineyard is a great summer destination to visit if you’re looking for a quick island getaway. Perfect for families, friends or a romantic vacation with your significant…
What you need to know about global entry and TSA Precheck

How to Get Global Entry & TSA PreCheck For Free

After an eight-hour flight from London, my weeklong trip to Austria was officially over. I had just landed at JFK International Airport in New York City and I practically ran out of the plane so that I could be among the first to clear customs.…
A guide to flexible spending accounts the health savings accounts offered by employers.

A Quick Guide To Flexible Spending Accounts

Are you taking advantage of all of the healthcare benefits offered by your employer? Probably not right. Well don't worry, no judgement here because I still have to look into how I can get reimbursed for going to the gym regularly. But here's…
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…
How much does a trip to Curaçao cost?

How Much Does a Curaçao Vacation Cost?

Curaçao has been on my radar for a while now and I'm excited to share that I finally got the opportunity to experience this Caribbean gem for myself back in May. From the pastel-colored colonial architecture in Willemstad to the crystal clear…
Danielle Desir Travel Writer, Podcaster, Host of The Thought Card

How To Budget Your Trip

Growing up I traveled every summer, but as a college student, I couldn’t afford to travel as much. Although money was tight (we're talking Great Recession tight), I decided that I would make travel a financial priority once I found a job…
How to travel solo with confidence. Tips for traveling solo as a black woman.

How to Confidently Travel Alone

With a passion for travel and discovering new cultures, exploring the world is what I love to do. Traveling solo started for me when I planned my first solo trip to Paris. I had just graduated from graduate school and I was determined to travel…
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…
Tips on how to save money for travel.

How to Actually Save Money for Travel

Do you want to save for travel? Is money holding you back from traveling more? While you can certainly hack your way to free travel and find ways to travel inexpensively, the truth remains that you need money to travel the world - don’t believe…
Metal Canvas Prints by CanvasDiscount.com Review

Turn Your Travel Photos into Canvas Prints with CanvasDiscount.com

Thank you Canvas Discount and BraVoMark for gifting me a metal canvas print. All opinions are my own. While I enjoy traveling solo, some of my favorite travel memories are from when I travel with my loved ones. From mother-daughter trips…