Week in Iceland on A Budget: How to travel to Iceland with $100

A Week in Iceland on $100 Budget with Natasha Alden

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…
Skipping Blue Lagoon in Iceland

3 Reasons Why I’m Skipping Blue Lagoon in Iceland

I’ve been lusting over Iceland for a while now. I love the natural landscapes and I can’t wait to see the glaciers, volcanoes, rainbows, caves, and waterfalls. I’m finally heading to the world's northernmost capital city in a few…
Things to Do in Quito Ecuador and Quito Day Trips

Things To Do & Day Trips from Quito, Ecuador

For those who are thinking about visiting Ecuador, I say book your flights and start planning your trip. There are so many interesting things to do in Quito. Ecuador is an affordable destination to visit in South America and…
How to Be the Perfect Airbnb Guest - Airbnb Etiquette

Airbnb Etiquette: How to Be the Perfect Airbnb Guest

The days of only considering hotels and hostels are long gone. Airbnb has revolutionized travel by mainstreaming vacation rentals. From apartments to cabins and even castles, Airbnb connects travelers to unique lodging…
A how-to guide to becoming a financially savvy traveler: how to be a financially savvy traveler and wiser with your money.

7 Steps to Becoming a Financially Savvy Traveler

How many of us can find financial reasons to postpone or cancel our trips? If you raised your hand or nodded in agreement, I challenge you to continue reading. I can confidentially say that we've all been there. Our finances can absolutely…
Reasons to Visit Barbados and Barbados Tourism

Reasons to Visit Barbados And Things I Love About The Island

A few months ago, I had a hard time imagining how I would spend a week vacationing in Barbados. Since I usually go on fast-paced shorter trips, I didn't know what to make of spending a week in the Caribbean. Would I get bored? Would I want…
How do I pay off my student loans faster?

6 Ways To Pay Off Student Loans Faster

After publishing my action plan to repay my student loans within the next year on Student Loans a Necessary Evil, I received so many questions about how I managed to pull this off that I decided to write a follow up post highlighting some tips for success.
How to Compare Airbnb Rentals and Pick the Right One

How to Compare Airbnb Listings and Choose the Right One

I can always count on Airbnb to find unique and affordable vacation rentals and apartments around the world. Airbnb offers a local experience and they are usually more affordable than hotels and resorts. They're also more comfortable…