Popular Cultural Attractions in Taiwan

6 Must-See Cultural Taiwan Attractions

Home to ornate temples, small villages, bustling cities, lush forests, and natural hot springs, I recently added Taiwan to my travel wish list after learning about its rich cultural history. Off the eastern coast of China, the Chinese, Japanese…
How to Plan for House Repairs as New Homeowners

How to Plan for Unexpected House Repairs

I recently celebrated my two year anniversary of being a homeowner and it just so happened to coincide with getting my driveway redone. This seemingly simple home renovation project was a big deal because it costs thousands of dollars and I…
Fun travel gifts for Christmas?

Holiday Gift Guide for Travelers: 21 Fun Travel Gifts

The holidays are right around the corner and nothing shows that you care more than a thoughtful gift. But what sort of holiday gifts do travelers love? Travelers want practical and fun travel gifts that make their lives easier…
Tips for planning a trip to New Orleans for Mardis Gras Weekend

How to Celebrate Mardi Gras Weekend in New Orleans

Mardi Gras is one of the most festive celebrations of the year in New Orleans. If you’re heading down to the “Big Easy” to celebrate, you’re in luck. In anticipation of the holiday, Hotels.com asked me to share my tips for planning…
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.

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, here are eight…
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Philadelphia Weekend Trip Things to Do

Whenever I need a change of scenery, I can visit Philadelphia and count on having an amazing time. There is always something happening in town which makes it one of my favorite cities to visit on the East Coast. I especially love that…
How to find cheap flight deals with Dollar Flight Club

Find International Flight Deals with Dollar Flight Club

I am obsessed with cheap flights. When planning any trip, I always start by researching the cost of the plane ticket then I use different tools like Google Flights and Skyscanner to establish a flight price baseline. Next I figure out the average…
Comprehensive guide to finding airline error fares

How to Find Error Fares Like a Pro

While saving for travel is a great way to make travel a financial priority in your life, my strategy for affording travel would be incomplete if I didn't mention flight deals and airline error fares. In fact, most of the 26 countries I've visited…
What is travel medical insurance and why you should get coverage with SafetyWing.

7 Reasons You Need Travel Medical Insurance

Most of us travel for fun and adventure. Although no one wants to think about getting sick or injured on vacation, sometimes life happens. Financially savvy travelers know that it pays to be prepared so before your next trip, consider investing…
Beaches in Pacifica California

Pacifica Weekend Travel Guide: Best Things to Do in Pacifica, California

After several fun weekend trips to San Francisco, I found myself planning another trip to the West Coast. However instead of exploring more of San Fran, I decided to visit a nearby city. Although there were plenty of options to choose from…
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…