Winter trips for solo black women travel

Best Winter Destinations for Black Female Solo Travelers

As black travelers, there are a lot of things to consider when traveling solo. In addition to safety, we want to travel to destinations where we will feel comfortable and welcome. Now more than ever, black travelers are sharing their travel…
5 Reasons to Plan a Girl's Trip to Miami

5 Reasons to Plan a Girl’s Trip to Miami

Whether it’s the thick of winter or summer, it’s always a great time to go on a girl’s trip. Not sure where to go? After traveling with my best friends to destinations like Bermuda, Italy, Croatia and Iceland, Hotels.com asked me to share…
Tips for booking cheap flights with CheapOair.

Tips for Booking CheapOair Flights

Finding ways to travel the world for less without sacrificing comfort or missing out on incredible travel experiences is one of the things I enjoy discussing here on the blog and my affordable travel finance podcast - The Thought Card Podcast.…
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…
Interesting things to do in Philadelphia with Danielle Des of The Thought Card

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…