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Things to see in Key Largo, Key West

Remarkable Experiences You Can Only Have in Key Largo

Key Largo, Florida is the perfect destination for a weekend getaway, wedding, or family vacation. Since this Key West town offers an array of activities, I have teamed up with Hotels.com to highlight things to do in Key Largo that you can only…
Spring Break in Tampa Things to Do

5 Reasons to Spring Break in Tampa

If you need a break, Tampa, Florida is the place for you. Spring Break in Tampa offers warm weather, beautiful beaches, fresh seafood, the great outdoors, and more. Home of Clearwater Beach, which was named the number one beach in the United…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…