Do you ever feel like you need a vacation from your vacation? It can be a lot of work to prepare for a getaway. From finding coverage at work and making plans, to air travel and all that site seeing – it can be exhausting. Here are some tips that can make travel worry-free so you’ll have more . . .
In my bag: 9 travel-sized beauty essentials
Unless I’m heading out on a business trip, I’m not a high-maintenance traveler in terms of my beauty routine. I don’t need a hairdryer, curling iron or flat iron while I’m on the road. While I use those products at home, they only weigh down my bag and take up space that could be better used for . . .
Review: Colonial Colombia with Intrepid Travel
As I mentioned in previous posts, I went on 9-day tour through Colombia with Intrepid Travel. If you want some travel inspiration, check out some of my favorite photos from Colombia. The itinerary This tour is actually the second part of a 15-day Colombia tour called Complete Colombia. The first . . .
How to save for your next vacation
I'm a firm believer that just about anyone can go on vacation, even if money is tight. If traveling is your biggest priority in life, you can get there with a savings plan and a bit of creativity. Don't let other people discourage you. Saving for a vacation is all about trade-offs and priorities. . . .
Two days in Cartagena, Colombia
In a previous post, I talked about the beginning of my Colombia trip and how it wasn’t exactly the start I was looking for. My trip started in Cartagena, Colombia and I didn’t get to see as much of the city as I would’ve liked due to my luggage issues. I only had a couple of partial days to . . .
Packing light: From a reformed over-packer
I’m about to take my third trip to Italy later this month and could not be more excited. Especially since this time, I’m going with my new husband and close friends. I love thinking about all of the adventures we’ll go on, the amazing sights we’ll see and the delicious (hopefully) food we’ll eat. . . .
Half of Americans don’t use their vacation time
I read an article about Americans and vacation time that made me sad. According to a survey by Glassdoor, the average U.S. worker only takes half of his or her eligible paid vacation time and 15% of U.S. employees don’t take any vacation time at all. Perhaps even worse, nearly 60% of workers who . . .
8 reasons why cruises aren’t for me
The cruise ship swayed with the waves while my sister and I watched Up on repeat. It was the third day of our four-day cruise to the Bahamas and we were at sea the entire day. The motion sickness medication wasn’t working; walking, sleeping and watching TV didn’t help my nausea either. It was 3 pm . . .
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