Fueling the Wanderlust

I want to fill you in on our recent adventure. This isn’t another adventure crisscrossing the globe, but rather, an adventure that involves dipping our toes into the popular travel rewards pool. This adventure has rewarded us (pun intended) 🙂 with travel perks that have allowed us to continue the endless pursuit of our…

Hawaii on a Budget

Welcome back to part two in my two-part Aloha-inspired series! My last post detailed how to plan a trip to Hawaii and today I’m going to share my favorite tips on Scoring a Fantastic Deal! A lot of folks assume that Hawaii is insanely expensive, so today let’s discuss how to travel to Hawaii…

The South Pacific on a Budget

I swear that’s not an oxymoron. At least, not entirely… I will just come out and say it: we spent more money on our trip to Mo’orea than we’ve spent on any other vacation. We knew that those fancy overwater bungalows came with a hefty price tag, and I soon…

Through the Looking Glass

I’ve heard a rumor that most people wait to travel once they’re retired–when they have more money or more time–but if you’ve followed Pictures and Plane Tickets for a while then you know that I don’t believe the hype. I’m a firm believer that tomorrow isn’t promised to anyone, so we must make…

A Bucket List Anniversary

If you would have stopped by during these last two weeks you would have found me in front of my computer consumed by research–I spent my free time pouring over reviews, reading tourism websites, haphazardly scratching down random itineraries, and adding items of interest to my never-ending travel list. I ate, slept, dreamed, and thought about…

My Secret…

“How do you guys travel so often?”  “What’s your secret to constant travel?” “How can I find good deals like you?” “Can you help me budget for my trip?” Over the years I have been asked these questions on many different occasions, and I love the conversations that follow. Travel…