Where’s Your Perfect Beach?

The other day, I was reading Purposefully Lost (a regular read on my blog list) and the author, Jen, introduced me to a nifty little survey from Fodor’s. If you haven’t heard of Fodor’s, it is website that provides travel reviews in order to find the best travel destinations, hotels,…

Travel Tips Thursday – Hotwire.com

So maybe this isn’t so much a “tip” as it is a statement about how awesome Hotwire.com is for renting a car. If you don’t use Hotwire a lot, Hotwire.com offers discounted rates on flights, hotels, and cars because they don’t reveal the details until after your reservation is confirmed.…

Cocoa Beach Pier

As we flew into Orlando, I was fascinated by all of the lakes, rivers, ponds, and waterways that I saw below us. The sun was in the perfect spot that afternoon and the way it reflected off of the water made it look as though the entire city was floating.…

Guilt Trips

About a week before the long anticipated vacation begins, the good anxiety starts to set in. You know the feeling, the itinerary is finalized, tickets and reservation confirmations are printed, travel documents are gathered, and the list of things to do before you leave is long, including: the necessary late…

The Magic of Budgeting

My husband and I travel frequently, and the truth is, we are able to do so because of our budget (and maybe because of my slight paranoia that there’s too many places to see and not enough time to explore). Finances scare a lot of people. Taking a cold hard…

The NaPali Coast-A Dream within a Dream

Since today is a day dedicated to love and romance, I wanted to reflect on one of the most romantic moments in my life. It was 2009, and I had just accomplished one of my life-long goals: earning my Bachelor’s degree. After the graduation parties and celebrations, my boyfriend and I traveled to…