While I’m all for helping people learn how to maximize their travels through cost-cutting and planning, travel coaching sometimes requires me to help travelers realize that one of the keys to being able to travel more is by choosing the right destination in the first place, because choosing the wrong destination may be paralyzing your […]
Similar to the traveler vs. tourist debate, there seems to be a certain stereotype that I’ve noticed in the travel world that taking tours is too “touristy” of a thing to do and certainly no way to spend a trip if you’re really looking to experience a destination authentically. Personally, I don’t get distracted by this […]
Did you know that travel companies and online travel agencies (OTAs) like Expedia and Hotwire are virtually spying on you? These companies use your computer’s location and IP address to determine how much to charge you for everything from car rentals to airfare. You may have figured this out if you’ve ever noticed price changes […]
Towards the end of this past spring, my husband Jave and I took a two day trip down to San Diego to basically hole ourselves up in our hotel room and catch up on some much needed R&R. In between long naps and binge-watching episodes of Naked and Afraid in our room, we hung out […]
Though some may be reluctant to admit it, everyone wants a taste of the good life every now and then. And there’s no better time to treat yourself to a bit of luxury than when you’ve clocked out of your daily routine while on vacation.
Have you heard? In an effort to keep prices high for us travelers, news recently broke that the airlines may be in cahoots to limit available seats on flights. The four major U.S. airlines who control the vast majority of domestic air routes here in the U.S. (i.e., American, Delta, Southwest, and United) are being sued following […]