7 Plane Etiquette Tips for Travelers

With the holiday season upon us and a final push to solidify our travel plans, it’s time to brush up on plane etiquette. While some rules of plane etiquette are well known and obvious, others are more unspoken, though still widely understood. As a frequent traveler, I’ve collected a list of seven travel tips toContinue reading “7 Plane Etiquette Tips for Travelers”

¡Barcelona, una semana no es suficiente!

Spain has always been on my travel shortlist but, if I’m being honest, I wasn’t sure about Barcelona. Perhaps it was because of their differing heritage and culture from the rest of Spain or their desire to break away. Whatever the reason, I was wrong! Barcelona is truly remarkable and one week was not enough!Continue reading “¡Barcelona, una semana no es suficiente!”

Explore New Orleans Like a Local

I chose to live in New Orleans for six glorious years. New Orleans is real, gritty, crazy, violent, and beautiful. There really is nothing like it. The people are warm and friendly, oozing with southern hospitality and the streets are filled with vibrant colors and deep potholes. It’s a place where many people go toContinue reading “Explore New Orleans Like a Local”

Hawai’i: Land of Alohas and Rainbows

If you’re in Hawai’i and you haven’t seen a rainbow or heard someone greet you with “aloha”, you haven’t been paying attention.  These two details are common characteristics of the islands and, after a brief four-day visit to paradise, I’ve learned there is a great deal more to life in Hawai’i.

How I Booked a $300 Flight to Australia

Have you seen headlines like this one before?  I have, and I never thought I would be someone to write something similar.  I’ve read posts about travelers booking seemingly impossible low prices to destinations all around the world and the one thing all of these write-ups had in common was MILES.  That’s right, using airlineContinue reading “How I Booked a $300 Flight to Australia”