Travel Tips

Be a smarter traveler! With these travel tips, you’ll be able to save money, navigate like a pro, and use your time wisely. I’ve got information on the best gear, packing lists, and more resources right here.

Stop Eating Alone When Traveling

One of the ways I have changed the most as a traveler in the past year or two is that I have been looking for more social experiences.  Meeting locals to share experiences and learn about what the culture is really like gives things a very different spin from simply seeing the sights. Generally speaking, …

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My Secret for Cheap Hotels in Europe

Did you know there’s not a single Marriott, Hilton, Hyatt, Starwood, IHG, or Club Carlson in Slovenia outside of Ljubljana?  For the most part, this country is home to non-chain hotels and other independently managed accommodations. Despite having a healthy balance of hotel rewards points in my budget, I frequently find myself in locations without chain hotels.  Since …

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Stacking Restaurant Discounts

I’m a little embarassed to admit that I’m turning into a food-snob.  I love to cook and know my way around a kitchen, so when I go out to eat, I won’t settle for mediocre food.  Even better is when you eat well and you earn rewards! While rewards in general are something that make …

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