So my long vacation this year will be in November/December (my work schedule only allows me to take a vacations during certain times of the year) and I’ll be going down to Peru and a few other places for just over 3 weeks. I take shorter mini trips throughout the year but those are just … More Facepalm Moment this Weekend
It never seems to fail that on every trip, something happens where I can’t do something on my list for one reason or another. Inevitably, it’s always due to some outside circumstance outside of my control ie closed for maintenance, weather, train strike, etc. It’s always easy to say that you’ll visit the site … More Foiled Plans
I always take a notebook with me to take notes or to write down random thoughts whenever I have the time. It gives me something to do to pass the time as well as create a list of things I’d like to do or visit the next time I’m there. I always start with … More Notes for the Next Time
Sometimes overlooked but incredibly important when planning a trip is to make sure you give yourself plenty of time for transfers. This is especially true if you’ve pieced together a flight itinerary on multiple airlines. If you’ve booked 1 airline to your final destination, an airline will work with you if there is a … More Making the Connection
This could be the most iconic natural wonder in the US outside of the Grand Canyon and it really doesn’t disappoint. However, if you’re looking for other activities, you should probably find something else to do. I spent one night there in total and stayed on the US side so I view on this is … More Destination – Niagara Falls
Depending on which coast you live, Portland can refer to completely different places. Having been to both, I can say they’re both beautiful but drastically different. First, Portland, Maine is more of a town than a city. It’s a beautiful coastal town that has some amazing food with fantastic scenery. You can find all … More Destination – Portland, ME
I think there may be a common misconception that with a US passport, Americans can freely enter and leave a country at will. Although this is mostly the case, there are numerous countries where a visa is needed prior to arrival or can be obtained upon arrival. Anyone hoping to do any type of travel … More Visa Rules
When redeeming points and miles for an award flight, there seem to be two schools of thought. One is to use them to redeem more flights cheap flights to go to more destinations. The other is to use them toward tickets that you wouldn’t otherwise spend money on. Both are perfectly legitimate reasons. So which … More Which Cabin: Regular or Premium?