Travel while Saving the Planet! Info for the Eco-Friendly Traveler

Maybe you heard of the phrases “eco-friendly” or “eco-tourism” and in case you are not familiar with such terms, allow me to introduce you to this awesome infographic courtesy of Zerve. Traveling eco style can be considered an alternative way to travel while being mindful of the planet’s health and future.

Many hotels have adopted simple ways some I’m sure you have noticed. One example is limiting the use of excess washing of bath towels. You can take steps to ensure that your travels make a positive impact on the environment. Enjoy!

Eco-tourism

Amazing Deal! $95/night Hudson Hotel in New York City

Hudson Hotel in NYC

What is not to love about New York City?! Bright lights, entertainment available steps away, an assortment of delicious fare at your fingertips in the beloved city that never sleeps! This deal comes from the brilliant hotel of Hudson New York.

It is a legendary hotel in the middle of Manhattan decorated in a modern and hip interior by Philippe Starck. This hotel featured a gorgeous outdoor space to enjoy a drink or two under the city lights. All the rooms have been freshly renew since 2012 and are a bit on the small size, starting at 150 square feet. But with so much to do in New York, a room size will be the least of your adventure worries.

Let’s check out what this lovely hotel has to offer, shall we?:

• Normally priced at $119, today’s deal is $95/night (on sale now- up to 20%)
3.5/5 star rating on TripAdvisor
• Superb location and is steps away from a lot of NYC’s top sights
• Each room is designed in an upscale sleek and contemporary style that is inspired by a transatlantic journey
• Beautiful outdoor space at the Private Park to enjoy a craft beer or specialty cocktail drink a la Sex in the City style
• Within walking distance from Central Park; enjoy a lovely sunset stroll before coming back to the guest room
• Parking available on site and is pet-friendly
• Be aware that this is a nightclub scene so if quietness is what you are looking for, this may not be a place for you!

To take advantage: Register with my link first here to get 5% off your booking!

Then click here to reserve your stay 🙂 Enjoy

JetSet Style: Chicago, USA

Chicago, USA

In this week’s JetSet Style, this menswear outfit is inspired by the dramatic and gentlemen vibe of Chicago. This outfit is not the typical 3 piece formal suit but a hip version of the grown man swag. Its complete with a traditional vest mixed with a modern button up, rolled sleeves shirt in the shades of black, navy, and white. Keeping it classy for the dashing fellow in mind 😉

8 Awesome Ways to Save Money While Traveling in Japan

8 Awesome Ways to Save Money While Traveling to Japan

Sometimes traveling overseas can easily savage your travel funds but with a little planning and education, you can have a great time with extra cash to spare. So if you’re planning a trip to Japan anytime soon, don’t forget to study these 8 tips on saving you some money while you’re there:

1! Kissa & Tell
Manga Kissa are establishments where visitors can relax in their own private booths and enjoy Japanese comics for hours on end. For about less than [US] 10 bucks or 1,000 Japanese Yen [Read More…]

I NEED IT!: The DIY Spa Traveler’s Essentials

I NEED IT!: Traveling Spa Essentials

In this week’s I NEED IT, I curated essentials to recreate the spa experience directly in your hotel room space. If you have ever been to a major hotel or resort, most accommodations offer spa services such as massages, facials, and mani/pedicures. However, such services can be costly leaving you to spend USD $100+ easily, not to mention the added tipping and possible resort charges.

This compilation features everything from the glowing candle (use extra caution with flames) to a nourishing facial mask to a body massage oil. Its designed to keep you super relax while maintaining your travel budget. What are your go-to essentials to keep your self-care in check? Leave a comment!

More Life Hacks For the Modern Traveler

Who doesn’t love to learn more tricks on how to maximize space in your carry-on? What about using technology and new apps to keep you in tip-top shape to ensure your travel documentation is accounted for?

This handy infographic is brought to you by Direct Holiday Cottages and colorfully outlines life hacks to inspire the savviest modern traveler.

My favorite tip is placing a dryer sheet as you pack your clean clothes to keep it smelling fresh. I have done this before and it seems to have reduce wrinkles and static on some my pressed shirts! Which one is yours? Post in the comments!

More Life Hacks for the Modern Traveler

Amazing Deal! $142/night Hotel Copenhagen Strand in Lovely Denmark

Hotel Copenhagen Strand

Known for its lively culture and progressive culinary scene, Copenhagen is a city that may rival its European counterparts. Originally a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen is the capital of Denmark and at the turn of the century, it has become one of Europe’s fastest progressive city to visit. So to aid in your accommodation choice, today’s deal comes from the folks at the Hotel Copenhagen Strand which is in the heart of all that is happening.

This modern hotel sits on a lovely harbor amidst a graceful collection of boutiques and cafes. The hotel had its humble beginnings as a warehouse and has now transformed into a laid-back establishment. Copenhagen’s shopping center called Strøget is steps away from the hotel’s front door and it’s where you can enjoy scenic views of the canal. Annual average high temperature is 53/11.

Start you day enjoy a fresh and delicious meal at the breakfast room, leave for sightseeing adventures and then return to kick back in your comfortable guest room:

• Normally priced at $245, today’s deal is $142/night (on sale now- up to 42%)
4/5 star rating on TripAdvisor
• Splendid Harbor-front hotel in the heart of Copenhagen
• Each room is dressed simple and traditional with clean white walls and accented with soft blue and yellow colors
• Free, fast and reliable Wi-Fi available
• Complimentary fresh Danish pastries available at the reception area
• Hop on the canal boat tour for some more views of the city
• Take the metro or rent a bike to participate in more local sightseeing

To take advantage: Register with my link first here to get 5% off your booking!

Then click here to reserve your stay 🙂 Enjoy

JetSet Style: Reykjavik, Iceland

Reykjavik, Iceland

In this week’s JetSet Style, we are going to the cold northern beauty of Iceland. This outfit is for the stylish ice queen who enjoys the tailored, glamour look mixed with the modern flair. I particularly like the jacket for its dress silhouette and its bright cobalt blue. Accented with touches of red, this outfit is catered to keep you warm and effortlessly stylish. Cool fact about Iceland!: Icelanders watch more movies at the theaters than any other nation, with average 5:1 cinema admissions per person per year. Sounds like my kind of crowd 🙂

10 Adventure Hacks! More Smart Ways to Save Money as You Travel

10 Adventures Hacks to save you money

I enjoy looking for ways to save a buck or two and the habit is no different when it comes to traveling. So, if you are looking for more smart ways to save some money as you vacation? Keep reading because I compiled some more adventure hacks that you can use before and during your trip! [Read More…]

I NEED IT!: Messenger Bags for Your Travel Gadgets For Under USD $100!

I NEED IT!: Messenger Bags

In this week’s I NEED IT! I compiled a collection of his and her messenger bags. All of these stylish bags are functional and affordable at less than USD $100. These bags can stow your laptop, tablet, charger, and/or other similar electronics including accessories. This bag can also double as a carry-on bag or a regular daytime bag for any adventure.