How To Save Money For Your Next Vacation

savemoney001It’s a new year and new resolutions to travel more, but before we start dreaming of the next locales, let’s look at some practical money advice. In this post, I answer some common money questions on how you can save for that next getaway.

How do I know if I have enough money saved for vacation?

The old-fashioned rule of thumb was to save a week’s worth of salary for one annual vacation [Read More…]

Start the New Year: Zero Stress & Travel For Less

newyearletsvacayDoes one of your New Year’s resolutions include seeing the world?! With so many cheaper options and deals to snag online, it is nearly impossible not to take advantage of it. If you want to vacation like a pro in 2017, keep reading on how to travel well and save cash in style [Read More…]

Do You Know the 35 Free Things to Do While on Vacation?

35 Free Things to Do While Away

Ever been on vacation and find yourself amidst of “unplanned downtime”? Unplanned downtime is when you didn’t fill that itinerary with a fun activity because you didn’t plan it. Yup, doesn’t apply to me neither! I always find something to do 🙂

But what about certain activities that demand too much of your budget and you need an activity to “pad” your itinerary should you need it? Well, you’re in luck because here is a list of 35 FREE things to do while you are on vacation [Read More…]

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

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…]

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

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…]

Amazing Deal! $84/night at Riad Emberiza Sahari in the exotic beauty of Marrakech, Morocco

Riad Emberiza Sahari in Morroco

Ah, Morocco… What is not to love about the mysterious beauty nestled in the amber colors of the desert? Located in the northwestern region of Africa, Morocco’s bustling capital is called Marrakech.

Here you will find colorful palaces, gardens, mosques, and markets. Because of its location near the Mediterranean, the country’s temperature is comparable to Southern California. The average annual high temperature is 84.2/29 (°F/°C).

This deal comes from the brilliant hotel Riad Emberiza Sahari in Marrakech. This hotel boasts an elegant architecture of traditional Moroccan design and motifs. Each guest room is embellished and attention to detail is taken very seriously.

The best resting grounds after a long day of excursions through the Atlas Mountains or camel back riding through the Sahara- all planned by the hotel should you wish. Make room for a little shopping at the plentiful markets that are within walking distance!

Let’s see what this lovely desert gem has to offer:

• Normally priced at $136, today’s deal is $84/night (on sale now- up to 38%)
5/5 star rating on TripAdvisor
• Intimate villa-style complete with a garden terrace, lounge and pool
• Plush and luxurious bedding- each room uniquely decorated
• Wi-Fi available in common areas, but not in guest rooms
• Massage, Yoga and Meditation services readily available
• Hotel library- should you need to get away and curl up with a book 🙂
• Hotel’s central location ensures that you are within steps to authentic Moroccan restaurants and the local souks

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

Then click here to reserve your stay 🙂 Enjoy

Determined Diva Travels presents My Paris Travel Itinerary for Under $500

Hello everyone! Today I present a great article by fellow blogger, Determined Diva Travels. Be sure to visit her blog, link available below the post!

PARIS- The city of love and lights, the fashion capital and a destination on just about every wanderers bucket list. Paris is known for its luxury, its famous attractions and world-renowned cuisine.

Which makes it safe to assume it’s not fit for a budget traveler right? Well I love a good challenge! So here is an itinerary on how I managed to plan my Paris trip for under $500 including flights.

Let’s begin with the generally largest expense for travel [Read More…]