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.

Haunted America! Top 7 Scary Destinations in the U.S.A

October is upon us and what better way to start the month with a scary and gloomy introduction! This infographic is brought to you by HomeAway. It does a great job choosing the top seven cities believe to be plagued with paranormal activities due to its ominous past. Would you stay in a haunted hotel and sleep there for a night or would you do a full on haunting tour? If so, leave a comment on which activity you would do and why. Let me know how brave (or not!) you are 🙂

Scary US Destinations

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

JetSet Style: Toronto Ontario, Canada

Toronto Ontario

In this week’s JetSet, I decided to pull together something for the guys: Just in time for the colder months ahead of us, this style mixes up class with a little urban style. Inspired by city wear and the lovely city of Toronto, this style can easily transitioned from day to-night exploration. Did you know that Toronto has over 8,000 restaurants?! No excuse not to eat and indulge, a haven for all foodies to delight in 🙂

The Behavior of Today’s Tech-Based Travel Aficionado

Today we look at statistics and the behaviors of the techie traveler! What exactly is a tech traveler, you ask? A techie traveler is the modern globe-trotter who relies on technology via electronics to assist and document their awesome adventures. This infographic created by Lab 42 provides the hardcore statistics and analysis of the typical techie traveler from the start of the trip to post-vacation mode. Do you consider yourself one?

Techie Traveler