Downloadable Pre-Departure Checklist

If you’ve ever found yourself filled with an overwhelming feeling of “did I remember to…?” then you are not alone. That thought crosses my mind almost every day, and that’s why I started to do a mental checklist before I leave the house in the morning. When you’re going for a longer trip, that’s when things get more critical. Everyday no-brainers become potential nightmares to … Continue reading Downloadable Pre-Departure Checklist

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2 Helpful Chrome Extensions for Travelers

I got an email from Alaska Airlines today that made me want to jump for joy! They now have a button for Google Chrome browser that can remind you to shop through Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan Shopping. Southwest Airlines has had this button for a while, too. Read on to learn more about installing and using these handy extensions to earn loyalty miles. Shopping through … Continue reading 2 Helpful Chrome Extensions for Travelers

Put Your Travel Savings Fund on Autopilot

Travel is not an inexpensive hobby. Although there are plenty of ways to explore the world around us, and I believe that driving even 60 minutes away to discover something new can scratch the travel itch, many people dream of crossing oceans or staying in resorts. Those goals come at a cost. Here are some tips to “hack” your wallet and grow your travel savings … Continue reading Put Your Travel Savings Fund on Autopilot

Eurotrip 2018: Preview

Several months ago I ran a poll and asked my readers what they wanted from The Voyageer: more personalized writing, or more general stuff like itineraries and reviews? The result was split 50/50, so I’m starting a short series that will walk you through the decision-making process that I use when planning an elaborate international trip. Maybe it will help you tackle your own, if … Continue reading Eurotrip 2018: Preview

Airbnb loft in Albuquerque

Our Albuquerque Airbnb Experience

Has it been a month already? Time flies when you have writer’s block. Well, I already shared about what fun we had on our recent trip and other possible places to stay in Albuquerque, and now I can show you photos of our Albuquerque Airbnb experience. Location This adorable cottage with sleeping loft was located in Nob Hill, a cool part of Albuquerque east of downtown, … Continue reading Our Albuquerque Airbnb Experience

California’s Best Beach Towns (& Where to Stay!)

California is known for its diverse terrain, including arid deserts, lush forests, and fine beaches. Here are some of California’s best beach towns, from north to south. You’ll find a couple of the characteristics that set each town apart as well as hotel recommendations for when you plan your trip.  The rest of this post contains some affiliate links. If you book using my link, … Continue reading California’s Best Beach Towns (& Where to Stay!)

Angels Flight in Downtown L.A.

Have you ever wanted to ride the world’s shortest commercial railway? Or perhaps the remarkable towers caught your eye in their many vintage movie and TV appearances? The historic Angels Flight railway in downtown Los Angeles is a fun way to take a short trip within Downtown and experience the peak of 1901’s public transportation. Oh, and it’s affordable! Angels Flight opened at the turn … Continue reading Angels Flight in Downtown L.A.