Basic Tips for Traveling 1: Flights and Lodging

You can really go down the rabbit hole on some blogs when it comes to flight booking strategy and playing the airline credit card game. Here are some simple, bite-sized tips I’ve learned along the way to help you trim costs on the most expensive parts of traveling: flights and lodging, especially on a big trip. I realize

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Using the CBX to fly out of Tijuana

Waiting to board at TIJ

When my friends and I went to Mexico City in December, we used the new CBX “border terminal” that goes straight to the Tijuana airport from US soil. The bridge opened in December 2015 and has had some growing pains (and price increases) in the past year but having used this service, I do recommend it. Many

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Fall Camping on Palomar Mountain

Palomar Mountain View

For the past two years, our friend group has gone camping on Palomar Mountain at the Doane Valley Campground, which is a little over an hour northeast of San Diego. We’ve gone one of the first two weekends of November, when the weather definitely feels like “fall,” but it is not yet too cold to be sleeping outside in

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