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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StayPineapple at Hotel Rose Review

Approaching Hotel Rose, you know you are getting into something special. The exterior is fresh and exciting, and the neon “Hotel Rose” sign by the lobby door sets the stage for a quirky, fresh experience. Each interaction with the front desk (check in, questions, check out) was met with cheerful professionalism. Read on of a full Staypineapple at Hotel Rose review. Location The location was … Continue reading StayPineapple at Hotel Rose Review

Travel Insurance: Is it Worth It?

I’ve read many posts about travel insurance, most of them sponsored by an insurance company. Most of the time I find myself nodding along; of course it sounds like a good idea. However, when I find myself buying plane tickets online, and they try to tack on the extra cost at the end, I get miffed and skip it (I’m a notorious cheapskate). Is travel … Continue reading Travel Insurance: Is it Worth It?

Escape to Las Vegas in the Winter

When people think of Vegas, they think of gambling, clubbing, and lounging by the pool. What if I told you there was plenty to do in Sin City when the pool is closed and without losing all of your money? I highly recommend visiting Las Vegas in the Winter as a fun way to inject some color into the grayest of seasons. December 2015 It’s … Continue reading Escape to Las Vegas in the Winter

Your First Time Visiting Mexico City

The whole time I was planning my trip to Mexico City, my dad kept referring to it as “Old Mexico.” Is that more of a 60s/70s era thing to say? In any case, Mexico City, the sprawling second-largest city in the Western Hemisphere (8.8 mil residents), is really heating up as a vacation destination. It was a lovely place to visit last December and I … Continue reading Your First Time Visiting Mexico City