I’d Like to Travel Everywhere Man

June 23, 2015

Last weekend I was working on an upcoming article that highlights the fun and affordability of some of the best regional summer events like festivals and events around the country. I found myself wishing I had a solid month of vacation saved up so I could visit all of these festivals when the Johnny Cash […]

How to Negotiate on Vacation

October 7, 2013

One of the most difficult things to do is to figure out whether or not you are getting a good deal while on vacation. If you are in another country, it is difficult to tell whether you or not you are getting gouged. As you travel, pay attention. And do what you can to avoid […]

Where to Find the Best Exchange Rates

September 5, 2013

Stretching your horizons and visiting foreign lands is an enriching experience. Unfortunately not everyone takes U.S. dollars when you travel abroad, and even if they do you have to constantly be aware of the exchange rate they are giving you. It is almost always better to deal in the local currency than to take dollars […]

4 Financial Perks of Traveling with Friends

August 30, 2013

Traveling is great. Being with friends is great. Why not combine the two and get the extra benefit of saving money? Granted, you can’t travel with just anyone. It has to be the right set of friends. Some people are nice to be with a day or two but any longer and things get a […]

How to Pay Less for Food on Vacation

August 22, 2013

Vacations are expensive, and even though you want to have a good time, there are still ways to save money, many of which that won’t hurt the quality of your trip. One of the biggest areas of potential savings is with food. You need to eat while you are away, but there are ways to […]

How to Save Money on Road Trips

August 6, 2013

One of my favorite things in the world is the road trip. I like that you can see a lot fun landmarks and discover new activities while on the road. Plus, a road trip offers a certain amount of flexibility that you won’t find when you are required to meet a certain schedule to catch […]

Priceline vs. Orbitz vs. Expedia vs. Kayak: Which Travel Site Wins?

July 31, 2013

It’s that time of the year where everybody is staring out their office window dreaming of the beach or some other destination to get away from it all. With the vast amount of travel sites out there, how do you decide which one to use? The commercials may be cute, but that isn’t the reason […]

Is Travel Insurance Worth It?

July 23, 2013

Traveling the country and seeing different cultures is a great thing – but there are significant costs involved. You don’t mind to spend the money assuming your trip goes well, but what happens when something goes wrong? Travel insurance can step in during difficult circumstances while you are traveling to help make things right or […]

Are All-Inclusive Resorts Worth It?

July 22, 2013

If you’re looking to take a nice vacation in the the Caribbean or Mexico you will inevitably come across some all-inclusive resorts as an option for your accommodations. Are these pricier options a better deal than staying at a normal hotel and paying for your meals? Or are you better off separating the two expenses […]

Health Care and Insurance While Traveling

July 18, 2013

Not too long ago, I went on a camping trip with my extended family. At one point, my dad tripped and ended up with two puncture wounds in his leg. We administered first aid, got him in the back of my car and drove him a little more than an hour to the nearest emergency […]

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