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Why I Choose Airbnb | Travel Tips

I was first introduced to Airbnb by my friend Jeanie, when we were staying a few days after our Turkey Travel Experience back in 2013. We stayed in a really cute apartment and I couldn’t believe how inexpensive it was, as well as being so central to where we going to...

How to find great deals on flights | Travel Tips

Finding cheap flights isn’t as difficult as you may think it is. If you are flexible with dates and where you begin and end, then you may be pleasantly surprised! Two of my favorite websites I use are Travelpirates.com and Google.com/flights I will also say I use an “incognito”...

Carry-on Checklist | Travel Tips

Carry-on Checklist As some of my blog readers may (or may not know) I tend to only use a carry-on when I travel. I wrote about it here once and listed all I bring on a 12 or more day trip. The reason being is so that I’m not lugging around a monster piece of luggage, weighing me...

Frequent Flyer Memberships, Rewards Cards and Why You Should Have Them || Travel Tips

Frequent Flyer Memberships. I have 3, as above, as well as our personal Visa collects points that I can avail of mileage on a couple local carriers here in the Philippines. Why do I have them? Why should YOU have them? Let’s chat about that. 😉 I try and use the same carrier...

5 Ways to Improve your Travel Photography || Travel Tips

I get asked lots by people how they can take better photos, whether it is a point and shoot camera, a DSLR or their mobile phone. I wrote an article for Adoramapix several years ago about it and thought I would share it with you here as the 5 points are the same. 🙂 1. Pack the...

Packing a personal hand-carry and what I stuff in it || Travel Tips

In my post about packing my 10kg carry-on for 2 weeks of travel, I also get asked about my personal bag – you know, the one that could be a backpack or purse. Here’s how I pack my personal hand-carry: 1) Electronics and gear. I put all my wires into a small pouch that...

What shoes should I bring!? || Travel Tips

We love shoes. They make an outfit. They are part of our personality. Yet…when we travel, we can’t bring ALL of them. And they also have to be versatile enough for many types of outfits. So what do I bring, the one who travels with just a carry-on? I’m glad you...

Stay connected while Traveling || Travel Tips

Oriveto, Italy I don’t know about you, but I love to post my travels online in as close to real-time as possible. I do it for several reasons – to let my readers experience the place as it happens, to allow my friends and family to know where I am at, to connect with...

How to make a Travel Fund…and actually save $ for it! || Travel Tips

(Chefchaouen, Morocco) We all have great intentions when it comes to wanting to save $$ for something…including crossing out destinations we want to visit on our Travel Bucketlist! I’m no brainiac..but I have done some reading, some trying and have come up and...

Airbnb – My accomodations of choice! || Travel Tips

I LOVE AIRBNB! The first time I used it was with my friends in Istanbul in 2013 and haven’t gone back! I use it exclusively when I travel alone, before and after my Travel Experiences. I have even become friends with the one couple I stay with in Istanbul now. Their place...
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