kauai, hawaii travel guide: kayak and hike along the wailua river

Kauai has a lot going for it: It’s stunning, the weather’s perfect, and it offers a lot of different outdoorsy activities for when you feel like balancing your chill beach time with, you know, adventures of the physical variety. (If you don’t like being outdoors, though, maybe Hawaii isn’t your dream destination—which makes me sadContinue reading “kauai, hawaii travel guide: kayak and hike along the wailua river”

3 sites for finding the best possible price on airfare (& how to use them)

Let’s be real here; airfare is often one of the most expensive aspects of travel. In my experience, it accounts for about one-third of our total spend on any given international trip. Here are the three sites that I use to find the best possible deals on airfare. Kayak and Google Flights Kayak is theContinue reading “3 sites for finding the best possible price on airfare (& how to use them)”

6 tips for making travel more affordable

I won’t bullshit you: Traveling is not cheap. This isn’t news to you. When I talk to folks about travel, that’s usually what they say: “Oh, we don’t have the money for that,” or “I don’t know how you guys afford it.” And I’ll be honest, my husband and I are extremely fortunate that we haveContinue reading “6 tips for making travel more affordable”

michigan travel tip: visit the upper peninsula

Oh, hey guys. Long time no talk! I took a break from blogging last week after what I’m fondly going to think of as my “Italy series,” but I’m back babydolls! This post about my home state will be the first in a series of stateside posts—starting with Michigan, then on to my long weekendContinue reading “michigan travel tip: visit the upper peninsula”