Another cherry blossom season has come and gone, and with it the enormous crowds. If you missed the Tidal Basin’s peak bloom, you are not out of luck. The best
I recently saw a Facebook question asking about a teenager’s first trip to Europe. Instead of answering in Facebook, I thought I’d put together a handy resource that anyone can
I got a question from a friend about Iguazu Falls and realized I had yet to share my thoughts about navigating Iguazu Falls with kids. As opposed to a detailed
Cute enough to almost make you forget the nightmare getting there. Almost.
I’m so glad that Sam from Milenomics has returned to the keyboard. He wrote today about how his two
One hazard of raising kids as a travel hacker is that you raise the bar of surprise. While we try to keep the Deal Kids grounded for Deal Girl’s birthday
My buddy Nick at Personal Finance Digest finally prompted me to write a post that’s been years in the making. He announced that Disney World is overrated. Nick’s argument is basi..
I’m so thrilled to share the news: my Disney World Hacks eBook is now available! You can order it via this link. The #1 topic I get asked about, both on and
UPDATE: My buddy Ed over at Pizza in Motion has provided a counterpoint.My rebuttal is at the bottom of the post.Greetings from Chicago! I’m here with Deal Girl on a
It’s not always about what you wear, where you go, or where you stay. There’s one thing you can do every time you travel that immediately will make you feel
In Case You Missed Part 1I recently spent a week at Ka’anapali Beach in Maui on a press trip. I know, tough gig. However, I assure you plenty of work
Keiki- Ka lei ha`ule `ole, he keiki Hawaiian Proverb meaning A child is a lei never cast aside.We all woke up this morning to yet another tragedy. Another day of
You’re in Ka”anapali no matter where you stay.
I recently spent a week at Ka’anapali Beach in Maui on a press trip. I know, tough gig. However, I assure you plenty
So many trip reports out there tell you about all of the best hotel points redemptions. While I’m not immune to the $2500/night redemption I’m finding more and more of my travels
This is a guest post from fellow points/miles enthusiast and TDM friend Ben Komenkul. Ben recently checked out the new Marriott EMC2 in Chicago and I asked him to share
Marriott Platinum benefits include free breakfast at the Westin Maui.
Last Night I Scored a Transcontinental Upgrade on United. Even better, it’s the third upgrade on United I’..
I know. You’ve barely recovered from summer and you’re rushing headfirst into the mess that marks every new school year: back to school nights, school supply lists, and paperwork..
When I revealed Camp Mom South America many commenters objected to my decision to stay two nights in Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay. “It’s no more than a day trip from Buenos Ai..
There’s a storied tradition of bloggers not doing any research ahead of time and then making a series of predictable unforced errors. Bengali Miles Guru filed a classic of the
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As you may know I’ve spent the last six weeks in South America. That’s about the only excuse I can give for not already having plans for the
Much of South America- at least Chile and Argentina- felt first world to us. We could drink tap water, find clean public toilets, use our smartphones and generally not worry
There’s a lot not to like about visiting San Pedro de Atacama with kids.First and foremost, it’s completely isolated even from the rest of Chile. It’s a two hour flight
Ok, sometimes it is literally sunshine and rainbows. Renaca, Chile, July 2017.
True Deal Mommy Confession: I threw the Deal Kids’ soccer ball into a ravine. To be fair they were
I’m going to begin this post the same way I end it- by imploring you to put Iguazu Falls on your wish list. Words won’t begin to describe it so