Like many of you I’m the proud owner of a shiny new Chase Sapphire Reserve card. Unlike many of you I’ve had extensive experience with travel insurance claims. Because I’m an
Greetings from the Westgate Town Center in Orlando! I’m here for the week between a Traveling Mom conference and FT4RL 6. Besides the value thanks to vacation rentals I’m loving..
Me and my manatee.
Today I want to share an experience with you that is both easy to do and truly unique: swimming with manatees in Crystal River, Florida. Deal Girl
Lately I’ve seen a number of great deals to Busch Gardens Tampa. $45 Discount tickets are on Daily Getaways and there’s a targeted AMEX offer for $20/$100 online ticket purchase…
Daily Getaways starts today. To recap, Daily Getaways is an annual promotion that releases limited quantities of discounted hotel points and travel packages daily at 1PM EST. The..
Every once in a while a light bulb goes off and something you “knew” in one context makes life better in another. A simple trick I’ve known for years just
I wanted to give a shout-out today to an amazing collection I saw recently at The Phillips Collection here in DC: Toulouse-Lautrec Illustrates the Belle Epoque. If you’re looking..
I wrote a few days ago about how travel hackers do Spring Break. I should have mentioned another way we do it: twice! In the post I shared the details of
Deal Kid consented to a rare photo with his mom with a new old-school Fuji instant camera.
I’ve been traveling with the Deal Kids since before Deal Kid was born. True
BlueBay Beach Club, Gran Canaria, where our two bedroom condo was $88/night. This is my example of hacking Spring Break last year.
Just got an email about an Iberia Avios sale
A few weeks ago I shared my thoughts on the Marriott Platinum Challenge. I decided that even though I was tossing most status aside in the new year that the value
I was chatting with a friend recently who is planning his family’s first trip to Disney World. He started asking me questions that made me realize he didn’t yet know
I love a good travel survey and this week Traveling Mom partnered with Vacatia to find out how 700+ families do Spring Break. The answers are definitely illuminating. They also
The Centara Grand Hua Hin, my single favorite hotel stay- and one you’ll miss because of the status trap.Do you have one hotel that stays with you no matter where
I got back from Jamaica on Monday night, and had an absolutely marvelous time. On Friday I wrote about some questions I had about the experience, since I’ve never visited
This weekend I’m heading to the Hyatt Zilara Rose Hall for my first international trip of 2017 (and first since being approved for Global Entry). I’m not bringing my computer
I did not realize they were perfectly lined up with the portrait behind them until later.
Did you know America’s true Independence Day is October 19th? Yes, I know we celebrate
Greetings from Yorktown, VA. I’m on yet another road trip with Deal Girl and a friend and learned something new I wanted to share with you. I’m always hunting for
Worshiping at the Pyramid of the Moon. Teotihuacan, Mexico.
I’m bemused, but no longer surprised, by the reaction to my solo travels from the Momosphere: “That looks awesome bu..
Greetings from the Country Inn and Suites in Lumberton, North Carolina! I’m doing the I-95 drive from DC to Florida AGAIN and wanted to dash off a quick PSA before I forget.
I was thrilled to see a feature on Marseille in a recent Washington Post Travel section. I have a love/hate relationship with WaPo Travel but they got this one right.
This post is part of the Souvenir Stories series- where I share the stuff that takes me back after I get home.I’ve mentioned before that scent is one of my
BlueBay Beach Club, Gran Canaria, where our two bedroom condo was $88/night.
The Deal Kids start school this week which means it’s time to dream about next summer (what, you don’t