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
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
My friend Joe wrote a must-read post about what you can’t control once you become a parent. This week fate dealt my family a curveball I’m having trouble figuring out
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
I’m about to hit seven years of blogging. I was going to write a new post, but realized most of what I learned this year reinforces and expands on what
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
My local deals- I’m curious to hear about yours.
I’ve been meaning to write about Dosh for a while now but an email this morning finally made me put fingers to
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..
Image via eclipsewise.com
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
Today is Bastille Day in France. Therefore, I want to add another item to your list of amazing sites to see: The Bastille Day fireworks over the Eiffel Tower from
I consider myself fairly well informed on all things travel. I read the books, searched the blogs, and thought I was ready. However, I missed the importance of this crucial
This post is sponsored by Allianz Global Assistance (AGA Service Company) and I have received financial compensation.
Five Star Service You Don’t Want
We’re about to leave for C..
You may remember the awesome Booking com promo code offer that showed up a few weeks ago. That one is gone but Brian at The Gate found a new one that is also lucrative:
If you’re in a couple and have just discovered the magic of travel hacking, chances are you’ve got a reluctant spouse. I hear “my husband won’t get on board” or
I’m writing this post to clear an earworm. I’m also writing it in response to a number of posts I’ll reference below, but it’s mostly to get EVERYTHING IS AWESOME