Touring Bratislava, Slovakia
As I mentioned in the review of the Sheraton Bratislava, we had 2 nights in Bratislava. The location of the Sheraton Bratislava is roughly a 10 minute walk to the
How to visit the Marina Bay Sands’ SkyDeck
One of the most notable sights in Singapore, is of the Marina Bay Sands. A structure of 3 towers, connected at the top by what looks like a boat.
Resources I used for our Japan trip
I planned to do this post at the end of writing about our trip, but realistically, that might never happen so I wanted to do it now. I used a bunch
Jozankei Tsuruga Resort and Spa Review
I mentioned that when planning our Japan trip I had to book a hotel for 40K Ultimate Rewards points per night in exchange for a chance to visit Tokyo DisneySea. It
Six things to know about Japan before you go (you should go!)
It’s always exciting visiting a new country. Cliche, I know, but I really appreciate getting even a tourist’s look at how different cultures operate. While we did visit nine years
DisneySea in eight pictures
When we decided to visit Japan for our ten year anniversary, my wife and I made a compromise. We decided to go to Hokkaido for the majority of our trip
Honeymoon and Anniversary destinations worth considering
If you have been listening to the Saverocity Observation Deck miles, points, and travel podcast, you know towards the end of 2018 we did a fun segment. The segment was
Some Thoughts About Visiting Disneyland Paris in Winter
Greetings from Paris! Or more specifically, Marne-la-Valee, the suburb where Disneyland Paris is located. I am here with Deal Girl in the middle of January to answer the burning..
6 St. Augustine Hidden Gems For Your Next Visit
On a recent trip to Florida, I dug deeper into six St. Augustine hidden gems. I found that Florida’s oldest colonial city is chock full of special sites. I’m not
Hawaii miles and points guide Part 2: Best award rates
In Part 1, we discussed who flies to Hawaii, how to find out which carriers might work for you, and how using partners can save you miles. In Part 2, we’ll
Hawaii miles and points guide Part 1: What airlines can get you to Hawaii using miles?
Visiting Hawaii is one of those things that is on almost everyone’s travel list. It’s no surprise that Hawaii can be expensive, but you can save money on flights and
Guest Post: Mother’s Day Traditions in Japan
Today’s post is written by Caleb Parsons of Kids Travel Japan. I follow Caleb on Instagram and enjoy his tales of living as an American with a Japanese family. I thought
The Best Place to See Cherry Blossoms in DC is Not Where You Think
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
Summer Suggestions: Madrid
Welcome back to the series Summer Suggestions, where I recommend places for you to visit this summer because we can’t! While I’ll offer some ideas about how to get there,
Summer Suggestions: Amalfi Coast
Welcome to my new series, Summer Suggestions, where I recommend places for you to visit this summer because we can’t! While I’ll offer some ideas about how to get there,
Iguazu Falls With Kids: What to Know Before You Go
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
Booking United With Avios: Bug or Feature?
I just had a booking experience that surprised me and wanted to see if any of you have more data re: booking United with Avios. I didn’t know this was
Deals in Action: Disneyland on Points
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
Is Disney World Overrated? No. Here’s Why
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..
Disney World Hacks 2020 Edition Is Live!
I’m so thrilled to share the news: the 2020 edition of my Disney World Hacks book is now available! You can order it via this link. The #1 topic I get
Hotel Status Matters Less for Families. Here’s Why.
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 Planning Spring Break 2018. Yes, 2018.
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..
Colonia del Sacramento Uruguay: Less- and More- Than a Day Trip
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..