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
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
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..
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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
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
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’ve finally conquered decision fatigue and have most of Camp Mom 2017 booked. Today I want to share with you the Camp Mom 2017 lodging details and pricing and lessons learned. In
I’m finally cutting through decision fatigue and have most of Camp Mom 2017 booked. Today I want to share with you the Camp Mom 2017 planning process, transport details and prici..
If you’re a Disney World fan, you probably have the kitchen sink on your bucket list. The kitchen sink is a monster of a dessert at Disney World’s Beaches and Cream soda shop
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…
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
Booking Disney World hotels is a very different process than what most of us are used to. The best way to book Disney World hotels is not the same as
Welcome to my Lessons learned from remodeling journal. I thought it would be fun and instructive to share our remodeling journey week by week. I hope you can learn from
I’m taking a break from remodeling to think about our Camp Mom coming up this summer. We’re visiting South America in July and will fly into and out of Santiago. We
Besides the ubiquitous Radissons and regionally-centric Nordic Choice and Accor establishments, you’d be hard-pressed to find international hotel chains just about anywhere in S..