8 (Surprisingly) Cheap and Beautiful Travel Destinations

Finding cheap exotic vacations has become easier than ever. But where do you start? Try these 8 beautiful travel destinations for your next trip!

With so much information online, finding beautiful travel destinations that fit your budget has become easier than ever. The places you can go without breaking the bank may surprise you. But where do you start? Sometimes the sheer number of cheap vacations available can be overwhelming. Instead of hitting the beach and letting go of […]

Vacation Inflation: Making a Conscious Decision to Splurge (On a Budget)

Vacation Inflation: Making a Conscious Decision to Splurge

Over the last few years, we have worked hard and saved.  We have counted pennies, used coupons, and made most of our meals at home.  One by one, we have payed off almost all of our debts.  We have nearly paid off some legitimate expenses, such as our car and home improvement loans.  We have also had to pay […]

How to Go On Vacation without Losing Your Mind

Want to go on vacation without losing your mind? Trust me, you do. This list of must-do items can help make that happen.

It’s 8:00 a.m. as I write this, and I’m running on fumes after getting only 5 hours of sleep. Our flight home from Jamaica was supposed to land in Indianapolis at 11:05 p.m. last night, but it was delayed, so we didn’t get home until almost 1:00 a.m. Grrreeeaaatttt….. I scrambled to get my kids […]

How I Earned 30K Hotel Points with Almost No Effort

Want to read something badass? Mark stops by to share how he earned 30K hotel points with almost no effort at his favorite hotel chain.

I’m in Jamaica and either sleeping or mildly intoxicated at the moment. (Maybe both) Please enjoy this post from my friend Mark at BareBudgetGuy.com. I recently experienced the second-worst sleep of my life, unfortunately at my favorite hotel chain. I was, however, able to obtain reasonable compensation by using less than 500 written words. Let […]

How to Travel with Kids On a Budget

Family walking on the beach

When you have young kids, travel can be both inconvenient and expensive. Not only do you have to lug car seats and diaper bags all over the place, but you also have to learn to live with higher travel expenses overall. Obviously, this should be expected. After all, little bodies take up space on airplanes […]

Frugal Travel: Where Would You Go for Five Days?

The view from the Westin Harbour Castle in Toronto...

Do you ever think about where in the world you would travel if you had an unlimited amount of money and time?  I’ll tell you were I would go. First of all, I’ve always wanted to go to the Maldives and I know the clock is ticking since it is basically sinking into the ocean.  And second, […]

How We’re Going to Jamaica For FREE Next Year

The pool area at the Holiday Inn in Montego Bay

Hey party people!  I’m currently in the midst of planning my family’s 2015 vacations and I thought I would share a little of my mad planning skillz with you.  Are you excited?  Yes?  Good.  Now sit back and relax while I tell you how I plan to take my husband and kids to Montego Bay […]

Las Vegas On a Budget

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Last month, D.C. at Young Adult Money introduced me to a Facebook app called MyVEGAS Slots.  And ever since then, I’ve been hooked.  On its surface, it’s just a regular ol’ Facebook slot game.  The only difference is, the points you earn can be redeemed for real rewards like free rooms, free or discounted meals, and show tickets.  What […]