I’m all about finding ways to travel on a budget. I stretch my travel dollars through spending intentionally and by packing a carry-on to avoid baggage fees. Another way I see more and spend less is by combining trips. For example, I went to visit my grandparents in Mobile, Alabama, and saved hundreds by flying into New
Monthly Archives: March 2018
With no shortage of horrifying airline stories in the news, you might be feeling some anxiety about planning that next trip. Thankfully, these type of stories are not actually all that common – but what is common are disruptions, delays, and mishaps. Just last week one of my Twitter friends, Julia, received notice just five
Dear Readers: You’ve heard me reference my good friend and travel buddy, Ruth, but I’ve yet to properly introduce her. Let’s change that today. Ruth McNulty, originally from Scotland, traveled to New Zealand in 2008 with the intention of staying a year (6 months on the North Island and 6 months on the South Island).
I’m walking through the Milano train station trying to find the ticket agent. Everything is normal. I have a plan, and everything is going according to that plan. I look around and see people going about their business — professionals, families, backpackers… I am aware of my surroundings, and nothing is out of the ordinary.