If you are traveling overseas from the United States and are looking to exchange dollars for Euros or Pounds (a stronger currency), the last thing you want to do is incur additional fees on top of your investment in your trip.  We have a few tips to keep you from collecting ANY additional fees on your purchases while abroad. You’ll need cash on hand for tips, restaurants that don’t accept credit cards and street vendors. Bank…

I certainly don’t need much encouragement in my habits of Wanderlust and addiction to adventure. But once in awhile, when I’m not traveling, I like to let my mind do the wandering. We’ve curated a list of our favorite movies that will take you to the streets of Paris after midnight, a wedding in India, a volcano in Iceland, the shores of Italy and beyond. Enjoy! 1. The Secret Life of Walter Mitty  2. Seven…

The purest way I can define life is that it is a beautiful, long and daring struggle. A constant series of problems to be solved with some pretty amazing bits sprinkled in. 2016 was the best and quite possibly the worst year of my entire life. I can recall sitting in my hotel room in Florence, on my honeymoon, trying so desperately to figure out how I could possibly be sad in that moment. And…

The hardest aspect of planning and executing a relatively short trip (5-7 days) abroad is making sure you have enough time to see everything. While that’s a whole other topic, jet lag can certainly put a damper on your plans during the first 2-3 days and even longer depending on the time difference.  So how do you avoid the 3-4 pm drag that sets in while you’re shuffling your way from the Louvre to Notre Dame? There…

If you’ve ever wanted to hit the gas on adventure and splurge on a dream trip to Europe, Asia, South Africa, wherever, now is the time to do it! Currency rates have never been better and the low cost carriers like Norwegian Air offer low cost options to international destinations. On top of that, there’s a bunch of great credit card promos and award travel to be had from it. 1. Top Credit Card Offers…

United, Delta and American Airlines are getting ready to unveil their new Basic Economy fares in an attempt to compete with the hundreds of low cost carriers popping up across the world. In theory it sounds great, but what’s involved and what should you know before making the leap to a much cheaper fare? What’s the catch? Well there are plenty… No checked bags. No exceptions on this – you literally cannot check a bag.…

Most of us can’t afford to fly in the lie-flat, luxury that business class provides, aside from the occasional splurge upgrade that forces your wallet to cringe with guilt. This doesn’t mean that you can’t come prepared and make your in-flight experience feel like a luxurious jaunt through the cloud laden sky. I’ve highlighted a number of products to add to your carry-on checklist to ensure your long-haul flight is comfortable and doesn’t feel quite…

Ernest Hemingway called it a “Moveable Feast”.  Thomas Jefferson said, “A walk about Paris will provide lessons in history, beauty, and in The Point of Life”. If you are looking for a no frills travel guide to the most wonderful city in the world, then you’ve come to the right place. There are endless things do and see in the city of lights, but if you only have a few days, then what’s worth it…

We’ve put together a list of the top 10 last minute Christmas gift ideas for that traveler and wanderlust addict in your life. I’ve tried to include a mix of devices, cosmetics, and gifts that make air travel, packing and capturing memories from all of your adventures a bit easier for you. Enjoy! A cork board map to chart all of your wish list and past destinations. Moisture mist to keep your skin flawless during…

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