Budget Your Trip: Splurge Vs Save

    Budget Your Trip: Splurge Vs Save

    I’ll be honest: my travel budget has grown in the past few years. There was a time when all I could afford was hostels and budget vacations or trips to countries with American-friendly exchange rates. These days, I can budget for a few more splurges than I did in the...
    Hotel Del Coronado Review

    Hotel Del Coronado Review

    The Hotel Del Coronado (or the Del as locals and visitors lovingly call it) is a historic hotel resort, located on Coronado Island in San Diego.  I recently spent a night at the Del (and a day lounging on Coronado Beach) on an overnight trip to San Diego from Los...
    Disneyland Tips for Disney World Lovers

    Disneyland Tips for Disney World Lovers

    Growing up on the East Coast, I’ve spent my fair share of time at Disney World.  But Disneyland? I went once when I was about 26 and in the immortal words of Shania Twain… it didn’t impress ah-me much.  Since I was planning on being in LA for a few months, I thought I...