The Perfect Ireland Itinerary

The Perfect Ireland Itinerary

Our first self-driven European vacation was 8 days in Ireland with a couple of good friends.  I wanted to make this post just to share some tips, our thought process along the way, and our route.  We loved every minute of this journey, and we think you will too....
4 Flights to Europe for $285

4 Flights to Europe for $285

Today was a productive day!  Many of you who know us, know that one of the main reasons that we travel is because we usually fly for free (well….nearly free).  We do this by using air miles, typically derived from credit card signup bonuses. We’ve gotten...

Italy 2018 Budget

One of the most important factors when planning travel is the cost.  Having a background as an accountant, cost is certainly one of the things we consider most when planning a getaway.  Many vloggers and bloggers who travel full-time are on very strict budgets, with...
Pro Tips: Using Your Smart Phone Abroad

Pro Tips: Using Your Smart Phone Abroad

It’s often the bane of the international traveler’s existence, the thorn in his/her side, the unscratchable itch.  It’s the dreaded international data charge!  These days, humanity is more connected than ever, with smart phones and tablets being more of an appendage...
Pro Tips: How to Get Cash in Europe

Pro Tips: How to Get Cash in Europe

Novice travelers to Europe often have a bit of trepidation when it comes to obtaining local currency abroad.  While there are several solutions to this dilemma, I thought I’d take a moment to discuss what we’ve found to be a best practice in getting Euros, Franks,...