Our Favorite Hotel Booking Sites That Have Saved Us Thousands!

Hotels.com This is one of our favorite booking sites. After 10 stays, you get a voucher towards a free stay. Hotwire Like 'Priceline', you can purchase a hotel stay (not knowing the specific hotel) but will spend less than through the individual property. Booking.com Although this doesn't have the free 11th night, we have found…

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Booking Budget Safaris in Africa

I've had Africa on the brain lately. Last month, I finished booking and paying for the first 2 months of our trip in Eastern Europe, so East Africa was next. I wrote earlier how I essentially got a free flight down to Dar Es Salaam and now we are working on logistics around how to…

How to Travel with Cats on a Long Flight (Avoiding a Cat-tasrophy’)

It's 12:30 am and I can't sleep. The first night of sleep after flying across the ocean is usually a good one, but not tonight. We arrived at LAX at 1:30 yesterday afternoon and after a long wait for luggage, ambled out of the arrivals gate, up the ramp and into the arms of my…

To My Beautiful Ava on her 9th Birthday

Today I woke up to your sweet kisses and warm hugs. As with most mornings, you came to snuggle me awake before school, shimmying your little body under the heavy covers to warm up next to me. As I blinked awake, your sweet smile filled my sleepy eyed view and you whispered that you wished…

I Booked $2,000 of Flights for $100. Here’s How:

It's humbling to learn things at middle age that change your life forever. Driving Lambos in Rome: Summer 2017 My latest one came two years ago, when an unsuspecting staff member, Nate Samuelson changed my life when he opened my eyes to the world of credit card rewards for hotels and travel. Since then, we've…