A European Castle Proposal

European Castle Proposal

I proposed to Ruby on April 20, 2015, in a historic European castle. In a small town. In a small country. In true fairytale fashion, she said yes, and fireworks blasted into the sky! Ok, so there were no fireworks, but she did say yes, and yet that proposal was … Continue reading

Spirit Airlines Review from a First-Timer

Spirit Airlines

Have you ever wondered what it will be like to go to a random destination and not look back?

 

One day as we were looking at Google Flights, Peter alerted me that a flight from Orlando (MCO) to Dallas via Spirit Airlines is around … Continue reading

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Travel

I began my first full-time job out of college in Jacksonville, FL, in April of 2010. In the time period between April 2010 and October 2013 (about 3.5 years), I’d traveled to the following places: Los Angeles, and Spain (Barcelona and Madrid). Those were fun trips, but that was basically it. … Continue reading

Montego Bay Jamaica Under 520 USD

Montego Bay Under 520 USD

Montego Bay, Jamaica: known for being a tourist paradise located less than an hour and 40 minutes from Miami International. I never thought I would get here, but I did, thanks to points, miles, and taking advantage of various promotions. We try to break down how we managed to go … Continue reading

How Much Are We Spending? – January 2016 Edition

How Much Are We Spending

Hello there!   Every month, when I (Peter) do the budget, I take a look at how much we spend as a percentage of our income on all of our expenses, from utility bills to mortgage to dining out to travel.

How to read our spend report:

For … Continue reading

Travel is NOT free

 

 

Let me get this straight folks: TRAVEL IS NOT FREE.

Travel is a luxury, something that is not really a must for survival if you are broke or don’t have the means for it on a small budget when you are struggling to survive … Continue reading