Ireland Visa Application for Philippine Passports

Applying for Irish Visa

Another day, another drama, another chapter in my love/hate relationship with my Philippine passport. What started out as a great deal from the US to Ireland is giving me more of a headache than I could have ever imagined, and made me wish in part that I wasn’t going to … Continue reading

A Guide to Amelia and Cumberland Island

Guide to Amelia and Cumberland Island

The Sea Islands are a group of barrier islands that dot the South Carolina, Georgia and North Florida Coasts. These barrier islands have their own unique charm and history.  If you want to go on a longer trip, these islands can be paired with other big cities on the mainland, … Continue reading

Our First Ever Cruise (Royal Caribbean Majesty of the Seas Review)

Arrival at Nassau

A review of our first ever cruise! The Majesty of the Seas took us from Port Canaveral to Nassau and Coco Cay in the Bahamas. Not bad for a first time cruise – read on for more details.

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A Guide to Havana Cuba From the USA

Peter and I both live in Florida, so when direct flights became available from Florida to Cuba, we both decided to make our bucket list dream come true by booking a trip. This article is based on our own personal experiences of visiting Havana, from booking our flights, to the … Continue reading

Costs, A Guide, and Travel Hacking Memphis Tennessee

Elvis Presley's Grave, Graceland, Memphis, Tennessee

Another impromptu trip which started with cheap airfare and led to a quick weekend adventure. As part of our travel hacking, weekend wanderer series, we explore Memphis, Tennessee. We detail how much we spent on our weekend, where we went, our recommendations and how we saved.

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How We Saved $6,500 in Travel for 2016

How We Saved $6,500 in Travel in 2016

A small summary of how much we saved on travel for 2016. This gives you a view of how much we have spent, and the destinations we’ve been to.

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2017 Travels and Experiences on a Budget

2017 Travel and Experiences on a Budget

It is nearly the end of October as I type this post and our 2017 travel plans are more or less coming into fruition. Before the end of the year and we have to do our 2016 roundups, achievements & goals post (which will not be in one blog, thankfully), … Continue reading

Treat Your Weekend as a Vacation

Sunset in Tennessee

“What are you doing this 3-day weekend? Anything special?”

 “Oh you know, just need to tidy up around the house, run some errands. Maybe see a movie or something.”
“How about going to Nashville on a 3-day weekend? Or a roadtrip? Or … Continue reading

A Day Trip in St Petersburg Florida

Dali Museum at St Petersburg FL

It was Veteran’s Day weekend, and Peter had the day off that Friday. I didn’t have a day off so what’s a better compromise than agreeing to travel – sort of. We decided to go to Sarasota, where Peter’s parents are, so he can enjoy the long weekend while I … Continue reading

Travel Hacking Alaska: Planning Our Trip

Travel Hacking Alaska

When we got married in May 28, 2015, a crucial choice had to be made, and that was with regards to our honeymoon. Where in the world would we go? We’ve already been to a few honeymoon spots like Turks & Caicos, Cancun, and even Montego Bay so we … Continue reading