Tag Archives: Travel Planning

Here’s what we did with 25 vacation days (in 2016)

Despite the implications of the title, “What We Did With Our 25 Vacation Days”, this is not a bragging post. We know that we’re lucky to work for a company which grants that many days off, especially in America. Rather, we just want to show how far you can stretch your days off and visit […]

Dallas Texas on a budget

Fort Worth Stockyards, Fort Worth, Texas

Our first successful random airline roulette was in Dallas, Texas! What started out as just something to do during a long holiday ended up being a really fun adventure ahead! Here’s how we managed to do this trip on a budget: Flights Spirit, an ultra low cost carrier flying from MCO, Orlando International, had a […]

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 to this wonderful place without […]

Weekend at Holiday Inn Club Vacations Orange Lake

It was another weekend, meaning we’re off to another adventure! This time, we decided to go back to Orlando to try the Holiday Inn Club Vacations Orange Lake Resort, one of the biggest hotel complexes we had ever been! What follows is a review of the property and at the bottom is our cost table. […]

Is it More Dangerous to Travel Now than Before?

Is it more dangerous to travel now than before?

Last week, I read a story about a female tourist murdered in Belize (a beautiful but drug-troubled Caribbean island).  A few months before that, there was another female tourist killed in Nepal.  A few months before that, there were a few horror stories of some European women being raped in India.  And then the story of a […]