Great Ways to Save Money on Hotels

Last updated on March 11th, 2023 at 02:43 pmTravel is wonderful, and everyone loves getting more value for their money. There are a lot of ways to save money on hotels, from traveling in off-season to travel hacking. Bonuses and perks from travel rewards credit cards can save you and your family and friends big…

Grecian fresco at the Palmer House Hotel in Chicago

How to Spend One Week in Paris, London & Amsterdam

A week’s vacation in Paris, London and Amsterdam is a fantastic idea, especially for English-speaking beginners to European travel. London is the world’s grandest English-speaking city, with a wealth of world class attractions. Paris is one of Europe’s most elegant and romantic cities, with an array of highlights to dazzle your eyes and palate. Dotted with canals, Amsterdam’s historic center is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the world’s most bicycle friendly city. We previously lived in Amsterdam and know these European cities well. So here’s how to spend a great week in Paris, London and Amsterdam!

White church, a top a green hill and dusk sky in Paris

Tips for Planning a Great Trip to Australia

Last updated on January 25th, 2024 at 11:49 pmFor many, Australia is a far off destination filled with exotic animals and friendly locals. Recent surveys have shown that Australia ranks first on many Americans’ travel bucket lists. Bell is Australian and we return to the island continent every few years to visit family and check…

Koala sleeping in a tree

Coronavirus Travel: USA Road Trip Tips

Last updated on March 30th, 2023 at 10:15 pmPlanning a USA road trip during the coronavirus pandemic and want to travel safer? We recently embarked on multi-week road trip from Washington, DC through West Virginia, Kentucky, Ohio, Indiana, Tennessee and back through Virginia. After being cooped up for months, we especially enjoyed lively country music…

Alex and Bell in front of the Athena statue inside the Nashville Parthenon