balancing work and travel

Wednesday, August 26th, 2009

My last post got me thinking. There are so many things that can get in the way of travel, especially if you work full time. Between limited time off, soul sucking organizations like Sallie Mae and too many commitments, seasons fly by, weekends meld together and before you know it, planes have flown without you […]

it’s time to plan a summer vacation

Wednesday, May 13th, 2009

I have been too focused on planning my days off from work around weddings throughout the rest of the year to realize that we are are only getting closer to Memorial Day and summer is just around the corner. Luckily, I have had some helpful people keep me in the loop when it comes to […]

perhaps belize?

Tuesday, May 5th, 2009

This weekend we celebrated Mike’s birthday out in the burbs- his mom made a delicious chicken parm dinner with an unbelievable mocha torte for dessert. She also let us know that she just made plans to fly out to Arizona again to visit her sister and that her flight was just a little over $200 […]

old school communication

Friday, February 27th, 2009

Social media has changed they way we access and push out information – especially in regards to how fast this information can be acquired and distributed. If I need to know something, I Google it. Sometimes, I even Tweet it and I get a quicker answer. Two things happened this week that jerked me back […]

travel deals at the boston globe travel show, and penguins

Monday, February 23rd, 2009

Bryce and I braved the freezing rain and made it to the Boston Globe Travel Show yesterday. It was extremely productive. As we set out to sign up for as many drawings as possible, to score free trips to anywhere, we stumbled upon the Seaworld Orlando booth and there were penguins, real live penguins… They […]

cheap travel

Wednesday, February 4th, 2009

Let’s not beat around the bush. I am watching my budget like crazy and for some reason whenever I do that, it makes me want to travel even more. I am really good at making life harder for myself. This week, there were some great posts on how to travel on a budget, so if […]

travel deals are everywhere

Wednesday, January 28th, 2009

This week, Camels & Chocolate alerted me to the fact that Virgin America‘s Boston launch could mean some great deals out of Boston – she wasn’t kidding. But, Virgin America isn’t the only one offering travel deals lately… Beginning 2/12/09 you can fly with Virgina America from BOS to SFO to LAX from only $139.00 […]

let’s save some money

Wednesday, October 8th, 2008

After the debate last night and listening to financial horror stories on NPR this morning, I am stressed and depressed. So here is a short and sweet list of great finds for saving money on the road… Caroline Costello of Independent Traveler listed her Top tips for cheap travel. On Family Travel Logue Sheila Scarboroug has informed us How […]