I am constantly looking for better ways to carry toiletries on a plane. I shop for carry-on bags and accessories like most women shop for shoes and clothes.  I was on Etsy one day and I came across a Flanabag and the owner, Linda, was kind enough to send me one. She sent me a blue Flanabag last summer...
mistake fares booking for flights
Have you heard of error fares, mistake fares or glitch deals? These fares happen when an airline sells tickets to amazing destinations for ridiculously low prices, either on purpose or by accident. They are an amazing way to travel on the cheap, especially if you are flexible. Delta once had an error fare to Vancouver from Los Angeles for $45....
Why do I refuse to let housekeeping clean my room? I don't think hotels give housekeepers all of the tools they need to properly clean each room.  I have had a few experiences that I will share with you. One of them is especially gross so beware. When I get my key and go into my room, I put my...
Over my years of traveling I've learned a few things along the way and I really love being able to share my expertise with you. I have been sick in several countries and it's never a good thing. However, one thing that has made getting sick less painful is I always have an "In case I get ill" kit...
Have you ever ridden Amtrak? I did and LOVED it! I purchased a business class ticket (which I recommend) for my trip from San Diego to Union Station in Downtown Los Angeles (the ticket is easy to read, not like a train ticket in France). While of course I can't speak for every single train in their fleet I...