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Is Travel Insurance Really Worth It?

We’ve all been there – a single click away from booking those hard-earned airline tickets for a little well-deserved R and R, and there it is: the travel insurance option....
How to Save When You Want to Experience the Magic of Disney

How to Save When You Want to Experience the Magic of Disney

Several months ago when I learned that a cool conference I attend every year would be taking place in Orlando I quickly thought - what a great opportunity to mix...
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9 Nine Tips For Buying Cheap Camping Gear (Tip One: Don’t Wait Until Summer)

Y’all: Do not wait to shop for the best camping deals when you’re two weeks away from your trip to Banff or Yellowstone. You will end up throwing money at...
Iceland on a Budget

Iceland on a Budget

Iceland is beautiful!  No wonder there are record number of tourists visiting Iceland (millions per year in 2017... for a country of roughly 330,000 inhabitants) they are even considering adding...
Hua Hin on a Budget

Hua Hin on a Budget

Hua Hin is a seaside resort city about a 2-3 hour car or bus ride from Bangkok, in Thailand.  Hua Hin has both a cosmopolitan (big hotel chains like Hyatt,...
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Myanmar on a Budget

Myanmar (previously known as Burma) recently opened up to the world is still relatively untapped by mainstream tourism. It is located between India, China, and Thailand and is a great...
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Young and Thrifty’s AirBnB Review

When we went on our amazing bucket list trip to Omaha to see Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger we knew we wanted to go about a year in advance for...
How To Save Money On A Cruise

How to Save Money on a Cruise

In my early (or maybe mid thirties) I went on my first ever cruise from Vancouver to Alaska.  My traveling companions were cruise veterans, but I was a cruise virgin....
White Horse on a Budget

Whitehorse and the Northern Lights on a Budget

It has always been a lifelong dream of mine to see the Northern Lights.  A bucket list item for me.  There's something about the aurora borealis and the green lights...
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