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Don’t Be a Tourist, Be a Traveler – Tourist vs Traveler

I love the quote, be a traveler, not a tourist. Many people may not get this, or like me, have a hard time letting go of wanting to see everything. I have gotten much better at this, but, it’s still hard for me. However, as we travel more, and it becomes more of a focus for us, I find it easier. I know I want to see more, but I also know, I plan to go back one day. I can give up a few things and look forward to going back to see them on another trip. With this in mind, I decided to break down the difference of a tourist vs traveler . Continue reading Don’t Be a Tourist, Be a Traveler – Tourist vs Traveler

Money Saving Tips, for your Big Trip – Part 3

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Recently I posted, Money Saving Tips, for your Big Trip – Part 1,  and Money Saving Tips, for your Big Trip – Part 2 of my 3-part money saving series.  On those posts I shared that we have 3 big trips planned this year, including Hawaii over Christmas/New Years, and needed to start saving money fast. With that in mind, I did some research and found some of the best ways to cut our expenses, thus helping us save for these precious trips.  After doing all this research I figured this might help others wanting to save and be able to take their family on a summer vacation this year.  I found 18 money saving tips that can help make these trips possible. There is a lot of information, so I decided the break up the list into 3 separate posts. Here are the final 6 suggestions of this series. Hope you find one  or more tips that you can use to save money for a future trip. Continue reading Money Saving Tips, for your Big Trip – Part 3

Money Saving Tips, for your Big Trip – Part 2

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On last weeks’ post,  Money Saving Tips, for your Big Trip – Part 1, I shared that we have 3 big trips planned this year, including Hawaii over Christmas/New Years, and needed to start saving money fast. With that in mind, I did some research and found some of the best ways to cut our expenses, thus helping us save for these precious trips.  After doing all this research I figured this might help others wanting to save and be able to take their family on a summer vacation this year.  I found 18 money saving tips that can help make these trips possible. There is a lot of information, so I decided the break up the list into 3 separate posts. Here is Part 2 of my 3-Part Saving Money Tips Series.

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Money Savings Tips, for your Big Trip – Part 1

We have quite a few trips planned for 2017 and I am very excited.  We are heading to Seattle in February, Phoenix in March, California in April, a road trip to Pagosa Springs and Canon City in May, Daytona and Orlando in June, St. Louis in September or October and hopefully New Orleans for New Years. As thrilled as I am about these wonderful trips, they all come with big price tags. With this in mind,  I did some research and found some of the best ways to cut our expenses , thus helping us save for these precious trips.  After doing all this research I figured this might help others wanting to save and be able to take their family on a summer vacation this  year.  I found 18 money saving tips that can help make these trips possible. There is a lot of information,  so I decided the break up the list into 3 separate posts. This is part 1 which contains tips 1-6.  Please check out Money Savings Tips, for your Big Trip – Part 2 and Money Savings Tips, for your Big Trip – Part 3 for more money savings tips 7-18. Continue reading Money Savings Tips, for your Big Trip – Part 1