10 Reasons to Choose Sandals Resorts I get so excited every time one of you messages me to say that you're considering going to a Sandals Resort! Clearly, I talk a lot about them - but I can't say it enough: there is no better overall travel company than Sandals Resorts! I've detailed almost all… Continue reading 10 Reasons to Choose Sandals Resorts
A Reflection of My First Year of Travel Blogging I have good reason to say that 2018 has been the most exciting, rewarding, stressful, and memorable year of my life. I pushed publish on WineandWeekends.com in July of 2017, but I didn't truly start treating it as a business until January of 2018. So here… Continue reading A Reflection of My First Year of Travel Blogging & Why I continue to do it
How to Create a Budget for 2019 & WHY You Should Introduction and Background: I've always been pretty smart and aware of my money and spending habits. Though, I'm not going to pretend like I don't spend (and sometimes blow) A LOT of money. This post isn't going to be a cookie cutter budget for just… Continue reading How to create a budget for 2019 & WHY you should
Travel Packing List The first step of packing for ANY trip should include making a list. I don't care how often I travel, if I don't make a list... I will forget something. It happens every time. Sometimes, even where I make a list - I will think of something later and not add it… Continue reading Travel Packing List | My Step-by-Step Packing Strategy
My Personal Experience with Cheap Caribbean For my latest trip to the gorgeous island of Aruba (read more about my trip here), I used a website called Cheap Caribbean to book the entire trip. I had never used it before, and this post is in no way sponsored by them. However, I was extremely pleased with the… Continue reading My Personal Experience with Cheap Caribbean | Is it too good to be true?
How to Plan a Trip: I am so happy to finally make myself sit-down and write this post. I have gotten several requests for a post detailing "how to plan a trip." So I hope that you find this post beneficial! Planning a trip should be exiting and fun. Don't let all of the choices… Continue reading How to Plan a Trip | Tips + Best Sites
Deciding Which Bags to Use: Today I am going to be sharing with you my best carry-on packing tips. The main thing that people fail to realize when trying to pack in a carry-on size suitcase is that you allowed TWO bags. Meaning, ONE rolling carry-on size suitcase and ONE "personal item". Your personal item… Continue reading Carry-on Packing Tips | How I Pack in a Carry-on for up to a Week
All-Inclusive Resorts: They Are Not All Created Equally When most people decide that they want to take a Caribbean Trip, many people immediately think about an all-inclusive resort - with good reason. All-inclusive Resorts are definitely the best way to experience the Caribbean on a budget. However, not all all-inclusive resorts are created equally. I have been to… Continue reading How to Choose an All-Inclusive Resort | 7 Things to Look For
A Not-So-Obvious Travel Packing List: 1. Chapstick Carmex Chapstick might seem trivial to some of you, but there is a reason that I made it #1. I have a slightly obsessive problem with chapstick. I mean, who likes dry lips when they are trying to enjoy life? 2. Small pillow Foldable Pillow | Neck Pillow I have… Continue reading Travel Packing List | The top 10 things that I will not travel without!
The most common question I get asked is "How do you afford to travel so often?" Whether you do it often or not, everyone loves to travel, right? If you said no... then I simply don't understand you (but it's cool)! I truly believe that traveling is an important part of human growth. However, the… Continue reading How do you afford to travel? 10 easy ways to save money for traveling