Tips for Overnight Travel

Traveling overnight is one of my best tricks for saving time and money. Not everyone thinks of this option or they discount it as too uncomfortable and inconvenient. I’ll admit, it’s not for everyone. But overnight travel doesn’t have to be the nightmare people who’ve never done it might think …

Ferries: Travel Hidden Gems

When you think about travel and transportation, ferries are probably not the first things that come to mind. They are more of a shortcut or a nuisance on road trips, depending on how you look at it. Or merely a way to get from the mainland to that fun island …

Train Travel: The Romance & The Reality

  The train is probably my favorite mode of transportation. I just love the clicking along the rails and the gentle sway as you speed through the countryside. Watching the world go by through big windows is mesmerizing and ignites my adventurous spirit. This feeling might be influenced by the …

How to Make the Most of Awkward Travel Patterns

  Awkward travel patterns such as long layovers, red-eye flights, multiple connections, overnight buses and trains, and limited or expensive public transportation can seem like giant pains in the proverbial ass. But they don’t have to be. With a little creative thinking and some ingenuity, they can make for surprising …

5 Ways to Avoid Paying Baggage Fees

  The abundance of budget airlines these days makes long-haul travel a lot easier and more affordable. I’ve flown internationally for as little as $16! That is about as good as you can get, price-wise. Of course, there were strict limitations that went along with that basic price ticket. There …