Category: Destinations

Destinations, New York, Travel, USA

Christmas in New York

Christmastime in New York City is busy, crowded, and expensive. Last year at this time in December, we took a 6:00 a.m. flight out of Florida with our return flight booked for 8:00 p.m. the following evening. We spent $150 each for plane tickets, $320 on a one-night reservation at the now-defunct Hotel Dumont, and …

Destinations, France, Travel

My Favorite French Beauty Finds

Go ahead and do a web search for “City Pharma Paris” and you’ll see lots of blog posts and other websites praising the giant discount parapharmacie mecca. (I’ll still be here, promise). Everything they say is true – it’s busy and crowded but the prices are much lower. The staff sometimes seem a little frazzled with …

Destinations, Norway, Travel, Travel Tips

Ten Tips for Saving Money in Norway

Here’s something we didn’t know before planning our Scandinavian adventure during the summer of 2015: Norway is absurdly expensive. All three of the countries we visited on that trip (Norway, Sweden, and Denmark) were expensive, but Norway took the cake. This article from that same year, cited Norway as having the second highest cost of living. …

Kansas, Missouri, Packing Lists, Travel, Travel Tips, USA

Traveling Light: Kansas City Packing List

Over the Labor Day weekend we visited Kansas City, Missouri (you can read about what we did over the weekend here, here, and here) and had a blast! Today I’m going to share what I packed and wore each day. You’ll note this looks similar to my Nashville list, and will probably look similar to …