Laura

How To Make Maui Affordable

I firmly believe that many destinations that people think are ‘once in a lifetime’ trips because of the price tag, can actually be done REALLY affordably with the right research, so ‘once in a lifetime’ can become every couple of years. Maui is one ...

My Favorite Beach Reads for Summer 2019

I think that heaven for me is going to be a crystal clear beach, a comfortable chair, and an endless supply of coconut mojitos and salt and vinegar chips. But seriously, is there anything better than reading all day by the beach or the pool, and the...

Our Favorite Airline Credit Cards

Do you know what might be my favorite thing in the whole world? Flying for free. I don’t know if anything gives me more of a rush than scoring free flights to places that are super expensive. We recently booked a trip to Paris for $20, and I swear, ...

Tips for Rainy Disney Days

You’re in the happiest place on earth, taking a trip you’ve planned for, and dreamed of for months (or maybe years), and it decides to typhoon part of (or the whole time) that you’re there. Hopefully, this won’t happen, but it is Florida, and rain i...

Restaurants You Have To Try In Maui

We love the food in Hawaii. Everything tastes so fresh that even when you’re eating something unhealthy, you still don’t feel quite as bad about it. When you add in the state's proclivity towards making fabulous Mai Tais, and I’m sold. While there’s...

Five Things Not To Miss in Maui

We just got back from a perfect week in Maui, and we’re here to report this hard-hitting journalistic fact - everyone is telling the truth about Hawaii. It is, in fact, heaven on earth. When the Bible talks about the promised land, it was in fact, r...

Surviving Summer at WDW

I’m not going to pretend that it’s not hot at Disney World in the summer. It is. It’s the kind of hot that people write sonnets about, and start fantasizing about dancing Slurpees and splash pads. There are ways to beat the heat though (and no, they...

What I’m Packing For Hawaii

We’re leaving for Hawaii in a few days to celebrate our sixth anniversary and I could not be more excited. We’ve both had a whirlwind few months with our work, home, and friends, and are in major need of some relaxation. David has been to Oahu a cou...

Backpacking in New York

It’s really not that hard to backpack across even the notoriously expensive city of New York while on a budget. The truth is that New York is also home to tons of free and/or cheap attractions. You just need to know where to look. With that in m...