If you’re planning on traveling outside the country in the next few months, you’ll need to obtain a passport. It’s a fairly complicated process, and generally takes several weeks (or longer) to complete. Even if you’re not planning on international travel in the foreseeable future, it’s always a good idea to have a passport anyway. […]
We love to travel and even after having kids, we make it a point to travel as often as our sanity allows. This part of the site details some of the tools we use, the strategies we employ, and other ways we try to make the most of our money when we travel.
No! I’m willing to bet that on more than one vacation, someone has come up to you and offered you something free to sit in on a timeshare sales pitch. If you ever wondered what that experience was like, today is your lucky day! I sat in one of these when I was fresh out […]
New York City is a destination everyone should visit at least once in their lifetime. Whether you enjoy culture, shows, shopping, or just amazing views from the top of some of the most iconic buildings, NYC has anything and everything for every kind of visitor. If you’ve ever had to go into Manhattan for work […]
In a recent article, I went over a few of the best travel insurance companies. I also chose World Nomads as our top pick because it offers the most flexibility in terms of coverage for adventure activities, price, and the fact that they aren’t just a corporate company, but are run by travelers themselves. All […]
If you want to travel outside the United States, you’re going to need a U.S. Passport from the U.S. Department of State. According to the State Department, over 21 million passports were issued last year (and 2017). Overall, there are 137.5 million passport holders out there. Some are traveling the world. Others are collecting dust. […]
I love living so close to BWI Airport. It’s about a twenty-minute drive from our house and after I got TSA PreCheck, I know I can be through security in about ten minutes. I don’t fly a lot, maybe a dozen times a year, but I’m always thankful to have PreCheck. The TSA PreCheck at […]
Planning a trip is almost as fun as being on the trip itself. If you’re like me, you’ll spend hours planning every fun activity, looking through the best hotels or Airbnb’s, and getting extra excited about finding cheap direct flights. But often, most travelers don’t daydream about something going wrong. This is where finding the […]
Large cities are among the most popular tourist destinations in the world. It’s easy to see why – they offer the best combination of attractions, experiences, and diversity of all destinations, and all conveniently located in one relatively small space. In certain cities, it’s even possible to take in several attractions and events on the […]
When I started working full-time, one of my first big purchases was a four-day cruise to the Western Caribbean out of Miami. My girlfriend, now my lovely wife, urged me to get travel insurance and I obliged. It was cheap, we never needed it, but it gave her peace of mind. I felt like it […]
We review all the different ways you can get a cheap passport photo – from using an app at home to having it taken and printed at a local store while you wait.