Courtesy photo from Spirit Airlines’ website
Before any adventure, it is wise to do some research to know what you are getting into. Flying on Spirit Airlines is no different.
If you walk onto the plane expecting a comfortable ride, a cup of water and some peanuts or pretzels, you are on the wrong flight. Continue reading
A quiet corner of Barcelona
Some news organizations recently stated that tourism numbers in Barcelona are skyrocketing. With that, the city’s mayor said he didn’t want Barcelona to become like Venice and The Guardian recently wrote that some locals don’t want tourists anymore.
Seasoned travelers may be turned off by the idea of visiting Barcelona because the city may seem like a tourist trap and all the streets could be packed with people donning selfie sticks.
While that may be true is some areas of every major tourist destination, there are places where you can enjoy the real Barcelona, like the locals do.
Here are some tips to see the area with A Local’s Look: Continue reading
Money. You can’t live with it and you can’t live without it. It is sometimes hard to come by and it is often hard to save.
In order for you to be able to travel, you have to make some sacrifices in your day-to-day life, but, in the end, they are all worth it for the experience of seeing a new place.
Here are some tips of what you can do in order to save for travel: Continue reading
After seeing similar posts on other travel sites like the Matador Network, I thought it would be fun to compile a completely sarcastic list of reasons why not to visit South Carolina while actually promoting everything I love about the state. Continue reading
Nashville is known as Music City. The bars downtown are full of country music lovers and musicians hoping to make it big. I am neither of those. The best part of a country song is when you play it backwards and the singer gets their car back, their dog back and their girlfriend back. (yes, I know that is a horrible joke.)
But, when the opportunity to stop in Nashville on the way home from Bourbon Country arose, we jumped at the opportunity. Continue reading
Hello, my name is Heather and I am addicted to planning travel. …… There, I said it. I love reading about travel, I love looking at places to go, I love reading other people’s blog posts about travel…basically I love travel. Continue reading
For the past few months, I have been researching how to get to Europe the cheapest way possible. Of course, I know that these seats aren’t as comfortable, the services might not be as good and there really are no frequent flyer mile opportunities, but I just had to see how cheap I could get us to Europe from Myrtle Beach. Continue reading
For as long as I have known my husband, he has talked about getting to Ireland some day. I kept that in the back of my mind and when we were saving for a big vacation, I made sure to save just enough more so that we could go to Ireland sooner rather than later.
The “sooner” came earlier this year with a week in Dublin. Continue reading
|The view from our apartment in Marseille, France.
Even more than a week after my husband and I returned from our trip of a lifetime to Marseille, France and Barcelona, Spain I was still reeling from the adventure. Continue reading
|On our way to Barcelona, we had a six hour stop to explore the beautiful town of Perpignan.
On our journey to Barcelona from Marseille by train, we planned a six hour layover in Perpignan to explore another picturesque French town that we may not get a chance to see again. Continue reading