16 travel essentials you can find at dollar stores

Minimizing travel costs is always a challenge. From airfare to accommodations, and even food, #TheStruggleIsReal when it comes to innovating ways to spend as little as possible. Perhaps pre-trip expenses, which I haven’t seen a lot of discussion about (compared to other topics), deserve some consideration! 😀 For this post, I swung by two dollar stores to… More 16 travel essentials you can find at dollar stores

Credit unions: 3 ways they help minimize traveling expenses

When I went to Canada in 2013, I was charged only 50 cents per withdrawal I made at any ATM and was not charged any foreign transaction fees on my debit card. That was all thanks to my credit union. If you’re wondering what the heck a credit union is, I’ll explain that briefly in… More Credit unions: 3 ways they help minimize traveling expenses

How I spent three days in Utah/Las Vegas in less than $400

In early July, I spent a three days and four nights in Utah with the purpose of exploring Zion. My friend Ann (who pitched the idea of going to Yosemite last year) suggested this particular trip a few months ago. It sounded too good to resist, so I signed up. While solo traveling has its perks,… More How I spent three days in Utah/Las Vegas in less than $400