Road Trip to Grand Canyon from Las Vegas - April 2015

View from Mather Point. When people plan a visit to Las Vegas they often take the opportunity to add in a side trip to the Grand Canyon – or visa versa. It makes sense given the relative proximity of one to the other. Kate and I decided to take an overnight trip to the Grand


Why I Prefer 2.5 Star Hotels to 5 Star Hotels

One of the things I’ve increasingly realized is that I prefer 2 1/2* and 3* hotels to hotels that are 3 1/2* and above. Here’s why. 1. Fewer people you need to tip. Honestly having to deal with people wanting to carry my bag for me is stressful. I carried that thing from New Zealand,


7 OUTSTANDING Deals I've Gotten Lately and How.

One of the things I love most about travel is that it gives me a chance to use my one and only ninja skill – finding great deals. And, I love to share this intel with you dear readers, so you can also take advantage of this stuff. Here are some of the awesome deals