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Bougie on a Budget: Can Flying Ryanair Ever Be First Class?
Being from Philadelphia, we sometimes call Ryanair the SEPTA bus in the sky. If you’re unfamiliar with SEPTA, you can pretty much replace that with any major city’s public bus system. It’ll get you from Point A to Point B, but it’s definitely not luxurious. Many times, however, Ryanair is the cheapest option and definitely…
London Weekender: How to Spend an Overnight Layover in England’s Capital
London is one of the easiest places to fly to from the U.S. East Coast if you want access to all of Europe. There are plenty of direct flights and fare deals for the savvy. Just be careful if you are flying into London as a budget strategy to save on airfare because getting to…
Nashville Weekender: How to Spend 48 Hours in Music City
If you love music, you’ll love a weekend getaway to Nashville. Although it’s known as the country music capital, you’ll find plenty of places with live performances ranging from indie rock to 90s hits to bluegrass to country pop to the classics. Nashville is just a 90-minute flight from our local airport in DC, so…
Reykjavik Weekender: How to Spend 72 Hours in Iceland’s Capital
With frequent fare sales on Icelandair and cheap deals on the country’s new budget airline, Play, taking the 5-hour journey to Reykjavik from the U.S. east coast is easier than ever. From wonderful walks, to fine dining, to lagoon lounging, Reykjavik makes the perfect weekend getaway. While we sometimes spend just 24 or 48 hours…
Our 20 Best and Worst Travel Experiences of 2022
From weekend trips on the U.S. east coast to relaxing jaunts to the Caribbean to active adventures in the northernmost and southernmost regions of the world — we traveled more in 2022 than any other year since we met. From bougie to budget, we had highs and lows at all points on the scale, and…
What to Do in Patagonia at Leisure: Your 10-Night Guide to the Argentina Side
We had to say “at leisure” right from the start in this title because lots of people go to Patagonia to embark on intense hiking, cycling, and camping adventures. While we admire those travelers, we didn’t do that. This is a blog post about how to explore the incredible Patagonia region at leisure when you’re…
10 Top Places to Eat and Drink in Burlington, Vermont
It’s that time of year for all-things-autumn, Halloween, and leaf-peeping (why does that sound so creepy?) — Anyway, Burlington is the perfect spot to make all your pumpkin-spiced dreams come true. This town — which is located on the beautiful Lake Champlain — is filled to the brim with friendly open-minded people, great bars and…
6 Biggest Travel Mistakes that Cost You Money
Travel is expensive and sometimes we unknowingly make it more expensive than it has to be. Here are six mistakes we learned along the way that can cost you serious money.
Paris Weekender: How to Spend 48 Hours in the City of Lights
Paris is one of the most visited cities in the world for a reason. The sparking Eiffel Tower at night. World renowned works of art. Insanely delicious cuisine. Brilliant architecture. Lovely parks. We could go on and on. Since direct flights from our home base of Washington, D.C., are plentiful and relatively affordable, we often…
Icelandair Business Class: 2 Things We Hate and 6 Things We Love
Icelandair frequently has business class deals from the U.S. to Europe for less than $1300 round trip—and direct flights to Reykjavik can cost less than $900. So what’s the catch when other airlines charge $3k-5k?