September 3, 2015
Update: YouTube muted the video because of a song that was used. I’m trying to reload it so the music can play. Today marks our 10th year wedding anniversary! Since our anniversary falls during the school season, we took our anniversary trip in August. Here is the video!
May 1, 2015
In staying with the topic of how to handle bad situations while traveling, let me share the story of how a Parisian clown took me for 10€. But before I tell you the story of the greedy Parisian clown, I have to add that panhandlers and scammers in Paris are horrible. They make the Hollywood panhandlers […]
April 28, 2015
This is a follow-up to yesterday’s post about breaking my neck in Puerto Rico. No matter what you do, you can’t prevent accidents or emergencies from happening when traveling. As controlling as you might be or would want to be, something will happen. So here are 5 tools to overcome accidents, injuries, theft, etc.
April 28, 2015
I thought of this after the post about breaking my neck. This has officially become my theme song!
April 27, 2015
I love traveling. It’s a passion. But just like anything else, traveling isn’t all good times and smiles; it has it’s bad times too. Planning can be stressful. Flights changes or delays don’t help out. Currency exchange can be aggravating. Panhandlers and scammers are plenty. Injuries happen. I have experienced all of these. So, let me […]
March 31, 2015
As I sit here at Monterrey, Mexico International Airport waiting to board my flight to Dallas, I’m thankful that I found out about travel hacking. Travel hacking has given me many beautiful memories with my family. But just this past Friday, it provided me a way to pay my respects when my grandmother passed away […]
March 25, 2015
Instead of going into deep detail of what we did every day, I’m going to list our favorites, least-favorites of our trip to Spain (and one day in Portugal), and our recommendations. Favorite City: They were all great in their own sense but my favorite was Valença, Portugal. Valença felt as we had traveled back in […]
March 16, 2015
As the title of this post states, we had an eventful flight from Dallas to Madrid. Who could ask for a drunk guy, a rude Spanish lady, and 3 kids while traveling on a 9 hour flight!
March 11, 2015
I just got through booking 4 free nights at the luxurious 5-star Park Hyatt Paris-Vendôme which is located in the center of Paris for our 10th year wedding anniversary. Rooms at the Park Hyatt Paris-Vendôme go for 578 euros, or $610, a night! How I Got 4 Free Nights
March 7, 2015
Most of my stays when I travel are free because of certain hotels’ Best Rate Guarantee(BRG) policy. The simple way to explain a BRG is if you find a lower price on a third party website like Expedia, Hotels.com, for the same hotel, same room, same date, same occupancy, and same cancellation policies you have the opportunity […]