How I Stayed at a 4.5 STAR HOTEL for $62

Yes, you read the headline correctly. So how, you may ask, was I able to pull this off. The answer is quite simple, and I'll do it with one word: REWARDS. Feeling luxurious in my complimentary robe during my stay at the Kimpton Grey Hotel in Chicago. That's right, rewards. And as the name insinuates, it's…

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Money Saving Tip #2

Saving money isn't easy, but it's imperative, because you never know what life may throw at you where you need cash in a quick hurry. In my case, I have a savings for regular life things and one solely dedicated for my travels. One way I save money is by using the Digit app. It's an…

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The Pyramids in Teotihacan

Mexico City has been on my radar since I visited the costal city of Cancun back in 2013. I remember looking up day trips, and seeing a visit to a pre-Aztec community being one of the options. Now, I'm definitely am not a big history buff, but I thought it would be nice to visit…

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Super Saver Tour in Mexico City

For my first official day in Mexico City I decided, in advance to book an excursion in which I was able to see a lot in one shot.  I found this excursion on Viator.com for $40. In my opinion the price was a steal because we got to see so much, and it also included round trip…

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Museo Frida Kahlo

As part of an all day excursion I booked, a visit to the Museum of Frida Kahlo was part of the itinerary. Frida Kahlo is a famous Mexican painter, known mainly for the self portraits she created and being married to renowned muralist Diego Rivera. The entrance to the Museo Frida Kahlo The Museo Frida…

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Arriving to Mexico City

Anytime I get an extended amount of time from work, I jump at the opportunity to get away. Holidays are no exception to my self-proclaimed rule, so when I saw a $375 roundtrip deal to Mexico City during the Thanksgiving holiday, back in July, I jumped on purchasing it. Fast forward 4 months later and…

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Welcome!!!

Welcome. W-E-L-C-O-M-E. WELCOME!! I am more than excited to be back blogging about my journeys. The first time around, I started this blog during my epic solo Europe trip. Life happened (work, grad school, etc.) and I fell waaaaaaay off. It's safe to say that this blog wasn't my focus once things picked up, however that…

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Cuba Pt. 1

So it goes without saying that I am ALL FOR solo trips. I'd book one in a heartbeat. But around this time, last year when I was thinking about Cuba as a destination point, I just knew I had to spread the word. Reason being is because once the embargo was lifted, Cuba became a…

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Flamenco Show & Cooking Class (LINKS INCLUDED)

This past week I took a solo-vacay to the city of Barcelona. Being that it was my first time there (and I heard tons of great things) I wanted to make sure that I maximized my time and did as much as possible. Check out some of the things I did below: Flamenco Tour at…

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