Travel Tips

Are Timeshares Ruining Your Vacations?

Recently, a good friend asked me for some travel advice. She wanted to know the best way to island hop in Hawaii. She said the flights were super expensive (as was the entire vacation) and she needed other options. I said, “if Hawaii is getting too expensive, why don’t you go someplace else?”. She said, […]

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Reviews

G-RO: Smart Luggage for the Savvy Traveler

A great piece of luggage is a MUST for every traveler. Seriously, there’s nothing worse than buying bag after bag because they keep falling apart. Fortunately, I was introduced to some of the best luggage that will soon hit the market. G-RO, “the most funded luggage campaign in crowdfunding history”, launched a Kickstarter campaign featuring the newest additions […]

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Destinations

Toronto Off the Beaten Path

toronto skyline and water front

Toronto, the capital of Ontario, is Canada’s largest city and the fourth-largest city in North America. It serves as the financial and global hub of Canada’s thriving business scene. It’s home to people from around the globe, and while residents speak over 200 languages in Toronto, English is the predominant language. Located on Lake Ontario, […]

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Asia

Tokyo’s Best Little Ramen House

chuka soba inoue tokyo japan PS feature

What do I know about Tokyo’s best little ramen house? Back in 2003, I lived in Tokyo for the summer and one thing I did all the time was eating ramen. This ramen was unlike any I’d had in the states. Often, I found myself dreaming about it ever since I left the country. Fast forward 10+ years, I […]

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Travel Tips

How to Afford Long-Haul Travel on a Short-Haul Budget

London Bridge - Travel with Mia

If you’re dreaming of traveling overseas but don’t think you can afford it, you’ve landed in the right place (see what I did there?)!  Some people think it’s less expensive to vacation right here in the states but that isn’t always true. Depending on your destination (Disney World, New York City, Los Angeles, etc) you […]

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