Travel Tips

Every time we wander, we learn new travel tips and secrets.

Whether it’s learning how to get to the center of London from Heathrow to what to pack for comfort and style, traveling in style never gets old.

I’m not a fan of roughing it and my style is comfort. I’ve been known to pack not one but two pillows to ensure a soft place for my head at the end of a long travel day!

Are you disciplined enough to pack everything you need for a week in a carry on bag? I bow to you! You have my respect however I’m not a convert – yet. Those little pillows need space!

8 Tips to Make Your Short Term Rental Feel Like Home

If you’re exploring a new country for retirement or relocation possibilities, your best option is to stay in a short term rental. In my opinion it’s the closest thing to a home away from home. Makes sense doesn’t it? AirBnb and other short term rental sites have blossomed and thrived…

What to Pack for an Autumn Country Break

After returning from a spur of the moment trip to the Isle of Wight, I’ve gained new appreciation for knowing what to pack for an Autumn country break. I’ve never gotten into the habit of remembering to make and use a packing list (similar to my shopping lists which never…

The Complete Beginners Guide to Airbnb

The complete beginners guide to Airbnb with the pros and cons of using this popular online home sharing service for your next trip or vacation. If you haven’t heard of Airbnb or haven’t used it yet, you may not be alone, but you may be in the minority. To date…

How To Keep In Touch By Phone Internationally

Here’s what I’ve found out about how to keep in touch by phone internationally. We’re on the plane, and we hope we’ve packed everything we need to stay in touch while traveling with loved ones, business or friends. It goes without saying, find a dedicated bag or pocket in your…

Get Around London Like a Local

I want to share my tips to get around London with the least amount of fuss! The last time we flew into Heathrow we took the Heathrow Express, but there are other options to get into central London and I think better than the Express service depending on where you’re going…