Ah the perks of being a travel writer! On Monday, I was invited to attend the opening of Etihad Airways' newest lounge at Los Angeles International Airport. I've flown in business class with Etihad in the past (on miles, naturally), so I knew it would be a classy affair. I was right. Here's how you can visit this lounge and take one of Etihad's star-quality flights, even if you're on a budget.
If you're lucky enough to live in a state that offers tax holidays for back-to-school shopping, this is your heads up -- the first of those wonderful tax-free weekends begins this Friday, July 29, and your favorite retailers are likely to be wooing you with some of the best back-to-school sales of the season.
American Airlines is switching to a revenue-based frequent flyer program on August 1st, 2016, and this means that their miles system is changing. Under the old system, you earned one mile for every mile flown, and elite passengers could collect extra miles based on their status. However, after August 1st, miles earning will be based purely on how much a ticket costs, which means that people who buy a ticket on the cheap will be earning fewer miles than someone who buys the same flight for more money.
My mom's side of the family hails from Norway, and while I grew up hearing about what a beautiful country it is, I never thought I'd actually get to see it for myself. Surprise, somehow it happened! My husband got a new job, and with it came the opportunity to work from Norway for nine weeks this summer.
If you're a Nordstrom cardholder, you've probably already been enjoying the fruits of your early access to the Anniversary Sale, or perhaps you've been adding items to your shopping cart in anticipation. The sale officially launched this morning, and we couldn't be more excited. Here are five reasons why and the annual Nordstrom Anniversary Sale is always a recurring event on my calendar, and a breakdown of my top picks for this year.
It's the question every frugal woman in her mid-20s secretly dreads. The question that, if answered affirmatively, will likely result in thousands of her hard-earned dollars down the tube, an ugly dress stuffed in the back of her closet, and a potentially strained relationship with one of her best friends. That question? "Will you be a bridesmaid in my wedding?"
Summer is in full swing. And thank goodness. Now how are you staying cool through the summer heat?
Running was my go-to workout until an old injury reared its ugly head. "No high impact workouts," my doctor instructed. I must have looked stricken. "Maybe try spinning," he suggested. Ugh.
"Buy used" is probably the most popular advice given to someone looking to save money, and it's not bad advice—most of the time.