Yes, you read that right. If you have a job that allows you to work remotely, you might actually be able to save money by spending a year traveling the globe.
Holiday travel season is coming. If thoughts of those long TSA lines, crowded gate areas and expensive flights to grandma's stress you out, we're here to help. While some things are unavoidable, there are ways to get around the worst parts of holiday travel. Here's how.
The deal is done, and Marriott and Starwood are now officially one company. For the time being, they're still operating two separate rewards programs, but things are a-changing. Here's my guide to the programs' new features to help you strategize your future frugal travels.
Last week, I had the misfortune of being in Hilton Head, South Carolina, mere days before Hurricane Matthew swept into town. Our original plan was to spend a few days in Charleston after that, but we had to adapt when the weather changed. Here's how I was able to salvage my trip and get home to Phoenix, Arizona safely without going over budget!
Fall is here, and with it comes the changing leaves. In many parts of the U.S., tourists flock from around the world to see the beautiful autumn colors, a practice that's colloquially known as "tree peeping."
Fall is the perfect season for road trips. Not so hot that your car's AC has to be working overtime, not so cold that icy roads become a concern. Add in the gorgeous fall foliage popping up everywhere, and you've got a great excuse to take a week off and drive around the country with the windows down, music blaring.
Over the past few years, Uber and Lyft have exploded onto the scene, ticking off taxi drivers everywhere and making ride sharing a super cheap, super easy and relatively safe way to get from one place to another. We've talked before about why we like these apps so much, but frequent riders will know there's one major downside to using Uber and Lyft to get around: surge pricing.
I fly a lot. In 2015, I flew 130,000 miles, so I'm always on the lookout for the best airline prices, whether that means paying out of pocket or using my miles. While there's no definitive answer to the question of when to buy international plane tickets, I've gotten pretty good at finding deals on international flights. Here are my X best tips for when to buy when traveling across the pond.
It's official! After a few weeks of limbo pending approval from China, Starwood and Marriott are officially merging. What remains to be confirmed is how Marriott and Starwood's loyalty programs will be combined. Starwood's loyalty program is much loved by its members -- myself included -- and many people in the travel world are worried about what this merger might mean for this very popular program.
Oktoberfest, the annual German celebration of beer and fun, is in full swing now on Munich's Theresienwiese. The festival is running until the first Sunday in October, and if you're looking to get in on the action -- either this year or in 2017 -- here are my tips for saving money on the beer-soaked trip of a lifetime.