7 places to stay in Las Vegas on any budget

I love Las Vegas! I’ll go anytime, with any amount of notice, for any reason. With friends out there acting as local guides and something to always see or do (on and off the strip), it’s one of my favorite destinations. The trouble with having friends as locals is, well, they’ve got lives to live, work to do, and places to be so sometimes I’ll … Continue reading 7 places to stay in Las Vegas on any budget

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Flying to Las Vegas for $51.20 round trip

I recently got a cheap flight to Las Vegas for just $51.20 round trip. It’s no secret that people have very strong opinions on budget airlines and tend to fall firmly in one camp or the other. I stand firmly on the side of, “Just get me there safely and I’ll sacrifice some creature comforts.” I’ve been delayed or had flights cancelled by the big … Continue reading Flying to Las Vegas for $51.20 round trip

Your first cross country train trip — everything you need to know!

So you think you want to take the train on your next cross country trip? I would highly recommend it, it’s quite an adventure and I fell in love with train travel on my first trip. Fortunately, I took another trip a month later that was not all sunshine and roses so I’m able to provide a pretty realistic look at all sides. Just like … Continue reading Your first cross country train trip — everything you need to know!

Some go chasing waterfalls …

I woke up today and thought … “I need to see a waterfall, it’s been too long.” So I pulled up my GPS before getting out of bed and immediately shifted my Sunday plans. (Thats what weekends are for right?!) I’m a big believer in listening to intuition and following my needs and today my needs were speaking loud and clear. I needed nature, water, … Continue reading Some go chasing waterfalls …