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Posted by Meg Jerrard on 4:03 pm in Blog, Expat Life | 0 comments
I am from Germany and by 2024 I will have lived in eight countries in Europe. Living abroad is amazing, and I recommend it to everyone who has an adventurous spirit.
But how do you continue to move across Europe without having to buy new furniture in every new city? What if you don’t want to jump between Airbnb, and enjoy the familiarity of your own things, and own pillow?! Here’s how I lived in 8 European cities with my own items.
Posted by Meg Jerrard on 9:04 pm in Blog, Budget Travel | 2 comments
Using credit card points and rewards programs has become increasingly popular in recent years as more and more people seek to travel for less. Travel hacking involves using various strategies, techniques, and tools to find and book travel deals, earn rewards points and miles, and take advantage of credit card benefits and sign-up bonuses.
Many people want to travel more but are discouraged by the high cost of flights, hotels, and other travel-related expenses. And espcially as the world battles cost of living and inflation, movements like Craigslist Free and travel hacking are on the rise.
With travelers now more conscious of their finances and looking for ways to stretch their travel budget, today’s post will look at different type of rewards programs, variables to consider when selecting a credit card for rewards, and tactics for maximizing credit card points.
Posted by Meg Jerrard on 1:01 pm in Blog, Greece | 0 comments
Mykonos is one of the most iconic destinations in the Mediterranean with a legendary party scene and an unmatched VIP lifestyle. Idyllic landscapes, cultural monuments, beautiful Cycladic architecture, crystal-clear waters, powdery shores, boutique shopping opportunities, romantic sunset views, eclectic gastronomy, and the most elegant accommodation options also pamper visitors, answering every demand for exclusivity, privacy, and authenticity.
As for the most suitable places to stay while visiting the Queen of the Cyclades, the following is an illustrative guide to give you an idea of your alternatives.
Posted by Meg Jerrard on 5:30 pm in Blog, Spain | 0 comments
From the warm Mediterranean climate to the rich cultural heritage and stunning natural landscapes, there’s something for everyone in Spain. There are the rugged mountains of the Pyrenees for nature ethusiasts, the sandy beaches of the Mediterranean coast for thalassophiles, and, shaped by a variety of influences over the centuries, from the ancient Romans and Moors to the Catholic monarchs and modern-day immigrants, there’s a vibrant mix of architecture, culture, music, art, and food.
Spain is an incredible country, but as the fourth largest in Europe (and the second largest country in the European Union), there’s a lot to pack into one trip. There are plenty of reasons to consider a private tour in Spain, beyond the obvious benefit of a local expert to cover your planning. If you’re considering the best way to travel the country, read through these reasons a private tour could be it!
Posted by Meg Jerrard on 9:55 pm in Blog, Travel Tips | 0 comments
Traveling is both exceedingly pleasurable and annoyingly uncomfortable. Whether you are traveling for business or vacation, there are plenty of things that make your experience better or worse.
Depending on the purpose of your trip, there are all kinds of variables that will change your experience on the road. From transportation to clothing you should wear in certain weather, it’s necessary to plan for travel. Below are some tips to make traveling more comfortable, wherever you are going.
Posted by Meg Jerrard on 10:05 pm in Blog, Budget Travel | 2 comments
From property buying tips in Maui to working remotely in Spain, there are plenty of ways you can up sticks and make a life outside of your comfort zone.
But a real problem you may run into when you leave home is geographical nuances. Specifically, there may be different rules, regulations and protocols in place with regards to financial matters in different countries. Here are some of the regulations you should watch out for.
Posted by Meg Jerrard on 10:19 am in Blog | 2 comments
There are several reasons travelers gamble overseas. One of the primary reasons is the allure of experiencing a new culture and its unique gambling scene. Many countries have their own distinct style of gambling, whether it be playing baccarat in Macau or trying your luck at pachinko in Japan.
And then there’s the luxury and extravagence of overseas gambling destinations, from the opulent casinos of Monaco to the lavish resorts of Las Vegas.
Though often, it can be far more affordable to gamble overseas than in your home country, which may have high taxes and strict regulations.
One thing most travelers run into around the world are casino bonuses, and while every country will have their own specific flair, the following are the most common you’re likely to run into, and how they work, if you’re throwing the dice, or being dealt in overseas.
Posted by Meg Jerrard on 11:54 pm in Blog, Expat Life, United States | 2 comments
The decision to move to a different state can be exciting and fulfilling, especially if you’ve done your homework and researched your destination well.
And if you can’t stand the thought of getting stuck in traffic, mingling with unsafe drivers, or you perhaps suffer from driving anxiety, this piece is for you.
Regardless of the reasons you hate driving, you’re not alone. Read on a rundown of some of the best states to consider moving to for a driving-free lifestyle.
Posted by Meg Jerrard on 10:28 pm in Blog, United States | 2 comments
With its proximity to Mexico, its long history of ranching and its more recent history as the USA’s commercial hub, Texas has always had a vibe that is all its own, and an inclination to dance to its own tune.
The truth is, there is nowhere quite like the Lone Star state. Here are just a few fun and surprising facts you might want to keep in mind next time you visit the Land of Boots and Hats.
Posted by Meg Jerrard on 4:33 pm in Adventure Travel, Blog, Fashion, Luxury Lifestyle | 2 comments
Outdoor travel can be an exciting and enriching experience but requires careful planning and preparation. One key element of a successful outdoor trip is choosing the right clothes. However, selecting outdoor travel clothes that are both functional and stylish can be a daunting task, especially for women.
In this article, we’ll discuss the ultimate guide to choosing stylish outdoor travel clothes for women that meet your trip’s practical and fashionable needs. There’s no need to sacrifice on comfort or style, and have to choose one or the other. You can have them both!