Solo travel. I’m doing it. Perhaps. Maybe. (I knooooow.) I’ve learned recently that I probably shouldn’t plan for things expecting them to happen. It’s most likely a result of having to cancel our recent trip to Southeast Asia, but either way, I’m apprehensive about saying I’ll “for sure” do something. With some extra PTO in my […]
My Favorite Programs for Earning Miles and Points
Now that you know The Basics of Earning Miles and Points, let me take you down Points Potential Lane. As I mentioned, we earned most of our miles initially on Delta and it has paid for our major flights on our upcoming trip. Hey-o Southeast Asia in business/first class…in one month! Would I purposefully earn […]
The Basics of Earning Miles and Points
Now that you know what Travel Hacking is, let’s get into the basics of earning Miles and Points. Managing Credit Cards in the Points Game A word to the wise: If you don’t pay off your balance every month, the points game isn’t for you. The interest you pay in carrying a balance, far outweighs […]
“Did you win the lottery?”
I’m happy to introduce Kiki from Wanderlust Explorers for my very first, brand spankin’ new guest post! If you’ve ever wondered how people manage to travel so much, read up. Kiki and Jen are experts at making this travel thing work. Hi everyone! Happy to be here guest posting on Caroline Made This. Funny, we only met once or twice for […]
What is Travel Hacking?
I hate to break it to you, but you’ve been lied to all along. Travel doesn’t have to be expensive. I’m not going to tell you to stop buying your beloved Starbucks every day (although it would help), so you can save enough for that big vacation. The fact simply remains, if you want to […]
Destination Known: Where We’re Going in July!
We asked for your suggestions in helping us decide where to go this upcoming July. The response was great– with tons of fabulous, detailed advice and suggestions. As I mentioned, we were thinking of heading back to South East Asia, specifically to Cambodia. But, with the help of some readers’ suggestions, we added a couple other fantastic […]