Essential Travel Hacking Tips, Myths, and, Facts
I did a thing last month. I ventured into the deep dark ocean of travel hacking. What compelled me to do this? Post after post on social media bragging how (insert name of famous blogger) scored first-class tickets to Paris, Australia, or Peru for free or next to free, by using this or that travel hacking tip. I have always questioned giving up good solid cash back in lieu of points but last month something made me investigate this whole unexplored realm and it was an enlightenment.
Tips For A More Sustainable Holiday Season
How to Have a More Sustainable Holiday Season: It's Fall again and what does Fall herald? The beginning of the holiday season. First, we have Halloween and then Thanksgiving followed shortly by Christmas (or Hanukkah and other celebrations). The holidays are wonderful but with them, comes a lot of excess and waste. This post is a collaborative effort between myself and Carly of My Green Toddler, that will help you have a more sustainable holiday season.
Costa Rica Itinerary Day 8 – Manuel Antonio – Quepos
Where to Now? Uvita? Manuel Antonio? Parrita? Osa Mountain Village was our last "planned" stop of our 17-day itinerary, so we had some decisions to make on our last night in Osa. We wanted to drive up the Pacific coast and see the coastal town of Uvita and perhaps explore Dominical and beyond to Manuel Antonio, but after that, we had a clean slate, with no further destinations planned. I tried to arrange some property viewings with some realtors in the Uvita area but apparently, they were on "Pura Vida" time and I wasn't able to make any appointments prior to our Osa departure.
Is Now a Good Time to Buy a Home?
It's a very confusing time for homebuyers, the housing market appears to have peaked but interest rates continue to edge upwards and so do rents. Is now a good time to buy a home or should you hold out a while longer hoping for prices and/or interest rates to fall?