Travel hacking. What is it and what are the two ‘secret’ ways you can do it?

What is Travel Hacking? You’ve heard of house hacking but what is travel hacking? This is not a new concept as its conception was the frequent flyer program in the 1970s. The basic idea is to take advantage of a travel situation to make it more cost-effective. Especially to earn free flights, hotels, and rental Read More

Don Udos Hotel review – Copan Ruinas, Honduras [Not an ad]

I have mentioned before that I visited Honduras and I made a stop at the Mayan Ruins. We stayed in the nearby town called Copan Ruinas, which lies in a mountainous range and is about 10 minutes away from the ruins. We ended up staying at Hotel Don Udos, which was recommended by another family Read More

Read here on how to save money on international transfer fees [Ad]

*This article contains affiliate links* Do you transfer money internationally on a regular basis and have to pay the banks a lot of money for a transfer. Of both fees to send and receive and in addition the wire-transfer fee. I am an expat and I regularly send money to the US from Sweden. At Read More

Iffley Village

The other day I was a little stressed from my dissertation and I followed my father’s advice and went cycling. I had heard that a few minute cycle ride from Donnington bridge is a quaint little village named Iffley Village. It is a small village just outside of Oxford and is quintessentially English. The Thames Read More

Stockholm Metro: The World’s Longest Art Gallery

The Stockholm Metro – About With 100 stops and 65.7 miles (105.7 kilometers) in length, and nearly all stations have been decorated by artists. Wonderful artists had been chosen to decorate the many stations since the Stockholm metro opened in the 1950’s and even today there are new stations opening. Not only do you get Read More

Travel – Hacking the Baltic

*There are no ads in this post* It is fairly easy to travel around Europe without using a car or a plane. The Baltic is no exception. Depending on the capital you are starting out there are several travel options. Unfortunately, depending on where you are a train may not be feasible. For instance, if Read More

The Ultimate Budget-Friendly Foodie’s guide to Stockholm

Now, most of these are not on a list for the best restaurants or food joints in Stockholm, but they should be. These are my absolute favorites, either I frequent them because of they’re quick and cheap or proximity to where I live/work. Hermans This is a vegetarian restaurant but do not let that fact Read More

Robeston Wathen and Llwhaden Castle

There is a fairly profitable market in the U.S. for the search of family history. Several websites exist to help those in their search. I relied on these websites to see if I could determine where some of my own ancestors were from originally. I ended up in Wales where we found this gorgeous castle Read More