Experiencing Kyoto Through Cooking

My boyfriend and I enjoy taking cooking classes when we’re at home so we figured, why not try one in Japan?

Amazon Enters the Travel and Tourism Market

Amazon has quietly entered the online travel agent space that’s currently occupied by giants like Booking.com, Airbnb and Expedia, which acquired Orbitz earlier this February.

This Weekend, Put The “Me” In Yosemite

We stayed in what was supposed to be a small hotel but ended up being a trailer on someone’s horse farm.

The Business of Sitting on Airplanes

There is an option, sometimes, like on an airline like Delta, where you can buy “trip extras” in advance. I always buy the Wi-Fi passes ahead of time because they’re $16, rather than $34 if you’re buying them during your flight. For $15, you can buy a “priority boarding” pass, which allows you to be one of the first passengers on the plane, giving you early access to the overhead bins and allowing you ample time to get comfortable in your seat.

Traveling Lighter: Results

I spent, what was essentially a long weekend in Portland, and decided to make this my first trip where I ditched my rolling carry-on for a backpack. The results: I’m very, very glad I made the switch.

Traveling Lighter

And then I found the Mother Lode.

Taking a Different Flight in Exchange for a Voucher

On changing your travel plans in exchange for a voucher.

The Costs (and Potential Costs) of Flying to NYC During a Blizzard

On Sunday night, I got an email from United Airlines to let me know that my Tuesday evening flight to Newark had pre-emptively been canceled due to Blizzardy Storm Juno.

Have a Terrible Time Traveling? Good! You’re Supposed To

How to See The World When You Have a 9-to-5 and a Budget