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5 Reasons Why You Should Quit Your Job To Become a Travel Therapist/Nurse

Did you ever feel as though you love what you do, but feel as though there has to be more out there? There has to be more than just waking up, going to work, coming home, doing chores and then repeat every day. I started to have those feelings for a while and I woke up one morning and said to my husband, “Let’s make a change, let’s do something different with our lives”. We are at a point in our life where we don’t have anything holding us back; no mortgage and no kids,

7 Ways to have a Bora Bora Vacation on a Budget

1. Hotel Deals Take a look for any deals that hotels have going on. When we booked our vacation, there was a buy 4 nights get the 5th night for free deal. We also got free breakfast! It was what pushed us to book our trip 5 nights in paradise. 2. Eat outside of your hotel Take a look at our post on 5 Best Places to eat on a dime in Bora Bora. These restaurants are significantly cheaper and in our opinion the food is better. We ate at our hotel one night for

5 Ways To Avoid a Flying Disaster

I joke with my husband that he is a traveling jinx. Majority of the time when I travel with him or he travels alone something bad happens with his flight. We are talking delayed flights, missed flights, lost luggage, missed connections etc. On the bright side, because of this and other stories I have heard, I have learned strategies on avoiding a flying a disaster. 1) Pack a good carry on Situation: After I passed my board exam to be an occupational therapist, Stephen and I went to Italy. I saved for two years and

How to Road Trip Across the U.S. On a Budget

At first when I realized we were going across the country from Pennsylvania to California, I thought of all these awesome places I wanted to go! New Orleans, Savannah, Austin, Las Vegas, Phoenix etc . I started to plan it out, but when I did the math, just gas and hotels was over $1,000!!! We definitely couldn’t afford that, especially since we had to pay for a new apartment and getting settled in California when we get there! I had to scale it back, I had to pick only a few places and still plan

Hollywood In 1 Day!

Hiking up the Hollywood sign, Griffith Observatory, Hollywood BLVD We decided we wanted to take a day trip  to Hollywood. We knew that there is so much  to see and do, but we only had one day, so this time around we decided to do some hiking and see the Hollywood sign. Before we began our one day itinerary for the Hollywood sign, I looked up some fun facts about Hollywood and the sign! Hollywood is an area of Los Angeles, made famous by the film industry. The film industry has been in Hollywood since

12 Road Trip Essentials

As we were packing up for our road trip across country, I wanted to make sure we had everything that could help us out through those long 12-15 hour drives. The last thing we needed was to drain our budget and our sanity on our long haul drives. We had a budget that we wanted to stick to and didn’t want to waste it on snack and energy drinks at the gas station- these little expenses here and there add up, fast! We also wanted to make sure we were safe. That means our car