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You Don’t Have to Go Far to Travel

When I first moved to Richmond, I was diligent about spending my weekends exploring the area.  I went to local museums, asked around for suggestions on what to do, and took roadtrips around the state.  Some of my visits were genuine hits while others were just okay. Not only did I explore my own state, but I went to neighboring states.  I fell in love with West Virginia, … [Read More]

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Paradise Found on St. Kitts

This post brought to you by St. Kitts Marriott Resort & Royal Beach Casino. All opinions are 100% mine. Chances are, you don't know a lot about St. Kitts.  It's that curveball island: the one that none of your friends have ever been to and that … [Read More]


Should You Share US Airways Miles?

More so than any other airline, US Airways offers promotions for buying miles.  For the month of October, they're also offering a deal on "sharing" miles (i.e. transferring miles from one person to another), which is really just a fancy way to buy miles.  (Tip … [Read More]

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Anti-Theft Underwear

The most expensive underwear I own isn't a lacey pair from Victoria's Secret or a silk number from La Perla.  That's right: I paid $23 for a single pair of boyshorts in a rayon/spandex blend and they're not even particularly cute.  Of course, I didn't buy them … [Read More]

When I missed my connection to Colorado Springs, I ended up with this sweet ride in Denver.  Not a bad trade-off!

Car Rentals

I'll let you in on a little secret: I hate booking rental cars.  I've always been the type of person who wants to make sure she's getting the best possible deal, and the amount of discounts and promotions available with rental cars makes the analysis of the … [Read More]



We had an early morning departure from Quito to head south to Baños.  This town was by far the most touristy out of all our stops!  There were souvenir shops abounding!  We had lunch at our hotel and then had time to drop our things off and get … [Read More]