Category: Logistics

Hiring a Driver vs. Renting a Car

I’ve touched on this idea once or twice before but let me expand a bit. I have a friend who is exceptional at finding certain types of travel bargains. I once found a rental car for $8/day. She found one in the same place for just over $1/day. That said,...

Indispensable Travel Gadgets – Medical Tape

Anyone who travels a lot has a list of must-have travel gadgets. Ignoring the obvious — cell phone charger, neck pillow, etc. — this is the first in a series of articles about travel gadgets you might never think of. My #1 go-to gadget is medical tape. The kind your doctor...

Doing the Right Thing

“I thought you’d be mad.” “Are you kidding me?! I’m telling EVERYBODY!!!” This is the true story (as I know it) of a girl who did the right thing. My daughter was just finishing up four months of studying abroad for college. Before returning home, she and her roommate, who...

Fabulous Trips, Super Cheap (Part 2)

In this 2nd installment of looking at how I plan great trips on the cheap, I will show what happens when I’m forced to take a completely different approach. Martiniqué, West Indies – January 2016 People traveling: 2 Length of Trip: 6 days Destinations: 3 Total combined cost: $961 The trip to...

Fabulous Trips, Super Cheap (Part 1)

The promise of AmazingWorldAdventures is that you can take incredible trips without breaking the bank. Today I’m going to share a little of my process with you. My 20 year old daughter, who has been my default travel buddy for several years now, recently started planning her own trips independently...