Eating on the Cheap in Waikiki- Trip Report

Eating on the Cheap in Waikiki- Trip Report

  Although eating in Waikiki is known to be expensive, with upscale dining options every few blocks of the Waikiki strip…there are ways to eat well in Waikiki without having it cost an arm and a leg.  There are ways to eat on the cheap in Waikiki. I’m a huge fan of eating.  I wouldn’t […]

VRBO or Home Away versus AirBnb

VRBO or Home Away versus AirBnb

versus      VRBO or Home Away versus AirBnb: Which One is Better? To preface this post, I’m not a $300/night hotel kind of traveler (it would be nice to be but I like having a kitchen to access and save money while traveling and I could be a $300/night hotel kind of traveler if I […]

Traveling to Hawaii for 5 Weeks with an Infant

Traveling to Hawaii for 5 Weeks with an Infant

Are we crazy?  Nuts? Perhaps, with a side of determination. Traveling to Hawaii for 5 Weeks with an Infant   the rationale My husband has always wanted to live in Hawaii but has never been there on vacation for more than two weeks.  He loves Hawaii so much that he travels every year to Hawaii. […]

How to Save Money on the BNP Paribas Open

How to Save Money on the BNP Paribas Open

Instead of paying hundreds to thousands of dollars to watch the greatest tennis players in the world play at the US Open or Wimbledon, you can watch them at the BNP Paribas Open at the Indian Wells Tennis Gardens. The BNP Paribas Open is the largest professional ATP and WTA combined tennis tournament in the world. […]

My Aeroplan Points Expired, What are the Options?

My Aeroplan Points Expired, What are the Options?

Two years ago I made my husband sign up for a TD Aeroplan Rewards Visa credit card to take advantage of earning Aeroplan points since it was a first year free promotion (he also doesn’t like to pay annually for a credit card).  He was able to accumulate over 65,000 Aeroplan points.  He got an email in […]