Change of Heart about Taking our Kids to Europe

First, let me clarify. This isn’t Leana. If you are Leana’s kids and you’re reading this, rest assured your trip to Europe is still on! You are pros at flying across the pond, and you will have a great time visiting your family there. This is Nancy, the one who wrote about how I’m not…

Can You Trust TripAdvisor Reviews?

Let’s face it. Internet is full of opinionated folks. Heck, I’m one of them! How do you know who you can trust? When it comes to hotels, my go-to source is definitely TripAdvisor. For the most part, I’ve been fortunate when following recommendations of my fellow travelers and was happy to get heads up on…

How Latest SYWR Bonanza Helped Me to Pay It Forward

Warning! This is one of those cringe-inducing type posts that I really debated on writing. So, let me say that I’m not looking for validation of the fact that I’m a “good Samaritan” or anything of the sort. I’m a writer and tend to process my thoughts on the blog. Some are mundane, some are…

Plans for my Hilton Points Stash

I’ve always preferred to read about how people are spending their miles and points vs. how they are earning them. After all, earning points is pretty straight-forward with credit card bonuses and ongoing spending. But redeeming points, well, there’s a ton of options, even within one program! Why Hilton? I’m a Hyatt girl at heart.…