Still Scared to Travel Alone? These 7 Tips Will Help You Get Over Your Fears

Posted On Thursday, February 23rd, 2017
Filed Under: Travel on a Dime

solo-women-traveler-travel-tips-for-women-solo-traveler-women-travelers “Don’t be like that movie Taken!” 
I had a family member say that to me when I told him I was traveling to Belize by myself. He jokingly referred to the movie Taken and being kidnapped and sold in to slavery! Because clearly that’s what happens when women travel alone, right? Not! And even in the movie, she was traveling with a friend.
If you’ve always wanted to travel solo but felt intimidated, here are a few tips.

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5 Easy Ways to Have a Great Vacation in Bad Weather

Posted On Friday, February 17th, 2017
Filed Under: Travel on a Dime

My trip to the Bahamas last month was an adventure to say the least. It was originally scheduled for last November {thanks to an awesome deal on JetBlue}, but Hurricane Matthew came along and slammed the Bahamas hard. Once the island recovered I was happy to finally make my trip and stay at the Riu Palace Paradise Island. But just as I was prepping for my getaway, the forecast predicted windy weather and cooler than average temps.
However, I still managed to have an awesome trip. Whether it’s wind, rain or choppy waters, here’s how to have a good trip, even with bad weather.

Here’s Exactly What I Pack in My Carry-On {with Tons of Room to Spare!}

Posted On Tuesday, January 31st, 2017
Filed Under: shopping, Style Guide, Travel on a Dime

I’m sure you’re probably tired of me saying I’m the queen of the carry-on. Well, I am. I’ve shared a few tips on how to pack a carry-on like a pro but I realized I’ve never shown you the exact items that are in my bag when I travel.
Well, here it goes. If you’re still struggling with paring down your fashion choices when traveling, here’s exactly how to do it.

Here’s When You Should Book Flights in 2017

Posted On Tuesday, December 27th, 2016
Filed Under: Travel on a Dime

  travel-on-a-dime-looking-fly-on-a-dime-negril-jamaica-1024x1024 Remember how I saved more than $400 on a flight to the Bahamas by changing my departure date by one day? Well, that trip ended up being cancelled due to Hurricane Matthew, but I just rebooked my flight and I saved even more.
And that’s all because I’m traveling after the holiday, which equals tons of savings.

Traveling with Natural Hair – The Only Products You Need for Your Carry On

Posted On Tuesday, October 18th, 2016
Filed Under: Travel on a Dime

Traveling with Natural Hair - Must Haves for Your Carry On Bag
Traveling with natural hair can feel like a burden, especially if you love to pack light but are used to a ton of products. You want to keep your mane in tact but don’t want to bring the creams, leave-ins, oil, edge control and other items with you. So what’s a girl to do?
You really only need a few items to keep your natural hair looking great throughout your vacation in any climate.