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.

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.

What’s In My Bag – On the Go Travel Must Haves

Posted On Wednesday, October 12th, 2016
Filed Under: Deals & Steals, Travel on a Dime

This post is sponsored by Dove and Simply Stylist. All opinions are my own {but you know that by now!}. 

What's In My Bag - On the Go Travel Must Haves

Sigh, I was supposed to be on a beach in the Bahamas, but Hurricane Matthew postponed that trip. However, being the anal retentive person I am, my bag was already packed a week ago. You know I’m the queen of the I-don’t-do-checked-bags! 

And since I only do carry-on, that means every item in my bag has to count, especially when it comes to my beauty routine.  

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How I Broke a Travel “Rule” and Saved Over $400 on a Flight

Posted On Monday, September 12th, 2016
Filed Under: Travel on a Dime

How I Broke a Travel “Rule” and Saved Over $400 on a Flight
I’m going to the Bahamas!!! Ok, sorry for the exclamation points. But I’m super excited. It’s a belated birthday trip, blogiversary celebration and girlfriends getaway all in one.

Initially I delayed booking the flight because I refused to pay $500 for one way. Yikes! But being flexible by one day, I was able to save almost $500. And all because I broke a travel “rule.”