Budgeting · Travel

How To Book The Cheapest Rental Cars With Autoslash

Today we're talking rental cars and how to get the lowest price possible!  Generally, I rent cars for longer road trips and when I'll be flying out of an airport that's more than a few hours away.  It's handy to just be able to drop off the car and not pay for parking rates to… Continue reading How To Book The Cheapest Rental Cars With Autoslash

Local Activities · north carolina · Travel · travel guide

A Travel Guide For Hanging Rock State Park & Hillbilly Hideaway In North Carolina

One of the many things I love about North Carolina is the natural beauty we're surrounded by in every corner of our state.  With 14 National Parks and 41 State Parks, you could probably spend years just exploring them all.   My husband and I have enjoyed hiking several parts of the Mountains to Sea Trail,… Continue reading A Travel Guide For Hanging Rock State Park & Hillbilly Hideaway In North Carolina

Local Activities · north carolina · Pets · travel guide

How To Enjoy A Pet-Friendly Getaway In Asheville, North Carolina

Get Unlimited Grocery Delivery for only $14.99/month with AmazonFresh! I like to refer to Asheville as the hippie melting pot of culture, breweries, culinary treats, and natural beauty.  With each visit, I find something new to love.  On our most recent weekend in Asheville, we brought our dog with us, nervously wondering how much it… Continue reading How To Enjoy A Pet-Friendly Getaway In Asheville, North Carolina

Budgeting · Travel

Tuesday Travel Tips – Earn Airline Miles With Lyft

Happy Travel Tuesday!  Since Tuesday tends to be one of the cheapest days to fly, it's fitting to share a travel hack with you today.  You may remember the Uber partnership from 2015 where you could earn SPG points with each ride.  Sadly, that partnership has now ended but the good news is that Lyft… Continue reading Tuesday Travel Tips – Earn Airline Miles With Lyft

52 Weeks Challenge · north carolina

52 Weeks Of Trying New Things – Week 17 – NC State Parks – 100 Mile Challenge

Happy New Year, friends!  I hope 2019 has started off well for you.  To motivate myself to be more active this year, I signed up for the NC 100 mile challenge with NC State Parks.  The goal is to walk, run, hike, paddle, and/or bike 100 miles of their trails during the calendar year (they… Continue reading 52 Weeks Of Trying New Things – Week 17 – NC State Parks – 100 Mile Challenge

Budgeting · Travel

Cheap Travel Alert – Roundtrip Flight To Europe For Under $400!

//rcm-na.amazon-adsystem.com/e/cm?o=1&p=12&l=ur1&category=amazonfresh&banner=1K1JWN715544X0YYW302&f=ifr&lc=pf4&linkID=afa4a8fa05fcbc17f0bc04622a60aee2&t=plankingtrave-20&tracking_id=plankingtrave-20 Do you think travel to Europe is unaffordable?  I have some good news for you - this week I found two RT flights to Europe for under $400 - cheaper than many domestic flights!  I doubt these prices/seats will last too long, so if you're interested, I'd recommend you book quickly and use these… Continue reading Cheap Travel Alert – Roundtrip Flight To Europe For Under $400!