Posts by tag: Travel on a budget

Today, in honor of Fat Tuesday, I’m talking all things New Orleans! What an incredible place filled with history, ghost stories, around the clock nightlife, live music and amazing food. Where creole cuisine, Po Boys, Bananas Foster and Hurricanes were all invented. If you’re looking for a fun weekend getaway, never underestimate NOLA! A long weekend is the perfect amount of time to spend in the Big Easy. I recently had the opportunity to spoil my mom and take her along for the ride. Follow along while I share with you where we ate, where we drank and what we did. Where We Ate Oceana // Leopard Tee, Similar // Jeans, Similar // Oceana is known for their classic New Orleans fare and laid-back dining. We tried the Blackened Redfish, Luisiana Crab Meat Cakes and the Taste of New Orleans, which includes a sampling of Creole Jambalaya, Crawfish Étouffée and […]

Las Vegas is such a easy breezy place to go for a quick vacation. Four days is a perfect amount of time unless you want to see a lot of shows. I love going to Las Vegas and doing different things than just gamble and drink all day. I have rounded up 10 free or nearly free things to do in Las Vegas that you never would have thought to do! 1. See the Welcome to Las Vegas Sign – I mean duh! Go as early as you can to avoid long lines. 2. Visit the Seven Magic Mountains – I love nature and I love art so this is right up my alley. You won’t spend too much time here. It’s fun to take some pictures and really soak in the beauty of these rock formations and the surrounding desert. The colors are still vibrant after spending years below […]