Madrid, Spain is a wonderfully lively and beautiful city to explore. There are so many things to do when visiting, so we’ve put together all of our favorites. From the most famous attractions to the unique and local places you must see when visiting. Whether you’re looking for family fun in parks, historical landmarks and maps, intriguing architecture, classic tourist sights and Spanish culture, or all of the above, look no further!
Our first podcast appearance was on Sean and Kevin’s 2 Frugal Dudes Podcast. They made the experience super enjoyable and fun, and we had a great time talking about FIRE (Financially Independent, Retire Early), travel, house sitting, miles and points, and much more!
Madrid is a fantastic city to visit, with an epic nightlife scene, fantastic food, great history, beautiful architecture, and a warm culture. So, whether you’re spending a couple of days in Madrid, Spain or a couple of weeks, these tips will help you make the most of your time in the amazing capital of Spain!
Elite hotel status and its perks seem like a dream come true for frequent travelers, long-term travelers, and digital nomads. However, in practice you may not get all of the amenities, upgrades, and perks you may expect. Here's how we get the most of our elite hotel status using these tips, tricks, and hacks!
Traditional Italian food while in Rome, Italy is a must! Start with delicious fritti and Roman artichoke and end with homemade Italian Gelato. The tough decision is the main course! Saltimbocca, Roman pizza, cacio e Pepe pasta, carbonara pasta, coda alla vaccinara, panino with trippa alla Romana...? Or just try them all!
There are two airports, Ciampino Aiport (CIA) and Fiumicino Airport (FCO) in Rome, Italy. But unfortunately neither one is near city center. So which airport should you fly into, and how do you then make your way into downtown Rome? We share all of the information on Rome airports and transportation (Termini Station, taxis, private transfer, Uber, Lyft, trains, bus, and metro) that you'll need for your visit.
Planning your Rome, Italy ultimate must see attraction itinerary? Let us take you through a tour of Rome as we saw it. From piazzas, ancient ruins, and the Roman Colosseum, to Vatican City, Trevi fountain, churches and so much more...
If you're looking for things to do in Rome, Italy and want the inside tips to booking the best Colosseum tour, you're in the right place. On the other hand, if you're simply looking for tips on transportation, Rome's airports, food, and hotels, we have you covered too!
How could you not indulge on traditional Mexican food in Santiago de Queretaro! From home cooked meals to restaurants and street food, there wasn’t much we didn’t absolutely love. We tried nopales, sopes, pozole, menudo, street tacos, gorditas, mole, and more…
We spent five weeks in Santiago de Queretaro, Mexico and discovered a beautiful historical Spanish Colonial city with so many things to see, do, and eat! Here’s our ultimate list of must see attractions in Santiago de Queretaro, including an all-inclusive map to customize your itinerary!
If you’re visiting Santiago de Queretaro, Mexico public transportation is a great way to move about the city! Here’s our guide to taking buses, finding bus routes, ticket costs and acceptable payment methods for Santiago de Queretaro’s public transportation system.
San Miguel de Allende, Mexico is a charming and historical Spanish Colonial town with so much to see and experience. Check out what we found in and loved about the city and get a map to personalize you're own itinerary!
We couldn't find a 2018 map of hotels broken down by their categories for award travel and point redemption, so we made our own! Look no further for a map of Hilton, Hyatt, Radisson, and SPG/Marriott category one, two, and three hotels.
Learn how we took travel award hacking to the extreme and got 41 hotel room nights free with Hilton using hotel rewards and promotions. And, we’re not just talking zero cash out of pocket, we used less than 65 reward points per night on a normally 5,000 point room. Not only did we essentially stay free, we also extended our Hilton Honors Diamond Status for another year!
Two of the things we hold in high regard are family and elders. Our elders are the ones that are always there for us and the ones that have been there before us. They’re to be honored, respected, and listened to.
The FIRE (Financial Independence, Retire Early) community is thriving. We experienced this first hand on a trip to Northern Colorado where we found ourselves welcomed into the NoCo Mustachians community at a Meetup at Mr. Money Mustache Headquarters!
We never would’ve thought that when we started to travel house sitting would turn into a lifestyle for us. But now we’ve house sat extensively and have nearly 20 house sit jobs under our belts. Our latest house sitting job took us to Colorado where we enjoyed a comfortable home at the foot of the Rockies, with the most adorable, fun, and amusing dog and cat!
Sofia, Bulgaria may be a city less visited by tourists, but we found it to be a city well worth visiting. We spent our time exploring the streets and discovering thousands of years of history. It was hard to do, but we've curated our favorite must see attractions in Sofia, Bulgaria. We hope our pictures, adventures, and map can be inspiration for your personal itinerary when visiting!
Once we knew we were bound for Sofia, Bulgaria we did a bit of research to familiarize ourselves with public transportation. Here’s what we found as well as what we experienced firsthand, hopefully it’ll help you move around Sofia a bit easier!