How Much Should You Bid on Priceline?

How much should you bid on Priceline hotels?

If you’ve ever participated an auction before, you’ve probably experienced bidding fever or auction fever. For me, the term reminds me of eBay. There’s one minute left and I’m ahead. Some jerk bids $2.98 higher; now there are 40 seconds left on the clock…do I bid $1.02 more than he did? I did tell myself […]

Travel the World as an Au Pair: What Real Au Pairs Say

How to travel the world as an au pair

If you’re single and penniless, working as an au pair may just be the best way for you to travel the world. Even though you’ll be thousands of miles away from home, you’ll ideally have a new home and a new “family” abroad.   What’s an au pair? An au pair looks after the kids […]

Travel Hair Styling Tools for Light Packing

Quick and easy hairstyles for travel

Ladies, do you find it hard to pack light for travel because of all your hair styling stuff? You have the hair dryer, the hot rollers, the hair curler and the hair straightener. On top of those bulky things, there are products like the hair spray, the volumizing mousse and the anti-frizz spray. I’m not […]

100+ Easy Ways to Save Money

How to easily save money

Minimum effort and maximum results — I try to structure everything in my life to achieve these two things. That’s why I believe the best way to save money is to focus on my biggest expenses, ie. housing, transport, food and recurring subscriptions. I find it a lot easier to live in a cheap apartment and […]

Priceline Bidding: Tips to Bid on Hotels

Priceline hotel biding tips and strategies

Bidding in a Priceline hotel auction is one of the most interesting ways to score cheap hotel rooms. It takes research, practice and patience to get these deals, but it can be really satisfying in the end. I’ve seen people get really ridiculous deals this way, often a fraction of the prices displayed on other […]

Luxury for Less: The Secret to Booking Secret Hotel Rooms

The secret to booking secret hotel rooms.

Want great accommodation at dirt-cheap prices? Why not try secret hotels?   What are secret hotel rooms? Even the best hotels can’t fill all their rooms 100% of the time, so they sell the excess at deep discounts. But if everybody knows about the price cuts, their reputation might suffer and their other guests probably […]

How to Use Your Holidays to Get Healthy

Plan a yoga retreat holiday

We all know how important is it to have time to ourselves. But with today’s hectic lifestyles, finding a moment for some quality me time is a challenge. Maybe it’s time you put yourself first and booked a holiday that’s all about you. Here are some pointers from Holiday Lettings to help you plan your perfect […]

15 Commandments of Flying Budget Airlines

Avoid fees when flying budget airlines

They lure you in with dirt-cheap prices. Then when you’re hooked, they slap you with hidden fees. Flying with budget airlines can end up being quite pricey if you don’t know how to maneuver yourself through the fees and restrictions.   How bad can these fees be? Let’s say RyanAir is having sale and advertises a ticket […]

Agness and Cez: Tramps and Budget Travelers by Choice

Travel around the world on $25 a day

Meet Agness and Cez — a couple of friends (really, just friends!) from Poland who have been traveling the world together for a few years. They travel the world on a bare-bones budget of $25 per day and feature their cheap travel tips on their website, eTramping. For them, budget travel isn’t just a necessity, but […]

Where’s the Best Place to Find House-Sitting Jobs?

House-sitting websites

You may hate the answer, but here it is: it depends. The good news? There are only a few big house-sitting websites, so it won’t take long to check them out one by one. By doing it this way, you’ll only pay when you know there are great opportunities available. With all these websites, you can […]