Stay in this Minimalist Midtown Studio Airbnb in Kansas City

On my most recent visit to Kansas City, Missouri, I stayed in an AirBnB in Midtown. This cozy studio apartment exemplifies exactly why I love AirBnBs so much: affordable pricing, unique design, and an overall home-y feeling. The studio apartment is connected to the back of an historic home in the Volker neighborhood. There is… Continue reading Stay in this Minimalist Midtown Studio Airbnb in Kansas City

New Zealand Hostels Guide: The Best Hostels in New Zealand (& the Worst)

Source: Hostelworld

A guide to all the BEST New Zealand hostels around the country (and some of the worst)! … I lived, worked, and traveled around New Zealand for almost 11 months. I was on a working holiday, so I was definitely on a tight budget. As a backpacker, a lot of my nights were spent sleeping in… Continue reading New Zealand Hostels Guide: The Best Hostels in New Zealand (& the Worst)

Awesome & Affordable AirBnBs in Las Vegas

Las Vegas isn’t typically thought of as being an affordable destination, but I’ve already proven that you CAN visit Vegas on a budget. An important part of traveling on a budget is finding affordable accommodation. Using AirBnB in Las Vegas is the best way to do just that! AirBnB is a great option because you’ll… Continue reading Awesome & Affordable AirBnBs in Las Vegas

Staying in a Camper Cabin Between Yellowstone and Grand Teton

When I was working in Jackson Hole, Wyoming a couple of years ago, my friend and I went on a little weekend getaway to Yellowstone National Park. Even though we were living just outside of Grand Teton, we wanted to actually get away from the ranch and stay somewhere between the two parks. Headwaters Lodge… Continue reading Staying in a Camper Cabin Between Yellowstone and Grand Teton

Oamaru Backpackers: Affordable & Stylish Hostel in Oamaru, New Zealand

The little seaside town of Oamaru, New Zealand isn’t on the main traveler trail. A lot of people would never think to stop here, but those who do are probably here to see the Victorian architecture or the penguins. Whatever your reason for visiting Oamaru, you’re going to need a place to stay. If you’re… Continue reading Oamaru Backpackers: Affordable & Stylish Hostel in Oamaru, New Zealand

Dreamy New Zealand AirBnB Rentals Under $100

Finding affordable accommodation in New Zealand is a major part of traveling the country without spending a fortune. While I mostly stayed in hostels while I was there, I loved finding budget-friendly New Zealand Airbnbs too. Everyone’s heard of AirBnB, so I won’t waste your time explaining it to you. I will, however, tell you… Continue reading Dreamy New Zealand AirBnB Rentals Under $100

TripInn Hostel: An Historic Home Turned Hostel in Westport, New Zealand

Westport, New Zealand is a small town. A really small town. Stepping off the bus, I felt like I was being dropped off in the middle of nowhere, left to fend for myself. Perhaps that’s a bit dramatic, seeing as Westport does have a main street with shops, a supermarket, and even a bank. It… Continue reading TripInn Hostel: An Historic Home Turned Hostel in Westport, New Zealand

Haka Lodge Taupo: Staying in a Flashpackers Hostel

Flashpackers (n): someone who generally travels like a backpacker, but with a larger budget; usually prefers more comfort and convenience than traditional backpackers. Haka Lodge considers itself to be a flashpackers accommodation, or an “up-market backpackers” in their own words. You’ll find all of the usual characteristics of a hostel, including dorm rooms, common areas,… Continue reading Haka Lodge Taupo: Staying in a Flashpackers Hostel

Cabana Suites at the El Cortez // Downtown Las Vegas

I considered a few different places while searching for accommodation in Las Vegas. I definitely wanted to stay Downtown instead of on The Strip, so that narrowed things down a bit. Price, as always, was the biggest factor, but location was important too. I wanted to be able to walk out of my hotel and… Continue reading Cabana Suites at the El Cortez // Downtown Las Vegas

River’s Edge Resort: A Cabin in Winthrop, Washington

I wanted to visit North Cascades National Park during my roadtrip through Washington. After staying a night in Spokane, I decided my best bet for accommodations near the park was the little town of Winthrop. Earlier in my trip, I was camping out in Wyoming. While there, I met a woman who mentioned she grew… Continue reading River’s Edge Resort: A Cabin in Winthrop, Washington