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

Relaxing at Chico Hot Springs // Pray, Montana

After exploring Yellowstone National Park and being on the road for a bit, my friend and I needed a little relaxation. We spent two full days at Chico Hot Springs in Pray, Montana. More or less in the middle of nowhere (although not too far from somewhere), this hot springs resort was exactly what I… Continue reading Relaxing at Chico Hot Springs // Pray, Montana

North Yellowstone Lodge and Hostel // Gardiner, Montana

After a day spent traversing Yellowstone National Park, my friend and I found ourselves with no place to stay. We had planned to camp inside the park, but of course all of the campsites were full by the time we got there. We knew that was likely to happen, but decided to take the chance… Continue reading North Yellowstone Lodge and Hostel // Gardiner, Montana

Fernweh Inn & Hostel: A Cute & Cozy Hostel in Fort Collins, Colorado

After Kansas City, I drove about 10 hours to Colorado. The plan was to spend the evening in Denver and stay the night there…for some reason, in the weird and not-so-great mood that I was in, once I actually arrived in Denver, I decided I just didn’t want to stay there. I considered my options… Continue reading Fernweh Inn & Hostel: A Cute & Cozy Hostel in Fort Collins, Colorado