Author: Renee King

Foodtography Sometimes, if a friend is planning to visit a city that I've already been to, they will ask me to recommend places where they can eat. I don’t necessarily see myself as a “Foodie” expert, but I do believe that sampling whatever that particular region is best known for is an integral part of the traveler’s experience. My palate isn’t...

Military Surplus Supplies Insulated hiking boots?  Check! Down-filled hooded parka?  Check! Multi-compartment backpack?  Check! Whether you love camping overnight in your local state park or backpacking around the world, purchasing the gear that you will need for either can become an expensive proposition. So, how does one get around this reality of increasing prices for recreational gear and stagnant incomes?  The good news is that...

Today, A View To A Thrill welcomes a new friend and fellow world-traveler, Sheridan Lucas, as a guest writer.  She will share her impressions of her splendid visit to the country of Tunisia in Northern Africa.  Sheridan is an aspiring writer who is always looking for fun-loving travel companions to roam the world with.  If you enjoy adventure travel and...

Your Housing Dollars With the US dollar growing seemingly weaker by the day, it's important to figure out inventive ways to stretch your hard earned and sometimes hard to come by housing dollars. Whether traveling overseas or to the next town over, everyone wants to feel as though they are getting the most for their money. When searching for affordable accommodations, consider...

This policy is valid from 12 December 2009 This blog is a personal blog written and edited by me. For questions about this blog, please contact  Renee King (aviewtoathrill at gmail dot com). This blog accepts forms of cash advertising, sponsorship, paid insertions or other forms of compensation. The compensation received will never influence the content, topics or posts made in this blog....

The Spendthrift's Guide | Back Again With Tips For Cutting Costs While You Travel  Utilize online tools that will help you to find unadvertised fares * Compare prices from different airlines by using fare search engines of online travel agencies like Orbitz, Expedia, and Travelocity - each of which will email you a 'fare alert' for your particular itinerary. This pretty much...

We arrived in Frankfurt around 7:20 am the next day and had to catch the skyline train to the other terminal to switch planes. We were at our departure gate all of five minutes before they called us to transfer via a bus to our plane to Prague. We got a late start because the plane had to be de-iced....