Author: Renee King

We toured the city when we arrived via the L'Open Tour bus, which allows you to hop on or off at any point on the route. It gave us a nice overview of what areas/sights we should visit at length for the remainder of the week. Our experience was phenomenal, it didn't take long to understand why and how someone can...

The Spendthrifts Guide Tip Two | The Spendthrifts Guide to Traveling on the Cheap Start Saving Money Whenever and However, You Can! It is never too early to start saving for your trip. As soon as you think that there may be a possibility of your leaving town, you need to set the wheels into motion that will assure that you will have...

The Spendthrifts Guide Tip One This economy has forced most of us to step back and re-evaluate our finances, particularly when it comes to discretionary spending. Most of us have been forced to tighten our belts and carefully consider every dollar that leaves our bank accounts.   However, there is still a way to be fiscally responsible and satisfy your wanderlust. In the...

Vancouver, British Columbia Canada We visited during their rainy season, but that didn't drench our spirits. Vancouver is one of the friendliest cities in North America and you can practically eat off the ground it's so clean. Their transportation system is very user friendly and great restaurants abound. Take a trek to Granville Island to enjoy their top notch farmer's market and...

San Francisco, California One of my favorites, mostly because it's such an esthetically beautiful city with so much to do.  We visited Alcatraz and Sausalito while we were there, and as a lover of all things Victorian, I had a blast admiring the "Painted Ladies". The Golden Gate bridge was even more magnificent in person, the pier was all abuzz with activity...

  There are few cities whose reputation so boldly precedes itself as much as the city of Paris.  When one thinks of the city of lights, romance quickly comes to mind.  In fact, any number of superlatives are associated with one of the world's most popular destinations. Paris is undoubtedly viewed as a Fashion capital known for its gastronomical delights, historical architecture...