Paris: 50 Do’s and Don’ts guaranteed to improve your trip

Paris: 50 Do’s and Don’ts guaranteed to improve your trip

Looking for advice about how to act or what to do during your upcoming trip to Paris? The amount of “advice” online can be daunting, with endless lists about how to act like a “real” Parisian (whoever they are!). The truth is, there isn’t just one type of Parisian, nor …

Italy: 5 Budget tips for exploring the Amalfi Coast

Italy: 5 Budget tips for exploring the Amalfi Coast

Famed for its sweeping vistas of the deep blue Mediterranean sea, picturesque hilltop villages, and an abundance of Southern Italian charm, the Amalfi Coast is a destination that any lover of beauty and romance should experience at least once. Of course, a seaside location this idyllic is also full of …

You Can Use Your Citi ThankYou Points Towards Your Student Loans

If you have credit cards that earn points in the Citi ThankYou program, you probably already know just how versatile these rewards can be. You can use points from cards like the Citi Premier and Citi Prestige to book travel through the Citi portal, redeem for gift cards, cash in …

Picture of the Week: the incredible resolution of the Fuji GFX100 and, also, a bee

I’ve been absolutely in love with my Fuji GFX100 since I bought it almost a month ago.  It’s extreme, absurd, too much, and a bit ridiculous, but that all seems to go away whenever I see the images from it. Which brings us to just now.  I was sitting there …

10-day Itinerary in Spain: Touring Barcelona, Seville & Madrid, with budget tips

10-day Itinerary in Spain: Touring Barcelona, Seville & Madrid, with budget tips

You’ve got a bit more than a week to spend in Spain? Lucky you! As a resident of Barcelona, I’m of course tempted to say that you could easily spend the whole time in my city, but most visitors try to see more of Spain than just the northeastern corner …

What’s Your Favorite Way to Use Citi ThankYou Points?

While my favorite flexible rewards program will always be Chase Ultimate Rewards, I still like the Citi ThankYou program. For those who don’t know, you can earn points in this program with cards like the Citi Premier and Citi Prestige. I like the Citi ThankYou program because you can redeem …