So it is time to get ready for your trip. Have you purchased your tickets? Have a safe place to keep all of your documents? Booked your reservations through #justplaying. That’s GREAT. You are off to a good start.
So you are ready to start planning your vacation? Or at least start the research, right? Grab your coffee and some candy– chocolate works– and lets get started…This is full of information so get ready to settle in and read….
#1 The DEAL. There are two ways that we can take with this. One- you can wait for a deal that fits your budget and is doable during the dates offered OR Two- you can determine where you want to go and when you plan to go and this is where you begin the hunt for the deal…. we will look at each of these ‘hunts’ a little later…. but 1st how to chose:
First of all, I want you to know that I am a single parent that works in the education field. I am not a high paid corporate employee, but I have been bit by the travel bug and have learned how to travel on my salary. I love to travel….Not flying so much, but I do enjoy exploring the WORLD. In fact, I have been to the Netherlands twice within the last 7 months. I went in November and only stayed a day or so exploring and the COLD air came in so FAST that….. WE WERE NOT READY!!! So when I saw an opportunity to go back, I jumped at it and WENT…. AND just got back 2 weeks ago.
How in the world can an educator, who happens to be a single mother–travel, like I do? No, I do not have a side hustle that brings in extra income in order to travel nor any additional income other than from work. What I do have is patience and a few go to websites and apps that help to make it all possible.
Again… I am not trying to tell my age at all, but do you remember the show Ally McBeal? There were two characters: Ally and John Cage, two attorney’s on the show that had theme songs they played in their heads in order to get pumped up to do something out of their norm or when they had to go and fight a huge court case. Continue reading “Living the PLUSH life.”