I take my podcasts very seriously - even the funny ones. I consider the genre, subject matter, the voice of the narrator or host, and the typical length of the podcast when deciding which are my favorites. I prefer a variety of options because I never know what I am going to be in the mood for. I have podcasts that I like for starting my day off right and others for ending my night on a high note, and ones that I only listen to while flying. There are so many good podcasts out there to choose from – here are just a few of my absolutely favorites that are all available for free download through ITunes:Read More
travel for cheap
So often, I only travel with what I can bring with me on my back. This is especially something that I prefer to do when I travel alone because it can mean that thinks that could sometimes take a long time can otherwise happen quickly, like going through customs.Read More
I am cheap. I have been for a very long time, mostly because when I was in high school and college I had to have a job and make my own money to be able to fun stuff. I loved the lessons I learned out of necessity about saving and not spending, and it has helped me in my life now to get to do more than I ever imagined.
As a practice, I cut corners in any way that I can. Whether I am saving up to go on a trip, or trying to pay off an unexpected bill, I always have my income and a budget in mind. How much am I making and how much can I spend? How much should I save? It all depends on what kind of life experiences you want to have, and if those are like mine, to travel as much as possible, then there are easy ways to keep your costs down.Read More