Airbnb … Should We Do It?

While considering our next getaway destination, we were thinking about doing something different with our accommodations versus our usual hotel stay. Why not rent a condo or a house for a few days instead of a hotel? Just something to break out of the same ole, same ole hotel stays. Airbnb came to mind. We’re

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Girls Weekend: Staycation Done Right

While the holiday season gives us good vibes all over, there is also a certain level of stress (holiday shopping, end of the year wrap-up at work and a million and one holiday parties to attend) that comes along with it. Often, there isn’t enough time for a full vacation and sometimes a vacation just

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Top 5 Warm Weather Getaways

For most of us, the weather has taken a turn for the cold – for us Houstonians, it just happened like three days ago. Anyways, for those who just can’t stand the cold and long for the beach during the winter months, traveling during the winter season can be extremely desirable. But where should you

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Flying on a Budget: How to Pack

Hello, travel friends … Val here. I’m writing this blog because the topic is right up my alley. Let’s face it. Traveling costs can add up and some airlines are notorious for having ridiculous fees for baggage – not saying any names, but I’m sure you’ve heard. I’m all about finding ways to shave a

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2 Girls Who Travel’s Carry-On Essentials

When traveling, what you pack in your carry-on bags (luggage that you’re allowed to carry on the plane and place in storage compartments on the plane) is pretty important. Essentially, it’s items that you’d like to have nearby, should you need them on the plane or before you can get to baggage claim. We decided

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Top 10 Things to Do and Places to See in The Big Easy

New Orleans, aka The Crescent City, aka The Big Easy, offers food, nightlife, history and culture to the tenth power. There’s something to do for everyone and you’ll never get bored. Of course, the French Quarter is the place to go for drinks, food and people-watching, but there’s so much more to the city—art, music,

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Three Days in NOLA: Food, Festivals & the French Quarter

When we say we had a jam-packed three days in New Orleans – well, technically three-and-a-half days (we had an afternoon return flight), we really mean it. Between the amazing itinerary the New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau put together for us (thanks again) and our own independent excursions in The Big Easy, 2 Girls

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