Travel Tips

6 Ways to Afford More Travel

My interest in budgeting and frugal living started with saving for a family trip to Ireland.  My mother, sister and I had talked about visiting Ireland for many years.  My mother’s parents were from Ireland.  They both came to the U.S. separately before marrying and starting a family together.  My mother remembers visiting the country with… Read More 6 Ways to Afford More Travel


One Day on Lake Thun

The turquoise water of Lake Thun and Lake Brienz is a result of glacial deposits. Boat tours of both lakes are available from Interlaken (a town name meaning between lakes).  I choose Lake Thun because it is surrounded both by gorgeous mountain scenery and a total of five castles.  The trip from one end of… Read More One Day on Lake Thun