Staying Out Of Vacation Debt

Bella Breakdown Sometimes, you know you just need a vacation, but you often look in your wallet and know that you just can’t afford it right now. You might be really tempted to make a very common vacation mistake: putting your vacation on your credit card. I hate to break it to you, but like everything else, if you don’t have your own money for a vacation, you probably won’t have money to pay off your credit card. So how do we make sure to stay out of vacation debt? 1. Save! Even if it takes a while, create...

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Vacation: Because You Might Need It

Bella Breakdown It turns out that United States Citizens are vacation deprived. That’s right, the percentage of Americans who are not using their full vacation days is at an all time high. In 2017, Americans only used 10 of their 14 allotted vacation days on average. It is highly likely that the days used were not even for vacation, but rather for emergency. The reason workers are not using their vacation days is because they feel like they can’t afford a vacation. This is understandable as a majority of individuals salary is going to the cost of living. Better...

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Stop Stressing Thanksgiving Travel

Bella Breakdown Having to deal with travel on any holiday can be really stressful. However, traveling for Thanksgiving seems to be extra stressful. That’s usually because people aren’t given as much time off for this holiday in particular, and travel time is particularly crunched on Thanksgiving. However, the stress might all be hype! There are some Thanksgiving travel myths that really seem to bug people, and I’m here to tell you to stop stressing the travel! 1. It’s okay to travel the day before Thanksgiving. It’s just a myth that the day before Thanksgiving is the busiest travel day...

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Worcester Food Tour

Bella Breakdown There are a few reasons we will soon be heading to Worcester, Massachusetts. All of the reasons have to do with food, but oh what special food it is. Downtown Worcester has some of the best restaurants, with the most talked about food in, well most of the United States. 1. Kummerspeck This casual restaurant has some of the most deliciously decadent meat plates your little heart could ever desire. They have perfectly cooked aged ribeye steaks, in addition to a mouth watering, homemade pastrami reuben. 2. The Queen’s Cups If you’re looking for something sweet, The...

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This Beach Is Full of Secrets

Bella Breakdown Have you ever imagined traveling to a beautiful, romantic beach that would also be the home to some of human kind’s greatest secrets? Me either, it’s a very specific travel destination. But, you might want to put it on your travel bucket list. This particular beach is something out of a Nicholas Sparks novel, and is located on a remote stretch of ocean in North Carolina. Specifically, this beach is located on Bird Island. A very remote, uninhabited beach… other than travelers of course. On this stretch sits a lone mailbox. This mailbox is marked with the...

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Planning For Pets Over The Holidays

Bella Breakdown There is so much to plan for when it comes to the holidays. Whose house are we going to, what should we bring, how are the kids going to handle the drive, flight, etc? Is your mother going to criticize my cooking again? You know, the usual. But have you thought about what you are going to be doing with your pets this holiday season? If you’ve planned a long, cross-country vacation, it is important to plan for your pets so that everything is taken care of for them ahead of time, and you don’t have to...

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