Packing Like a Professional

Bella Breakdown I don’t know about you, but I tend to be an awful packer whenever I have to travel anywhere. If I leave for 3 days, I’m packing for almost two weeks. If I have to go somewhere for a month, I seem to never have enough! Everytime I have to pack or re-pack I end up jamming stuff into my suitcase until it’s bursting at the seams. Also, why do I never pack enough underwear? When I’m packing to go somewhere, I don’t even consider purchases I’ll be making while on the trip. Clearly, my brain space...

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Keeping The Kids Busy While Waiting In Line

Bella Breakdown Keeping the kids entertained in any line is a hassle, no matter whether its a theme park or a picture with Santa Clause. But when your 9-year-old son is dying to go on the three hour wait for the Pandora: Flight of Passage ride at Disney’s Animal Kingdom in Orlando, you’re bound to have him complaining every moment until he gets on the ride. Especially with all the new and upcoming attractions about to land at Disney, like Toy Story Land and the 2019 Star Worlds themed park, attraction wait times are about to skyrocket. Well, Disney...

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Do You Need A Vacation?

Bella Breakdown Feeling like you need a vacation as soon as possible? Well here is how you can tell if it is time to head out of town for a few days. You’re super irritable at work. If everything your coworker says makes you want to strangle them, it is probably time to ask for a few days off. It is not healthy for you or the people around you. Taking some time away allows you to refresh and you will come back in a better mood. Your work ethic is extremely lacking. This is a sign that you...

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Avoid Being Scammed While Abroad

Bella Breakdown Traveling is fun, getting scammed is not. You may become a target when traveling internationally. Don’t let a scammer ruin your vacation. Here are some tips to avoid becoming a scammers next prey. Don’t share too much on social media. I know this is a hard one because you want to share your super awesome trip with friends and family on the ‘gram. But someone may see you are away and use it to their advantage. Use ATMs on the inside of banks. Don’t use ones that are on the street or in a weirdly placed location....

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Consider A Home-Exchange For Your Next Vacation

Bella Breakdown Looking for a vacation in an amazing location without breaking the bank? Consider a home-exchange. All you have to is pay a small membership fee and be willing to give up your home for a period of time to fellow travelers. There are so many benefits to a home-exchange vacation. It is free (hooray), your plants and pets will be accounted for, you don’t have to worry about the protection of your home. Here are a few home-exchange websites that will help you plan your home-exchange experience… Home Base Holidays. This is a great international home swap...

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