Serenity in Bali

Serenity in Bali

I know people say ‘life changing’ about a lot of things, but Bali, Indonesia was definitely it for me.  A friend was having a milestone birthday and decided to invite others to celebrate with her in Bali.  Say what now?  We gladly jumped on board. As hubby and I like...
Relaxing on the Amalfi Coast

Relaxing on the Amalfi Coast

The hour and a half ride from Naples Airport to the Amalfi Coast was beautiful and scenic, but a little nerve wracking.  The roads are single lane, winding up and down the sides of the mountain a lot of the way.  Sometimes, the driver would have to pull over, making...
Tastes of Marrakesh

Tastes of Marrakesh

One of things I look forward to when traveling is experiencing a new culture, through food. Marrakesh did not disappoint at all! The riad provided a daily breakfast on the rooftop, consisting of the following: Moroccan pancakes or crepes, fresh fruit, yogurt, bread,...
Welcome to Morocco

Welcome to Morocco

After months of anticipation, we finally made it Marrakesh, Morocco. I’d watched so many YouTube videos, searched travel sites, and received feedback from a good friend who went last year. In spite of all that, I tried not to set any expectations.  I forgot to arrange...
Taking in the Views: Milan

Taking in the Views: Milan

Heys guys!  I’m Melanie.  I love to travel, thrift, and catch a great deal on both.  I’ve incorporated my love of these into this blog.  I hope it inspires you to travel, thrift, and stretch your dollars doing it.  So let’s go!  Milan, Italy...