by The Frugal Tourist | Mar 13, 2022 | Capital One, Hawaii, MILES & POINTS, North America, RedemptionsHawaii is a bucket-list destination that is popular with both local and foreign tourists alike. However, there is no doubt that embarking on a grand Hawaiian vacation carries the risk of instantly wiping out anyone's hard-earned savings. Thankfully, it is possible to reduce a significant amount of travel expenses by using miles and points whenever we travel. In this blog post, I will do a deep dive on Capital One points and walk you through several options to fly to Hawaii for nearly free.
by The Frugal Tourist | Sep 6, 2021 | North America, San Francisco, USA, Walking TourSan Francisco’s stunning geography has certainly attracted an artistically-inclined populace. Aside from its majestic attractions, it is also speckled with incredible street art, particularly in its famous Mission District. There are hundreds of amazing murals scattered all over SF but the “Mission” is hands down the epicenter of this kaleidoscopic movement. This tour aims to connect some of the most sublime and well-known neighborhood masterpieces in the Mission. Let’s go!
by The Frugal Tourist | Sep 6, 2021 | North America, San Francisco, USA, Walking TourSan Francisco, arguably the most beautiful city in the United States, is divinely formed by nature to be a gift to walkers and hikers. As my first ever stairways post in the blog, this particular walk is dear to my heart as it is one of my favorites. This walk is filled with spellbinding vistas, remarkable neighborhoods, glorious stairways, and Coit Tower perched atop one of SF’s striking hills - Telegraph Hill. Let’s go!
by The Frugal Tourist | Mar 6, 2021 | North America, San Francisco, USATwin Peaks, one of SF’s most iconic tourist attractions, is a must-see on your first trip to this stunning city by the bay. In this blog post, I will map out a walking tour itinerary that is guaranteed to get your heart pumping to its limit. Prepare to tackle numerous stairs along the way and summit two of SF's most popular hills. Let's go!
by The Frugal Tourist | Feb 19, 2021 | Mexico, North America, Walking TourADVERTISER DISCLOSURE: The Frugal Tourist is part of an affiliate sales network and receives compensation for sending traffic to partner sites, such as MileValue.com This compensation may impact how and where links appear on this site. This site does not include all...
by The Frugal Tourist | Feb 8, 2021 | Caribbean, North America, Travel TipsConsistently recognized as having some of the world’s finest beaches, the Caribbean is considered to be a bucket-list destination for many travelers around the globe. Whether you prefer to be wholly tethered to white-sand beaches or experience an entirely different culture rich in history and tradition, the Caribbean islands have something glorious in store for you. But for the frugal tourist like myself, the expense associated with planning a trip to such a widely-popular destination like the Caribbean can be quite prohibitive. Above all, I do not advocate getting into debt just to make a dream vacation into reality. In this post, I’ll explore several strategies to assist you in mapping out your future Caribbean odyssey so you will not inflict a significant dent in your savings accounts. Let's dive in!