One Week In Provence, France

France Provence Lourmarin view from chateau
One of our best week-long trips was spending Thanksgiving in Provence, France. Historic hilltop villages, wine, fresh truffles, and Christmas markets made Provence in November exactly the relaxing trip that we needed. Our itinerary included Arles, L’Isle sur la Sorgue, day trips to Luberon villages and vineyards, Aix-en-Provence, and Marseille. You can see a lot in a week! [continue reading]

Review Your Credit Card Travel Protections

master card credit cards
With COVID-19 disrupting so many travel plans, folks are paying more attention to travel insurance and protection, but it’s something many travelers have overlooked until now. In particular, seasoned travelers may get complacent with what’s been working for them and skip analyzing the coverage they’ve always used. Of the numerous options available, many travelers depend on the travel protection offered by credit cards, but have you reviewed your credit card’s travel protection policy lately? [continue reading]

Is Travel Insurance Worth It?

broken foot in cast on pillow
What’s the quote? “Life is what happens while you’re busy making other plans.” The unexpected can happen when you least expect it and usually at the most inconvenient time. I was recently looking at a trip for us to take in the next month but hadn’t booked anything yet because I was still weighing our options. And then I fractured my foot.
I’m happy that I hadn’t booked our trip (bummed that I broke my foot), but this is a case where if I had purchased our travel, it would have been a relief to have travel insurance.
Do you need Travel Insurance? Sometimes. [continue reading]