It takes a little bit of work but you really can find an affordable one-way car rental–you simply have to get creative and approach the process from different angles. Spend a little extra time and energy upfront and you’ll spend less money in the long run. Here are my top three tips for saving big on a one-way car rental:
Opened in May 2012, Chihuly Garden and Glass is already a top tourist attraction, quickly eclipsing its more established neighbors like the iconic Space Needle as one of the most highly recommended things to do in Seattle.
Over pancakes and bacon and coffee the morning following the funeral of a cousin, my two older brothers and I reminisced about her life and our own childhood while lamenting the fact that we weren’t as close as we’d like to be. As a step toward cementing our filial bond, I invited them both to join me on my cross-country roadtrip when I moved west.
During my time in Seattle last summer, I visited Smith Tower, intrigued by a single feature: a wishing chair, housed on the tower’s 35th floor as a gift from the Last Empress of China. As the legend goes, any single woman who sincerely wished to be married could sit in that chair and her wish would be fulfilled within a year. I hightailed it over to Smith Tower and sat in the wishing chair twice for good measure. Guess what? It worked.
I’ve been using the Google Maps app on my smartphone and I love it. As a solo traveler, using a GPS is incredibly handy since I can’t drive and look at a road map at the same time. However, the Google Maps’ promise that you’ll “never carry a paper map again” isn’t exactly foolproof.
Weekend Intelligence spotlights interesting, informative, inspiring, or infuriating reads from around the web. This week’s theme: solo travel and more.
Il Lago di Garda is Italy’s largest lake, bordered to the north by the Gruppo di Baldo mountain range and ornamented with russet-roofed lakeside resort towns clustered along its shoreline. Formed by the movement of ancient glaciers, the fjord’s mountains rise sharply from the blue waters of the lake, which glitters like a polished jewel beneath the bright Mediterranean sun.