Ston & Prapratno Beach, A Perfect Day Trip from Dubrovnik, Croatia

While in Dubrovnik, Croatia, one of our favorite days was our day trip up north to Ston and Prapratno Beach. Ston is home to the largest intact wall in Europe making for a nice piece of trivia, while Prapratno Beach was the most beautiful beach we visited on our entire honeymoon on points. While Dubrovnik is an amazing place to begin with, it is also a perfect spot to base yourself for day trips. From our hotel, the Sheraton Dubrovnik, we first day tripped to the awe-inspiring Kotor, Montene...
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3 Days on the Great Ocean Road, Twelve Apostles at our Fingertips!

Holding the Twelve Apostles on the Great Ocean Road
One of the highlights of our trip to Australia was driving the Great Ocean Road for  three days. We were lucky enough to stay with friends in Melbourne, Australia the majority of time but in the middle of the week we headed out to tour one of the most scenic drives in the world! Our friends thought we were somewhat crazy as three days really isn't that much time but we think it was just about perfect. Granted we didn't have time to relax too much but we love being active and busy anyway. ...
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Trip Report: Clearwater Beach, Florida

Inbound For this year's Memorial Weekend I ventured down to Clearwater Beach, Florida to enjoy the beautiful beach with my girlfriend and a couple of friends. Our Southwest direct flight from Indianapolis to Tampa Bay left early Saturday morning. Now I am not big on spending money so I used my Southwest points to fly three of us and only paid $33.60. The best part is I just earned my Southwest Companion pass so my girlfriend flies free when I fly whether I pay cash or with points. I earned mo...
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Costa Rica, Andaz Papagayo, & Beaches

Overview On to the second part of our Costa Rica trip where we stayed at Hyatt's Andaz Papagayo for 4 nights! The best part was this beautiful resort was free thanks to my Chase Sapphire Preferred! At only 15,000 points per night it was a great value as it was going for $500+ per night for Easter week. Whereas our first couple nights in Costa Rica was on a volcano, this was directly on the beach on the Papagayo Peninsula in Guanacaste. It was truly a beautiful area as we explored the nearby P...
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