Route 66 Budget | How Much Does It Cost To Do Route 66 USA Road Trip?

When it comes to working out a Route 66 Budget, many different things can affect the total cost. Are you flying in from overseas? How long will you be spending on the Route? Will you need a rental car? How much do you plan on eating? Etc etc! In this post, I give you a rough idea of how much our Route 66 trip cost, from the fuel cost to attraction fees and hotels!

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Piglets Pantry Review | Cakes and Afternoon Tea Delivery in the UK (Expat Friendly)

I’m sure a lot of other expats can relate, when it comes to buying treats and gifts for friends and family back in the UK, it can be a bit of a nightmare. In my experience postage from the US to England was RIDICULOUS. If you didn’t get stung by postage, you then had to contend with import taxes. One way to get around this problem was to find British companies that would accept overseas payments, yet ship directly to addresses in the UK. Piglets Pantry bakery can do exactly this! So if you feel like treating loved ones that you’re separated from, to an afternoon tea delivery, this may be a great option for you!

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Tips, Tricks and the Best Rides at Six Flags Great America near Chicago USA!

Six Flags Great America is located in Gurnee Illinois, around 40 minutes north of Chicago. In 2019 I visited the park twice…well 3 times if you count the day we drove 3 and a half hours from Iowa, just to find out it was closed. So my first tip would be to check the opening hours the morning you plan to visit! (I couldn’t believe it was shut on the Friday of Labor Day weekend in AUGUST…August is peak theme park time in the UK!) I’m a huge fan of theme parks so here are some of my best tips and tricks for Six Flags Chicago!

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