Somewhere along my most recent three-week vacation, I started to compare it to last year’s three-week road trip. I began to make a list of the little things that make a big difference when it comes to the price, cost, or value on vacation. Here are 20 lessons that I have learned.
1. If you don’t pack everything in your bathroom to take with you, you still won’t miss what you left behind.
2. Some luxuries are necessary. Long hot showers and a hot tub are worth every penny. So are large beds, two sinks, and windows that open.
3. Own a thermal coffee pot or thermos. Hotel coffee isn’t a coffee snob’s dream, and brewing your own means you can fill your pot and...