Kimberly Alt

Kimberly is always up for an adventure. She’s used to living out of a suitcase and travels consistently. Her first time out of the country was to Thailand, where she spent 4 1/2 months traveling throughout southeast Asia. Kimberly enjoys exploring new places and diving into new cultures. While Kimberly isn’t traveling you can find her trying a new recipe in the kitchen, spending time outside or just lounging at home.

Best Carry-On Luggage: Roll Through the Airport with Ease

Bags in airport: Best Carry-On Luggage

Running through the airport to catch your flight and one of the wheels on your bag breaks. Or your zipper snags and the luggage won’t stay closed. What a nightmare! That’s why investing in a well-constructed, dependable carry on bag with reliable wheels will prevent you from having to carry your bag (literally). Find out which we chose as the best carry-on luggage…

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Becoming a Lyft or Uber Driver in Boston

Cars on street in Boston

Many Bostonites opt to take public transit over driving themselves because Boston drivers are known for being aggressive. This can add to a person’s travel time, which means people may be showing up late to places or wasting their time commuting. This means the demand for Uber and Lyft drivers is high. Keep reading to find out how you can become a Lyft or Uber driver in Boston…

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Best Foot Massager Reviews: Are Your Dogs Barking?

Any time I wear high heels my feet ache the next day. I always ask my husband for a foot massage but it can be difficult to convince him. I eventually annoy him enough that he gives in. But, doesn’t everyone deserve a massage every now and then? We think so! Whether you wear high heels like me or you just love a relaxing massage at the end of a hard day, we all deserve a foot rub. Depending on the foot massager you choose, it could cost as much as a one-time massage with an actual person. You could actually save money by purchasing an at home foot massager and get a massage more often. These at-home foot spas can be used over and over and all you have to do is pay for it once. Read our best foot spa machine reviews in this article. We’re sure these massagers won’t turn you down when your dogs are barking…

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Best Online Eyeglasses: Zenni Optical vs Warby Parker vs Coastal vs EyeBuyDirect vs Goggles4u

Pair of glasses: Best Online Eyeglasses

Need new glasses but not excited to spend a couple hundred dollars on new glasses? We’ve got a secret that could save you big bucks! You can shop for designer frames and high-quality lenses online for a fraction of the cost (as low as $10). And, there are a handful of benefits you receive when you order glasses online including free shipping not to mention feeling awkward trying them on in front of people. So, whether you’re looking for an everyday pair of glasses or a stylish, colorful pair for fun or sunglasses to see better outside, you should buy glasses online and save yourself some time and money. Read on to find out how you can see 20/20 in no time (and for much less than you normally pay)…

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Best Luggage Brands: Delsey vs Samsonite vs Travelpro vs Swiss Gear vs Victorinox

Are your bags looking a little rough around the edges? Sometimes luggage can get pretty beat up with wear and tear over time and doesn’t hold up. That’s why it’s worthwhile to invest in quality luggage brands that will last (and keep your stuff protected on the go). Because we love traveling so much, we’ve done our fair share of research and have quite a bit of experience with testing luggage. So we reviewed and ranked the best luggage brands on the market using criteria including warranty, locks, wheels, straps, compartments, handles, material and more. Ready to pack your bags? Read o to find out which are worthy of your next trip…

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What Are Escape Rooms & Did We Escape?

Clues on table: What are Escape Rooms?

The Exploring Life’s Mysteries team has done multiple escape rooms. We quickly learned that these were not only addicting but a great way for us to bond as a team. In addition to team building, escape rooms also offer a great experiential activity for family fun, a friend hangout or even a first date…

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What Is ALS Disease? A Personal Story

Kimberly and her mom: What is ALS Disease? A Personal Story

My mother was diagnosed with ALS in March 2016. To be blunt, when she told me about her diagnosis, I felt a type of heartache I’ve never felt before. The crying wouldn’t stop, my eyes burned from all the tears and my head was consumed with the worst headache ever. My body was exhausted from mourning my mother who was still alive. The idea that she wouldn’t be around for as long as I wanted to was terrifying to me. But, my fears prompted me to learn more…

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What Is Caviar?

Bowl of caviar

Caviar is one of the oldest delicacies and was commonly enjoyed by kings. Today, caviar is more reasonably priced so more of us “commoners” can indulge in the gourmet food. However, there is still caviar that can get really expensive. Learn about the history of caviar and get some shipped right to your door if you’d like…

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Best Wine and Beer Fridge Combo: Danby vs Magic Chef vs Westinghouse

Beer inside fridge

Take your at-home bar to the next level with one of these wine and beer chillers. Tired of coming home with a case of beer or a few bottles of wine and having nowhere to put them? If you’re like most homes, you probably put a few cans of beer in the fridge along with one bottle of wine and replenish from your stash tucked away in the pantry or garage as necessary. There’s nothing worse than heading home from a long day excited to sip on your favorite adult beverage and realizing you never restocked the fridge. These days are long behind you with one of these wine and beer refrigerators. No more worrying about taking up space in your kitchen refrigerator with your drinks. Learn about the best beer and wine refrigerators in our review…

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Pimsleur Review: Language Learning for Listeners

Girl listening to language learning on headphones: Pimsleur Review

Countless jobs require you to be bilingual in today’s international economy. Whether you’re in the medical profession, a journalist or in law enforcement, employers prefer to hire someone who is bilingual. Being bilingual not only makes you more appealing to employers, it can also get you a pay raise. But how can you learn a new language when you’ve got a full-time job? You probably don’t have time to go back to school. That’s where language learning software comes in handy. In our Pimsleur Review we’ll discuss key components, pros, cons, pricing, customer reviews and our personal experience with the software…

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