Matt Blitz

The Most Expensive and Least Expensive Places to Live

Switzerland has the top two most expensive places to live. This isn't one of them.

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There are days where we all just want to live somewhere else. Maybe the cold weather has you begging for warm sunshine. Maybe the crowded streets have…

Your Cheap and Awesome Guide to Route 66 – Kansas Edition

Vintage Route 66 Sign

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Written By: Matt Blitz2.17.15 Matt Blitz has traveled Route 66 to discover, explore, and enjoy all the unique, odd, and cheap attractions that dot the road. Today’s entry is on the 13 miles of road that make up Route 66 in Kansas. While there isn’t much pavement, there is plenty to do in Dorothy’s home state. […]

Your Cheap and Awesome Guide to Route 66 – Texas Edition

Vintage Route 66 Sign

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Written By: Matt Blitz2.05.15 Matt Blitz has traveled Route 66 to discover, explore, visit, and enjoy all the awesome, unique, odd, and cheap attractions that dot the road. Today, he hits the great state of Texas. Devil’s Rope Museum 100 Kingsley Street McLean, Texas 79057 Hours: March 1st to Nov. 31st, 9 AM to 5 PM Admission: […]

Here Are Some Creepy Castles You Can Buy Right Now

Castle for Sale

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Written By: Matt Blitz2.04.15 Life is about choices. What are you going to eat for lunch today? Should you waste time on Facebook now or in five minutes? Are you going to spend your Friday night watching old episodes of Roseanne or Family Ties on Netflix? What enormously expensive creepy castle are you going to buy? […]

Why Does Heating Your Home Cost So Much?

Check out this slick visual metaphor

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Written By: Matt Blitz1.28.15 It’s the middle of the night in the dead of winter, and you are flippin’ freezing. Trudging through the dark, you find the thermostat and crank that baby up to 81 degrees. After a few moments, it is toasty, warm, and comfortable. You do this every night for the next month. […]

Your Cheap and Awesome Guide to Route 66 – Missouri Edition

Vintage Route 66 Sign

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Written By: Matt Blitz1.26.15 Over the last few weeks, Matt Blitz has been traveling Route 66 to discover, explore, visit, and enjoy all the awesome, unique, odd, and cheap attractions that dot the road. His articles so far have covered Route 66 in California, Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, and Oklahoma. Today, he welcomed himself to […]

Now You Can Buy Your Very Own Island!

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Written By: Matt Blitz1.21.15 Is that end-of-year bonus burning a hole in your pocket? A great uncle died and left you an unexpected fortune in his will? Finally sold all those baseball cards from your childhood and never realized you had a Honus Wagner? Why don’t you take that money and put it toward something worthwhile… […]

Your Cheap and Awesome Guide to Route 66: Oklahoma Edition

Vintage Route 66 Sign

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Written By: Matt Blitz1.14.15 Matt Blitz has traveled Route 66 to discover, explore, visit, and enjoy all the awesome, unique, odd, and cheap attractions that dot the road. His articles so far have covered Route 66 in California, Arizona, New Mexico, and Texas. Today, he makes his way to Ooook-lahoma, where the wind comes sweepin’ […]

The Most Bizarre Winter Vacations in the World

Neuschwanstein

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Written By: Matt Blitz12.30.14 Not everyone hates winter. For example, polar bears. Okay, we are not all polar bears, but there is something to be said about snuggling up by the fire with a cup of hot cocoa as snow gracefully falls to Earth. Winter can also mean traveling to ice cities, staying a night […]

Why Texas Is the Perfect Winter Vacation Spot

Christmas, Texas style!

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Written By: Matt Blitz12.16.14 The east coast is now enveloped by cold and snow. California is being soaked by torrential downpours. Florida is, well, Flordia. Seemingly, there is no place we can go to escape winter’s cold, hard, wet grip. Yet, I am here to tell there is one place, a magical locale where the […]

How to Sleep on an Airplane

Sky babies need sleep, too.

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Written By: Matt Blitz12.12.14 Sleeping on an airplane in coach sucks. There is absolutely no way to mince those words. Unfortunately, there are times when you just have to get a little shut-eye. It could be because you are taking a coast to coast red eye flight (which also tend to be cheaper), where night […]

Your Cheap and Awesome Guide to Route 66 – New Mexico

Vintage Route 66 Sign

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Written By: Matt Blitz12.02.14 Over the last few weeks, Matt Blitz has been traveling Route 66 to discover, explore, visit, and enjoy all the awesome, unique, odd, and cheap attractions that dot the road. His first two articles covered Route 66 in California and Arizona. This entry covers New Mexico, with its nuclear history, delightful […]

Your Cheap & Awesome Guide to Route 66 – Arizona

OATMAN, AZ - MAY 15, 2013: Historic Hotel on Route 66 in Oatman, Arizona

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Written By: Matt Blitz10.22.14 Over the last few weeks, Matt Blitz has been traveling Route 66 to discover, explore, visit, and enjoy all the awesome, unique, odd, and cheap attractions that dot the road. His first article covered Route 66 in California and this next entry is on Arizona. Stay tuned to upcoming articles about […]

Your Cheap & Awesome Guide to Route 66 – California

Route 66

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Written By: Matt Blitz10.15.14 “The Mother Road,” “Main Street of America,” “Will Rogers Highway” – whatever you call it, Route 66 is American as it gets it. Spanning over 2400 miles from Los Angeles to Chicago, Route 66 represents many things to many people – a new life, adventure, family, hardship, vacation. For over forty […]

Richmond Will Scare the Pants Off of You

Richmond Hollywood Cemetary

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Written By: Matt Blitz10.08.14 The weather is getting chilly, the nights are getting darker, and the haunts are getting spookier. It can mean only one thing… Halloween is here! In honor of our favorite holiday (okay, second favorite behind Arbor Day), we paid a visit to quite possibly the most haunted city in America – […]

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