VIDEO | Exploring and Traveling in Hawaii’s Kauai

Hawaii’s island of Kauai was the first place Mike and I traveled together and it’s one of our favorites to go back to. Kauai has been in the news lately due to the record-breaking rain and flooding. My thoughts are with those impacted and we hope to return again soon. When recently returned from our third…

MSP Flight Delays & A Friendly Reminder

UPDATE 9:36 PM: Getting close to a cleared runway! MSP’s operations continue to be impacted by today’s snow storm. Our crews are now working to have a runway clear by 10 p.m. — MSP Airport (@mspairport) April 15, 2018  === UPDATE 5:32 PM: They are now hoping to clear runways by 9:00 PM. The blizzard…

We’re In Kauai!

We are back in Kauai for the third time in two years and just finished up a quick hike to Queen’s Bath in Princeville!  Yes, you’re reading that right… THREE TIMES in less than TWO YEARS!  Quick reminder, I’m not rich… but I’ve been using cheap flight deals from Thrifty Traveler Premium to get me here! While I’m…

I Booked a Trip for Two to the Azores for Under $500

I originally shared this post on Thrifty Traveler, but wanted to share with my followers as it’s a great success story of how I saved money using Thrifty Traveler’s Premium service!  We’re going to the beautiful Azores in a few months and I cannot wait. It’s been a highlighted destination on travel sites over the…

Announcement: Nicole Joins Thrifty Traveler!

A few weeks ago, I announced that changes were coming with Nonstop Nicole and now I have another exciting update. I am so very thrilled to announce that I am joining the team with my absolute favorite travel site, Thrifty Traveler! I’ve mentioned Thrifty Traveler a few times in previous posts and even had my…

New FREE Offering: “Find Me a Flight Deal!”

A lot of my deals are launched out of Minneapolis and that is due to a fact that that’s where a large base of my following is located.  I don’t want to ignore my current or prospective travel loving followers from other areas so I wanted to throw in this new, FREE and fun offering! Introducing:…

We’re Changing, Say “Hello” to Nonstop Nicole!

It’s been fun as “Nikki Knows Travel” and “Nikki Knows Flights” over the past year, but the name didn’t stick for me (and my ability to post frequently due to life changes and… dun…dun..dun… TRAVEL) so I’ve decided to make a few changes and it starts with my name! Nikki Knows Travel & Flights wasn’t…