In this age of COVID-19, we are being forced to question all of our prior practices. This includes how we travel. Prior to COVID-19 most of us wouldn’t second guess flying. It’s typically the fastest mode of transportation to most vacation destinations. Now with the economic crunch of the pandemic as well as the safety of flying, we need to exam alternative ways to travel. Read More
As more and more vacation destinations are opening, it’s time to start planning your next getaway… but where to vacation after COVID? This decision is not one to take lightly. We live in a different world than we did three months ago. It’s not as easy as to just jumping on a plane and heading to your typical tourist destination. Read More
Don’t get me wrong, I LOVE being at Walt Disney World. The rides… the shows… the food… the fun… all at the tip of your fingers. However, sometimes a relaxing break from the parks is just what the doctor ordered. And nothing says relaxation like a lazy beach day in the middle of your Disney vacation. Read More
Vacations are supposed to be relaxing. They are supposed to be a time when you and your family can get away from the monotony of life and escape. However, the planning that goes into making the vacation go off without a hitch can be exhausting. That’s where a travel agent comes in and takes on all the planning duties… wait a minute… you don’t use a travel agent?!?! Why not?!?! Read More
Have you seen the blog posts about what to put in your theme park day bag? Some of these posts just make me cringe when I think about what it would be like to carry a park bag with the “Top 50 Things You MUST Have in Your Disney Day Bag”. OK, I might be exaggerating a little. But still, can you imagine carrying a big park bag on Splash Mountain or Rock ‘N’ Roller Coaster or Seven Dwarfs Mine Train which has little to no room between your legs? Read More
Driving to tournaments and on vacations can be the most torturous part of any trip. To make the time fly by here is a round-up of the best road trip games to keep the kiddos entertained for hours on end. Read More
When setting sail on a cruise that stops in Nassau, Bahamas, you have a myriad of options for excursions. There is golf, snorkeling, scuba diving, jet and glass bottom boat tours, culinary tours and tours of Atlantis Resort & Spa. For our most recent voyage on Disney Cruise Line we decided to try the dolphin encounter at Blue Lagoon Island.
Traveling numerous hours to tournaments and competitions can be extremely boring. However, planning road trip games can be a great way to break up the monotony. And Road Trip Bingo is one of the best. Beyond Grandma heading down to the local American Legion for bingo night every Monday, bingo has become a parent-saving pastime for many a long road trip. Hours can be wasted spent finding random objects on the side of the road.
When heading on a vacation the last thing you want to worry about is your house while you are gone. Getting your house ready for a vacation is just as important as booking flights, making hotel reservations and buying park tickets. No one wants the added stress of thinking you forgot something. By following these steps you won’t forget anything and your vacation will be stress free… at least when it comes to your house. Read More