Guide to Visiting New Orleans with Kids

Let me start by saying, I am in love with New Orleans! So, of course I wanted to take my son to experience the spirit of this soulful city. Now, I know this might come as a surprise to some, but there is equally as much for children to do, as there is adult fun, … Continue reading Guide to Visiting New Orleans with Kids

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Grand Hotel Like You’ve Never Seen Before (or maybe you have)

Experience the tradition of Grand Hotel, located on northern Michigan’s Mackinac Island.                                                                                       … Continue reading Grand Hotel Like You’ve Never Seen Before (or maybe you have)

First Time Flying with an Infant – 6 Tips to Keep You Sane

Flying with a baby doesn’t have to be a nightmare! With some planning and patience, it can become a special part of the journey.

10 Tips for Renting a Car in Iceland

Iceland is awesome!! But, driving there can be a bit tricky. Especially if you're not from a winter climate. 1. Driving is done on the Right Side If you're American, you're in luck! If you're from a country that drives on the left, you may want a little practice before hopping behind the wheel. Add … Continue reading 10 Tips for Renting a Car in Iceland

5 Reasons to Love/Hate Cruises

Love - Foodie heaven Basically, there is food available 24/7. Several restaurants with all different kinds of food from all over the world. You won't go hungry, but you might go home with a few extra pounds. Hate - Sea sickness Although you may not realize it, the boat is always swaying and if the … Continue reading 5 Reasons to Love/Hate Cruises

Mackinac Island on a Budget – 22 Ways to Save

1. Weekdays - Hotel rates during the week, Monday-Thursday are usually much lower than weekend rates. If you're looking to save a little, stay during the week if possible. 2. Groupon Deals - If you're not familiar with Groupon - it is a deal-of-the-day online service. New promotions and discounts are posted each day, for … Continue reading Mackinac Island on a Budget – 22 Ways to Save

Morning ferry on Mackinac Island

How to Plan a Mackinac Island Day Trip on a Budget

Mackinac Island is as incredible as everyone says, but it can be pricey to visit. Between food, accommodation and transportation, the costs can add up quickly.  It doesn't have to break your bank to visit Mackinac Island. Here are some tips to stay within a budget and see this amazing island! Stay Off Island Unless … Continue reading How to Plan a Mackinac Island Day Trip on a Budget

Schaffhausen – Switzerland’s Must See Sunset City

Northern Switzerland's best kept secret is a charming medieval city nestled along the Upper Rhine River, home to the Munot Fortress and several baroque style buildings. The city of Schaffhausen is just as much captivating, as it is beautiful. Sunsets here are rather amazing! If you ever get the chance, you should go. Until then, … Continue reading Schaffhausen – Switzerland’s Must See Sunset City

Mackinac Island’s Best Kept Secrets

While most people are going straight to the major highlights of the island, like Arch Rock and Grand Hotel; there's an entire other side of the island to explore. Arch Rock, Mackinac Island Salle Manger - Grand Hotel Main Dining Room As soon as you arrive to Mackinac Island, a map will be your best … Continue reading Mackinac Island’s Best Kept Secrets

24 Photos to Inspire you to Visit Jamaica 

Jamaica is an untouched tropical paradise. It's an incredible island, jam packed with all natural adventures- from mountains to waterfalls to beaches and ganja fields. There's literally something for everyone. As of recently, Jamaica has received some negative attention. As with any country, there are some areas to avoid. But I promise you, the beauty … Continue reading 24 Photos to Inspire you to Visit Jamaica