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

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Morning ferry on Mackinac Island

Visiting Mackinac Island 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 Visiting Mackinac Island 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 … Continue reading Mackinac Island’s Best Kept Secrets

Top 10 US Cities to Visit with Kids

I grew up in a big family, so we've been traveling with kids for years! Here are my 10 favorite cities to visit, so far! Any cities you would add to the list? I'm always looking for new destinations! Page, Arizona Lower Antelope Canyon is one of the most spectacular natural sites in Arizona. The … Continue reading Top 10 US Cities to Visit with Kids

5 Reasons to Love/Hate China 

China has a very interesting culture and history.  Just like anywhere in the world - there's some things you absolutely love and some things you could really do without. So here's what you can expect when heading to China! 1. Love: History Ancient cities are all throughout China! There are so many incredible buildings and … Continue reading 5 Reasons to Love/Hate China 

First Trip to Cuba: 6 Travel Tips

Cuba is vibrant and captivating! It constantly feels like you're on a the set of a movie. Unexpected and amazing sights are around every corner and flowing from the streets.  Always have your camera ready because you never know what you'll be seeing next!

17 Photos to Inspire you to Visit Strasbourg, France

Located in the Alsace region of France is the most ornate city of Strasbourg.  A beautiful architectural balance of German and Frech. Timber framed homes scattered throughout the curving cobblestone streets and the River Ill is never too far away! Strasbourg was one of those cities that came as a complete surprise. It turned out … Continue reading 17 Photos to Inspire you to Visit Strasbourg, France

What You Need to Know About Jamaica, Before You Go

Jamaica is situated 90 miles south of Cuba in the Caribbean. It is a mountainous island with a warm tropical climate and a popular destination for those seeking some fun in the sun!  There is a laid back, relaxing vibe, alongside the most vibrant culture and people. Flights arrive daily from all over the world because the … Continue reading What You Need to Know About Jamaica, Before You Go

How to go to Cuba if you are American

People have asked so many questions about going to Cuba. The big secret is... it isn't a secret at all! So I want to share it with everyone!  Flying Miami airport offers straight flights to Cuba. Flights may also be available in other US cities.  I have also heard of people flying from Canada and … Continue reading How to go to Cuba if you are American