Mackinac Island’s Best Kept Secrets

As soon as you arrive to Mackinac Island, a map will be your best friend. They're easy to find at the Visitors Center, Tourism Bureau, your hotel front desk/concierge, stores and restaurants. Unless you've lived on the island your whole life, you're going to be lost without a map. I highly recommend getting one before you head out.

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, in the Big Easy.

24 Photos to Inspire Your First Trip to 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 outweighs the bad. Some of the most amazing sights I've seen in my life, all exist in one place, Jamaica. I hope you can make it there some day and see it for yourself!

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!

8 Reasons to Fall in Love with Arizona 

Do you know what love is? Would you like me to show you what it looks like? This is it! Love! Arizona is so amazing, I can't get over it! 1. Antelope Canyon - Page, Arizona When it rains in the desert, the canyons flood with water and it creates the most interesting fluid designs on the rocks, that really play tricks on your eyes. This particular view point from Lower Antelope Canyon is called Rocky Mountains, as you can see a very distinct mountain range.

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 monuments, many dating all the way back to 600AD, like the Tianning Tower. Today, it is still standing and functioning, and has been for over 1400 years. Just imagine if those walls could talk!

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 Your Visit to 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 to be so much more incredible than I ever imagined and totally exceeded my expectations! If all that hasn't convinced you to visit this German border city, then these 17 Photos from Strasbourg definitely will!

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!

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 Mexico. I used ABC Charters to fly to Havana.