What to Pack for India (& What to Buy There)

  • March 27, 2018

If you are like me, you probably tend to over pack for destinations that you don't know personally. I find this especially true when visiting a developing country.  On my first visit to India I took WAY more than I needed. I listened…

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The Best in Zion National Park Lodging

  • March 25, 2018

One of our favorite summer trips, with the best hike ever was to Zion National Park. This is one of Utah's most visited parks and for good reason - it is an amazingly immersive experience whether you stay inside the…

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Ultimate Australian Road Trip Ideas

  • March 22, 2018

Australia is a destination that has been on my travel wishlist for ages. From the beautiful beaches, the Outback's barren remoteness to trendy cities like Melbourne, Australia is a dream destination. Being big animal lovers and massive road trip fans, it…

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Velas Vallarta – All Inclusive Family Luxury

  • March 19, 2018

My yearly tradition of getting away for my birthday was almost thwarted this year with my Palace on Wheels train journey through Rajasthan being so close to my birthday.  But...Los Angeles was unseasonably cold and I couldn't let my birthday…

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Disney Easter Eggstravaganza

  • March 17, 2018

One of the reasons we renew our annual passes at Disneyland every year is because of the many yearly holiday celebrations. We love Mickey's Halloween party, the fantastic Christmas decorations and holiday themed rides and of course, Easter. There aren't…

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7 Best Places to Visit In Delhi

  • March 16, 2018

Delhi, the capital of India, is for most visitors their first view of what this fascinating country has to offer. Filled with breathtaking forts, mosques and monuments from the days of Mughal rulers alongside markers of a new, modern country…

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How to Get a SIM Chip in India

  • March 8, 2018

One of the most frustrating things while traveling is not knowing how to stay connected. Historically it has been very difficult to get a SIM chip in India, however I am happy to report things have been streamlined and it's…

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Best Hotel in Austin for Families – Embassy Suites

  • February 2, 2018

Truth time. Finding accommodation is often quite daunting for me. Because of this, it tends to be my least favorite part of travel planning. There are so many options these days between chain hotels, adorable boutique hotels, private home rentals…

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Traveling by Luxury Trains in India

  • January 31, 2018

If you follow me on social media you will have surely heard that I'm heading back to India to catch a ride on one of India's most famous trains, the Palace on Wheels. Living in India for years I had…

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Bear Viewing in Alaska with Regal Air

  • January 22, 2018

One of the biggest attractions for visitors to Alaska is to see wildlife in their natural habitat. This can be achieved almost everywhere in Alaska from seeing a bald eagle fly overhead in Anchorage to hiking with moose at Flattop Mountain.…

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Hiking with Kids: Tips to Keep Them Moving

  • January 11, 2018

Before moving to Los Angeles, hiking wasn't on our regular rotation of things to do. However, we quickly learned that it was *the* thing to do in LA. With limited funds and a desire to explore as much of this…

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2018 Travel Dreams

  • January 4, 2018

Happy New Year!! I hope your 2018 is off to an exciting start. For the 4th year in a row I am laying out my travel dreams in writing. At this point I have only 1 flight booked, but I…

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