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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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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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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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Year in Review | 2017 Summary

  • December 30, 2017

It's that time of year again, where I like to go back and review my year in travel.  In a general sense, I feel like 2017 is probably the least travel that I have done in years, but in reality…

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Idyllwild Camping, Glamping & Fun Things to Do

  • November 20, 2017

An Idyllwild camping or glamping trip is the perfect escape for those living in Southern California. This small mountain town is popular with hippies and hikers alike offering an abundance of things to do. Nestled in the San Jacinto mountains…

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Is the Blue Lagoon Reykjavik really worth it?

  • November 2, 2017

Heading to Iceland? And the Blue Lagoon? But you are wondering, is the Blue Lagoon Reykjavik really worth it? Read on for our pros and cons of visiting this iconic Iceland landmark. If you read my post on flying to…

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Stay Connected in Ireland with Pocket WiFi

  • October 27, 2017

In all the years we have been visiting Ireland, we have struggled with our telecommunication options. When we lived in India and would visit the homeland, we were able to switch over to a local SIM card easily. However, it…

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Top 5 Things to Do in Dublin with Kids

  • October 6, 2017

Visiting Ireland is a dream destination for many families and almost all visits include a stay in the nation's capital city of Dublin. While Dublin is mostly thought of for it's literary history and it's lively Temple Bar scene, there…

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Exploring Long Beach with Kids

  • September 27, 2017

Most southern Californian residents know Long Beach either for it's spectacular aquarium or as the home of the famous Queen Mary. Situated on the coast, only 30 minutes from LAX or Downtown Los Angeles, Long Beach is an easy day trip…

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Our Summer Alaska Adventure

  • September 18, 2017

For the 4th year in a row, we have been so lucky to spend a week of our summer with friends who live in Texas. My son, being an only child looks forward to this week with his two buddies as…

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