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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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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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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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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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Celebrating Midsummer in Sweden

  • June 1, 2017

One of the our favorite things about traveling is visiting a destination during a local festival. Even just being an observer to local events can bring such a unique insight into the local culture. It is even better when you can celebrate…

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Guide to Legoland Water Park

  • May 29, 2017

Growing up in Texas, my summers were spent at the local pool or the water park, so I was super excited to finally take my son to his first water park. With hot summers, Southern California has a great selection…

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