Before You Complain About That Crying Baby On Your Plane, Think About This!

Traveling during the holidays is stressful enough. Throw a baby into the mix and it’s enough to push even the most skilled baby whisperer over the edge. There is no shortage of advice for people flying with their children: /center>...more
Kids are a part of society like everyone else. Most parents are doing their best to keep their ...more

5 Great Tips To Help You Survive Holiday Travel with Kids

It’s that time of year again. Time to pack up the kids, hit the road, book the plane tickets and travel the friendly road and skies. As a parent, traveling during the holidays can be a migraine-sized nightmare if you don’t plan appropriately. So let’s look at a few things you can do to make that migraine turn into an annoying nag that a cup of hot cocoa can easily fix....more
As a former flight attendant, I never understood why anyone would travel with children who are ...more

5 Products to Ease Your Travel Stress This Season

Both sides of my family live in Iowa. Every year, we travel to my husband's side somewhere in the Midwest (with seven brothers and sisters, it tends to be a rotating circle of interstate highway) for Thanksgiving and to my side in Iowa for Christmas. Every. Year. ...more
Love that nap pillow! As far as a favorite I already have, I really like my GoToob. Really basic ...more

#Studyabroadbecause: 5 great reasons why you should

 The World is a book, and those who do not travel only read a page - St Augustine 1- Travel will transform youYour life will never be the same after you make that important decision, take a risk (that is well worth it) and you open your spirit, mind and soul. 2- You will build friendships that will last a lifetime...more

Part One — Going off the Rails

The Spade in Dark Loam...more

Hotel de Cabre in Marseille was moved 90 degress to fit the new street layout

 Hotel de Cabre in Marseille was moved 90 degress to fit the new street layoutI have an interesting story to share with you.  It involves Marseille, built in 1535 and was moved!!  Have any ideas?Well carry on reading and I’ll fill you in....more

Resting Uneasy At The Hotel Rwanda

Several years ago, while working as an executive assistant for a major pharmaceutical company, I had to plan a trip for my boss to Rwanda.Rwanda. Holy cow! Can you even get a plane to Rwanda??It turns out you can. More than one in fact. You can fly there direct via British Airways from Brussels, Belgium mainly because there are a lot of Europeans who visit the area for the Silverback gorilla wildlife preserve in Kigali. The movie "Gorillas in the Mist" was filmed there. ...more

Exploring Seville, Spain

Seville was amazing. I loved getting lost in the tiny streets, eating tapas at outdoor cafes, walking around the beautiful Parque de Maria Luisa, trying to take in the grandness of Plaza de España, the Cathedral, and Alcazar de Sevilla, and sipping cheap wine watching a Flamenco show. There are simply no words to describe how much I enjoyed this city....more

Air Turbulance and the Implications for Tiny Travelers

The recent events on American Airlines flight 280 with sudden, unexpected turbulance jarredthe airplane and injured numerous people.  Passengers onbaord report everything not seatbelted in or secured down was thrown about the cabins.  And though there is no official information in the reports, I can't help but wonder about any lap infants.  You know, the precious little cargo that gets to sit unrestrained on mommy or daddy's lap while everything else is properly secured....more

Before You Complain About That Crying Baby On Your Plane, Think About This!

Traveling during the holidays is stressful enough. Throw a baby into the mix and it’s enough to push even the most skilled baby whisperer over the edge. There is no shortage of advice for people flying with their children: /center>...more
Kids are a part of society like everyone else. Most parents are doing their best to keep their ...more

We Ran Away... to Las Vegas!

James and I celebrated a very nontraditional (for us) Thanksgiving this year.Although this is was our second Thanksgiving and Holiday season without my family, both of us are finding it harder than it was last year. We followed one of the suggestions I of...more

A Family Weekend in La Jolla

La Jolla is known for upscale shopping, golf courses, and adventure sports. But why should adults have all the fun? Kids love the sun, surf, and blue skies of this beautiful coastal city, too. You can find affordable La Jolla hotels online, and there are plenty of family-friendly activities for everyone. Getting There ...more