Teaching Kids To Pack: A Prospective, Randomised, Uncontrolled Trial

Parents of young travellers have concocted a variety of tools to aid in the development of packing skills in their children, as they transition from incapable neonates to mature adults.In this experiment, we supply two children (a three-year-old female and a six-year-old male, respectively) with two randomly-selected visual packing guides for kids, and observe to determine if there is an effect on their performance....more

To Try: Traveling With Just One Member Of Your Family

When I was in college, my sister and I went on a weekend trip to Charleston, South Carolina.Neither of us had been so we drove up for a weekend from Georgia and spent a few days exploring – checking out farmer's markets in the mornings, grabbing lunch at rooftop cafes, and taking slow dinners at Charleston's many wine bars and restaurants. ...more

Taxi Protests and Birds Eye Views - Seville, Spain

We got our major day trips out of the way early in the week so we could veg on the beach of the remainder of our time in Spain. After spending the day in Morocco on Saturday, and a wonderful day at the beach on Sunday, we ventured off to Seville, Spain on Monday....more

Continent Hopping: A Day in Africa, Morocco - Part 3

After Asilah, we climbed back in the van and ventured back to Tangier, where our adventure was going to continue through the old city.But first, a stop for lunch at one of the only places open. During Ramadan, most places close during the day since they fast from sunrise to sunset. At sunset, they all open and stay open late into the night.We experienced true Moroccon cuisine; beef cous cous and chicken pastella. Both were amazing....more

Continent Hopping: A Day in Africa, Morocco Part 2

Asilah, Morocco was beautiful. There really isn’t any other way to describe it. As we strolled through their Kasbah, we witnessed the sheer beauty of this old city. White buildings with teal doors, flowers growing everywhere, cobblestone streets, narrow alleys, and the colors that could be found painted on the buildings were unbelievable. A photographer’s dream.Jamal led us through the windy, twisty roads all the way to the top, where climbed a set of steps, and suddenly was overlooking the ocean....more

Staycation Ideas - how to make a great one!

Hubby and I recently took a "staycation!" For the 4th of July holiday weekend, Hubby got off a couple days of work and we decided to spend some quality time together. Baby will be here in about a month so we wanted to have one "last hurrah" and some alone time before that big baby day came. Instead of spending lots of money to get a hotel and all that goes with going away for a few days, we decided to have a staycation. This staycation was much less stressful for us and a money saver! But staycations do require a few things!...more

6 Reasons Why You Should Put Andros Island, Bahamas on Your Travel Bucket List

Most college seniors take super easy classes because, duh, it's their senior year. ...more

Manhattanville Coffee: Heaven in a Coffee Cup

Manhattanville Coffee is an uptown coffee shop that's perfect for sipping the perfect cup of coffee and more. -PJ Gach...more

Catoosa Blue Whale

If your driving along Route 66 this summer, one stop you might one to check out is the Blue Whale of Catoosa, Oklahoma...View Post...more

Girls Just Wanna Have Fun

After my latest adventure to Silicon Valley and becoming a proud member of the girl geek club, Blogher, I can say without hesitation that although our mission is serious – to save the world, right wrongs, expose injustice, encourage compassion, and give voice to those who have none – when we congregate, our goal is to have serious fun as well....more