11 Places to Eat in New Orleans to Taste Some of the Most Delicious Food in the US

Wow New Orleans. You have been the best “foodie” destination we have visited so far on our travels in the USA since moving over from Australia. Seriously, we did not have a bad meal during our five day visit to The Big Easy, in which we ate out three times a day and have one very…

18 Tips for Universal Orlando So You Have the Best Time Ever (Harry Potter fans rejoice)

You’ll probably never see your kids more excited than when you first walk through the gates to Universal Orlando. And especially into The Wizarding World of Harry Potter if they are big Harry Potter fans like our eldest daughter. I’ll never forget the look on Kalyra’s face as we entered Hogsmeade on our very first day at Islands of Adventure. She’s read all the books and watched all the movies, and I think…

5 Important Experiences on the U.S. Civil Rights trail in Montgomery AL

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of U.S. Civil Rights Trail for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. “It was the beginning of a flame that would go across America” Joe Azbell, Montgomery Advertiser Reporter Joe Azbell was reporting on the gathering of nearly 5000 blacks in the Holt St Baptist Church in Montgomery to decide on what they’d do in regards to the arrest of Rosa Parks, a quiet courageous lady who decided she would not give up her seat on…

15 Exciting Things to Do in NYC with Kids (or without)

Planning a trip to NYC with kids? I’m here to help. Deciding what to do in New York can be overwhelming at first. There’s so many things to do in NYC with kids, and it feels like there’s never enough time. We spent two weeks visiting NYC in December with our kids, taking in the sights, the sounds, the food and the most popular New York attractions. But it still feels like we only scratched the surface. Central Park horse and carriage ride Whilst two …

3 Fun Things to Do in Central Florida (Besides Disney)

Looking for fun things to do in Central Florida beyond Orlando? Once you are done with Walt Disney World and Universal Studios, there are endless Central Florida attractions for families to enjoy, both man-made and natural. In case you don’t know, the heart of Central Florida is Polk County which is located …

12 Cool Things to do in Knoxville Tennessee

The inspiration to visit Knoxville started way back in 2006 whilst sitting in a bar in San Diego. We were chatting with two guys who had attended the University of Tennessee and they were doing an excellent job of entertaining us with stories of all the cool things to do in Knoxville. To be honest, they didn’t have to convince us much and had us sold at tailgating and College Football – and being on the doorstep to The Smoky Mountains – if you know us well enough, that’s an easy…

Video – 10 Fun things to do in Nashville Tennessee

Planning a trip to Nashville? Watch this video and get inspired! There are so many fun things to do in Nashville Tennessee, with our without kids, and we loved our visit to music city. Watch us explore Nashville taking in these 10 must-do activities including the Grand Ole Opry, Blue Bird Cafe, Honky Tonk Bars and more… Watch the video…

Hawaii Video 9 – The Diamond Head Crater Walk in Waikiki

In video 9 from Hawaii, watch us do the Diamond Head Crater Walk. This 760-foot crater is one of Hawaii’s most famous landmarks and from the summit you get an amazing view over Waikiki Beach. This moderately challenging trail includes two sets of stairs, totaling 175 steps, as well as dark, underground tunnels and old…

The Ultimate Guide to the Best Family Travel Resources

Looking for family travel resources? Read on. There are a lot of options when looking for the best family travel resources. Our intention is to help you avoid overwhelm, which is a serious issue in today’s content-heavy world. You don’t have time to research and read endless family travel tips posts. Some days you’re lucky to have a shower (or bath the kids). You’ve got better things to do, like spend time with your kids and travel more. That’s why you’re connected …

15 Tips for Buying the Best Travel Insurance Policy

Relax on your trip knowing you have the best travel insurance I know. I don’t like having to buy travel insurance either. And I don’t even like talking about it or having to do research and compare the best travel insurance companies. It’s never an exciting topic, I’d rather just talk about travel, and …

Best Family Travel Resources

Looking for family travel resources? Read on. There are a lot of options when looking for the best family travel resources. Our intention is to help you avoid overwhelm, which is a serious issue in today’s content-heavy world. You don’t have time to research and read endless family travel tips posts. Some days you’re lucky to have a shower (or bath the kids). You’ve…

How to Plan Your Trip – 15 Step Guide

Need tips on how to plan your trip? Read on. My niece is planning a trip to New York City. It will be her first overseas trip so I told her I would write this step-by-step travel planning guide for her, and YOU, on how to plan your trip! Travel planning can be overwhelming and time-consuming, …

4 Places to Visit in Australia during the Mantra Boxing Day Sale!

Great Ocean Road – one of the best places to visit in Australia There is nothing more I love than a good road trip, especially when traveling with our kids. Road trips make family travel more practical and cost effective. As a family holiday, we love the freedom of hitting the open road and having the flexibility to do what we want when…

50 of the Best Travel Gifts for Travelers You Love!

List of the best travel gifts Looking for ideas for the best travel gifts for travelers you know and love? Or possibly for yourself? To save you some time, and hopefully some money, I’ve created this list of gift ideas for travel from items we personally own and use, or from items we are planning to purchase ourselves or that come highly recommended. Whether you or your loved ones take a lot of flights, road trips or …