5 Reasons Why You Should Travel During Labor Day Weekend
Aug25

5 Reasons Why You Should Travel During Labor Day Weekend

Labor Day is a bittersweet long weekend. On a sad note, it signals the end of summer, on a good note the beginning of fall – one of my favorite seasons, while celebrating all of the social and economic progress our American workers have made to better our country by increasing our quality of living. Clearly the good outweighs the bad here so… My friends, this is not the weekend to sit at home! It is the perfect time to get up...

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6 Ways Travel Is Healing
Jun27

6 Ways Travel Is Healing

One of the many things I love about travel is how healing it truly is. Life can be overwhelming, scary, painful even – how many times a week do you mutter the words “I need a vacation” in response to these emotions?! I think I may say it daily… Sometimes the pain is so strong, the overwhelming feelings are so deep that travel is the only way to heal, allowing you to leave everything behind and give yourself some space to refresh...

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7 Reasons Why Multigenerational Family Travel Rocks!
Jun07

7 Reasons Why Multigenerational Family Travel Rocks!

I’ve been sharing a lot lately about our amazing trip to Visit Sarasota Florida. It was a multigenerational family travel vacation unlike one we had ever had before, so so good! There are loads of reasons why this was such an awesome trip (the incredible activities and things to do in Sarasota, great weather, very cool people everywhere – Sarasota just has a fantastic vibe to it) but the main one, the really big reason why this was...

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17 Things To Do In Sarasota Florida in 2017
Apr29

17 Things To Do In Sarasota Florida in 2017

Spring break has just passed and now it is time to start getting excited for summer travels! As I think about the places we have been recently, Sarasota Florida was one of our favorite destinations! We had such a great family trip there that I am already thinking about going back! The weather is usually perfect in the high 80’s to low 90’s with a nice ocean breeze sweeping around. The vibe around Siesta Key, where we stayed, was super...

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20 Things That Will Happen When You Travel With Your Family
Mar28

20 Things That Will Happen When You Travel With Your Family

  The benefits of family travel are endless, as are the adventures, bonds and memories that a great family vacation can bring. All of the smiles, laughs, excitement, and wonder that traveling with your family brings makes it worthwhile to plan, mentally prepare for and take these trips. Because you know kids will be kids no matter where they are. So it is our job to be prepared for anything to happen. No matter how high my hopes...

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Family Travel: Ecotourism: What Is it & Is It For Us?
Mar15

Family Travel: Ecotourism: What Is it & Is It For Us?

Ecotourism is a term we have been hearing a lot about lately. It is a travel concept that Charles Darwin is noted as the first person to theorize about it. By the 1990’s, this awareness became more mainstream. And now, in 2017, a lot of people are talking about, a lot of resorts are becoming ecofriendly. What is Ecotourism? Ecotourism is sustainable travel to exotic, remote, often threatened, natural environments with the objective of...

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Family Travel: Voluntourism: What Is It & Is It For Us?
Feb21

Family Travel: Voluntourism: What Is It & Is It For Us?

We have all heard about voluntourism, a travel trend that began in the early 2000’s, but what exactly is voluntourism beyond traveling to another community and volunteering? What is Voluntourism? Voluntourism is the term for volunteering while on vacation or traveling to a specific location to volunteer for a period of time. It can take many shapes such as building homes in developing communities, teaching English (or your native...

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17 Reasons to Travel in 2017
Jan17

17 Reasons to Travel in 2017

It is a new year and that means loads of new opportunities are sure to be on the way for each of us to take advantage of! There are so many great reasons to travel, especially in 2017, that I’m just going to dive right in and list my top 20 Reasons to travel in 2017! 17 Reasons to Travel in 2017 The American dollar is strong right now making international travel super affordable with deals to be found everywhere. Travel to rekindle...

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5 Reasons to Travel For Good Purposes
Nov29

5 Reasons to Travel For Good Purposes

There are endless reasons to travel, amoung them being to spread some good around the world. This is one of my favorite reasons to travel, especially to travel with my kids. Travel offers more than numerous learning opportunities, if offers plenty of chances for us to teach and give back as well. Whether you get involved in voluntourism, which is travel to specifically help a cause or just prefer to lend a helping hand wherever you...

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8 Things To Do In The Snow With Kids
Nov22

8 Things To Do In The Snow With Kids

Snow is magical. We all get so excited when we look outside and see it is snowing, it makes us feel like we are in a winter wonderland. Watching it snow is only the beginning of the fun! The kids can’t wait to get out and play in it as snow offers endless opportunities for entertainment! Ok, I admit it, I look forward to playing in the snow too!! 8 Things To Do In The Snow With Kids Go sledriding! Find a hill, get a tube or sled and...

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