Why Everyone Should Stay at Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge
Sometimes when traveling a hotel is simply just that, a hotel. It ends up being a place to sleep and keep your stuff, and as long as its comfortable you are good to go. However, there are times when a hotel ends up being much more. Depending on where I am going and what kind of trip I am planning, I may want to stay at something a little more luxurious and resort like. When planning a trip to Disney, the Animal Kingdom Lodge came highly recommended and I simply couldn't resis
How Do You Choose A Destination?
With 2017 underway, I couldn't help but get all excited about the places I wanted to visit year. I am an extreme planner, but this year I tried to take it back a little and not plan so far ahead. I waited until I rang in the new year to start planning. It was hard holding off, but it was even harder choosing where to go. Working a regular 9-5 job does have its limitations, obviously, but I earn a decent amount of vacation time. It allows me to take close to 4-5 weeks off a y
Where Are You Traveling To in 2017?
As 2017 approaches, I reflect back on 2016 and fondly remember where I went and what I experienced. I look back and think..."Did I go everywhere I wanted to?" The answer is usually. No. I am extremely ambitious and want to go just about everywhere, so I guess you could stay I always think I could have squeezed in one more trip. This past year I visited San Fransisco, San Diego, Washington D.C.,and Germany. Working full-time doesn't allow me to travel consistently throughout t
5 Things to Remember When Packing for the European Christmas Markets
Planning on going to the European Christmas Markets? Here are five things to remember.... 1. First and foremost remember to pack minimal. Most likely you will be brining home lots of new purchases. It is best to ensure there is extra room in your suitcase. 2. Base layers. I don't know about you but layering too much makes me feel bulky and uncomfortable. Base layers are your best option for staying warm and not taking up too much room in your suitcase. 3. Outerwear. I always
The Kid Free Weekend and Why You Should Try It
Since my daughter was born we have taken her just about everywhere with us. In just two short years she has been to San Diego, Cape Cod, Vancouver, a cruise through Alaska, Turks and Caicos, Iceland, and a road trip through Vermont. My hope is that she loves to travel just as much as I do. Luckily for us she is a good traveller, and a pretty easy going kid. However, with that being said there is a little more planning that goes into our travels. From picking a family friendly