Why Homewood Suites Manhattan Is GREAT For Families

Disclosure: My stay was provided complimentary courtesy of Homewood Suites. All opinions expressed are my own. Whether you are making your first trip to New York City or you are anxiously planning your return, finding the right place to stay with your family can be a difficult goal. You need someplace to relax in luxury… Read More »

Vacationing in Akumal Bay in the Riviera Maya

Vacationing in The Riviera Maya Mexico

We are no strangers to Mexico, and have visited Los Cabos many times, but this year, we decided to visit a different region and set our sights on the Riviera Maya region.  Nestled in the Mexican state of Quintana Roo’s Caribbean coastline, the Riviera Maya is a real natural gem that boasts the second longest… Read More »

Baltimore Inner Harbor

Exploring Baltimore Inner Harbor

We love to travel as a family. A few weeks ago, we received an offer to travel to Baltimore, which included an overnight stay along with tickets to nearby attractions and a gift card to explore all that Baltimore has to offer.  We were thrilled, of course, and jumped at the offer.  Baltimore Inner Harbor… Read More »

7 Tips For Traveling Internationally with kids

7 Tips For Traveling Internationally With Kids

  An international trip can be an exciting adventure for a kid, but if sufficient planning and preparation is not done beforehand, then it can be quite a challenging experience for all. We’ve been traveling internationally with Z.E.N. since he was 10 months old. That first trip was a challenge, but now he’s a pro!… Read More »

seapirates campground

Glamping at the Sea Pirate Campground in NJ

I have heard that camping is a fun summer activity that is great for the whole family. Camping, however, is one activity that I have not been really interested in trying out, because, let’s face it, I’m a city girl and have no real desire in roughing it. My view of camping was recently changed… Read More »


How to Preserve Summer Vacation Memories

  Many people look forward to summer as it gives them a chance to travel and to create those unforgettable summer vacation memories. Whether you are traveling alone, with the family, or with a few friends, it is always fun to preserve travel memories and a travel journal should be among the items you pack… Read More »

Free Things to do in Atlantic City

Free Things to do in Atlantic City

Looking for things to do in NJ? How about taking a drive over to Atlantic City, NJ? Philip and I explored Atlantic City last year and really enjoyed it.  Atlantic City is also the perfect city to get some walking in! There are so many things to see and do, that you’ll definitely need to… Read More »

Free Things to do in NYC

Free Things to do in New York City

Bored? Don’t be! New York City is one of the best cities in the entire world! Even though it can get a little expensive, there are so many free things to do in New York City. (1) First, meet a Big Apple Greeter. Big Apple Greeters are native New Yorkers who will give you the… Read More »