November 20, 2014

10 Things You Must Do at SeaWorld Orlando

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Over the summer, my daughter, Clare (age 11), and I spent the day at SeaWorld Orlando. We visited the park three years ago with the rest of the family, and while I remembered the Shamu show, there wasn’t that much that stood out to me. This time, and I think it helped that it was just me and Clare, we […]

10 Cool Things I Just Learned About Europe

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On Monday, I attended the Visit Europe Media Exchange (VEMEX) in New York, which essentially is an opportunity for travel media and bloggers to meet one-on-one with representatives from various European countries and cities to learn what’s new. It was certainly a valuable day of meetings. Take look at 10 cool things I learned about Europe throughout the day: 1. […]

8 Things Your Kids Will Love About Pigeon Forge

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Pigeon Forge, TN is just over seven hours from my house, so it’s a bit far for a weekend getaway. However, in writing two articles for TravelChannel.com about Pigeon Forge, I learned that there is a lot to do there as a family, as well as some places to stay that your kids will adore, which may inspire a visit […]

5 Fun & Unique Hotel Classes for Kids

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I love it when hotels and resorts offer fun and unique experiences for kids beyond your basic tennis and horseback riding lessons. Take a look at five must-try classes kids can take while on vacation whether they want to learn to navigate a surfboard or master mealtime social skills. 1. Swim Like a Mermaid. At Hawks Cay Resort in the Florida […]

10 Things to Do in New York City with Teens

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Recently, my teenage daughter and I took a weekend trip to New York City to see a show. I loved the flexibility that traveling as a twosome provided (as opposed to traveling with the whole family). This experience allowed me to consider various activities that teenagers can enjoy in the city. Take a look at 10 fun things you’ll love to […]

10 Things to Know Before You Board a Disney Cruise

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I’ve been considering a family cruise for quite some time, and of course, Disney Cruise Lines is a top choice. So, I had to check in with Beth Barbara of popular Disney blog, Disney with Children, who shared with me 10 things to know before you board a Disney Cruise. Beth is also a travel agent with Once Upon a […]