I found this article on CNN that has the top U.S. travel destinations for 2013 and wanted to share. http://www.cnn.com/2012/12/05/travel/lonely-planet-top-us-destinations/?hpt=tr_c1 Do you want to visit any of these places? Where else would you like to visit? Continue reading Top U.S. Travel Destinations
Travel Tip- Create a packing list. I go on a few vacations a year and I’ve gotten packing down to a science and it only takes me 30 minutes (unpacking at the end is a very different story though…). BUT I always make a pack list. It’s something to get me excited for the trip … Continue reading Travel Tip- Create a Packing List
When I was seven I took a two week trip to Arizona, Utah, Colorado and Nevada. Today’s post I’m going to talk about Arizona. We went to the Petrified Forest, best known for globally significant Late Triassic fossils and multi-hued Chinle Formation. We also took a hike through the painted desert which encompasses over 93,500 … Continue reading Arizona
Summer is upon us and with the rise in temperature there is also a rise in the crime rate. Unfortunately, when we go away on vacation, opportunities are presented to criminals. This blog post will provide tips for while you are on vacation and what to do to secure your house before you leave. Here … Continue reading Safety Tips
I have heard people around me who are married and have young children wondering what age they should start bringing their kids on vacations that aren’t local. In my opinion, I think kids should go on vacation every year from when they are born or one year old. It doesn’t have to be anything crazy … Continue reading When should kids start going on vacation?
I recently got back from a vacation to Hawaii and I loved it. I didn’t want to leave! We went to Oahu and Maui. I did not picture Oahu to be like that at all! It was a very bustling city. We stayed in Waikiki and I highly recommend our hotel- Hilton Hawaiian Village in … Continue reading Hawaii- Oahu
If you are looking for a relaxing vacation I would highly recommend Marco Island, FL. White sand beaches, palm trees, clear water and the beach is also covered with shells. There isn’t much nightlife so the island is very quiet. Bring plenty of books! However there are amazing beach bars you can sit at night and … Continue reading Paradise Found.
Tipping. Check what the custom is before you go! Other customs can be different when it comes to tipping. For example, in Europe you don’t tip on anything. Knowing this can save you a lot of money! However, also know when to tip! When we go to FL we tip the people at the valet, the … Continue reading Travel Tip
I stand by the rule that you should talk to people while you are on vacation. Be friendly! I went on a cruise years ago and met a girl who is close to my age. We started talking and realized we lived in the same state and not only that but within a 30 minute … Continue reading Make Friends on Vacation!