Jul 6, 2016 Southeast, USA
When I heard about Florida’s award-winning beaches in South Walton, I was curious what all the fuss was about. But one simple activity during this trip stole the show... we discovered the ins and outs of beach sand sculpture from one of the best in the bu…
Jul 5, 2016 South, USA
Grapevine, Texas offers an easy-going small town vibe with big town attractions, making it perfect for a family vacation. Find out why your kids will love Grapevine as much as mine did.
Jun 21, 2016 Southwest, USA
We went behind the scenes at one of the most stunning natural wonders in the United States - Monument Valley. Beyond the well-worn tourist road, there’s a special trail reserved only for local Navajo guides. We explored for several hours and got up close …
May 29, 2016 South, USA
Bringing our kids to The Big Easy meant we skipped the activities most people associate with a vaycay in this city. But we had the chance to discover a side of New Orleans that was not only G-rated, but our whole family genuinely loved.
Apr 30, 2016 Southeast, USA
Florida is a vacation mix-a-lot. Some people go to Florida to spend every day at a theme park. Others look forward to a glamorous tropical cruise. And last, but not least, it’s hard to resist the lure of Florida’s sandy white beaches. And that is why we c…
Apr 16, 2016 Southeast, USA
Not only did we attend the recent launch of "The LEGO® Movie™ 4D A New Adventure” at LEGOLAND Florida, but spent 2 days discovering how awesome everything really is. Find out our top tips to make the most of your visit to one of Florida’s best theme parks…
Mar 29, 2016 Southeast, USA
Tallahassee is much more than just the political capital of Florida… we discovered plenty of things to do with kids, from kayaking with alligators to seeing the world’s largest magnet. Hmmm… maybe that’s why we were so attracted to this city? ;-)
Feb 29, 2016 Southeast, USA
What comes to your mind when you think of Nashville? Bars, honky tonks, and country music? Well Nashville blew us away with so many fun things to do for families. The state capital of Tennessee really struck a chord with me (no pun intended) and I fell in…
Feb 24, 2016 Midwest, USA
We explored Sioux Falls for 3 days and found a bunch of fascinating attractions including America’s largest pile of gold bars on public display, butterflies, dragons, indoor camping, and a winery made of straw bales. But there was one experience that stoo…
Feb 20, 2016 Midwest, USA
Perhaps you thought of stopping in Rapid City, South Dakota for a night on your family road trip, allowing a quick visit to Mount Rushmore, as did we. But after we decided to hang around for 4 nights, we discovered there was so much more to do around Rapi…
Feb 17, 2016 Midwest, USA
With 2 hotels near Mall of America to choose from, we had a tough decision: the waterpark or the mall. Since we couldn’t make up our minds, we tried both so you can find out which hotel will suit your next vacation to Mall of America.
Jan 20, 2016 Midwest, USA
We were on our #motherofallroadtrips across the United States and heading towards New York, but knew we just had to stop in Chicago again. In addition to our 4 family members, my 20-something sister was joining us but would would a hotel room fit all 5 of…
Jan 19, 2016 Northeast, USA
If you’ve been to New York City before, you’ll know that sensibly priced mid-town accommodation can be a challenge to find during peak seasons – especially in a convenient location. So here’s where we stayed plus 7 things to look for in a hotel in Chelsea…
Jan 7, 2016 Anguilla
Powdery smooth white sand. Crystal turquoise waters. Swaying palm trees. How could there be anything wrong with this island? What could possibly inspire me to write a post about bad things in nirvana? You will see.
Nov 26, 2015 Eastern Canada
Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth is a beautiful, historic hotel in the centre of Montreal, Canada which has housed royalty, rock stars and everyone in between.
Oct 29, 2015 Highlights
We’ve stayed at a huge range of accomodation over the last 365 days, including hotels, villas, resorts, hostels, houseboats, cruise ships, and even tents. If you’re looking for a quick reference for accomodation, we’ve included links to our reviews as wel…
Oct 21, 2015 Midwest, USA
Fort Wayne turned out to be much bigger, friendly and yummier than we could have expected. Check out our recommendations on where to eat and what to do.
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Oct 7, 2015 Guest Blogs
Everyone has a different checklist of what they want when staying at a hotel. Some want the fastest Wi-Fi connection, others a big buffet selection for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and me? I just want views I can look at for hours. Here are seven rooms…
Sep 3, 2015 Eastern Canada
For the most part, my life has been a fairytale. I’ve worn princess dresses at balls and weddings, and found Prince Charming. But I was missing the ever-elusive castle… until now! Find out what it was like staying in Ottawa’s very own fairytale castle.