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  • Cape San Blas, Florida: My New Secret Beach

    Cape San Blas, Florida: My New Secret Beach

    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…

  • 23 Sanity-Saving Hacks For 1 Day At Disney World

    23 Sanity-Saving Hacks For 1 Day At Disney World

    Apr 27, 2016 Southeast, USA

    Disney World is expensive. And it takes time. With a 5 & 7-year-old in tow I just could not comprehend 5 days visiting 4 different parks. Was I doing them a disservice by not taking them? Was I spoiling their childhood? Turns out one day at Disney still m…

  • Phase 7 #motherofallroadtrips: South By Southeast

    Phase 7 #motherofallroadtrips: South By Southeast

    Apr 24, 2016 South, USA

    We started in the tropic warmth of Florida and drove west stopping in Mississippi, New Orleans, Lafayette, Houston, Austin, Grapevine, Roswell and finishing in Santa Fe. We saw everything from wild alligators, to bucking bulls to aliens.

  • Crayola Experience Orlando: When You Need To Escape Florida’s Theme Parks

    Crayola Experience Orlando: When You Need To Escape Florida’s Theme Parks

    Apr 21, 2016 Southeast, USA

    You came to Orlando, Florida for Disney. You did LEGOLAND, Universal Studios and now you need a little down time. Crayola Experience is just what you’re looking for.

  • Unveiling The New LEGO Movie At LEGOLAND Florida

    Unveiling The New LEGO Movie At LEGOLAND Florida

    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…

  • 5 Reasons Why I’m Going To Gulf County, Florida

    5 Reasons Why I’m Going To Gulf County, Florida

    Apr 15, 2016 Southeast, USA

    Do you know how long it’s been since I’ve seen the sea? Too long. Growing up and by the ocean most of my life, makes that 2 months too many. I miss its salty siren call. My hands are already shaking from withdrawals. So that is why I knew I had to get bac…

  • 5 Things To Do In Atlanta With Kids

    5 Things To Do In Atlanta With Kids

    Apr 14, 2016 Southeast, USA

    The city of Coca Cola. And CNN. Which came first? Which is better to visit? And which is better for your health? These pressing questions will be answered and more in tonight’s episode of Travel With Bender.

  • Where To Eat In Tallahassee?

    Where To Eat In Tallahassee?

    Mar 31, 2016 Southeast, USA

    We love to uncover hidden gems as we travel, and Tallahassee’s food scene is one of those gems. Florida’s capital city pleasantly surprised us with its wide range of tasty cuisine – from cheap and cheerful, to fine dining. Free your tastebuds and find out…

  • 10 Things To Do in Tallahassee With Kids

    10 Things To Do in Tallahassee With Kids

    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? ;-)

  • Where To Eat In Nashville – 9 Steps To Foodie Nirvana

    Where To Eat In Nashville – 9 Steps To Foodie Nirvana

    Mar 8, 2016 Southeast, USA

    Time and time again we found bliss on a plate in Nashville, from spicy fried chicken to classic southern ribs to fluffy pancakes. Before you visit Music City, get a rundown of our 9 favourite places to eat and you’ll be in a smile-inducing comfort food co…

  • 20 Things To Do In Nashville With Kids

    20 Things To Do In Nashville With Kids

    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…

  • Phase 6 #motherofallroadtrips: Northeast to Southeast USA

    Phase 6 #motherofallroadtrips: Northeast to Southeast USA

    Feb 28, 2016 Southeast, USA

    We spent 3 weeks road tripping the east coast from New York to Orlando. But unlike our 2012 route, we opted for the inland route to take advantage of the magnetic Southern hospitality in Tennessee and Georgia. This leg of our epic road trip covered Americ…

  • Top 10 Things To Do In New York With Kids

    Top 10 Things To Do In New York With Kids

    Feb 25, 2016 Northeast, USA

    After our 5th visit to New York City you would think we were locals, but I am always surprised by how much there is to do and see in this city. Here’s our favourite things to do in New York with kids PLUS 3 insider tips.

  • 6 Things To Do In Sioux Falls With Kids (PLUS 1 You Absolutely Must Do)

    6 Things To Do In Sioux Falls With Kids (PLUS 1 You Absolutely Must Do)

    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…

  • Where To Eat In Rapid City (If You Only Eat In 1 Restaurant)

    Where To Eat In Rapid City (If You Only Eat In 1 Restaurant)

    Feb 22, 2016 Midwest, USA

    Choosing a restaurant for lunch or dinner in a new city can be intimidating. This is especially true when you’ve only got a couple days on vacation - you want to ensure it’s the best experience for your family. So if you’re in Rapid City, South Dakota for…

  • 13 Things To Do In Rapid City With Kids (PLUS Mount Rushmore)

    13 Things To Do In Rapid City With Kids (PLUS Mount Rushmore)

    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…

  • The Ride NYC: New York’s Best Family Tour?

    The Ride NYC: New York’s Best Family Tour?

    Feb 19, 2016 Northeast, USA

    Part tour, part show, 100% entertainment. I laughed so hard I almost wet my pants. It’s by far the most unique tour I have ever been on in my entire life, blurring the lines between informative city tour, energetic stage performance and rip-roaring comedy…

  • Where To Stay At Mall Of America

    Where To Stay At Mall Of America

    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.

  • 10 Things To Do In The Mall Of America With Kids

    10 Things To Do In The Mall Of America With Kids

    Feb 16, 2016 Midwest, USA

    It’s no surprise Mall of America is one of the most visited tourist spots in the United States. We spent 3 days in the nation’s largest mall and enjoyed every minute of it - from thrilling roller coasters to stingray touch pools to getting lost in a mirro…

  • Phase 5 #motherofallroadtrips: North Coast-To-Coast USA

    Phase 5 #motherofallroadtrips: North Coast-To-Coast USA

    Feb 7, 2016 Midwest, USA

    For this 3-week segment of our road trip we stretched the entire span of the United States from west to east. Yes, that’s over 10 states in less than 1 month.

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