Top 10 Things to Do in Williamsburg Virginia

From theme parks, to living-history museums, to outdoor adventures, Greater Williamsburg, Virginia is bursting with fun attractions and memory making opportunities. Its location makes it quite accessible to many people living on the East...

a fun hotel near Mall of America

“Only three more minutes Kalyra!” Savannah squealed.The girls had been counting down since the GPS struck 12 minutes until she announced we had arrived at The Great Wolf Lodge Minnesota in Bloomington MN. They...

I was stung by a bee for the first time OUCH!

I knew Savannah would end up changing her mind, but in her fiercely independent way, she wouldn’t change into her swimming costumes no matter how many times Kalyra and I told her just...

7 Fun Activities in Williamsburg VA with Kids

 Greater Williamsburg is most known for its incredible live history experiences in Williamsburg, Jamestown and Yorktown. However, there are plenty of thrills and adventurous activities in Williamsburg VA waiting for you, and most...

The wondrous hell of a three day drive to your vacation (with kids)

We’ve arrived in Bloomington Minnesota after a three day drive to get here. Road trips with kids can be a grand adventure when the road trip becomes the journey.Sometimes when the road trip...

Our Exciting US road trip plans for the next six weeks

We’re off on a six week road trip adventure. We haven’t been on a trip this long for some time.It’s the most excited I’ve felt about road tripping and travel for a long...

11 Places to Eat in New Orleans to Taste Some of the Best Food...

Wow New Orleans.You have been the best “foodie” destination we have visited so far on our travels in the USA since moving over from Australia.Seriously, we did not have a bad meal during...

How to Have Fun at Universal’s Islands of Adventure

In my last post about our trip to Universal Orlando Resort I shared with you the awesome day we had at Universal’s Volcano Bay.For the next two days, we moved between Islands of Adventure...

Memorable Bonding on A Mother Daughter Getaway to Chicago

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Choose Chicago for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine.A mother/daughter getaway is about breaking free of routines to do something special with the most important...

22 Fun Things to Do in Jackson MS to Discover the City With Soul

What does it mean to be the City With Soul?This is what was on my mind when planning our trip with Visit Jackson to the capital of the State of Mississippi.Capitol BuildingI only...

How to Enjoy New Orleans Mardi Gras with Kids (yes you can!)

“Don’t take the kids to Mardi Gras in New Orleans!” “Are you sure you want to go to Mardi Gras with kids?”We heard this way too often when talking about our trip to...

3 Fun Things to Do in Central Florida (Besides Disney)

Looking for fun things to do in Central Florida beyond Orlando?Once you are done with Walt Disney World and Universal Studios, there are endless Central Florida attractions for families to enjoy, both man-made...

Helping the Homeless – Small Acts of Kindness Matter

On Saturday, the 23rd of December, my family and I took a visit to the Oak City Outreach Center in downtown Raleigh, North Carolina.I first noticed a homelessness problem in Nashville and it...

6 Beautiful Places to Visit in Vermont, New England

It was a dream of ours to visit New England on a fall road trip.When we previously lived in North Carolina we never made it further north than New York and now that...

20 Places to Visit in Hawaii on a Family Vacation

OahuOahu is the third largest of the Hawaiian Islands and offers a little bit of everything – relaxation, adventure, natural wonders and world-class dining and shopping.We spent 5 days exploring Oahu, and here are...

48 Hour Itinerary – Best Things to Do in Durham, NC with Kids (or...

The city of Durham, NC, once a neglected town in the North Carolina Triangle is undergoing a transformation to rival that of Cinderella on the night of the ball.When we lived in Raleigh...

13 Magical things to do in New York at Christmas with kids

It’s the most magical time of the year!To be honest, I never really get excited about Christmas, nor have found it too magical, until I visited New York for Christmas and New Years...

Things to Do in Manchester VT for a Relaxing + Fun Fall Trip

Our introduction to New England was in the quaint town of Manchester VT in the valleys of the Green Mountain National Forest.It was a long two-day drive to get there from North Carolina...

Conquering The Ridge Walk to the Summit of Mount Mansfield, Vermont

The girls were whining as we pulled into the car park at ‘The Nose,” the start of the ridge walk up to ‘The Chin,’ otherwise known as the summit of Mount Mansfield.The bright...

Biking the Sublime Stowe Recreation Path in Vermont

Getting settled in a new country takes quite a long time. We’re slowly setting down more permanent roots and before setting off on our leaf peeping adventures through New England, decided to buy...

24 Hours in Miami – A Neighborhood Experience in Coconut Grove

We had a bucket list of things to do in Miami – lunch in Little Havana, cruise around South Beach, swim at the beach – in a short time span of 24 hours.We’d just...

My adventure at Great Wolf Lodge, Charlotte, NC!

We only stayed at Great Wolf Lodge in Charlotte, North Carolina for one night, as Mum and Dad were on a work trip with Travel Media Showcase. We came here after the Dirty...