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...

“Opa! The Healthy Greek Cookbook” –

Posted By: Johnny JetWhen I asked my friends on Facebook which travel books they recommend, multiple people suggested “Opa! The Healthy Greek Cookbook: Modern Mediterranean Recipes for Living the Good Life” by Theo...

2 Places to Visit in Slovakia (It surprizes and amazes)

We live in a beach town in Spain and so when steamy August rolls around we are ready for cooler climes.My husband suggested we visit Slovakia last year and, as work was crazy...

The 2018 Lexus Culinary Classic (April 13-15) at Cavallo Point

Posted By: Team Johnny JetSan Francisco’s Cavallo Point is one of Johnny’s favorite hotels in the world (see: 10 Reasons to Stay at Cavallo Point). This month, it will play host to a special,...

8 Ways the Tailwind App Improves My Pinterest Marketing

Today I’m talking about how I super charge my Pinterest marketing efforts and how I schedule my pins using the powerful Tailwind App platform.If you usually come to us for travel tips and inspiration, we’ll be...

19 Best Places to Visit in Tasmania

Whilst Tasmania is Australia’s smallest state, it packs a punch and has loads to offer.Historic towns, World Heritage Listed wilderness areas, pristine beaches, rugged coastline, gorgeous mountains, hiking, wildlife and a terrific food...

13 Ways Easter is Celebrated Around the World

image by Shutterstock.comCan you believe Easter is almost upon us? Where has the beginning of 2017 gone, didn’t we just have Christmas?!With less than two weeks until Easter Sunday, our kids certainly don’t...

15 Books to Inspire Kids to Travel

When I visited London for the first time, I was 23 years old and I felt as though I’d been there before.It was all so familiar – the setting for so many books...

My adventure at Great Wolf Lodge, Charlotte, NC [Magis welcome]

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...

Solo Travel vs. Group Travel (Pros & Cons of each)

There are lots of decisions to make when it comes to travel. Indeed, from questions of choosing your destination and duration, to budget, baggage and beyond, travel can sometimes feel like one never...

How to Learn to Talk About Sushi

Posted By: Johnny JetDo you love sushi? Are you heading to Japan (like our editor is this weekend)? If so, you might want to check out Sushi University’s Sushi Visual Dictionary. It’s a...

Why TravelBank is An Amazing Travel Planning & Expense Reporting App

This post is sponsored by TravelBankImagine if your boss rewarded you each time you made a smart decision.Imagine if you got little bonuses all the time just for being a good employee. And...

An Inside Look at the Key West Food & Wine Festival –

Key West Food & Wine Festival (Credit: Spencer Marker)A local food and wine festival can make for a really unique weekend getaway. If you’ve been to the hosting location before, you get a whole...

9 Best Things to Do at Lake Garda, Italy with Kids

Italy’s largest lake, Lake Garda, is a popular holiday destination and the ideal place for families to spend a few days.Whilst not as famous as Lake Como, there are a huge number of...

5 Important Experiences on the U.S. Civil Rights trail in Montgomery AL

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of U.S. Civil Rights Trail for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine.“It was the beginning of a flame that would go across America”...

10 Places to Eat, Drink & Get Coffee in Seattle

The upstairs bar at Bathtub & Gin Co.Seattle is an exceptional place to spend a weekend. You can stroll Pike Place Market, ascend the Space Needle and be dazzled by the treasures of the...

10 Things to Do in Tokushima, Japan

Iya Vine Bridge in Tokushima, JapanI have heard it said many times that certain far-away destinations—like Japan—are not worth visiting from America without ample time. Two weeks, people say—that would be enough. Any less,...

How to Find the Nearest Farmers Market in the U.S.

Posted By: Johnny JetOne of my favorite things to do when I travel (and while I’m home) is visit a local farmers market. At a farmers market, I not only get fresh, organic...

Top 10 in Travel News: Week of January 31, 2018

Home Travel News Posted By: Johnny Jet About the Author Johnny Jet I used to be afraid to fly and at times even leave the house! I conquered my fear...

What to Do in Sydney in 48 Hours (an exciting 2 day itinerary)

What to do in Sydney if you only have 48 hours?Great question, and to be honest, I wish you had more time because Sydney deserves longer than two days – I could spend...

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...

37 Places to Eat in Tokyo

On a whim, I went to Tokyo for a week. My friends and I had been talking about a food-themed trip to the city for years, and after convincing them that now was the...

How to Eat a Homemade Meal in a Local’s Home

Some of my most memorable travel experiences have involved food, and often when it’s cooked in a local’s house. But how do you find a local who’s willing to cook for you without looking...

Brisbane Day Trips – Family Adventure in the Scenic Rim

“Don’t dawdle or we’ll miss it,” I warned the three boys.We were nearly at the summit of Mount Cordeaux and I could see glimpses of gold and crimson through the trees.As we climbed the...

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...

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...

Unusual Potato Chip Flavors From Around the World

When I travel, one of my favorite things to do is check out local grocery stores. It’s a great way to get a sense of local cuisine and culture and to find out what...

Travel Books of the Week: Authentic Recipes From Lonely Planet

Posted By: Johnny JetWithout a doubt one of the best parts about traveling is getting to experience different and local foods (at least it is for me). That’s why when I found out...

LAX-Departing Flights May Not Serve Food in Wake of Listeria Outbreak

If you’re flying out of or through LAX in the next week or so, listen up: The identification of listeria at an LAX catering facility has prompted American Airlines to halt food services “for...

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...

10 Things You Should Know Before Traveling to Cuba

Thinking of traveling to Cuba?Then think of crystal blue waters of the Caribbean lapping at pristine shores.Think of the beat of salsa music and cigar smoke drifting in the air. Think of friendly...

Mushrooms & Pinot in Mendocino County, CA –

19th-annual Mushroom, Wine & Beer FestivalDespite the unfortunate situation that has come with the fires in northern California, Mendocino County wants visitors to know that the fires are out and the area is gearing...

Keep Your Stuff Safe at the Grocery Store

I posted an image recently on my Instagram account of the produce section of a grocery store. I asked my friends if I was a weirdo because I love to visit grocery stores when...

How to stay healthy on a cruise in 11 easy ways (and still indulge)

If you’ve been on a cruise, you’ve experienced it firsthand – walking off the ship several (sometimes 5-10) pounds heavier.I was shocked on my first one when I walked off not being able...

Carnival Vista Video – Highlights of our 6 Day Western Caribbean Cruise

By Craig | October 5, 2017 | In partnership with Carnival Cruise Line Want to see what it’s like to go on a 6 day Western Caribbean Cruise on Carnival Vista?Check out our Carnival...

7 Important Things to Focus on When Building your Blogging Business

Ever feel overwhelmed by blogging?You’re not alone.Overwhelm, and its best friend, frustration, is a large part of my blogging life. I’ve accepted it as being so and I’ve learned ways to manage and...

20 of the Best Places to Visit in South America

South America, that vast territory of huge peaks, impenetrable jungles and old civilizations, is the perfect destination for any adventure traveler.The Latin-flavored continent has virtually everything you could expect: vibrant cities, colonial towns,...