Take the Kids to Vegas? We Say Yes!


  When we decided to go on a family vacation to Las Vegas, some of our family and friends were a bit confused. We like to do things differently, but this seemed like a bit too different for some people. They see this city as a place just for drinking and gambling, a haven for adults only. While this may…

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Bad News for Night Owls


If you’ve ever been on a diet, you have no doubt been advised by a well-meaning friend or relative not to eat at night because it would make you gain weight. You may have dismissed this guidance, feeling safe in the knowledge that a calorie is a calorie no matter when you eat it. While it is true that caloric…

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Travel Like You Live There


  Many travelers, unsatisfied with the typical travel experience, are starting to discover the myriad joys of “traveling like a local”. For those unfamiliar with the term, it simply means that the traveler really digs in to his or her destination to try and experience what it might be like to live there. Thanks to the vast array of options…

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Where to Travel on Your First Solo Vacation Abroad


    We believe the only things that should limit your choices when choosing your first solo vacation destination are your budget, your interests, and your country’s travel warnings. If you travel safely and use common sense, there is no reason you shouldn’t travel any place your heart desires. However, if you’ve never traveled alone before, you may be a…

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6 Reasons Why You Should Travel Alone at Least Once


If you are reading this article, the odds are that you like to travel. Most everyone looks forward with great excitement to their next family vacation or girlfriends’ getaway. No doubt you enjoy discovering new places with friends, or revisiting the familiar haunts of summer holidays past. But if you’ve never experienced the thrill of of a solo sojourn, you…

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