Monthly Archives: October 2011

Haunted Places: A Trip to Harpers Scary…Harpers Ferry, West Virginia

Ghouls and goblins lurk in the shadows, spectres walk the night and eerie chills prickle the skin; Halloween is fast approaching. It’s time for scary costumes, trick-or-treaters and ghost stories that leave us sleepless. But...

The Statue of Liberty Celebrates Milestone Birthday

It’s Lady Liberty’s birthday today! The Statue of Liberty is 125-years-old. She only admits to 37. For 125 years, she has been a beacon of hope, a symbol of strength and has welcomed, “your tired,...

Featured Review: Trunki Suitcase For Kids!

When we go away we now bring with us 4 suitcases, 2 strollers and 2 carry-ons – which is a lot for mom and dad to tote. I have long waited for the day that...

Ten Tips to Save Money on Your Next Car Rental

There are plenty of expenses to consider, when planning a vacation. Airfare, accommodation, and ground transportation all take a big bite out of the budget. If you’re planning to rent a car, to get...

LEGOLAND Florida Opens

As if Florida wasn’t already a huge draw for family travel, as of this week, you can add another stop to the itinerary. The world’s largest LEGOLAND theme park, LEGOLAND Florida opened last Saturday....

8 Things To Do in Maui For Families!

During a recent trip to Hawaii we were determined to see everything possible in 5 days.  Visiting for 10 days we split our time in paradise between Maui and Oahu. Having never visited, we packed...

Fall Balloon Ride ~ Experience Your City From Above!

For years my husband has wanted to go up in a balloon. He offers every anniversary, birthday or special occasion but I always suggest something else. I'm not sure what it was about a...

Carnival Cruise Lines Unveils Fun Ship 2.0 Initiative

This week Carnival Cruise Lines unveiled Fun Ship 2.0, a program that will dramatically transform its on-board guest experience to offer guests mouth-watering new dining choices, more exciting bars and lounges, and captivating entertainment...

Kiva’s Winning Equation

I’d like to introduce you to Baz. His full first name is Bazarragchaa, but I can’t pronounce that, so I call him Baz. He’s 51 years old and he lives with his wife and...

Aulani Disney Resort & Spa Offers Something for Everybody

Holiday makers looking for a family friendly resort in Hawaii need look no further than the brand new Aulani Disney Resort & Spa. Aulani’s grand opening, on September 22nd was celebrated with a ceremonial mixing...