Posts Tagged: travel tips

10 Tips to Save Money on Your Next Cruise

10 tips to save money on your next cruise

  Cruising can be expensive but it doesn’t have to be Cruising is tons of fun but it can also be expensive if you just start charge everything to your shipboard account.   I’ve only been on about a half dozen cruises but I have figured things out the hard way…financially.  So, I thought I… Read more »

Carry On: 15 Items to Pack for Kids

15 Items to Pack with traveling with kids

These 15 items can fit in your carry on As a parent of 2 children (7 yo & 4 yo), I’m always looking for ways to improve our travel experience, especially when flying.  If you don’t come prepared on the plane, it can make for a LONG flight.  I have learned a few hard lessons… Read more »

Kid-Friendly Restaurants in the Northwest

If you are thinking of visiting or moving to the Pacific Northwest, these kid-friendly restaurants should be top on your list.  You will soon realize that “supporting local” is not a fad but a culture.  It doesn’t stop with arts and crafts.   Local food is what powers and gives life to the restaurants of… Read more »

Hotel: The best for families

Best Hotel for families Before my husband and I had our 2 children, we traveled at every opportunity we could capture.  We were lucky enough to stay at a variety of higher – end hotel chains because I had worked for Hilton Corp, and Starwood Hotel for several years.  The employee discount rates were extremely… Read more »

The Ugly Truth About Your Vacation

Let’s play a game.  What image pops in your head, when you read, 7 Day Vacation?  If you have to close your eyes, go ahead I can wait.  Okay, you got it?  Now, I’m going to attempt to guess what you saw.  Ready? Sun Palm Trees Blue Water Beach Blue Skies Maybe a fancy drink in… Read more »

5 Tips to Consider Before Cruising

Cruising is one of the best ways to take the family on vacation.  There is something to do for everyone…all ages!  Some of the highlights of cruising include: endless food choices (even for picky eaters), each day you are in a different city, and tons of entertainment. Now there are a few things that the… Read more »