Growing up, I always saw myself exploring Europe with a big backpack, ripped up sneakers, and multiple large paper maps. I had dreamed of the backpacking life that most 20-something-year-olds fantasize about. I had it all planned out, my limited budget would allow me to fly into one airport, walk, hitch hike, or find a cheap standing only train ticket to move onto my next city. For accommodations, I would find any hostel that seemed relatively safe and clutch my belongings tightly in my sleep so no one can steal anything if I happened to be able to fall asleep among the noise of however many other people were in that same room bunking with me. Plan b would have been to find the warmest, cleanest corner or steps to get a few hours of sleep in before I explored the city with all my belongings on my back.Continue reading
By Lucy Fernandez, Owner
Visiting the natural wonderland of the Galápagos Islands with your family is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Add in a unique hotel stay in Ecuador’s mountain region, remarkable sites in Quito and a dash of that famous Disney magic, and you have an out-of-this-world vacation to share with your kids. Indeed, Adventures by Disney provides a hassle-free trip that will knock the socks off children and amaze even the most seasoned adult travelers.Continue reading
By: Lin Humble
Vice President, AffordableTours.com
Last fall, Celebrity Cruises introduced its newest ship, the Solstice-class Celebrity Reflection SM. On a short two day introductory cruise, I sampled the ship’s many delights, including the enhanced AquaSpa, new AquaClass® suites and fine-dining options.Continue reading
If you ever wondered what the “Promise Land” really looked like, just take a peek at some of the pictures that I took during our awesome drive from Anaheim to San Francisco, up California’s Pacific Coast Highway 1.
I don’t know about you, but I’d like to think that this is as close as it gets.
I had a mission this year. I wanted to get my whole family on a family vacation where we would all be together. I know, *gasp* right? With everyone’s busy schedules and everyone with a different idea of what vacation is, this mission would be impossible. Continue reading