Traveling with Kids – Part One

If you’re expecting your first child and fear that your traveling days are over, we understand your concern. Some people’s worst nightmare is having to board a plane with kids in tow and there is no shortage of myths associated with traveling as a family. But we’re here to debunk those myths and give you actionable tips to help you realize that family travel isn’t just feasible, it’s downright magical!


Myth #1: It’s too difficult to travel with a baby!

Truth: If we’re being honest here, just being the proud owner of a baby means you already know that it’s difficult no matter what you do. But, traveling is no more cumbersome than heading to the grocery store. And truth be told, traveling with a baby is much easier than traveling with a toddler! Babies sleep a lot and they aren’t yet mobile. So although you’ll be doing more carrying, you’ll be doing much less chasing around.

The Worst Hotel Guests of 2016

Earlier this year, travel giant Expedia released their “Hotel Etiquette Study.” This study measured, among other things, the particular aggravating behaviors that annoy fellow travelers. Take a look at the top 10 results from the study and follow our tips to ensure you aren’t the hotel guest everyone is complaining about on your next trip.


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How to Unplug while on Vacation

When daydreaming about an upcoming vacation, most people picture themselves with a martini in hand and their toes buried in the sand; they don’t picture themselves with their noses buried in their phone. But, unfortunately, in this day of cell phone addictions and workaholic mentalities, the latter is probably the more likely scenario. Our generation tends to fear missing out on things so much that we miss out on some of our most anticipated experiences. We check work emails and tweet about our experiences instead of living in the moment and scroll through Facebook instead of strolling through a new and exciting city.


Street Art Around the World

Street Art Around the World

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Street art is a widely debated topic for many cities across the world. Some cities see it as graffiti and do their best to keep it to a minimum. But then there are the cities that embrace the local artistic community and become a hot spot for art-loving tourists. Talk to any art historian and they’ll say it’s imperative to visit some of the better known “street art” sections of a city if you’re looking for the best symbolic and cultural art. Art lovers from all walks of life will appreciate these fabulous 7 cities where you can immerse yourself in vivid landscapes, realistic portraits or hysterical self-expression.

Unique Hotel Amenities


Hotel options are as diverse as the people who frequent them. With the plethora of options available, it can be hard to narrow down your potential ‘home away from home’ when you start planning a vacation. One of the things that makes a hotel really stand apart from the crowd is its available amenities. More and more hotels are offering their guests unique perks for staying with them. We’ve compiled 10 of the most amazing hotel amenities currently offered so the next time you’re looking for a truly memorable experience that’s far from ordinary, you’ll be covered!