Fall Travel – tips our most recent travels

In most of the Northern Hemisphere fall is in full swing. For me this year, this meant that I finally got to take a one of my “dream trips”. I’ve always wanted to go to New England in the fall and see the leaves. This may sound silly but I’ve always loved the different colors …

The value of a “staycation”

This weekend I was reflecting on the value of a “staycation” aka enjoying our surroundings and not traveling but still doing “tourist things”. How many of us travel to places all over the country and world going to sites and museums, but when we are home fail to visit attractions in our own backyards? When …

Planning ahead for the “worst case scenario”…

Watching the slow movement of Hurricane Dorian has me thinking about the “worst case scenario” and what to do if you have travel planned and something comes up. I am a strong believer in trip insurance. That being said not all trip insurance is created equally and not all cases require the same coverage. We …

A few thoughts about travel planning

1.) Whether is a long weekend of a three week vacation, for me the planning is as fun at times as the travel. I love learning about new places & things. But I also enjoy visiting old favorites! 2.) When it comes to travel with children, I believe in starting them young. My son’s first …

Why do we travel?

It’s a great question to think and reflect about. Travel allows us to see different places and cultures, try different foods and experiences, and learn about others on so many levels. Some people travel to see and learn what’s different, some to see and learn what’s the same as what they are used to. When …

Who am I?

I am someone who has a life long love of travel. I’m very fortunate to have had parents who liked to travel and therefore almost every summer growing up we piled into the car for a great American (or sometimes Canadian) road-trip. Now as an adult I am a wife, mother and daughter (among other …