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Category: Travel With Kids

Ten Ways to Survive a Long-Haul Flight

The thought of a long plane ride causes many would-be travelers to hesitate on taking that life-changing trip. This is just simply silly, my friends. It’s all in the planning. Most travelers plan their “must-do” lists of the places they are traveling to but how many…

IRELAND’S CLIFFS OF MOHER: A QUICK GUIDE

What measures 215 meters high and 8 kilometers long? What is so spectacular that thousands of visitors gaze upon it daily? Why, it’s the Cliffs of Moher on the western coast of Ireland! Located in County Clare, the Cliffs of Moher are considered by many as one of the…

IRELAND: TEN TIPS FOR DRIVING THE EMERALD ISLE

Driving in Ireland seems to be on everyone’s bucket list, and for very good reason. To say that Ireland is beautiful is an understatement. It is far better to say that Ireland is spectacular. If given the chance, I would be there now. After several trips, we have found…

ICELAND – ENCOUNTER THE ICELANDIC HORSES

It was live at first sight! A love like this is bound to last a lifetime. You know the feeling… the tingling excitement, the accelerated heart rate. The signs were all there. Who or what am I talking about? Well, it’s the Icelandic horse, of course! The Icelandic horse…

ICELAND’S THINGVELLIR NATIONAL PARK – A GUIDE

Located 23 km from Reykjavik, Thingvellir (Þingvellir) National Park of Iceland is Iceland’s most important historical site. Named a Unesco Heritage Site in 2004, Thingvellir is a place of vivid beauty surrounded by Earth-moving tectonic plates and glacier waterfalls. If you’re a fan of Game of Thrones…

A MUGGLE MOM’S GUIDE TO THE WIZARDING WORLD OF HARRY POTTER

I’m not going to lie. I LOVE the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. My boys and I are huge fans. We’ve read all the books and watched all the movies multiple times. So, it goes without question, when the Wizarding World of Harry Potter arrived at Universal Studios…

WALK THE BROOKLYN BRIDGE: A VERY BEGINNER’S GUIDE

Iconic Brooklyn Bridge: A visit to New York City would not be complete without a visit to this engineering masterpiece. This brown-hued steel-wire suspension bridge ranks high among local favorites as well as the tourist. Spanning across the East River with Manhattan to one side and Brooklyn to…

GO EXPLORE: VANCOUVER BC: LYNN CANYON PARK

Whenever our family travels to a new destination, or to a repeated favorite, we try to always venture beyond the usual touristy sites and seek out some fun hiking trails. Often times, we spend a great amount of time exploring museums and gazing at amazing monuments. These are wonderful activities…

LONDON: THE ULTIMATE TOP TEN LIST

A European vacation is often on top of many people’s wish list and for good reason. Europe is “easier” than other destinations. Friends often ask me where I suggest they go on their first European vacation. I almost always answer – London. You see, London is a fantastic place for…

NORMANDY FRANCE: FIVE TOP SITES FOR WWII HISTORY

On June 6th, 1944, American military from the 1st and 29th division stormed Omaha Beach as part of Operation Overlord, otherwise known as D-Day, in hopes of defeating the military might of Nazi Germany. Seventy years later, we are thankful for their success. As a mom, I am so…