The most exciting city in the world?

By Paul Johnson on Sep 25, 2017 in Africa, Asia, China, Europe, Featured, Germany, Hong Kong, Mexico, Middle East, North America, Regions, South Africa, Turkey, United Kingdom, Western Europe, Worldwide In partnership with the Platinum Card® from American Express® Inspirational, intriguing cities are dotted all over the world offering visitors enriching experiences, brushing with fascinating […]

ASEAN Trip Part 1: Mandalay in Myanmar

Thailand is an excellent base to use as a jumping off point to visit the neighboring countries such as Cambodia, Lao PDR., Myanmar and Vietnam. There are apparently 600 flights per week to these destinations from Thailand. 299 flights fly to Myanmar; 190 to Vietnam; 108 to Cambodia, and 61 to Laos. There are of […]

6 Must Dos at National Harbor With Kids

National Harbor, Maryland is off the radar for many Washington DC visitors. That’s a shame as National Harbor is both right down the river and worlds apart from the nation’s Capitol. Check out DC Native and Travel Hack TravelingMom’s tips for visiting National Harbor with kids. The Capitol Wheel is great when visiting National Harbor […]

Avoid the Crowds at Yosemite Lodging at Rush Creek Lodge

Is a visit to Yosemite National Park at the top of your travel bucket list? If so, you wouldn’t be alone. More than five million people visited Yosemite in 2016! Even campsites and lodges, which have to be booked months in advance, can have serious crowds. Yosemite lodging outside the park is one way to […]

Why a Track Driving Vacation Should Be on Your Travel Bucket List

Thrills, skills and the memory of a lifetime are what you can expect from a track driving vacation. A stay at Bernadus Lodge and driving school at the world-famous Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca was topped by driving Formula 1 race cars with Cooper Tires and pro drivers Johnny Unser, Gail Truess and R.C. Enerson. Balance […]

7 Fun Things to do in the Netherlands with Kids

While many people refer to the Netherlands as “Holland,” that’s just two of the country’s 12 provinces. Known for cities like Amsterdam, Rotterdam, the Hague and Delft, the beautiful country is an extremely family friendly destination. Also home to some of the world’s most famous artists, like Van Gogh and Rembrandt, the Netherlands provides children […]

From Milan to Modena: top 5 culinary experiences

Milan and Modena are two culinary gems, located just a 3 hour drive from each other – perfect for a long weekend for food lovers. From the simple yet divine ‘Italian colazione’ consisting of a coffee and freshly baked ‘cornetto’ at pastry institution Pave, to aperitivo at Terrazza Aperol and homemade food deliciousness courtesy of […]

You Don't Need Permission

I’ll never forget the first moment I stepped foot on our island. We hadn’t actually bought it yet, but the seller had agreed to let us camp on it the night before to “test it out”. As soon as we saw the island from the boat I knew it was a done deal. But the […]

5 of Switzerland’s top luxury hotels

By Hilary Stockton on Sep 22, 2017 in Accommodation, Europe, Going Out, Hotels, Regions, Restaurants, Spas & Pampering, Speciality Travel, Switzerland, Western Europe Switzerland is well known for its stunning alpine scenery, its extensive rail network, including cog railways that lead to the highest railway station in Europe, skiing, fondue, and Swiss chocolate. The country […]

A Weekend Guide to Panama City, Panama

What happens when one couple semi-retires and decides to live as part-time expats in a foreign country? Southern TravelingMom Melody and her husband, Eddie, ventured to Central America to put roots down in the Republic of Panama. Find out their recommendations on where to stay, play, eat, and shop in this weekend guide to Panama […]

Hydration Packs for Family Adventure Getaways

Adventurous traveling families need a lot of equipment to keep safe and comfortable. For outdoorsy types, one essential piece of equipment is a good hydraton pack. But there are so many out there meant to fit different body types and needs. So how do you find the right one for you? Testing out the Unigear […]

Five Airport Art Galleries Worth the Layover

Art and travel go together like red wine and chocolate. But if your schedule doesn’t leave time for the latest gallery opening, why not take in some of the works en route at the airport. Airport art galleries are popping up across the country and they have some pretty impressive works. Here are five you […]

4 Tips for Planning the Perfect Vacation

Added by Vicky on September 21, 2017 The key to having fun and relaxing may mean taking an annual vacation. The average cost for a vacation per person in the United States is $1,145. There are many ways for you to make the most of your time but you will need to prepare as much […]