10 Things Do in Oakland California with Kids

San Francisco may get all of the glory, but the city of Oakland just across the bay has plenty to offer family travelers as well. World-class museums, an up-and-coming food scene, and outdoor adventures make it a worthy stop on a trip to the Bay Area or even an adventure all on its own. Get […]

Road Trips Forever – 7 Reasons I Prefer Driving To Flying

Headed to the TravelingMom Retreat in Orlando – or anywhere from Maine to Florida – our EastCoast TravelingMom would always rather drive than fly. Learn the 7 reasons why she says, for her, it’s road trips forever – and how a Ford Explorer made this trek particularly comfortable. We arrived in style in the Ford […]

7 alternative safaris to take you off the beaten track

By Tom Marchant on May 22, 2017 in Adventure Travel, Africa, Arctic, Asia, Botswana, Brazil, Nepal, Polar Regions, Regions, South Africa, South America, Speciality Travel, Tanzania, Worldwide   – Read 375 times To come face-to-face with the incredible wildlife that walk this planet is surely one of the greatest adventures. But there’s more than one […]

10 reasons why Bali is TripAdvisor’s top destination in the world for 2017

By Mark Tulloch on May 22, 2017 in Accommodation, Adventure Travel, Asia, Attractions, Bars, Clubs, Food and Drink, Going Out, Hotels, Indonesia, Regions, Restaurants, Speciality Travel, Travel Miscellany, Vacation Rentals   – Read 1495 times To those well-acquainted with Bali, this award has been a long time coming. In 2016, TripAdvisor named Bali as the […]

Delicious drives in Spain: The Michelin Star Triangle and a special gem

By Jackie de Burca on May 22, 2017 in Europe, Featured, Food and Drink, Going Out, Leisure Travel, Regions, Restaurants, Road Travel, Spain, Speciality Travel, Travel Miscellany, Western Europe   – Read 877 times I was delighted to team up with Hertz recently to introduce you to some wonderful Delicious Drives in this relatively undiscovered […]

The 10 Weirdest Places in Florida

I spent months traveling through Florida to find the weirdest of the weird. Here are the ten weirdest places we came across. Want more? What The Florida is my next book — and it’s coming June 1st. Pre-order now or learn more. Harvey’s Ford Truck Collection (Crawfordville) Thank Pat Harvey and his father for this […]

Fairmont Singapore a Family-Friendly Hotel Perfect for Overcoming Jet Lag

When you are flying somewhere internationally like Singapore, the first hotel you stay in becomes more important because you will need quality sleep to help you overcome jet lag. Fairmont Singapore luxury hotel is an ideal place to stay when first arriving in the country. This upscale hotel will offer you the rest you need. […]

Family Fun at Beaches Near Wilmington, North Carolina

Swim and sand time top the list of family fun at beaches near Wilmington, North Carolina. But Wrightsville, Carolina, and Kure Beaches have lots to do when you’re not splashing in the surf. Philadelphia TravelingMom Sarah Ricks explored a botanical garden, enjoyed an exhilarating sailboat ride, and visited the ruins of a Civil War-era fort. […]

A Mom’s Marathon Training Plan while Traveling

Running a marathon can be difficult enough without taking into consideration what to do when you are traveling. You can’t just put your marathon training while traveling on hold, so how can you keep yourself on track through long travel days, with unfamiliar foods and strange hotel noises? Months of marathon training pays off; at […]

The secrets of how to order coffee in Italy

You may or may not be aware of the importance of coffee in Italian culture. The locals embrace every cup of coffee – drinking it is an enjoyable and relaxing moment to enjoy the flavour and smell of the coffee, with friends or family or during a quick coffee break (‘una pausa‘). But do you […]

Delicious drives in Spain: Morella to Peñsicola, via Vilafamés

By Jackie de Burca on May 21, 2017 in Attractions, Europe, Featured, Food and Drink, Going Out, Leisure Travel, Regions, Restaurants, Road Travel, Spain, Speciality Travel, Travel Miscellany, Western Europe   – Read 768 times Recently I teamed up with Hertz to explore some of Spain’s most beautiful towns, as part of the Delicious Drives […]

The Complete Guide to Drinking at Disney World

The average visitor heads to Walt Disney World with children in tow, ready for a day of fun in the sun, riding the roller coasters, and meeting Mickey Mouse. However, a day at the parks can be exhausting and adults might find themselves in need of refreshment. Water is the best way to stay hydrated […]

Is Blizzard Beach Water Park Worth a Day Out of Disney World Parks?

After numerous trips to Disney World spent in the parks, this Traveling Mom  takes a detour to Blizzard Beach Water Park. The Disney Magic impressed this regular water park visitor. She outlines the pros (and a few cons) of choosing to spend a day roaring down water slides and floating in a lazy river when […]

Getting Huge Chunks of Work Done

This feels like a slightly ironic title, as today I spent sixteen hours showing my cousin and her boyfriend around one of my favorite cities in the world, Budapest. No work, except for writing this post before I go to sleep. On the other hand, the only reason I can take a full day off […]