How To Do NYC in a Day

New York City is an amazingly impressive city, and there are so many attractions and sights it’s basically impossible to visit them all in one trip, let alone a day. Sometimes schedules just don’t allow a long trip to the city, and you might be pressed for time in the Big Apple. Even though it’s […]

How to Tour New York with Kids

NYC is an overwhelming location to visit with children because it is crowded, expensive, and loud. If you are having a hard time planning your trip because of children, take solace in the fact that people are raising kids in the same concrete jungle. Here are some helpful tips for visiting NYC with your children: […]

Tips for When You’re Traveling the World Solo

Traveling the world is a very exciting experience. You get to see things you never thought you’d see and you also get to see things from a different point of view. It doesn’t matter which country you are traveling to and it doesn’t matter whether you are going for 5 weeks or 5 months because […]

Smart Ways to Save Money for a Vacation

Vacations cost quite a fortune especially when you opt to enjoy yours out of the country. The cost is even higher if you choose to go with family. It might, therefore, be hard to cater for all the expenses with your month’s income. Saving up for your vacation is, therefore, the most ideal option but […]

Staying at the InterContinental Chicago Magnificent Mile Hotel @InterConChicago

I received a discounted room in exchange for sharing my honest opinion. A few weeks ago I decided I’d treat my family to a staycation downtown. The holidays get so busy and with my kids in their activities, I feel like we rarely get time together. I called my kids off of school so we […]

5 Reasons Dubai is a Great Location for Experiencing New Cultures

Anyone who has visited Dubai before will likely tell you that you are in for a cultural voyage of discovery when you go there and this unique destination is somewhere you will never forget. Understanding and appreciating Dubai and Muslim traditions is part of that cultural discovery process and there are plenty of other compelling […]

Staying at the Family-Friendly Kinzie Hotel #ChicagoStartsHere

I received a complimentary night in exchange for sharing my honest opinion.    Even though I live in a suburb of Chicago I don’t make it down to Chicago as much as I’d like. Staying downtown is especially a treat, especially during the winter when everything seems magical. Kinzie Hotel in River North is a […]

Surprising Items You’ll Find at Convenience Stores #NACSShow

I received product/compensation in exchange for sharing my honest opinion. December for us means we do a lot of traveling from one house to another. Traveling for my family of five means that we will undoubtedly be stopping at convenience stores for snacks and bathroom breaks. When was the last time you stepped inside your local […]

Download Netflix Shows For On The Go Watching @Netflix #StreamTeam

I am currently a member of the Netflix Stream Team and this post is part of my involvement in the Group in exchange for receiving a product package. Did you know you can download many of your favorite series episodes and movies at no extra cost? Last year Netflix added that feature and it is […]