Daytrip to Solvang

On our California coast road trip, we made a quick detour to the quaint little town of Solvang. Located off of 101, via CA-246 in central California, this was a quick and easy detour for us to take off of the Pacific Coast Highway on our way from Pismo Beach to Santa Barbara. And we…

Single Parent Travel: Tips for the solo parent

Let’s be real, if there’s anyone who needs to be able to take a break from “real life”, its single parents. Whether you’re a single mom, dad or guardian and are raising a child(or children) alone, you must be one tough cookie. Maybe Raising kids is hard. Raising them by yourself is harder. So why is…

Road Trip: Portland, Maine

If you’re up for a soft adventure, the new term describing adventuring for the general public ( i.e. no extreme sport skills required) Maine may just be your next road trip. With activities that are physical but low risk( no chance of death- woohoo!) you can enjoy guided sailing, family float trips down Penobscot River,…

Rivers of Light at Animal Kingdom

Totally worth it. The wait for Rivers of Light is over! Finally! Let me just start by saying that the wait for Rivers of Light at Animal Kingdom in Walt Disney World has been a difficult one. What was originally supposed to be an opening of April last year(2016), which was then moved to May….and then…

Travel Adventures: San Francisco, California

If you didn’t get a chance to travel along with us in May down the California Pacific Coast Highway be sure to check out our All-Things-California posts. And if you can’t pull yourself away to explore all you need is a little culture immersion to get you in the mood. Hipster San Francisco History   There’s a reason…

California PCH Road trip: how to do it on a budget

A road trip down the Pacific Coast Highway is an amazing getaway. A California coast road trip is a must for every ambitious traveler. The open road, the rocky coastline, beautiful beaches and perfect little seaside towns situated along the Pacific Coast Highway may sound like a dream until you start seeing the dollar signs that can go…

Explore like a Native in Kaimuki, Honolulu, Hawaii : A Travel Guide

Whether you’re drawn to the laid back culture, Ohana, Ho’oponopono, surfing or just need another foodie vacation to add to your bucket list, Kaimuki offers a slightly hipster vibe far from the tourist traps.  So if you’re looking to avoid the pricey restaurants and cookie cutter vacation shops, look no further. Honolulu has a hidden indie culture…

Kid-Friendly Drinks at Walt Disney World to help you Beat the Heat

If you’re like most people, you will be visiting Walt Disney World when its hot. Even as I write this post in January, the high today is 85. Which isn’t terrible, but factor in humidity and who knows how hot it will feel. Fast forward to the spring and especially summer and you’re looking at…

Guide to Epcot’s International Festival of the Arts

With the announcement of Epcot’s newest festival came quite a bit of chatter. While some people grumbled that Epcot would be in a constant state of hosting festivals, others embraced it. Personally, we loved the idea as we found it to be pretty consistent with Walt’s original vision of a permanent World’s Fair at Epcot…

Weekend Getaway: Jackson Hole, Wyoming

If you’re looking for a low-key vacation and a quick weekend getaway,  Jackson Hole should cure your wanderlust and give you a nice glimpse of a potentially longer summer trip. With all the perks of a foodie vacation, Jackson Hole offers shopping, skiing and nature hikes galore. ………………………Friday Evening………………………..   RUSTic Inn @ Jackson hole Check in at…

Meeting Anna and Elsa at Royal Sommerhus in Norway at Epcot

With the addition of the new Frozen Ever After Ride in Epcot, many Frozen fans were left wondering where they could meet Anna and Elsa. While the entire re-imagining of Norway is still a hot button issue for some Disney fans, I personally am glad they were moved into Royal Sommerhus. Not only does it…