World's Most Amazing Fountains

World’s Most Fabulous Fountains

13 Most Beautiful Fountains in the World Gushing water, dazzling lights, and cutting-edge designs – what was once a purely functional utility for bathing and washing became a most sophisticated piece of architecture and thrilling expression of artistic creativity. Take a look at some of the world’s most fabulous fountains and let your mind flow … Read more

Best Tour Companies for Solo Travelers

Best Tour Companies for Solo Travelers

Solo travelers rejoice! The rise of solo travel is continuing and is now one of the biggest trends in travel. The number of solo travelers of all ages has skyrocketed in recent years and companies are starting to take notice. Many tour companies now offer a variety of perks to accommodate this growing trend. Some … Read more

Pros and Cons of Airbnb

Pros & Cons of Airbnb, VRBO, and other Vacation Rentals

Airbnb or VRBO vs. Staying at a Hotel Airbnb is a service that offers travelers the opportunity to rent accommodation. Shared rooms, private rooms, or entire homes can be rented from locals in over 190 countries.  The website connects people who are looking to rent their homes with people who are looking for accommodation. I … Read more

Veterans Military Travel Discounts

Military & Veterans Travel Discounts in Texas

In thanks for your service to our country, these hotels, restaurants, and attractions in Texas offer you exclusive Military Discounts when you verify your Military Service. Most discounts are available for Active duty, Reserve, National Guard, Military Retirees, Veterans, and Dependents. Something for everyone, with seven varied regions offering dramatic landscapes and opportunities for adventure. The … Read more

Ways to Avoid Germs During a Hotel Stay

Hotels and Hygiene – Combat Hidden Germs in Hotels

5 Tips to Avoid Germs During a Hotel Stay Hotel stays usually mean fun things like floating in a pool, room service, in-room movies, and someone else making the bed, but we may actually be getting more than we bargained for when scheduling a stay. Cleanliness of hotel rooms is a priority to most travelers: … Read more

Haunted Lighthouses of America

Haunted Lighthouses of America

Haunted Lighthouses Haunted Lighthouses are all over the world. Most of them are in beautiful locations, guarding the shores and guiding ships to safety. From tragic tales of light keepers who don’t want to leave their posts, to souls of those lost at sea near the lighthouse, to the spirits of those who died on … Read more

Online Hotel Promo codes

Taking advantage of Online Hotel Promo codes

Find Hotel Promo Codes Online So you need to book a hotel? You’ve done your research, you know which hotel you want. NOW you need to get it for the best price. There are SOOOO many things to consider when booking a hotel, here is my strategy for success! TripAdvisor Search TripAdvisor for hotels and … Read more

Using TripAdvisor reviews

Using TripAdvisor reviews – the right way

I am sure most of us have or currently use Tripadvisor, but do you know how to search the reviews the right way? Let me teach you how to search for reviews on TripAdvisor to guarantee you’ve made the right choice! Everyone knows searching for hotels in new areas can be VERY difficult. With this … Read more

Best Cities for Ghost Tours

5 Best Cities for Ghost Tours – Most Haunted Places in the US

Sometimes, your vacation needs a spooky adventure to kick it up a notch. Luckily, many cities throughout America have just the thing you need to take a haunted vacation: a late-night ghost tour. Ghost tours are a great family attraction, especially if any of your kids enjoy the history of old places. Many American cities … Read more

Dark Tourism

Dark Tourism Explained

While doing some research for some upcoming posts, I kept stumbling over the term “dark tourism.”  I had never heard of it before, but it is defined as: Dark tourism is the act of travel and visitation to sites, attractions and exhibitions which has real or recreated death, suffering or the seemingly macabre as a … Read more

Easy, Fun & Cheap Summer Adventures

Your Best Summer Yet: 10 Easy, Fun & Cheap Adventures

Taking a break from school or shorter hours at the office make summer, hands-down, the most leisurely season. While vacations are traditional this time of year, they might not be possible in light of cash-strapped scenarios and rising gas prices. But never fear: there are plenty of cost-effective ways to take advantage of free time … Read more

Landing & Deplaning

All About Landing & Deplaning the Airplane

Basic of Air Travel: Landing & Deplaning Finally, you have touched down in your destination city.  You are almost there, but there are just a few things left to consider before you can consider your travels fully over. Although the aircraft may finally be on the ground, it will still take a while to taxi … Read more

Choosing a Kid-Friendly Alaskan Cruise

People take cruise vacations for very different reasons, so if you’re looking for the perfect Alaskan cruise for your next family vacation or romantic getaway, you’ll need to decide what’s most important to you before you decide which cruise to take. For example, if you want to explore the native wilderness of the interior of … Read more