A Safari in Wyoming at the Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks

Yes, a safari in Africa is one of those bucket list experiences but did you know there are some wonderful places in North American where you can see wildlife.  Grand Teton and Yellowstone national parks have more wildlife than anywhere else in the lower 48 states.  You can see bison, grizzly Read More …

How to spend One day in Verona : Visit an ancient arena, Juliet’s balcony and other things to do

Known as “Little Rome”, Verona has a rich cultural past but is mostly known for Shakespeare’s famous love story Romeo and Juliet.  Verona was founded sometime in the 1st century BC, which is evidenced by the prominent Roman remains that you see in the city.  These include the amphitheater, the Read More …

One Day in Salzburg : Walking in the footsteps of Mozart and singing Do Re Me at Mirabell Palace Gardens and other things to do

Located on banks of the Salzach river with picturesque Easters Alps as the backdrop, Salzburg is the fourth largest city in Austria.  Translated it literally means “salt castle”.  Whether you are traveling in summer or during winter there is plenty to do in Salzburg.  The city has many Baroque churches, the stunning Hohensalzburg Castle, Read More …

Fall Festivals around Dallas in 2019

As the temperature starts to drop it is time for some fall festival fun around town.  Who am I kidding – the temperatures don’t really drop around here in Dallas till November but we Texan love to celebrate the season!  From Diwali – a festival of light celebrated by most Read More …

An unforgettable lunch and view at Ventana Big Sur, a Glampsite in California

Big Sur is more of a region than a town or city, it includes approximately 90 miles of coastline from Carmel-by-the-Sea down to San Simeon and extends 20 miles inland to the Santa Lucia Mountain Range. The region is known for its stunning coastline, charming towns, its redwood forests and Read More …

American Riviera Getaway : A Family Weekend in Santa Barbara, California

We spent a family weekend in the American Riviera at Santa Barbara California – enjoying a few leisurely days of the soothing California Sun, cloud-covered mountain views, sparkling Pacific shorelines, Spanish architecture, exotic gardens, and farm-fresh food & local wine.  We spent most of our time at the resort at Rosewood Read More …

Short and Easy hikes in US National Parks

From seeing glaciers to geysers to swimming in turquoise water and seeing wildlife there is plenty of easy adventures to be had in our Nation’s 61 National Parks.  While we haven’t been to many of them, I asked some of my travel-loving friends what their family-friendly adventures (short, easy hikes) were Read More …

15 Best things to do in Malaga, Spain and why you must go there now

Located in Spain’s southern Andalucia, Malaga is a vibrant city that has so much to offer the intrepid tourist. Jam-packed with history, Malaga has been home to several civilizations stretching back 3,000 years. Phoenician traders originally founded a commercial center here in the early 7th Century BC and were soon followed Read More …

Sedona : 3 Easy Vortex Hikes that should be on your list

Whether you believe in sacred vortexes and spiritual energies or not Sedona is the perfect respite from bustling city life and a beautiful destination for a family getaway. After a few days of checking out Spring training baseball games in the Phoenix area, we headed to Sedona to slow down Read More …