5 Best Luxury Resorts in the Texas Hill Country for a Family Weekend Trip

Spring break in Texas is the perfect time for a getaway to the Hill Country in Texas whether you want to climb the enchanted rock, visit wineries around the area or spend an afternoon at the Riverwalk in San Antonio. Spring is the best time for a road trip in Texas when Read More …

10 Best Places to see Mt Fuji

Rising 3776 meters above sea level, Mount Fuji is Japan’s tallest mountain and its most iconic landmark. On our recent trip to Japan, seeing this mountain a little closer topped our list and we researched the best places to see Mt Fuji from. Images of this nearly perfect, solitary volcano have Read More …

Highlights of 2017: Top Travel Moments Outside Suburbia

This year just whizzed by, it feels like just a couple of months ago that I was writing about our Travel Highlights of 2016!  With Miss S starting college this year and D playing for his school team, we found ourselves jugging different responsibilities and emotions.  We started the year Read More …

Hilton Los Cabos Review: A Family-Friendly Luxury Resort & things to do in Cabo, Mexico

Cabo located on tip of Baja California Sur is a desert oasis with a mixed personality. Cabo San Lucas is party central, where every day feels like a holiday and popular with the younger crowd and spring breakers.  While its mellower sister city, San José del Cabo, is popular with Read More …

Top Trips for Teenagers

Traveling with teenagers… it can be a challenge. Trying to keep the whole family happy, while also making sure that the trip hits the right chords with you, often feels like a tough nut to crack. However, with the right destination, and a tailored itinerary, you can take the stress Read More …

Badrutt’s Palace Hotel: Vacation like Royalty in St. Moritz, Switzerland

There are hotels that look like a palace, palaces that have been turned into luxury hotels and then there is a Palace Hotel where you are actually treated liked Royalty!  The minute you step inside the doors of the Badrutt’s, at that exact moment when doorman with his velvety maroon Read More …

Four Seasons Hotel San Francisco: And 10 Best things to do Golden Gate City

My phone showed 6 am but I was still in Dallas time, I got up from my under the cloud-like comfy covers at Four Seasons Hotel San Francisco and glanced at my daughter who was still sleeping soundly.  Trying not to make too much noise I changed into my pants Read More …

Exploring the Duomo Rooftop and Cathedral in Milan

While Milan may not be the first city you think of when planning a trip to Italy, it has more than its share of attractions – both cultural and cosmopolitan.  Mussolini founded the Fascist party here, and the entire fashion world looks to Milan’s catwalks twice a year for the Read More …

Things to do in Scotland with Kids: Kilts, Hogwarts Academy, Loch Ness Monster and taste some mock whisky!

When you think of Scotland, you probably conjure up images of tartan kilted Highlanders, bagpipes, the Loch Ness Monster, castles, and Scotch Whiskey.  Yes, we did see them all during our visit to Scotland, everything except that sneaky Nessie, the Loch Ness Monster. Scotland is a land of amazing scenery Read More …

Best of Alps: A Road trip through Austria and Switzerland

Road trips are synonyms with summer, it gets us Outside Suburbia, whether that is the outskirts of Dallas on the country roads or somewhere in Europe.  We have gotten lost in Andalusia before, went chasing after lavender in Provence one summer and drove around the ring round in Iceland last Read More …

Top things to do in Geneva with kids: Flower Clocks, Chocolates and Solving mysteries

Geneva was our last stop on our road trip through the Alps, we had picked up our comfortable BMW from Sixt in Vienna 10 days ago and have been driving through Austria and Switzerland clocking almost 1500 kilometers so far.  We left Zermatt after one last look at the looming Read More …

Why we Love American Airlines Premium Economy: A Family Review

I will be the first to admit, when it comes to spending money on airline tickets, I tend to find the cheapest fare possible rather than the most comfortable way to get there.  On the other hand, Mr. Suburbia likes to arrive at the destination well-rested and ready for business.  Read More …