Lombardo Street – What To Know Before You Go

Cars were honking. Kids were laughing. I was gasping. How were they doing that?  This was not a street I would ever want to drive down and yet there was a line-up of cars patiently waiting their turn to drive down the most famous street in all of San Francisco. We had made it to […]

Universal Orlando – What To Know Before You Go

Are you ready for an epic vacation for the entire family?  Then it might be the perfect time to immerse yourself into the world that is Universal Orlando Resort.  Comprised of two large theme parks;  Universal Studios Florida and the Islands of Adventure these two parks give you the opportunity to experience your favourite movies, […]

Sapphire Falls ~ 5 Reasons To Stay “Inside” The Parks!

Imagine a place where crowds seem to melt away.  An oasis of palm trees and lagoon style pools, plots of sandy beach and pool side service with a welcoming smile.  Picture an escape from your reality as you enter a tropical paradise.  Blue waterfalls, lush grounds, and calming colours.  The newest on-site hotel at Universal […]

Il Salviatino ~ A Piece Of Paradise In Florence

Located on the outskirts of Florence, the Il Salviatino is a little piece of heaven just waiting to be discovered. With only 45 rooms, and seemingly as many staff, Il Salviatino is a unique luxury boutique hotel for the discerning guest. There are 40 rooms and 5 unique suites for a total of  45 suites, […]

How To See The “Big 3” In Italy, With Teens!

You’ve dreamt about it, watched all the movies, and bought every travel book in the book store. Hours have been lost both on Pinterest and on-line scouring sites as you try and plan the perfect vacation to Italy for you and your family. Where does this leave you?  Overwhelmed. There is an abundance of information […]

Animal Kingdom Takes The Night!

As the sun sets, and the heat of the Florida sun leaves the day, a new electricity can be felt in the air.  Over the hum of chattering adults and laughing children you can feel the excitement build as the realization strikes; the Animal Kingdom is just warming up!   That’s right, for the first […]

7 Free Things To Do In Venice

Planning that trip of a lifetime and have Venice on your list?  Here are our picks of Top 7 Free Things to do while in Venice that will leave you awestruck, inspired and oh so thankful you included this mystical city on your list. St. Mark’s Basilica~The city’s most famous and most visited church is […]

When Flowers Explode!

Recently, I had the incredible opportunity to wander through Epcot at Walt Disney World in Florida during a most remarkable time of year, the Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival.  The park was filled with vibrant gardens bursting with more colours than one can possible believe are real, flower towers that astounded, wildlife habitats and […]

Disney Bound! #DisneySMMC

I’ve been quietly doing a countdown in my head. 14 days to get my kitchen reno done. 12 days to get through 2 dance competitions. 10 days to completely re-organize my house. 8 more days of laundry, posts, car pools and dinners. 6 days to get my Hubby, dog and house in order before we […]

A Teens Guide To Universal Studios Florida

Universal Studios Florida offers a truly unique experience, the opportunity to jump head first into a world inspired by the magic of the movies.  This theme park finds a way to help it’s guests suspend reality and immerse themselves in a world of make-believe and thrill rides.  There’s something for every member of your family. […]