Taking The Kids: Island Weather and Sandy Beaches in Phuket, Thailand

Boat on the beach in Phuket, Thailand, Flickr, Jeff Gunn

Welcome to our Taking The Kids series, a once-monthly exclusive spotlight of travel destinations that are great for the entire family! If you are wondering if a specific destination is child friendly, or are looking for suggestions of where to take your next family vacation, visit our Taking The Kids archives.     Destination: Phuket, Thailand It’s […]

Scenery and Strange Magic: Photo Tour Of Lucasfilm’s Skywalker Ranch! #StrangeMagicEvent

Skywalker Ranch, scenic views in the mountains, Lucas Valley, Marin County

  Have you ever had a dream about what heaven might be like? A gorgeous place, with amazing scenery, sunshine, clear blue skies, a beautiful lake, and greenery everywhere? A place that is full of wonderful and creative people, music, movies and activities galore? Well, I am pretty sure I’ve gotten close, I discovered SKYWALKER RANCH. […]

A Luxury SoCal Family Stay: You’ll Love The Onmi La Costa Resort and Spa!

Fountain at the Omni La Costa Resort, Carlsbad, California

  What’s better than a family vacation in San Diego? We’ve got great weather year round and so many attractions in this beautiful city , but I know one specific detail that would make your stay a treat: Omni La Costa Resort and Spa.     There are so many hotel choices, and trust me y’all, […]

My 10 Favorite Photos From My Trip To Paris, France

Seine River, view of the Eiffel Tower at night, Paris, France

  I am the type of traveler who takes photos of literally everything: street signs, architecture, random people, food, and so many other things that keep my camera roll full. I took so many photos while I was in Paris, tons in fact, and I don’t really have the time to share every single one. Although […]

Japanese Cuisine: 3 Unique, Mouthwatering Foods To Try While Visiting Japan

Japanese bento box, Tsunagu Japan

You all remember where I shared the reasons I want to take my family to visit Japan? I am partnering with Tsunagu Japan on a sponsored campaign to share why Japan is on my travel bucket list as a must visit destination, today’s discussion: FOOD.     I have been reading Tsunagu Japan‘s articles about Japan, and […]

5 Reasons To Take Your Family To Visit Japan

WInter Festival, Tsunagu Japan

Have you ever been to Japan? I cannot wait to go, so I am partnering with Tsunagu Japan on a sponsored campaign to share the beauty of Japan. It’s on my travel bucket list as a must visit destination!      Being part Japanese, I have always wanted to visit Japan. As a child, I […]

Holiday Travel with Kids: Transportation Made Easy With This Portable Car Seat

Bubble Bum portable booster seat

Planes, trains, automobiles!   When taking a holiday vacation or visiting relatives with the whole family, flying, driving, and riding are inevitable. You’ve gotta get there somehow, right? Some methods of transportation have child sized seats, MOST DO NOT. The trains, shuttles, taxis, private cars and subways that I have been on do not come equipped […]

5 Reasons To Take A Winter Cruise To Explore Norway

Amazing aurora

Cruise to Norway in the winter? Yes! Thanks to Hurtigruten Cruises for sponsoring today’s discussion.     You all should know by now that my bucket list is miles long. It looks like I will be adding yet another life time memory: taking a winter cruise through Norway!     Who really travels TO the […]

A Traveler In #Paris: A Short Photo Story #Travel #France #Europe

Eiffel Tour, Paris, France, photo- Deanna Underwood

  Do you ever have the itch to just, GO? I do, all the time. So this time, I DID IT. The destination was Paris, France, and I could not have been more excited! My sister was out there for work, I am always in awe of the places she gets to travel for business. […]

5 Warm and Gorgeous Winter Vacation Destinations for Traveling Families

Curacao, iconic, colorful buildings in Willemstad

  Is it starting to get crisp and cool where you live?   It’s Fall, and that means it’s time to start making winter travel plans! November and December give us holidays, time off and COLD. Just when you thought you’d be stuck in snow forever, there is a light at the end of the tunnel: […]