When I gave birth to my kids, I wondered if life as I knew it had come to an end. In my first eight years living in NYC before having children, I took advantage of every waking moment and explored every nook and cranny of the city.
If anyone, anywhere offers you a piece of gum or a breath mint, take it. It may just be a polite gesture or it could be a subtle hint that you need a little freshening up. Either way, take it, because you never can be sure when you'll get back to the hotel and be able to brush your teeth.
With plenty of rides for the youngest members of your family to monstrous coasters that attract teens and thrill-seekers, Islands of Adventure is packed with enough entertainment to keep you busy for several days.
Unless you're purposely trying to be alone, or on a deserted island, the chances of you actually being alone when you travel solo are quite skinny.
Australia is an English-speaking country -- but, like with England, there are a lot of differences between here and there. So many, in fact, that if you hang with the locals at a pub in the outback, you won't be totally off base if you sit for a second and wonder, "Just where the hell am I, anyway?"
The fact that seniors are participating in rewards programs at a higher rate than any other demographic is something to celebrate. With a lifetime of work behind them, they're due their share of the spoils.
Last month we delved into a few things B&B's do to provide innovative local experiences. Now we're headed into part two because there's so much more in store!
If you, like millions of other professionals, frequently travel for business, you might have mixed feelings toward this obligation. While it can be exciting to visit new locations and make interesting contacts, the demands of being away for an extended period can cause both physical and mental exhaustion, putting strain on your home life.
It's entirely possible to experience the beauty, history and magic of Prague on a whim and without a plan. With every cobble-stoned step and around every corner of the Golden City, there is something to be discovered.
When Mother Theresa said, "Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies," she was certainly not talking about our carry-on bags
As we all know, when traveling with babies and young children - whether it's to Disney World, a beach house or a relative's home - we need to take along tons of necessities, from snacks, diapers and wipes to car seats and strollers.
As a Finn, I have taken more road trips through Sweden and Denmark that I can remember. My parents would pack us up in the car, we'd take a ferry from Finland to Sweden, and off we'd go to spend a summer vacation in Germany.
It seems like everyone is planning to travel Eastern Europe these days but it hasn't quite caught up to its Western counterpart in terms of transportation. There are Eurail passes that cover these countries but that doesn't mean there are reliable trains running to every destination.
Summer is a time for vacations, romance, relaxing and fun in the sun, sea and sand. Everyone loves this season... well almost everyone. Did you know that the rate of divorce skyrockets following this normally pleasurable time?
Mapping out all your stops, meals and detours can seem overwhelming at first, but with a little creativity, planning an affordable road trip doesn't have to be difficult.
Tourist traps aren't as easy to spot as you think -- that is why they're called traps, after all.