Lobby of Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge resort hotel, Walt Disney World, Florida

Review: The Animal Kingdom Lodge, Orlando

Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge is a Walt Disney World resort inspired by traditional African savanna lodges and brilliantly themed with the adjacent Animal Kingdom theme park. We stayed at the Animal Kingdom Lodge for our first visit to Disney World in May 2017 and thoroughly enjoyed the unique experience at this deluxe resort. About the…

Top 5 Carry-On Essentials for Flying with Kids

5 Carry-on Essentials for Flying with Kids

Whether we’re flying two hours to continental Europe or traveling on a 20 hour long journey across the world, there are several items we always pack in our carry-on luggage to help our trip go more smoothly. Here are those 5 carry-on essentials at the top of our packing list since we started traveling as a…

Hotel Review - Moana Surfrider, Waikiki, Hawaii

Review: Moana Surfrider, Waikiki, HI

With its historic charm and excellent oceanfront location, the Moana Surfrider, a Westin Resort and Spa, is one of the most memorable places to stay on Waikiki Beach. We’ve stayed there before years ago and when we chose to return to Oahu on our 10th wedding anniversary, we knew we wanted to be back at…

Flying at Sunset with Garuda Indonesia

Flying Garuda Indonesia with Kids

In this review, I’ll be covering our experience flying with Garuda Indonesia in July 2016 with nearly three year old (33 months) Little T. Garuda Indonesia is the country’s national airline and is part of the SkyTeam Alliance, which also consists of Alitalia, Air France, Delta, KLM and Saudia. This was our first time flying with…

Flying United Airlines to Honolulu

Review: Flying United Airlines with Kids

A long haul journey with an active toddler can be at times a challenging experience, but planning in advance and knowing what to expect from an airline can help ease the stress of traveling with a young one. The comfort and service offered on an airline can also make all the difference to your journey.…

Makati Shangri-La Pool

Review: Makati Shangri-La, Manila

After over 20 hours of travel, there is nothing better than arriving someplace like the Makati Shangri-La that makes your family feel right at home. The Makati Shangri-La is a tranquil oasis conveniently located in the bustling Makati city district of Manila, the Philippines, amidst sprawling shopping malls and towering office skyscrapers and only 20…