Making Tulum, Mexico a Kid-Friendly Adventure

When you think about ancient ruins, you might not automatically think that it would make a great kid-friendly vacation. Personally, I was hesitant at first. However, we traveled to Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya for a family vacation and with the hotel credit, we were able to book additional Mexico excursions. We chose the full-day […]

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Isla Mujeres: Mexico’s Tropical Paradise

During our winter family vacation, we booked a trip and traveled to Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya. Everything about it looked amazing, and as a bonus, we had credit to use toward excursions. After reading flyers, we decided to venture to Tulum for a half-day tour, as well as a full-day trip on Isla Mujeres. […]

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Why We Opted to Travel for My Child’s Birthday

When you think of a fourth birthday party, you may think of Chuckie Cheese, Paw Patrol, pizza, and a lot of kids. This year we opted out of the typical birthday party and asked my son what he wanted to do. Now, he is not the average child. He asks to go on a vacation […]

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10 Tips on How to Travel in an Airplane with a Toddler

You did the research, booked the ticket, and are now left with the worry of how to fly with a toddler. I’ve been there. How will my toddler sit still for 4 hours when he can’t even sit still for a whole episode of Paw Patrol? After multiple flights with my son, I’ve learned some […]

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My 9 Favorite Traveling Tips

I’m nomadic by nature. I’ve moved over 30 times in my 27 years, so it’s really no wonder I’m nomadic by nature. Traveling allows me to get outside my normal Arizona box and really dig into life outside of the desert state. With all this traveling it can become financially cumbersome and a little overwhelming. […]

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Top 5 Places to Visit in Ocean Beach, San Diego

One of my all-time favorite travel locations is San Diego, California. I have been road tripping there since high school, discovering anywhere from Mission Beach to Pacific Beach, Ocean Beach to Imperial Beach, and La Jolla to Coronado Island. Each area has a little something special about it, however Ocean Beach will always have a […]

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Camping Adventures in Flagstaff

Some of the best memories I have of my childhood are at Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park. My family stayed at ones in Traverse City, MI, Silver Lake, MI, and Cherokee, NC during summer vacations. There were activities to keep my four sisters and me preoccupied while having fun at the same time. From swimming to […]

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San Diego Getaway

With temperatures rising past 110 degrees in Phoenix in June, San Diego is a quick, easy getaway to enjoy the cooler air and dip your toes in the Pacific Ocean. With a family friend coming in town, we planned ahead and booked a beach bungalow in Ocean Beach on VRBO.com. I have been renting from […]

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