Raising kids in America means being subjected to a large set of rules about what’s safe and best for your children. I semi-religiously adhere to these rules – car seat
As I mentioned in the introduction, a lot of decisions now revolve around my kids. I thought it might be useful for some young parents to see what other decisions
Two kids creates more than twice the work. That holds true for regular life and travel. Nonetheless, we took it upon ourselves to travel to the United Kingdom to celebrate
Now that I’m a family man, we’ve been gravitating towards the Caribbean more and more. Shorter flights, nice beaches, and less hassle overall. Last year we visited Turks and Cai..
For someone who hadn’t been to Disney in a long time, the trip seemed daunting. So much has changed since I was a kid and of course I wasn’t planning
When I started this series, I talked about how there is so much to absorb when going to Disney and that I was looking forward to figuring things out. As
180 days before our trip, I made some advanced dining reservations (ADRs). Out of those, I kept Via Napoli, Biergarten, Chef Mickey’s, Be Our Guest (lunch), and I made a
At this point we’ve traveled enough with our three year old (and even our seven month old son) to have a general idea of what to consider when making those
So I haven’t decided whether I’ll do a ride by ride analysis for Magic Kingdom like I did for the other parks, but what I would like to do is
They say that you should always be prepared for it to rain at Walt Disney World – for us the rain came the morning we planned to go to Animal
OK, I’ve gotten a little bored about writing about saving money and maximization, so I’m gonna take a break from that stuff and get to the fun stuff – parks!
So I mentioned in my last post that I saved money by staying off site, but I should have saved more. It’s downright shocking to me, but it would have
When I had originally booked this trip, we originally had booked two rooms at Port Orleans: Riverside for seven nights at a rate of about $200/night. After much thought, however,
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As I mentioned in my last post, Touring Plans is a web site dedicated to making the Disney experience either. The
With Disney fast approaching, I’ve been in turbo planning mode. You’d think that once you’ve booked your flights, hotel (though that’s changed), dining reservations, and tickets ..
Ready to go!
My wife and I decided to split the team and take two separate trips this past weekend. While she took our four month old son down to Charlotte
M and I are gearing up for a father-daughter bonding trip (while Jess takes H as we split the team). I’ve noticed that once again, as a dad, some long
I had originally planned to attend FT4RL3, but unfortunately I’m not going to make it due to real life circumstances. Instead, our family is going to embark on a new
Eventide has some of the best oysters Maine has to offer
I’ve discussed kid friendly activities/eating in Portland, ME, before, so instead of rehashing I’ll just give a quick upd..
As I mentioned in my parking post (thanks for all the feedback calling me crazy after I said so myself, btw!), we were back in Portland, Maine, our favorite local
This is my third installment of my Daring to Disney series, chronicling my planning of my first Disney trip as an adult. To see how I booked flights, car, hotel,
I’ve spent the last two podcasts talking about how I was going to write this post but it took this from Matt to finally kick my butt into serious gear.
Thanks to our
Until FT4RL2, I didn’t even realized that making reservations at Disney World was a thing people did (thanks to Leslie from Trips with Tykes for giving me one more thing