With over 10 trips to Disney World in the last five years I’ve become an expert at house of mouse hotels. I’ve shared whether to book Disney World hotels on or
Last weekend my partner and I went to New York City to see Hamilton, the hit new Broadway musical. As a newly minted Diamond member of Hyatt Gold Passport, I
Happy New Year! Instead of a typical recap post I thought it would be fun to share 2015 in pictures. We spent over 900,000 points on travel in 2015 and
Yes, Orlando has two airports: MCO and SFB. However, I learned (AGAIN) last night how differently I think from the rest of the world. Let me explain.
I’m in Florida for
In honor of Halloween, I wanted to share some pics from Mexico City. Dia de Los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is actually on November 2nd and in Mexico
I was going to comment on Joe’s post about paying $30 to make sure he sat next to his 3 year old but then I remembered I have a blog!
I gave Deal Girl the Sun but she gave me so much more. This past weekend we were invited on a tour with Urban Adventures to visit Teotihuacan on their
Thanks to everyone who chimed in with opinions/advice on my aversion to Uber last week. With your encouragement Deal Girl and I took the plunge this week and the results,
Greetings from Mexico City! I’ll have a lot to share about our adventure over the next few posts but just wanted to give a shout-out to a last minute (great)
Yes, I’m scrambling again. Less than 48 hours from departure to Mexico City with Deal Girl and I haven’t even started doing the laundry I need to do to start
I never thought I’d tell this story on the blog. My worst taxi story is either hilarious or terrifying, depending on my mood in the telling, but it shows me
New Otani Garden Highlights
I wish I could claim more credit but we only found the New Otani hotel because of a Skybus Stop. In a city full of fancy hotels,
A small selection of the Petroglyphs you can find near the Fairmont Orchid in Waikaloa.
Hawaii isn’t cheap. No matter if your condo is only $279 a week, no matter if
Breakfast from my balcony at Club Casablanca, Tenerife, one of many properties available from $391/week.
I’m just back from Hawaii where I utilized one of my favorite types of lo..
There’s no Boardwalk, but it will do, I guess.
It’s the end of summer. Camps are over and many families find themselves with a spare week and nothing to do. In
One of my favorite shots of Italy’s Adriatic Coast, August 2014
When I discuss something three times in a week, it’s time to write about it. This week three people have mentioned
Highlights from the Paint the Night Parade at Hong Kong Disneyland
As a well documented Disney family, the Deal Kids and I were excited to visit Hong Kong Disneyland. However, ..
Dollars and Sense.
I want to inject some reality into the conversation about “The Hobby” and “Free Travel”. Instead of writing an editorial I’m going to let the numbers talk. H..
Image via Osaka Metro
The Napoli Metro wins awards, The Paris Metro is more historic and New York’s Subway more famous, but my vote for the world’s best Metro system (so far)
Monsters and Robots and Lasers Oh My!
Disclosure: I received two tickets for review but paid full price for the rest of my family and for all concessions.
Recently I tried to
Images from Room 700 at the Sheraton Tokyo Bay.
Sheraton Grande Tokyo Bay Review
I haven’t had great success with the Sheraton Brand lately. Maybe I’m just spoiled from my Hyatt..
Deal Kid and his new friend, Yoshiharu.
I’m just back from 19,177 miles of travel in 30 days with The Deal Kids (and Deal Dad for the first 14). MANY posts
The daily routine I didn’t see coming.
Every trip I learn something new about traveling with kids. Some of it is fun to share: like Tokyo Swallows Baseball at Jingu Stadium