Embarking on a journey into the year 2024 brings with it a renewed sense of wanderlust and a desire to explore the world's wonders. In 2023, we were able to check off a few new places - a Disney cruise, Los Cabos, Dauphin Island, and College Station - as well as return to some well-known-to-us places - New Orleans, Northwest Pennsylvania, Austin, and the Tampa Bay Area. Our 2024 travel bucket list beckons us with promises of new horizons, unexpected encounters, and unforgettable memories waiting to be etched into the fabric of our lives.
READ MORE TO SEE OUR 2024 TRAVEL GOALS.
It's the most wonderful time of the year, and I am getting into the spirit of the season! Although we never expect to have a white Christmas here in Houston, Texas, Houston really does put on a great show at this time of year. With holiday performances, magical winter lights, and lots of opportunities to see Santa Claus and do some holiday shopping, we are ready to enjoy our holiday season close to home.
Read on to see our December bucket list for the CIty of Houston and beyond.
In today's digital age, young adults are increasingly turning to travel websites tailored specifically to their needs and interests. For young travelers, these websites not only offer a wealth of destination information but also provide valuable insights into budget-friendly options, off-the-beaten-path adventures, and unique ways to travel and stay without spending a fortune. Whether you're a college student on a tight budget, a recent graduate embarking on a gap year, or a young professional seeking to expand your horizons, these travel websites are your gateway to a world of exciting opportunities and invaluable guidance for the adventure of a lifetime.
Read more to see 12 travel websites I wish I had known about when I was in my twenties.
The Gulf Coast of Mississippi and Alabama is a diverse region that offers a blend of natural beauty, Southern heritage, and unique experiences. With soft white sandy beaches, warm waters, and abundant marine life, the Gulf Coast is a haven for beach lovers, bird enthusiasts, and water sports fanatics. For the exhausted parent or overworked employee, nothing beats beach vacations for that much-needed rest and relaxation. Fortunately, beach vacations along the Gulf Coast of Alabama and Mississippi are budget-friendly.
Read on to see a sample road trip itinerary for exploring the Gulf COast of Mississippi and Alabama.
Houston, Texas, boasts many visually captivating locations, from iconic landmarks and stunning parks to innovative street art and cutting-edge architectural designs. Capture unforgettable and visually-appealing moments to share with the world, whether you're seeking the perfect backdrop for your next post or simply want to explore the city through a photographer's lens.
Read on to see Houston's best photoshoot locations.
For many people, San Antonio is synonymous with the River Walk and the Alamo. And those are certainly two great places to go when visiting San Antonio. But San Antonio, a city steeped in history and vibrant culture, has much more to offer! With its blend of Spanish colonial heritage and modern, dynamic atmosphere, San Antonio has something for everyone in the family.
Read on to see what to do and where to go when Visiting San Antonio with your kids.
Traveling can be an exciting and enriching experience, but for introverts, the prospect of navigating crowded airports, bustling tourist attractions, and constant social interactions can be daunting. Fortunately, with some thoughtful planning and strategies, introverts can make the most of their journeys while maintaining their energy and peace of mind.
Read on to see my top travel tips for introverts.
We named our son Emmett because it means "universal." We want him to be a well-traveled, well-rounded global citizen. As he gets older, I don't want him to just go to different places and see the sites; I want him to learn from his travels. So I have been thinking of ways to make vacations educational. Below you'll find strategies for transforming your family vacations into enriching educational experiences for your children.
Read more to learn how to turn your family trips into learning opportunities for your kids.
A state steeped in history, culture, and natural beauty, Pennsylvania offers a unique blend of modern extravagance and timeless charm. Whether you're looking for a quiet, rural place to get away from it all, or a luxurious stay in the center of it all, this curated selection of luxury accommodations promises an unforgettable escape for those seeking the finest in hospitality. Whether you're drawn to the rich heritage of the state's historic cities or the tranquility of its rural and mountain escapes, Pennsylvania invites you to indulge in a world of comfort and indulgence, where every moment is tailored to create lasting memories.
When I think about how much flying has changed just since I took my first flight roughly 32 years ago, my head nearly explodes. Gone are the days when checking a bag and carrying on a bag were included in standard airfare across all airlines. Even the standard complimentary beverage and bag of peanuts is a thing of the past on many airlines. With the emergence of and growing popularity of budget airlines like Spirit, Frontier, and Sun Country, even major airlines like United are going the "budget" route. Though the budget ticket price may seem lowest, does it always end up the lowest after all the add-ons?
Read on to see how to compare overall flight costs to make sure you are getting the best flight price possible.
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