Focus East African Safari: photos to inspire from Kenya and Tanzania

Africa is open! It's time to make your African safari dreams come true. Don't waste another minute - book a group tour, plan your own DIY safari driving tour, or contact Rhino Africa, as we did, to put together the trip you've been dreaming of! I was six years old when the book Born Free … Continue reading Focus East African Safari: photos to inspire from Kenya and Tanzania

Pacific Northwest Family Road Trip: hits, misses, and favorite pictures

First-Time Visitor's Experience on a Washington and Oregon Road Trip A standing invitation to visit family on Vashon Island off the coast of Seattle began our dreaming of a multigenerational road trip to the Pacific Northwest. We had never been to this part of the U.S. before so there were a lot of things quickly … Continue reading Pacific Northwest Family Road Trip: hits, misses, and favorite pictures

Travel with Grandchildren: 10 tips for having fun on a family trip

The trips we took as a family are, without doubt, our favorite memories. Having a solid period of time together without the distractions of work, school, TV, or social activities, is perfect for making memories. We traveled with extended family several times when the kids were young, and I believe those trips strengthened the bonds … Continue reading Travel with Grandchildren: 10 tips for having fun on a family trip

A Merino Wool Sweater for Comfortable Travel: review of Wooland Landmark Cardigan

An essential on every packing list is a light sweater. Even when you're traveling to a warm destination, you will want to have a cardigan available for chilly flights, excessive AC, or just a cool evening. And if you're like me, trying to pack light, you'll want to choose a lightweight and versatile sweater! That's … Continue reading A Merino Wool Sweater for Comfortable Travel: review of Wooland Landmark Cardigan

Focus Zanzibar: Inspiration to Add Zanzibar to Your Safari Holiday Itinerary

Zanzibar is the epitome of a paradise island: turquoise waters, white sand, and the fragrance of spice in the air. It is a gloriously beautiful destination, rich in history and tradition. Well worth the trip as a stand alone destination, though perhaps not economically, or travel time, feasible for many of us. But when traveling … Continue reading Focus Zanzibar: Inspiration to Add Zanzibar to Your Safari Holiday Itinerary

Buying a travel dress? Review of the best lightweight, easy care, and quality dresses

As an over 60 woman, I plan my travel wardrobe around classic, easy-care items. I take inspiration from the French style of dressing, focusing on solid colors and classic lines in high quality pieces, accented with colorful scarves and jewelry. A dress fits perfectly into this capsule. Designing your travel style around a simple dress … Continue reading Buying a travel dress? Review of the best lightweight, easy care, and quality dresses

Best Things to Do in Plymouth with Kids: an Insider’s Guide

Plymouth is just 40 miles from Boston - the perfect destination for family vacation, a day trip or a weekend away. We're fortunate to live here and love sharing our town, America's Hometown, with our family and friends. There's something for everyone in Plymouth, Massachusetts! This post includes affiliate links. We may get paid if … Continue reading Best Things to Do in Plymouth with Kids: an Insider’s Guide