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“Travel is rich with learning opportunities, and the ultimate souvenir is a broader perspective.” ― Rick Steves

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Best Spots to Relax at Disney

Disneyland is wonderful, but it can also be exhausting. Sometimes we need a little break from the crowds and craziness.  Let me clarify that I when I say "we," I'm talking about us as parents.  Kids, they're like energizer bunnies, they keep going and going and going.  I'm usually the…
Michelle Tucker
October 26, 2021
DisneyTravel

Disney Girl’s Trip

Disneyland without the kids? It just seems so wrong. At least that is what I thought - until I tried it.   It's so wrong it just might be right! I just returned from my first Disney girl's trip, and there is just one word to describe it: magical. Going to…
Michelle Tucker
September 20, 2021
RainbowFeaturedTravel

Pure Aloha – Napili Kai Beach Resort

I used to think that I couldn’t possibly ever vacation to the same place twice -- there are just too many other destinations in the world to see and experience.  That is what I used to think, when I was younger and prior to having kids. It was also before…
Michelle Tucker
May 2, 2021
CabinTravel

Yosemite’s Tenaya Lodge: Our Favorite Winter Resort

While much of the Bay area heads up to Lake Tahoe each winter,  our family opts to spend our time in the snow a little farther south in beautiful Yosemite. Two miles outside of the park's south entrance lay one of our favorite wintertime resorts, Tenaya Lodge.  We recently visited…
Michelle Tucker
February 22, 2021
Travel

Musee Mecanique

If you are in San Francisco and are looking for something fun and inexpensive to do with the kids, I have got the place for you.  Right at the end of Taylor street at Pier 45 on Fishermans’ Wharf  is a unique little family owned museum which is as fun…
Michelle Tucker
February 25, 2020
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Costa Rica: A Family Friendly Adventure

Our family was in need of an adventure.  Spring Break was rapidly approaching and we wanted to try someplace new.  Our kids were 7 and 10 and we were more than ready to travel outside our comfort zone.  We wanted a place that would give us a good amount of…
Michelle Tucker
January 13, 2020