Homemade Marshmallows: A Treat For the Road

As I prepared for a recent camping trip, I found that my local grocery store was out of marshmallows.  Determined, I started thinking about what my options could be short of running from store to store in search of what I needed.  My conclusion?  I'll make my own and this is how I did it.

6 Travel YouTube Travel Channels You Will Love

If you are looking for a way to spend the next rainy day and you discover that you've watched all of Netflix, check out some of these YouTube channels.  They all have healthy libraries to binge on and you can travel with them from the comfort of your couch with a bowl of popcorn.  Who knows!  You might discover inspiration for the next trip you would like to take. 

Our Time In the Volunteer State

In the hustle and bustle of life, as we know it these days, it is a relief to find a place to rest your mind and refuel your soul. Sometimes we enjoy slow paced travel that allows us to immerse ourselves in a new place. This summer, for us, that place was the State of Tennessee, The Volunteer State.

Flying 101; Surviving The Chaos Of Flying

As travel around the world starts to return to pre-pandemic conditions, one area of challenge that persists is flying.  Weather delays, airline staffing shortages, and the "timing out" of flight crews (legal thresholds restricting how many hours flight crews are able to work) are leading causes of chaos in airports worldwide.  Hopefully, these tips can help you as you plan to fly and can help you to find some joy in the journey. 

7 Carry-On Packing Tips For A Comfortable Flight

Over the years, I have found ways to make the less-than-romantic parts of flying as comfortable as I can make for myself and my husband. While this is not meant to be an all-encompassing list of everything that I have stashed in my carry-on, I hope that these 7 tips that I use are helpful for you as you prepare to stay seated, with your seatbelt securely fastened. 

8 Tips For Your Next Cruise

After 24-months away from cruising, I was really excited to get back to our favorite vacation but as I got out my suitcase, I realized that I was a little rusty on the packing and planning portion of a cruise.  I had to take a beat to remember some of the tricks that my husband and I have learned over the course of our 18 cruises.  If you are new to cruising or are considering your return to cruising, I hope these 8 tips can refresh your memory or help you to plan your trip.