2 Itineraries for 48 Hours in Dublin: With Kids & Without

Our first trip to Dublin was 5 years ago, prior to having all of the responsibility that goes with traveling with a toddler. We went to Dublin to watch Penn State, our alma mater, play the Croke Park Classic and took advantage of being in Europe to travel through Italy after.  (Because… when in Ireland??) … More 2 Itineraries for 48 Hours in Dublin: With Kids & Without

5 Awesome Things to Do in Orlando at Christmas Time

There’s something extra magical about Disney and the rest of Orlando at Christmas time. Between the lights and decorations, the festivities and the warm weather, December has quickly become our favorite time to visit the Orlando area. Two of our favorite places to visit during the holidays in Orlando include Magic Kingdom and Disney Springs. … More 5 Awesome Things to Do in Orlando at Christmas Time

The Best Things to Do in Pittsburgh with a Toddler

Having lived in Pittsburgh for 11 years now, I continue to be amazed with just how much there is to do here in the ‘Burgh. From great restaurants to museums to outdoors, Pittsburgh really does offer something for everyone. Now that I have a son, I’m realizing that there’s even more fun to be had … More The Best Things to Do in Pittsburgh with a Toddler

Northern Ireland Road Trip with Kids: 1 Week Itinerary

Northern Ireland is one of those places that reminded me just how beautiful the world is, how nice strangers can be, and that sometimes the journey isn’t easy but the destination is so worth it. Our trip to Northern Ireland with a toddler seemed to start out as a comedy of errors. From our 5-day … More Northern Ireland Road Trip with Kids: 1 Week Itinerary

The Sweetest 3-Day Weekend in Hershey with Kids

Hershey, Pennsylvania is one of those places that reminds me of childhood every time I get close. While the chocolate smell as you drive into Hershey isn’t quite as strong as I remember, the Hershey’s Kisses lining Chocolate Avenue bring back the excitement of going to Hersheypark every time. While the main draw for weekend … More The Sweetest 3-Day Weekend in Hershey with Kids

7 Reasons to Visit Berlin, MD: America’s Coolest Small Town

Berlin, MD, located just outside of Ocean City, has been named America’s Coolest Small Town on more than one occasion.  With its unique shops, great restaurants and fun festivities throughout the year, it’s no surprise that this charming town was given this title.  Berlin is only 15 minutes from OCMD, but with its location away … More 7 Reasons to Visit Berlin, MD: America’s Coolest Small Town

Sunshine Blogger Award: 2019 Nomination

It’s been a minute since I’ve published a new post, and I’m so excited to share that I’ve been nominated for the Sunshine Blogger Award! Last week while I was visiting family in West Ocean City, MD (and lets be honest, getting behind on all things blogging related) I was so excited to receive not … More Sunshine Blogger Award: 2019 Nomination

Weekend Trip to Erie with Kids: Family Getaway Guide

Until this past weekend, Erie, Pennsylvania was one of those places I heard great things about but never did more than drive by it. After our weekend getaway to Erie, however, there’s no doubt that our first trip to this lakefront city won’t be the last. From Waldameer & Water World to the Erie Zoo … More Weekend Trip to Erie with Kids: Family Getaway Guide

How to Spend the Best 24 Hours in Belfast

We didn’t originally plan to have just 24 hours in Belfast during our recent trip to Northern Ireland in July. After planning for a year, we were excited to spend 3 nights in Belfast as part of our Northern Ireland road trip. Unfortunately, weather-related travel delays cut our short trip by two whole days. That … More How to Spend the Best 24 Hours in Belfast

Tips for Renting a Car and Driving in Europe

Renting a car anywhere can feel like a daunting task, but especially so if you’re driving in Europe. Between the rules of the road, the possibility of driving on a different side and the varying laws, there’s a lot to consider. Despite some of the initial challenges of navigating, however, driving a car is a … More Tips for Renting a Car and Driving in Europe