Arriving in any big city can be daunting especially if you are sleep deprived, have arrived at some ungodly hour of the morning or night and are burdened down with luggage. It may be tempting to think, “stuff it, I’ll get a taxi” and that’s a fair enough decision, but be aware that it will […]
Travelers are really big on ‘living like a local’ when they go to Europe and other parts of the world. You can do the same thing right here in the US, if you know where to look. Now that we’ve been based in Vegas for a few months, we’re starting to gradually discover where the […]
When you’re an experienced traveler, you’ll find that you often get roped in to travel planning for other people. Parents are a key example here. Here are some things we’ve learned from experience of helping our parents plan their trips. 1. You can guide but you can’t control. For example, let’s say your parents book […]
We were a bit miserable our first few days in Mexico and I just wasn’t sure why. Sure, we were rained in for basically a 24 hour period but that didn’t seem to be enough to cause the problem. Finally as we started to feel better, I realized I’d just had a bit of culture […]
New York. New York is amazing for kids but busy. If you’re children tend to get overwhelmed, stay in Brooklyn or Harlem (yes, I really did say Harlem) where the streets are less crowded. You’ll have easy access to parks and trains for heading into the city. Avoid rush hour on the train. There are […]
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