Perhaps you noticed this past month our focus upon travel and getaway features. Ironically, I haven't traveled anywhere myself this year, despite feeling the itch to get lost somewhere new. I've found a little bit of relief for this growing case of wanderlust by way of a site offering an amazing selection of ultra-high definition, 360 degree panoramic photos ready to explore by mouse+screen...
I just returned from a week-long camping trip with family and loved every minute of it. I've lived in cities for the last five years, meaning I'm more likely to sleep through garbage pickup and late night revelers than the sounds of nature, but I grew up taking frequent camping trips.
Marrakech is a city that is often portrayed as highly glamorous on TV and in the movies. I had this dreamy vision in my head when I arrived in May for a vacation, in desperate need of sunshine after a gloomy London winter, and was not disappointed. Here are some tips and a few of my favorite must see spots in Marrakech.
Although it's been a cooler July than we are used to here in Los Angeles, where I live, it's still pushing 95° most days. Each time we get into the hot car, there's an entire dramatic ritual that my kids enact. "Aaaarrrrgghhh! It's sooooo HOT!" "My legs are SWEATY!" "I'm going to melt!" I'm fairly certain they are not in danger of melting. And yet, I'm willing to put together this car seat cooler just to avoid the next performance.
Whether you're going around the world, taking a road-trip, taking your time touring a country in a train or even cruising, a little preparation is helpful when traveling with kids. Here is a list of resources that might come in handy when the time comes.
Dublin, with its glass-faced modern buildings soaring above cobblestone streets and ancient alleys is an interesting place to explore. It also has quite the design community and in recent years boutiques and designers have found creative ways to make their way in the modern economy.
Researching potential and incidental expenses prior to setting off on a vacation is vital. Prices of food, water, and basic necessities in other cities can be much higher than you'd expect, and can quickly take a toll on a travel budget. To avoid these pitfalls, we've gathered a checklist of expenses always worth estimating before setting off on a vacation...