Visiting The Queen Mary with Kids

Visiting The Queen Mary with Kids

Built during the Great Depression, Queen Mary departed on her maiden transatlantic voyage in 1936. This grand ocean liner set the bar in terms of luxury, hosting celebrity guests such as Clark Gable as well as British royalty. The Queen Mary’s days a luxury liner were short lived, because in 1939 she transformed into the Grey Ghost as a troopship at the start of WWII. After her service in the war she returned to serving passengers for 20 years, before docking for the final time in 1967 in Long Beach,…

10 Tips for International Travel

10 Tips for International Travel

International travel can seem a bit overwhelming, especially you have never traveled abroad or don’t do travel often. The more I travel the more I learn ways to make things easier for myself and my family. I get asked questions about international all the time and I have the answers you are looking for right here. To help make international travel easier, here are HotMama’s 10 Tips for International Travel. 1. Passports: You can’t go abroad without them. Apply for your passport early, even if you have no current plans…

5 Steps to Easy and Enjoyable Family Vacations

5 Steps to Easy and Enjoyable Family Vacations

One of the most exciting aspects to travel is all the new things you will get to do, see and eat! When planning a family vacation it is natural to want to do it all, but BEWARE. With the excitement of a new destination insight, making lists of things to do can get pretty long really fast. The one thing I’ve learned from my many travels is trying to schedule too much into one trip can be an instant vacation buzz kill. You are putting too much time, money and…