Shenandoah National Park

Where To Stay When Visiting National Parks

The National Parks Service has spent over 100 years protecting and preserving our natural and mighty National Parks. Whether you are a nature lover, outdoor adventurer, or a city-dweller searching for space and greenery, visiting our National Parks can of ...

Orlando, Florida Skyline

9 Delicious Places to Eat in Orlando

Orlando is quickly evolving into a hip and fresh foodie destination. Soon enough Orlando will have just as many, if not more, incredible restaurants as there are theme park attractions and entertainment. It’s time to plan a trip to be a part of the culina ...

Woman watching sunrise

Travel Research: Choosing The Best Accommodations

Choosing the best accommodations when you travel can make or break your holiday. It's important to pick somewhere that fits with your holiday style and that the location, type and amenities are going to help you enjoy your holiday. One of the first thi ...

Couple planning ahead for their vacation, sitting on couch researching the destination on their laptop

Travel Planning And Why It’s Imperative

Having experienced years of travel to various destinations in the world, I’ve discovered that planning ahead is imperative to the success of a memorable vacation. There have been several times when I’ve traveled to a faraway place, only to discover afterw ...

Dorothy Iannone's I Lift My Lamp Beside the Golden Door mural located in New York.

Public Art to Check Out On Your Next City Vacation

“Street art tourism” is capturing attention lately, and it’s no surprise why. What was once a blank canvas, a forgotten warehouse or even a small alley tucked behind more prominent street names, is now a space for inspiration. Street art can give a vo ...

Japan inspired Soba noodle salad recipe overhead shot.

Easy Japanese-Inspired Recipe: Soba Noodle Salad

“Let’s stay in for dinner tonight.” These aren’t words you can really say while staying in a traditional hotel room on vacation. Luckily, the stunning Hilton Grand Vacations resort kitchens are one of the most loved and valued amenities at our propert ...

Woman sitting in airport and waiting for her flight using her favorite travel apps on the phone.

A Few Favorite Travel Apps

An opening caveat: your favorite travel apps won't work if your phone doesn't work! While you can get international plans from your home carrier, I greatly prefer (as mentioned in my Scotland blog) buying a local SIM card when I get where I'm going. This ...