Travel Tips

Expert advice for planning easy day trips, rewarding getaways, and the best family vacations.

Bahamas Atlantis: Best Tips for Budget-Friendly Family Vacations

by Sandra Foyt

A family vacation at the Atlantis resort in the Bahamas is one of those dream trips, like going to Disney, which create memories that will last a lifetime. It’s a dream-come-true for children, but it can be a nightmare for parents on a budget. Here […]

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Taking the Train into the City

by Sandra Foyt

Back when we were thinking of moving to Albany, I had this romantic notion that we would be taking the train into New York City all the time. Reality set in when I discovered that Amtrak charges nearly $100 per person round trip between Albany […]

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Tips For Driving In The Virgin Islands

by Sandra Foyt

Visitors to the Virgin Islands who hunger for the thrills of roller coaster rides will not be disappointed. All they have to do is rent a car, head up into the mountains, and keep a few rules in mind. Rules of the Road Drive on […]

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Our Room In The Middle of Manhattan – #BlogHer10

by Sandra Foyt

For three cram-packed days I get to live in Manhattan with my daughter. The last time we lived in the city together, our apartment was so tiny that, at full term, I had to stop cooking because I couldn’t squeeze my belly into the micro […]

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Travel Tips for Harry Potter at Universal Studios Orlando

by Sandra Foyt

The Harry Potter theme park sets a new standard for amusement park attractions, drawing record numbers to Universal Studios Florida. Visitors to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter will discover all the magical places they’ve come to know and love in the book and movie […]

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