Posts Tagged ‘things to do’

World Travel Guides:8 tips on taking the kids to Las Vegas

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Providing up to date information on Travel guides and guidebooks, Travel advice, tips and destination information to give you the best possible ideas.My first (short) visit to Las Vegas was to help run the Tourism track at BlogWorld and New Media Expo, but I tried to scope out a few family travel angles in Sin City while I was there. Here are my thoughts about this surprising place: 1)  Even though the campaign to market Vegas

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World Travel Guides:Shop local in Austin and Round Rock: Allens Boots

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Providing up to date information on Travel guides and guidebooks, Travel advice, tips and destination information to give you the best possible ideas.Looking for a local place to get some Western-style boots for the kids during your visit to Austin? Try Allens Boots on South Congress Avenue; the area is often referred to by the trendy term SoCo and when you’re ready to kick up your boot heels, there are fun, funky and family-friendly

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World Travel Guides:Things to do and see in Florida besides Walt Disney World

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An travel guide providing unbiased hotel reviews, destination guides, cruise reviews, flight information and much more.Although I’m from a Navy family and feel as though my home is “anywhere on Planet Earth,”  I was actually born in Key West, Florida. Therefore, as an official Conch, I do feel an affinity for the Sunshine State. This is where I recommend taking kids in Florida if

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World Travel:History class is in session at the Cherokee Strip Museum’s Rose Hill School

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An travel guide providing unbiased hotel reviews, destination guides, cruise reviews, flight information and much more.The teacher’s voice was clear and firm:  ”No, sir, I’m afraid that is incorrect. You may step down and take a seat.” It was a spelling bee in progress at the Rose Hill School, an historic one-room schoolhouse built in 1895, but now located behind the small

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Travel Information:Quick shot: Hoover Dam

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Providing up to date information on Travel guides and guidebooks, Travel advice, tips and destination information to give you the best possible ideas.The historic Hoover Dam on the Nevada/Arizona border really is massive and well worth the side trip from Las Vegas, where I was speaking at the BlogWorld and New Media Expo Tourism track. For heaven’s sake, though, go fairly early in the morning or the crowds and heat will simply

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Travel Tour:Video of the Week: Maui Ocean Center in Hawaii

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Providing up to date information on Travel guides and guidebooks, Travel advice, tips and destination information to give you the best possible ideas.My son and I really enjoyed a visit to the well-designed Maui Ocean Center during the So Much More Hawaii trip, but what made it super-special was our local blogger guide, Liza.
Liza writes A Maui Blog, and she and her family took us all around the island, including a drive up the

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Travel Guide:What Lies Beneath? Intriguing Cold War online exhibit from Britain’s Imperial War Museum

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Online Traveling Journal with Free Advice and Guides on Travel, Hotels, Bed and Breakfast, Lodging and more. Articles and tips on travel and travel accommodations.A recent letter from one of my readers led me to a terrific “online exhibition” about British experiences in the Cold War – it is very well done and would be suitable for tweens and teens, whether they’re on a trip to the UK or not….
From reader Tom:
“Hi

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Online Travel Guide:Photo of the Week: Lunchtime in Colonial Williamsburg

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Providing up to date information on Travel guides and guidebooks, Travel advice, tips and destination information to give you the best possible ideas.This is the chicken pot pie served at the King’s Arms Tavern restaurant in Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia. Don’t you want to jump right into it? Anyone can eat at the taverns in the historic area (you don’t have to buy the admissions pass to the other exhibits,

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