Travel Tips

SKIP THE LINE, SAVE TIME, KNOW WHERE TO DINE.

We compile tons of tips from the destinations we visit--ways to save time and skip lines; how to save money; best options for transportation, lodging, and dining; off-the-beaten path destinations; and so much more. Our number one goal is making travel easier. Check back often to see what's new!

Photo:  Buzz Lightyear's Space Ranger Spin Ride in Magic Kingdom

The next big Disney topic I want to tackle is FastPass+ Reservations.  FastPass+ reservations allow you to skip the lines at your favori...

Top Left: Ohana; Top Center: Storybook Dining at Artist Point; Bottom Left: Cinderella's Royal Table; Right: Chef Mickey's

Choosing where to eat at Disney could take up an entire book.  Whether your in...

Dinner Entree at Cinderella's Royal Table

So, Disney World...  I never thought the D word would find a place on my blog, but when you have kids, you are forced to adapt!  My oldest has been begging us...

The small town of Fussen is an easy day trip from Munich and serves as home to two of Germany’s most beautiful castles–Neuschwanstein and Hohenschwangau.  Most people travel to Fussen just to see the...

Barcelona is a city with strongly independent roots.  It might be known as Spain’s second city, but any resident of the city will tell you that Barcelona is second to none.  They have a fierce regiona...

Cordoba is most well known for its evocative, 1200+ year old Mezquita (Mosque).  While the Mezquita is now a Roman Catholic Church, many of the original elements of the massive structure remain, inclu...

London is serviced by two major airports: London Heathrow (LHR) and London Gatwick (LGW). Heathrow is the closer of the two, but both have easy access to London via public transportation. You can take...

Traveling to Cuba:  it can seem so complicated and overwhelming that the average U.S. citizen may begin to wonder if it’s worth it.  Don’t be intimidated!  Once you figure out how to navigate all of t...

The Changing of the Guard at La Citadelle in Quebec City is a highlight of any summer visit. The ceremony takes place across the site's parade grounds with the picturesque Chateau Frontenac in the bac...

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