Indonesia - Not just about Bali

Indonesia lies at the border between the Pacific and Indian Oceans, allowing her to display one of the largest shorelines in the entire world. Its exotic beaches with fine white sand and tropical trees attract millions of tourists each year. Indonesia consists of splendid settings, including mountains, large forests, national parks, unique animals and many islands to choose from. If it still doesn’t sound like a perfect destination, think about

Letting Go…All the Way to Europe!?

Brad, the “dad” My 17-year-old daughter, the one who’s heading off to college in mid-August, dropped another bomb this afternoon. “I want to go to Europe this summer,” she said. “What,” I said, “like you’re not leaving fast enough already?” For some reason, she acted as if she hadn’t even heard me. “Three of my friends and me. Going to hostels in France and Italy.” “No tour group? No school

Cheap Hostels in Siena, Italy

Deep in the heart of Tuscany lies one of Italy’s most beautiful and best preserved medieval towns. Resting upon three hills, surrounded by olive groves and vineyards, the impressive walled city of Siena, dating back to 30AD, is teeming with art history, vibrant culture, and impressive examples of what some consider the peak of Italian Gothic architecture. Winding alleyways and steep steps weave the town together as you meander your

About Hotel Casa Del Mar in Santa Monica, CA

The hotel Casa Del Mar has been housing guests traveling to California’s “Gold Coast” since 1926. The hotel has been referred to as the “Grand Dame” of the Santa Monica shores. History From its inception, the Casa Del Mar was a hot spot for Hollywood luminaries such as silent film star Theda Bara. When the Great Depression began, most Santa Monica beach resorts had to close their doors, but the

Family Kissimmee Vacation

This is a Sponsored Post written by me on behalf of Kissimmee Tourism. All opinions are 100% mine. Every family has that “dream vacation” to a place they never been, but they always wanted to visit. For my family one of those place is Florida. The perfect place for a family vacation in Florida? Kissimmee, of course. Kissimmee is the heart of Florida and offers many family attractions and adventures.

Dominican Republic Trip Plans & Vacation Ideas

Planning a trip to the Dominican Republic offers travelers a variety of activities and vacation ideas. Relaxing on the beach and catching a few rays is part of every trip to the Caribbean, but the Dominican Republic provides travelers with so much more. Consider playing a few rounds of golf at some of the world’s most beautiful and demanding courses. Experience the culture and history of the Dominican Republic, or


Ghana is a country in West Africa, famous for its salt mines, cocoa, gold and a unique type of textiles. Nwentoma is a cloth worn only for special occasions and it used to be a royal privilege. Its bright colors all have a certain significance. Ghana is among the few countries that still make this type of clothing. Ghanaians wear nwemtoma for very important celebrations and festivals. They are a

About Grand Teton National Park

For vacationers who want to enjoy breathtaking scenery and an assortment of wildlife, a trip to Grand Teton National Park is a good choice any time of year. This national park is adjacent to the beautiful Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming. While it is possible to stay at the park, some visitors opt to stay in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Wildlife According to, you can expect to see bison, elk,


Many people take off each year to recharge and reconnect with family or themselves. Not everyone can afford to spend thousands of dollars to fly to the beaches of Fiji where servers bring out cocktails every hour. But vacationing does not have to be expensive. With a little creativity and forethought, you can have an enjoyable time during vacation without spending a fortune. Camping Rough it out in the wild