The Nightmare Before Christmas Jack Skellington Makeup DIY

If you’ve landed here, chances are you’re as big of a fan of the Tim Burton Classic, The Nightmare Before Christmas as I am. Since 1993 when Halloween and Christmas joined forces us fans have never been the same. I think it’s safe to say the film is officially a cult classic. Between merchandise, the Danny…

5 Hotels You Should Check Out If You Travel With Pets

When it comes to animals, not many hotels will approve of such. However, there are some hotels where animal lovers can wine and dine while they admire and interact with wildlife. It provides a chance for visitors to interact with nature and have the best time of their visit. Below are the top…

Incredible Gothic Castles in the UK You Need to Visit

Entangled in bloodthirsty battles, princes, princesses, ghosts, and magic, the castles that can be found all over Europe seem to each have their own barely-believable fairy tales. If you’re planning a trip to the UK and want to see some of these enchanting buildings for yourself, here’s a list of seven Gothic Castles in the…

6 of Our Favorite Pet-Friendly Places in Canton, Georgia

When I started a recent search for pet friendly places in Canton, Georgia I was surprised to find only listings of restaurants and hotels. If you’re anything like us, we take our dog, who is affectionately named Noreen the Queen the Cuddle Machine, everywhere. Especially in the cooler months when she can hang…

5 Fascinating Places to Explore Ancient Egyptian Mythology

For over 30 centuries ancient Egyptian Mythology was the cornerstone of the civilization’s belief structures. Egyptian gods went in and out of fashion, either gaining or losing importance as the years went on. Their form was normally an animal head on a human body and most symbolized one aspect of the world. Ra…

Six Must-See Game of Thrones Filming Locations in Iceland #GameofThrones

This article contains affiliate links at no cost to you. If you’re a fan of the famous television adaptation of George R.R. Martin’s Song of Ice and Fire, then there’s no doubt you’ll want to add the Game of Thrones filming locations in Iceland to your bucket list. Iceland is actually called the land of fire and…

Geeking Out at the Legoland Beach Retreat at Legoland Florida

There are few places that give me the super fangirl feels. The Legoland Beach Retreat is definitely one of them. I’m a big fan of Lego, and wouldn’t you know, my son is too. So when we were invited to Legoland Florida to check out their Beach Retreat we were pretty excited. There’s…

Exploring the Legacy of Thor in Norway – In the Footsteps of Vikings

When looking for Thor in Norway, it’s important to remember that the legends of Norse Gods were shared orally for many years before being transcribed. It was the Vikings who carved these stories into wood and stone and forged talismans of Thor’s hammer into metal. And while time has taken the Viking people…

Geek Out Hard -My Marvel Avengers STATION Las Vegas Review

This article contains affiliate links at no cost to you. This is my personal Marvel Avengers STATION Las Vegas review. I was given passes to have the experience, but this in no way shaped my opinions in this post.   No one appreciates a good fandom experience quite like an uber geek. Are…

The Spomeniks of Yugoslavia Will Make Transformers Seem True

Have you ever heard of the ‘Spomeniks of Yugoslavia’? Hidden across the war-torn landscape of the dismantled Yugoslav states, formerly called the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (SFRY), I’ve found hundreds of overgrown and forgotten relics scattered everywhere. What were once space-age triumphs, more appropriate on the set of Transformers rather than lamenting…

Abandoned Theme Parks in Japan That Will Give You the Creeps

  Being the home of anime, kawaii stuff, and a wide range of children’s attractions, Japan is a popular travel destination for families with kids. But while there are many amusement parks in Japan that promise exciting rides and endless family fun, there are a few that are certainly not for kids. Hidden…

Totally Awesome and Magical Things to do in Dusseldorf Germany

Düsseldorf is a perfect city-break destination. Offering everything a traveler looks for in a city like shopping, dining, parks, culture, nightlife and unique experiences. This summer I had the opportunity thanks to the nice folks at Tourism Düsseldorf, to explore everything this hidden city has to offer. From castles to dancing fairy tale…

20 Totally Killer and Uber Romantic Date Ideas in Atlanta, Georgia

This post was sponsored by Groupon as well as the Atlanta Convention and Visitor’s Bureau. It in no way shaped my opinion. These are places I have enjoyed and I know you will too. Looking for date ideas in Atlanta? First, let me congratulate you! You made it to a date night which…

Gods of Egypt – Travel Guide of the Egyptian Deities

If you love a good fantasy quest movie, with a bit of ‘The Mummy’-style caper thrown in, you’ll love this one. Gods of Egypt follows the search of a young thief for his lover, who has been captured by Set, the Egyptian god of darkness. Luckily Bek, played by Brenton Thwaites, finds an…

The Three Wishes Faerie Festival in Cornwall England

The first thing I heard on arrival at the Three Wishes Faerie Festival in Cornwall, England, was: “Hi, do you need some help setting up your tent?” Which is exactly what a mother with two seven-year-olds to look after by herself wants to hear at ten o’clock at night after a long drive.…

Disney Brave: Landscape and Legends of the Scotland

The feisty, redheaded princess from the hit movie from Disney Brave has joined Once Upon a Time during the fifth season, played by Amy Manson. But unlike other characters in the show, Merida is not a well-recognized princess, and Disney Brave is not a retelling of a classic fairy tale. Instead, it is a mixture of folklore…

Walker Stalker Chicago Celebrity Interview Roundup

Last week I attended Walker Stalker Chicago. I had a killer time, in fact, I think it’s the most stress-free con I’ve ever been to. Mad props to the organizers of this event, people are definitely keeping people happy. What made this seriously epic was hitting the con with my bestie Shelley. We…

Stay Where the Vampire Diaries was Filmed – The Twelve Oaks Mansion

Now you can stay where the Vampire Diaries was filmed! I heard about The Twelve Oaks Bed & Breakfast in passing conversation. Two things struck me; that it was where the Vampire Diaries Executive Producer Julie Plec stays, and it’s also a film location for scenes from the show. Still, there was something about…

The Ultimate Camping Gear Gift Guide for the Outdoor Enthusiast

This article contains affiliate links at no cost to you. The small commissions made from these affiliate sales help pay the expense of running this site so I can make cool content for you.   What to bring camping? Well, there are two kinds of campers in the world. The ones who haul…

Teaching Your Kids Culture and Diversity Through Travel

More and more parents are taking their kids to epic destinations. Whether you chose to homeschool, world school, or just want to spend more time together as a family, there are some amazing benefits of kids traveling. No matter when you travel, be it regionally or abroad, you’re going to see people who dress…

8 Great Reasons to Visit Orlando Florida with Your Family

There are many reasons to visit Orlando, Florida. It’s a destination built from the stuff dreams are made of. Every year, millions of families travel to Orlando, Florida to indulge all their Disney fantasies, soak up the sun, and have a wonderful vacation. If you are flying from Canada, you can book a…

Highway Safety Measures for Road Trips

Road trips are more popular than ever. If you’re planning a road trip, It’s important to be sure you are using the best safety measures on the road. A lot of accidents happen when cars and truck drivers don’t take such precautions.    Traveling by truck is not as easy as many think.…

Travel Tips – What Are the Benefits of Having Travel Insurance?

When you are going on vacation there are many different things that you need to think about. One of the most important things to consider is your travel insurance to ensure that you are protected if something were to go wrong. Many different companies offer travel insurance and you can get various deals…

Top 5 Things to See in the Camino de Santiago

If you are thinking about undertaking the Camino de Santiago you will want to choose the best route for you. There are dozens of routes to approach The Way of Saint James following in the footsteps of pilgrims throughout the centuries. Your journey will come to a conclusion when you reach the wonderous…

An Interactive Map of Folklore and Myths

Researching mythology can be difficult as it is a very academic subject and sifting through the material can be daunting. That’s why I always enjoy finding easy to digest content like this map of folklore and myths.   An Interactive Map of Folklore and Myths   It’s said that those who don’t believe…

The Ultimate Thailand Tourist Guide for Sightseeing Fans

In the recent past, South Asian destinations, especially Thailand has emerged as one of the biggest tourist magnets. The cheap cost of travel, pristine beaches, diverse range of attractions and tropical climate makes it one of the most favorite destinations for most tourists. Interestingly, Thailand has always enjoyed attention from beach lovers, honeymooners,…

How to Find the Best Cell Phone Deals

The best cell phone deals are largely dependent on the amount of data you want to purchase and the number of lines needed. There are quite a few things to consider when you want to find the best cell phone deal for this holiday season.    Finding Cell Phone Deals This Holiday Season…