Driving with a Dog, How to Do it Right and Ensure Their Safety

Driving with a dog is something we all should be mindful of. We use our cars a lot, whether it be for the commute to work, the dropping off and collection of our children or the supermarket shop, whatever the reason, we are in our cars daily and sometimes several times each day.…

This Spring, Explore the Most Magical Gardens in the US

Exploring magical gardens is an adventure which changes every year. No matter how many times you visit a lush garden, it always has something new to offer when spring comes along. Whether you’re visiting a garden for alone time, with a friend to catch up, or just diving into your favorite book, gardens…

Everything You Need to Know About Visiting Dublin for the First Time

If you’re planning on visiting Dublin, then kudos to you. This might be the best trip of your life. Dublin is one of my favorite cities in the world, and that’s saying a lot. Maybe it’s the Guinness, St. Patricks’ Day, pubs? Literary legends like W.B. Yeats, Jonathan Swift? Or maybe it’s the folklore…

Urban Legends and Ancient Myths of Romania

We’ve all heard of Dracula but do you know any of the other fascinating legends and myths of Romania? Richly marked with medieval castles, cities, and ruins, Transylvania is home to the real Count Dracula, portrayed in fiction by Bram Stoker as a vampire. This particular myth has been milked by Hollywood to…

Starlink: Battle for Atlas Nintendo Switch Tween Review

The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product.   This is a Starlink: Battle for Atlas review. You can find this game and other great deals at Best Buy right now! The holidays are in full swing, and that means scoring cool toys for…

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…

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…

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…

14 Tips on How to Stay Healthy While Traveling

Some people believe traveling is bad for your health, and if you’re not careful, it will cause you to suffer physical and mental problems. Travel health is important and fortunately, there are other travelers out there who have wonderful tips on how to avoid travel-related illnesses. Here are a few of the best…

Relocating with a Pet to The UK? Here is What You Need to Know

If you want to relocate to the UK with a pet, you will need to learn the rules and regulations of the country before you proceed with your plans. Just like many countries, the UK has its own rules to follow when it comes to importation of animals into the country. Make sure…

8 Fun (Yet Inexpensive) Things To Do In Halong Bay

There are plenty of things to do in Halong Bay if you’re travel budget is tight. Halong Bay is the most famous attraction in the country and contains a collection of exhilarating activities which you can perform. It has been recognized as a Natural Wonder of the world by the UNESCO. It is also…

Are We There Yet? Off-the-Beaten-Path Destinations to Travel to With Kids

Do you plan to travel with kids? When it comes to family vacations, not every family is a beach going, amusement park type of family. Whether it be the adults or the kids, rollercoasters and swimming with dolphins are not activities that depict the idea of fun for some families, and that’s okay. The…

Smart Decisions You Can Make to Afford the Travel Lifestyle

You’ve probably seen bloggers living the travel lifestyle. Ever wonder how those travel bloggers spend most of their time chasing the sun across different countries? Do you ever wish you could just ditch your 9 to 5 life and live like a nomad, experiencing different cultures in different seasons? Making travel a way of…

5 Ways to Plan a Much Needed Weekend Trip with Your Partner

There’s nothing quite like exploring a new city with your partner, exchanging the buzz of the office for days of relaxation and fun. As much as everyone would love to spend all of their time jetting off, it’s not very likely without straying from your budget and, well, every responsibility in your life.…