Grow Your Travel Blog

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Free Wifi Password Printables

This post may contain affiliate links, you can read more about it on my Disclosure Page. There are also non-affiliate link for your convenience. I have been on a quest . . . a few quests, really (remember the Haywire part of this blog). I have been on a quest to make…

Host Overnight Guests Like a Pro

I’ve hosted guests overnight multiple times over the years but since moving in September of 2017 I have not had any guests visit us (besides my mom, and she’s not high maintenance).  In a few months though that will  change. We are going with a handful…

Road Trip Essentials

This post contains affiliate links, you can read more  about it on my Disclosure Page. I have some relatives that live far away from my own family and so we find that about once a year (if we can afford it) we travel to see someone somewhere. Typically we used…

How to Earn Money With a Travel Blog

This post may contain affiliate links, you can read more about it on my disclosure page.  I have not reached my one year mark yet with this blog, not even the six month mark. But, I have worked hard and am trying to emulate the dogs in the game so…

Stocking Stuffers for Travelers

This post may contain affiliate links, you can read more about it on my Disclosure Page. It also contains links for your convenience. I know, I know, Thanksgiving has not yet arrived! But what if you find the perfect little gift to shove into a stocking for that special someone…

Gifts for Your Travel Junkie

This post contains affiliate links, read more about it on my Disclosure Page. Halloween is barely over and Thanksgiving is yet to arrive. So why should you be thinking of Christmas gifts now? (Or if you are reading this at a different time of year, maybe a Ramadan, birthday, Hanukkah…

Keeping Kids Busy While Relocating

Pretty recently I moved back to Florida after living in Dubai for nearly two years. We sold or gave away most of our belongings from our flat in Sharjah so all we brought back was two boxes and a couple of bags. Mostly clothing. We did not find a place…

Ways to Save for Your Next Vacation

This post contains some affiliate links, read more about it on my Disclosure Page. There are also non-affiliate links for your convenience. I know a small number of people who have money at any given time that they can use for a vacation. I am definitely not one of…

Oh My, Henna

I had my very first experience with henna a while back here in the UAE. It was pretty neat, a little different than I expected as well.  Looking at the demographics of UAE, it is easy to see why henna is fairly commonplace. Henna has a very long history in…

The Best Produce and Meat Market in Sharjah

When looking for vegetables, fruit, and fresh meat or fish there is certainly a variety at most markets. But what if you are looking for a little bit of a deal or something particular that you can’t seem to find at your local market? Souq Al Jubail, or the…

Have a Mommy Day at Intercontinental

This post may contain affiliate links, you can read more about it on my disclosure page. This post also includes non-affiliate links for your convenience. At the beginning of the year I read from a lot of friends and other people, that 2016 was a bad year for them…

8 Things You’ll be Happy To Leave in Dubai

I have come to love Dubai. I don’t want to pack everything up and move on (Maybe because I don’t want to pack and move with 3 children across the world….that 14hr flight is h*ll). Relocation is coming up fast and I just hope that I…

10 Things You’ll Love About Dubai

I took a trip to Utah back in December 2016 and let me just say . . . I kinda missed some things from Dubai while we were away. I missed those things A LOT. And with the impending doom of leaving Dubai lurking around the corner, I have been noticing the small…

Fast & High Attractions of Dubai

This post may contain affiliate links, you can read more about it on our disclosure page. There are also non-affiliate links included in this post for your convenience. I have learned that I love to travel and try new things. Coming to live in Dubai in 2015 was the…