Why Travel Should be Your Goal for the New Year

This post contains affiliate links, you can read more about it on my Disclosure Page. There are also non-affiliate links for your convenience. As I type this I am sitting at my kitchen counter. There is a turkey thawing in an igloo water jug, cream cheese warming on the…

Old Dubai Zoo

The new “Dubai Safari” has finally opened in the end of 2017! At the old Dubai Zoo in downtown by the beach there were signs at the entrance and a few places inside that said “#DubaiSafari Soon”. It is sad but also exciting that the old Dubai Zoo…

Northern Florida Bucket List

Northern Florida is just too far away for us South Florida folk to visit often. It’s still in our state but it takes maybe nine hours to get up there from the Miami and Fort Lauderdale areas. Forget about it if you live in the Keys, it takes…

Authentic Gelato in Pembroke Pines

In Dubai I was surprised to see Gelato in many malls as the main cold treat compared to traditional ice cream. I drank the gelato “coolaid” and it was delicious. I was surprised by how creamy it was and the fruity taste was strong and clean (you know…

Eat the World DXB

Each year there is an event that I feel is specially made for foodies, the Dubai Food Festival. With three kids in tow I was not able to participate heavily in the food extravaganzas but eat the World DXB sounded like a neat event to take part in. Eat the…

Go Inside the Gateway Arch in St Louis!

When I was young my family didn’t do a lot of traveling. We spent a lot of time at home during the summers and spring break. We did occasionally go camping in central Florida for Christmas when the weather was typically more dry and temperatures cooler. The first…

See Bison in Iowa!

In between the corn fields there are some pretty neat things in Iowa. Like bison, I did not know that there were bison in Iowa. How cool! If you thought they are extinct then you are mistaken, they are not. The Neil Smith National Wildlife Refuge  is in Prairie City…