Dubai, UAE

      November – Thanksgiving break seemed the perfect time for a getaway!  This time we set our sights on Dubai, United Arab Emirates. We started out of Washington Dulles Airport, in Virginia. Since we wanted to maximize our time, the kids and I were packed and waiting at the gate for my husband.…

Battle of the carry-ons

It’s official. My 13 year old son is trying to out pack me. This is his backpack with all his belongs for 1 week on the road. Impressive I must admit! Please standby for my upcoming posts on our trip around the world starting in Dubai and flying east….

Paris

You can see a lot of Paris in just one day – really! When traveling on standby, we do not always all get on the same flight. Which is what happened to us on this trip. The kids and I caught a flight from Newark to Paris. My husband had to take another route and…

St. Kitts & Nevis

    The kids had a long 4-day weekend in October, so of course, I looked into were we could go! We had miles on a legacy airline, which meant we could travel like real people with confirmed seats. That in and of itself was exciting. Now – where to go? After much research, we…