Feeling safer as a solo female traveller by staying connected

Being connected has opened up the world for the solo female traveller. Even though we travel to disconnect from our day-to-day lives, it’s comforting to know that we can still be connected just enough to give us, and our loved ones, piece of mind. When I first started traveling a cellphone wasn’t the most important… [Continue Reading]

Mobile and social media solo female traveller

Embracing travel as a solo female

Embracing travel as a solo female Single women are heading out on their own in larger numbers to hit that road more or less traveled. A 2013 poll of travel agents by Travel Guard Worldwide, Inc., found that, ‘Agents reported that it’s much more common for woman to travel alone than men, with 73% of… [Continue Reading]

Kayaking in New Zealand solo female

Beer lovers can broaden their palate in Belgium

Belgium reveals beers of all types, tastes and levels of alcohol. BRUSSELS-Wine lovers tour Italy. Whisky connoisseurs tour Scotland. Beer lovers visit Belgium. On my five-day beer pilgrimage to Belgium, I tasted or drank more than 107 beers, visited six towns/cities and at least 11 breweries, and lost count of the number of brewers I… [Continue Reading]

Beer in Belgium

Anna Maria Island keeps families fed with fun and food

This Florida destination will engage both kids and parents alike with Segway rides, manatees, specialty doughnuts, and eateries by the sea. ANNA MARIA ISLAND, FLA.—After some fun at Legoland in Winter Haven, Fla., it’s great to return to family-friendly Anna Maria Island and its gorgeous beaches and amazing sunsets. There’s fun to be had here,… [Continue Reading]

Anna Maria Island Sunset

A Lego-themed family vacation in Florida

Lego lovers of all ages will get a kick out of Legoland Florida Resort’s themed zones and the Legoland Hotel. WINTER HAVEN, FLA.—We’ve all played with and created amazing things with Lego, and Legoland in Florida lets both kids and adults enjoy the experience on a larger scale. I convinced my nieces, ages 9 and… [Continue Reading]