10 Tips for Avoiding Seasickness on a Cruise

Tweet I think God gave people feet instead of fins for a reason – he wants us on land, not on the water.  When we were planning our first cruise, I had one thought that kept haunting me – am I going to get sick on the cruise?  Unfortunately, I tend to get seasick often.  […]

Visiting Sydney | 4 Family Friendly Activities

Tweet When we were visiting Sydney, Australia earlier this month, we wanted to do some things that the whole family would enjoy.  We stayed in Darling Harbour at the Four Points by Sheraton which ended up being the perfect location for our family.  The best part was that we used our Starwood Points and paid […]

Flight Cancellations |How To Negotiate During A Flight Cancellation or Delay

Tweet Unfortunately, I break this rule a lot.  Flying with kids.  Flying for 24 + hours makes me a grumpy camper.  Nevertheless, I have never found that my sour attitude has EVER encouraged someone to help me more.  On other occasions, I have intentionally tried to suppress my inner rage. However, last time I traveled […]

Weekly Roundup

Tweet We’re getting back into the groove after our holiday in Australia.  It was so good to go, but it’s always good to be home again.  We’ve been home for about a week now and are enjoying some beautiful weather here in Alotau. If you’re having a busy summer and can’t quite keep up with […]

10 Ways to Help a Traveling Single Mother

Tweet Traveling as a single mother with 3 young children can be quite an adventure!  At the beginning of this month, I took a trip from Alotau, Papua New Guinea (PNG) to Port Moresby, PNG.  After staying overnight there, we flew from Port Moresby to Brisbane then on to Sydney, Australia.  I did these three flight segments […]

How To Plan An Affordable Ski Trip | First Timers Guide

Tweet The following is a guest post by Timothy who is a personal finance writer and part of the team at Credit Card Finder. For more information on travel tips simply visit his website. If you need to go on a ski trip on a budget there are lots of ways to cut costs. Skiing […]

Travel Articles Weekly Roundup

Tweet It’s been a nice week for the Ford Family.  We spent five nights in Sydney, Australia and then four nights in Wollongong.  The trip, like all trips, presented us with some opportunities to refine the art of frugal family travel.  In the future, watch for some posts on how we saved money on our […]