Travel Blogger Amy West and family pose for the camera in their Cabana Bay hotel room

Cabana Bay Beach Resort | A Universal Orlando Hotel

When it comes to family friendly resorts Orlando, it can be hard to know which is the perfect fit. Our family is always on the hunt for great destinations in the Sunshine state. When we were invited to experience Cabana Bay Beach Resort, we couldn't resist. Whether it's the retro vibes, the quick access to Universal Orlando Resort, or the epic amenities, there is plenty to keep you coming back again and again. … Read More

Visit Chicago and see The Bean

48 Hours in Chicago | Where to Eat, Sleep, & Play When You Visit Chicago

If the Windy City has been on your bucket list for a while, you are in good company. Visiting Chicago has been one of my most memorable and enriching travel experiences, and I'm counting down the days until I can visit again. Chicago is vibrant, social, and full of amazing experiences to try. Explore Chicago by day and discover art, culture, and award winning fare. Paint the town red at night, and Chicago will unfold a treasure trove of jaw dropping views, belly laughs, and nightlife that will … Read More

Girls smiling on the beach

Why We Had To Switch Schools

Our journey to switch schools for our daughter was a long, and emotional path. Let me explain. It was 9pm, the end of a long trying day, full of hurtles both professional and personal. My 7 year old and I had just battled our way through 2 hours of homework, the second hour spent on a comparative study of two essays. I found this night was particularly grueling. My seven year old was wrecked. Her school days were spent steeped in rigorous studies, only to come home to more stressful … Read More