An important item most people take with them on their travels is a digital camera. The camera sizes range from pocket sized cameras to the larger DSLR cameras. I have a wide variety of digital cameras, with use depending on the length of the trip and my needs onsite when working on stories. Here are [...]

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A big question I’ve been getting after experiencing the inaugural cruise on the Carnival Magic is, “How can I win a cruise on the Carnival Magic?” Well, if you missed out on the Ellen DeGeneres giveaway a few months ago, then head on over to Carnival’s Facebook page where there will be a ton of [...]

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Fireworks at The Eye On Malaysia

How many years in a row have you tried to capture great fireworks pictures at the 4th of July show, only to come away with dark, blurry, or grainy shots? Here are some tips from photographer Michael Freeman, author of more than 20 photographic books including The Photographer’s Eye. Michael was recently featured in this [...]

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Are those summer airfares getting to you?  For a family of four or five, the price of tickets plus bag fees plus who-the-heck-knows-what-else the airlines come up with can bust your family vacation budget before you even get to your destination.  That’s why my family decided to take a family road trip this year – [...]

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A few of us from TravelingMamas.com and a few mom bloggers have traveled to Branson, Missouri with our families to explore this family-friendly destination. You can follow along as we tweet our way around this fun city and share our adventures through Twitter. Be sure to follow @ExploreBranson, the official twitter account of Branson and [...]

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Nottoway Plantation Louisiana

A part of travel that everyone experiences is food. We have to eat at some point while on the road. For me, culinary moments are part of what makes a trip worth talking about. I’m from Louisiana where we don’t eat to live, we live to eat. It only makes sense that there would be [...]

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Did you know today, June 21st is the first day of summer?  Spark Energy in Chicago is powering that summer fun, with lower-cost electricity for ComEd customers as well as a promotion to power family fun at Six Flags. Last time I was in Chicago, one thing I noticed was the energy of everyone who [...]

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Branson Family Hotel Grand Country Inn standard room

Branson, Missouri is one of the top family destinations in the US. It’s a midwest city that offers outdoor adventure, theme parks, family friendly entertainment, good food, and plenty of places to stay. My family and I have checked out a few family friendly hotels in Branson. A hotel on the main Branson Strip that [...]

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Traveling with the entire family is always my top priority when I am traveling, but that’s not always possible when I am traveling for work. For this reason, I have been able to scope out hotels that would be great for a couple’s getaway in New Orleans. Life is busy and when the children have [...]

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Yesterday, Universal Orlando celebrated the one0-year anniversary of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Guests from all over the world took part in the celebration, enjoying ButterBeer, Chocolate Frogs, and many others treats. At TravelingMamas.com, we’ve taken you along virtually via our social media channels each time one of us has visited this amazing theme [...]

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