The 5 Safest Caribbean Islands – Part 1: Barbados

Are you dreaming of trading gray skies, cold temps, snow, and winter blahs for sun-soaked white sand beaches? Well you are in luck! The recent research study, Wrath of Diseases by LetsGetChecked, a health insights company, identified five Caribbean Islands that are among the safest places to travel world wide. I’ll be featuring an islandContinue reading “The 5 Safest Caribbean Islands – Part 1: Barbados”

The 5 Questions You Need to Ask to Avoid Common Cruise-Planning Mistakes

Time to fly the coop! Reignite your sense of adventure, reenergize your marriage, and reconnect with your family on an epic Caribbean cruise. The possibilities are endless and easily tailored to meet your unique empty nesting needs. While the cruise lines are busy at work getting their ships back out to sea, now is theContinue reading “The 5 Questions You Need to Ask to Avoid Common Cruise-Planning Mistakes”

5 Money-Saving Smartphone Apps for your Family Summer Vacation

As you get ready to emerge out of staying at home these past few months, and embark on your summer family vacation, here’s a quick list of smartphone apps that can help you get organized, find great deals, and save you money along the way. 1.   Waze – Whether your trip involves a lot of road travel, orContinue reading “5 Money-Saving Smartphone Apps for your Family Summer Vacation”

Travel Deals in the In-Between Holiday Time

Merry Thanksmas! Start a new family tradition AND grab some sweet travel deals. Missed your Spring Break or summer vacation because of COVID-19? Check out these tips to grab GREAT travel deals for your next family vacation. Go off-peak for bigger savings. The days right before and right after major holidays tend to be the busiest andContinue reading “Travel Deals in the In-Between Holiday Time”

Five Incredible Island Destinations for your Family Escape

I hope you and your family are staying safe while we all weather this COVID-19 storm. The silver lining in these storm clouds is that this is a fantastic time to start planning and preparing for your family escape from many weeks of staying isolated. Six to twelve months is the optimal time to start lookingContinue reading “Five Incredible Island Destinations for your Family Escape”

Top 7 reasons to book a Disney family cruise

1. Disney fans of all ages will thoroughly enjoy interacting with Disney character favorites and sporting their favorite Disney apparel. My favorite part of our recent Disney cruise was being able to interact with so many beloved Disney characters without having to wait in long lines. Mickey, Minnie, Donald Duck, Daisy Duck, Pluto, and GoofyContinue reading “Top 7 reasons to book a Disney family cruise”

First day experiences on our Disney Magic cruise

Disney welcomes you like royalty. It’s Disney’s attention to details that will make your family feel welcome, treasured, and appreciated.I knew it was going to be a different cruise experience when an exuberant crew member announced “Disney Magic – help me welcome the Goerke family” on the ship-wide loudspeaker. Every family boarding the ship wasContinue reading “First day experiences on our Disney Magic cruise”

Discover your travel profile for your perfect getaway.

There are, of course, thousands of possible trips out there. There are plenty of great trips to choose from — and then there are trips that are great for you. Being honest about what you want and need and getting to know your own personal travel profile can save you from the but-it-looked-great-on-paper trip disappointment.Continue reading “Discover your travel profile for your perfect getaway.”