To MVMCP, or Not?

As I mentioned last week, I’m taking two of my kids for a special birthday trip this fall on a 3-night Disney Cruise. I was planning on staying near the airport the night before the cruise on points or using a Marriott gift card I have to stay at a hotel near the cruise port.…

Taking Pets on Vacation

A few days ago, I read this cute story about a family who took their cats on vacation to the beach. It was timely for me because we’re considering taking pets on vacation with us next summer. My Experience Traveling with Pets When I was young and single, I had a cat. Whenever I made…

Hobbiton: Not Just for LOTR Nerds

On my family’s recent trip to New Zealand, we visited Hobbiton movie set. This is where the Lord of the Rings trilogy and The Hobbit trilogy were filmed. Last year, when we decided to pool our miles and points for the big New Zealand trip, my husband said that visiting Hobbiton was a non-negotiable. He…