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Packing for a Trip Around the World

I have probably agonized over what to pack for this trip more than the actual trip itself (including our desired destinations). It sounds ridiculous, but it's true. And you may be asking, how can you even think about packing when you don't even know where you're going? The answer is: it doesn't matter. After reading through several online blogs...

21 Hours in Dubai: Where to Go, What to Do

In planning our second trip to Australia, we decided to experience a different part of the world by going the “other way” around the world.  Booking with Emirates we managed to get a lengthy layover in Dubai on the way home.  We had flown Emirates once before (from NYC to Milan) and were very impressed with the level of service and comfort...

New Zealand, Our South Island Road Trip

We spent more time planning this trip than any other so far.  The reason is we had only 5 days and we were determined to see everything.  We would just stare at our list of places to see, but could not eliminate a single one.  So a leisure trip around the island was not an option; it became a...

An Adrenaline Junkie’s Destination in Queenstown, New Zealand

Queenstown is the third largest city in the South Island of New Zealand described as a resort town and known for its skiing and adventure tourism.  With four ski resorts within a short drive and the numerous adventurous activities in the area, it is the perfect city for any adrenaline junkie year-round.  We visited during the first week of November...