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The Ritz-Carlton Orlando at Grande Lakes | Kid friendly Orlando hotels | family vacation Orlando | Mandy Carter travel writer

Why We Skipped The Theme Parks To Stay At The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes All Day
The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes resort is part of a great concept: Two luxurious resort-style hotels sharing an expansive grounds and amenities.  READ MORE 

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You have a license to chill at Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort – Florida

September 2nd, 2017|0 Comments

There is no denying that it is always 5 O'Clock in Hollywood Beach Florida.  Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort is located between Fort Lauderdale and Miami, in one of Florida's [...]

The Edgewater Beach Hotel in Naples, Fl review + photos

August 27th, 2017|0 Comments

The Edgewater Beach Hotel is an all-suite hotel located on seven miles of the quiet Gulf Coast beach of Southwest Florida in Naples. This is an older hotel that has been taken [...]

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Lago Mar Fort Lauderdale Beach Hotel Review + Photos

August 26th, 2017|0 Comments

Fort Lauderdale may not be the first place families think of when planning a Florida beach vacation. This part of Florida, like many other Florida cities, was once best known for some [...]

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Zota Beach Resort in Longboat Key Florida

July 12th, 2017|0 Comments

Longboat Key is a beautiful stretch of the Gulf Coast of Florida offering unspoiled beaches with turquoise water and soft white sand. The weather [...]

Cruising From Florida Ports




I love to cruise because it gives us the opportunity to visit multiple places in a short amount of time while keeping all our stuff in one spot. A family friendly cruise line also gives us all the chance to enjoy our own version of vacation by providing activities specific for everyone’s age. Making the most of a cruise comes with experience or at least following some advice from the seasoned cruiser. I have been on 21 cruises (4 of them with kids) so we want to share some tips and general information that we have learned over the years. 

allure of the seas | family cruise vacation | mandy carter

For those of you wondering if one can you really enjoy a cruise with a toddler and a baby, the answer is YES!  I think that Royal Caribbean’s Allure of the Seas is one of the best family friendly vacations for all ages! This is by far my favorite ship. We have taken… READ MORE

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Top Packing Tips for a Family Cruise

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What You Need To Know About the Royal Caribbean Labadee Cabanas Rental

February 20th, 2017|13 Comments

Labadee, Haiti Cruise Port Labadee is my favorite Royal Caribbean cruise port. If Labadee, Haiti is on your Royal Caribbean cruise's itinerary then you may want [...]

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Dragon’s Breath Flight is an amazing cruise excursion in Labadee, Haiti + see our video of our first flight

February 20th, 2017|12 Comments

I love Royal Caribbean cruises for many reasons. But I especially love when I take a RCL cruise that stops at their private island of Labadee in Haiti. The [...]

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Cruising with kids aboard the Carnival Victory

January 8th, 2017|34 Comments

Family Cruise with young kids Family cruise travel is a great vacation. They have kid fun, they get to see and experience so many [...]

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Cruise with kids: Allure of the Seas is the perfect family vacation

September 21st, 2016|8 Comments

We found the perfect ship for young kids  As we prepare for another cruise with our kids I wanted to post about our previous family cruises.  [...]