Top 5 Things to Know Before Heading to Dollywood’s Splash Country

This post was written by the Experimental Mommy. While tickets were received to facilitate this review, all opinions remain 100% honest. On a recent trip to Pigeon Forge, TN, my family and I decided to cool off at Dollywood’s Splash Country. Below are a few tips based on our experience. 1. Pack it: While I … Read more

Top Ten Tips for Cruising with Family on Carnival

Just 36 hours ago, I was stepping off the Carnival Conquest after an 8 day/7 night cruise to Roatan, Belize and Cozumel which I actually won in a social media scavenger hunt.  Having never cruised before, I had no idea what to expect or how to prepare to cruise with my daughters (ages 5 and … Read more

Tips for Plus Size Cruisers

This post is written by a friend of the Experimental Mommy, Lena, who wanted to share her thoughts on Plus-Sized Cruising with you.  Enjoy! I’m a big girl.  No, seriously, I’m a BIG girl…as in plus-sized.  My hubby and I have wanted to go on a cruise for…..forever & we finally did it this year.  … Read more

Sail Away With Me #CCLSummer

In just a few days, I will be crossing off a few things from my bucket list.  Traveling internationally…check.  Taking a cruise…check.  Swimming with dolphins…check.  It is quite an exciting time! Almost a year ago, I boarded my first cruise ship, the Carnival Elation, and took a tour of the new Fun Ship 2.0 Improvements.  … Read more

What to do with Kids in Greece

This post is brought to you by guest author, Alejandro Amores. The high temperatures, the beaches and the lively nightlife – these are all plus points for adults on vacation to Greece. Kids however, are slightly more demanding when it comes to filling their leisure time and when their low boredom threshold is reached it’s … Read more

We’re Going to Disney World: Telling the Kids!

My husband and I honeymooned in Disney World twelve years ago (the Honeymoon Suite at the Wilderness Lodge is A-Mazing).  We have long wanted to take the kids to see the Mouse, but it never seemed like the right time.  We didn’t want to have to pack diapers, baby food or bottles, so we agreed … Read more