10 Reasons Why We love DAYTRIP

10 Reasons Why We love DAYTRIP

"However, once we had our second baby and we were looking at TWO overnight train rides; one from Prague to Krakow and the other from Krakow to Vienna.  I was dreading it.  I knew we wouldn’t get ANY sleep.  I knew we would be so tired that our days in Poland would be really hard.  A few weeks before we left the States, I started looking for an alternative.  I found On Day Trip."

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From Florida to Virginia....and Back

From Florida to Virginia....and Back

"I imagined both kids crying (and probably me) crying the entire drive and me asking myself every 10 minutes why I wanted to do it in the first place. If you think this sounds dramatic, you’ve never driven in the car with a baby/toddler who is able to cry for four or more hours straight, who didn’t sleep AT ALL on an ELEVEN hour drive from Florida to Texas, and who’s cry is the same decibel as a firing rifle. Thankfully though trip went nothing like I imagined and I am so grateful."

-Tavia

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One Day in New York City with 3 Kids under 2

One Day in New York City with 3 Kids under 2

"Eventually we made our way over to Rockefeller Plaza to the see the famous Christmas Tree and we walked through Times Square on our way.  We ended the evening like good tourists at a local Chinese restaurant where we were able to get the giant circular table in the back. It even had a giant lazy Susan in the middle. I felt like I was in a movie. The food was so delicious, the service was prompt and the company was fantastic.”

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5 Amazing Weeks in Montgomery, Alabama

5 Amazing Weeks in Montgomery, Alabama

"I can not believe it's been a year since our time in Montgomery.  They say the days are long, but the years are short and this year went by in the blink of an eye.  While this trip happened a while back, it is worth it for me to share my experiences because they were so positive and we really did have such a good time."

Tavia

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Traveling Through the Trimesters & with a Baby

Traveling Through the Trimesters & with a Baby

"Since becoming a family of three we have found new ways to enjoy ourselves. We no longer spend our nights exploring the local bar scene, but we now have a new travel tradition that we love: we always eat dinner together in the hallway of our hotel while our baby sleeps.  We have ordered carry out and room service, but we still sit together where we can talk and enjoy each other’s company.  Traveling has always been a way for us to connect and this is a new quirk that we both get a kick out of.  It sounds silly, but it’s ours and we love it. We have adapted to this new normal.  Life with a baby is different that life without one.  Life with two babies will be even more different, but I know when this baby gets here we will settle in like all families do.  Our life will go on and be twice as exciting as it is now."

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GUEST POST: Allie - Two For the Road

GUEST POST: Allie - Two For the Road

I’m Allie, first time mom of two wild, crazy twin boys named Brooks and Reagan, living on the Eastern Shore of Virginia. I graduated from Virginia Tech in 2009 with degrees in Marketing, Art History, and Global Business, and a hunky surfer boyfriend from Chincoteague Island.  During college I spent time traveling Europe, which sparked a huge wanderlust in my soul. I married my surfer in 2012, and to our surprise we welcomed not one but TWO new members to our family on December 30th, 2014.  I’m blessed to have two jobs that allow me the flexibility to work from home, and allow me the opportunity to travel frequently.  While most of our travel to date has been confined mostly to car trips, I can’t wait to start branching out and showing my boys the big, beautiful world we live in.

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