"Our trip was a whirlwind and there is so much more of Montreal I would love to see. However, if you only have a short stopover, it's totally worth getting out and seeing this beautiful city. You won't be disappointed." TaviaRead More
"We decided, this particular morning, to go to Harpers Ferry over going to Gettysburg. It was a last minute decision and I wasn't convinced it would even be worth the visit. My step-dad described it to me as "a historical park with a city on a hill" -- and now we all know he is the WORST ever at describing awesome places. Our time at Harpers Ferry was better than I could have ever hoped. So much history, unbeatable nature & the weather could not have been more pleasant."
"Poland was more than I ever imagined. The people are extremely friendly, the food is delicious, everything is cheap, and the sites are full of complex history. When you visit Poland, stay longer than we did. There is so much more to see and we will definitely be going back for a more expansive tour."Read More
"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."Read More
"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."
"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."Read More
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.Read More