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Family with Kids

Family is the most important thing in the world. ~Princess Diana~

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Travel Destination

The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page. ~Saint Augustine~

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Restaurants

Eat Drink Enjoy Life

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Gadgets

Dreams about the future are always filled with gadgets. ~Neil deGrasse Tyson~

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Travel Style

Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all. ~Helen Keller~

The Best Apps for Hikers, Campers and Outdoor Lovers


Do you love the idea of spending your vacation hiking through the wilderness and sleeping out under the stars? Whether your idea of heaven is hiking, camping or just spending time outdoors, there are a few must have apps that you need on your phone. Even if you're deep into the backcountry and miles away from the nearest cell tower, you'll still find these apps useful on your trip.

AllTrails

You can spend days checking out websites, writing down notes and keeping track of trails, or you can just download the AllTrails app. More than one million users downloaded this app after taking a look at the number of trails documented. Not only can you view some of the more popular trails, but you can also create and share your own trails. If you love taking pictures on your journeys, you can add images to your trails before posting them for others. AllTrails offers basic information for free or a premium membership for $50 per month. Premium membership gives you complete access to all the trails and maps from National Geographic Maps.

U.A. Army Survival Guide 

The U.S. Army Survival Guide is an app suitable for beginners and expert hikers alike. Every time that a hiker goes missing, the media documents every fact relating to the case. Those who recover talk about how they found or made shelter, stayed hydrated and discovered food. If you wonder how they managed to do all that and more, this is the perfect app for you. This app relies on the same information found in the survival guide used by the United States Army. You'll have access to a database of plants and other foods that you can eat, where to find safe drinking water and what types of shelters are best in different situations.

GoToAid

Have you ever stumbled, hurt yourself and wondered what you should do next? With the GoToAid, you'll never again worry about how to treat yourself or anyone else hiking with you. This app shows you different types of injuries and gives you step by step instructions with detailed diagrams on how to help yourself until you can reach medical attention. If you ever take your pets out with you, this app is perfect for you. It goes into details about how to treat injuries that affects your four-legged hiking partner.

Backpacker Checklist

Packing for an outdoor excursion may be more frustrating than you expected. With Backpacker Checklist, you can use one of the existing lists or create a customized packing list that details everything you need. Hiking enthusiasts like Maxim Gorin can benefit from the fact that this app also lets you keep records about where you store your tent, hiking boots and other gear and equipment. This helps you find the things you need faster and finish your packing quicker. Though you do need to pay for the app, you will never again find yourself in the middle of the wilderness without the things that you need.

Downloading a few apps to your smartphone can help you stay safe when hiking or camping. You'll know what to do when you injure yourself, always have the right gear and supplies on hand, understand how to take care of yourself in the wilderness and have access to trails and maps.

New Orleans Vacation: St. Louis Cemetery No. 1

When my family decided to go vacation on New Orleans, hubby and I decided to visit the St, Louis Cemetery No. 1. Yes, It's a cemetery and  one of the most popular place to visit so don't miss the opportunity to see and stepped your foot.

St. Louis Cemetery No. 1 is the oldest and most famous attractions in New Orleans. It was opened in 1789, as the main burial ground when the city was redesigned after a fire in 1788.

Saint Louis Cemetery  was name of three Roman Catholic cemeteries in New Orleans, Louisiana  in the 18th century and 19th century. Most of the  graves are above-ground vaults.
It was hot and sunny during our tour in St. Louis Cemetery No.1. Little Travelentz didn't appreciate this kind of stuff so we don't stay longer after the tour we headed to the Welcome Centre. The story is interesting so you might consider checking this most popular destination once you're there. 

Tips in Visiting St. Louis Cemetery No. 1:
  • Bring water
  • Bring your Camera
  • Guided tour
  • Small cemetery  so don't expect too much. The history is amazing.
  • Located at: 425 Basin Street New Orleans, LA 70112


Interesting history
Some of the tombs





Learning an Instruments

When my daughter starts to learn playing an instrument, I am a happy mom when she's showing an effort an interest to learn. At the very young age she's learning how to learn music by ear which amazes me.

 I was busy browsing for  a summer  music camp and I found this website that caught my attention zildjian percussion. I just wish my daughter is ready for another instruments.

Learning  different instruments can hone their mind and thinking. It makes a huge difference to those who study.

A Quick Stop at Waffle House

When we went home up North,my family had a quick stop at Waffle House for breakfast.Hubby is so simple, he only likes over easy eggs,toast bread and a bacon. As I like more fancy breakfast if I am at home,on vacation.

Little Travelentz is in seventh heaven with a waffle and I ordered for her. One thing I like in waffle house the price is descent and affordable.


My husband and I has the same order.Travelentz has a happy tummy after we finished our breakfast.




Using Online Information to Plan Your Vacation


Planning the ideal vacation that you and your family will enjoy can be a challenge. When you want to make sure that you get access to all of the enjoyments and amenities that you wish during your vacation, you can find out more when you use this website online. Through this site, you can look at pictures, schedule your visit, and also compare rates so that your vacation fits well within your budget. This site is available around the clock, letting you do this pre-vacation research before or after work or when you have a day off later.


Along with checking out the rates for resort amenities, you can also use this site to find things to do on your vacation. Many people sometimes want to soak in the local culture, which requires that they find out what festivals, celebrations, and tourist spots are close to the resort. When you want to take your family on a trip that will be fun as well as memorable and perhaps even educational, you can use the link on the side of the page to check out things that you all can do and enjoy together.

Likewise, when you are away from home at the resort, you will want to eat your regular meals. Rather than pack food to take with you, you can check out the nearby restaurants near the resort, as well eateries in the resort itself. This information can help you plan your meals.

2015

Happy New Year! 2 Days had been past on 2015 and I don't have time to write about my travel goal, .I just arrived from  holidays where I spent at in-laws place.

This year would be a big difference compare last year. Hubby and I already talked about not going outside the country because of my in-laws health issues and we need to save some money as well. 

Family time:
My in-laws are not getting younger anymore. So many complications about their health and the bottom line they have so many  doctor's appointment. My partner planned to spend more time and travelled with them and stay in one place where both of them can enjoy the place and so my Little Travelentz.


Blog:
I am planning to continue my blog as this is my sanity outlet away from my hometown and I enjoy documenting my travel experience.

Destination:
As I say, local destination would be the best in my family this time. If given the chance I would love to visit these State:
  • California
  • Las Vegas
  • Texas
  • North Dakota
  • Missouri
  • Florida
  • Memphis
  • Virginia
  • Washington DC
  • Wyoming
  • Upper Peninsula of Michigan
Attractions:
Well,I wanted to do more nature this year.
  • National Parks
  • Botanical Gardens
  • Beach
Healthy Lifestyle:
Aside running errands ever day, I want to have better healthy lifestyle this year. I'm excited the neighborhood pool would open this year:
  • Biking
  • Hiking
  • Swimming

If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal,not to people or things.~Albert Einstein~