Caroline Makepeace

371 Added | 13 Magazines | 11 Likes | 25 Following | 47 Followers | @CazMakepeace | Co-Founder of http://ytravelblog.com One of the world's most influential travel blogs. Travel full-time with my two daughters (and hubby).  Balancing life with smoothies, yoga and wine.Flip about travel, family travel, digital lifestyle, health and fun! 

5 Important Experiences on the U.S. Civil Rights trail in Montgomery AL

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of U.S. Civil Rights Trail for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine.<p>“It was the beginning of a flame …

Black History

The Best Travel Blogs That'll Make You Want to Quit Your Job and Hit the Road

Get inspired by these globetrotters who ditched their day jobs to travel the world.<p>Everyone has thought about ditching their 9-to-5 to travel around …

Blog Roundup: What is "Kid Friendly"? We asked 14 family travel bloggers

If you followed us on our 60 day <b>road trip</b> across the US last summer (#HotMamaDoesAmerica), you will have noticed that we spend a lot of time in bars, …

Kids

Discover Chimney Rock State Park & Lake Lure, North Carolina

The scenic beauty of <b>Chimney Rock State Park</b> and <b>Lake Lure, North Carolina</b>, has made the region not only a frequent motion picture location, but also a …

Hiking

10 Days in Japan Itinerary for First Time Visitors

Planning a trip to Japan?<p>After spending years looking at beautiful and exotic photos of Japan, we knew we needed to visit Japan and see the country …

Japan

Things to do on Bruny Island, Tasmania

Bruny Island is a spectacular island of stunning vistas and contrasts; from hale bales and cattle to windswept beaches and arctic wildlife.This …

New Zealand

Choucroute Garnie, a Pork and Sauerkraut Recipe and Travel Story

Cooking

Tips for Driving in Iceland in Winter

After our winter Iceland trip, we have put together a useful guide to driving in Iceland in winter. Iceland is a wonderful country for a road trip, …

European Travel

On the VIA Rail: A Train Ride Across Canada’s Rocky Mountains

I’ve always glamorized train travel in my mind and wished with all my might that I had grown up in a time when trains were the only way to see the …

Train Travel

Get Wet and Wild at Universal's Volcano Bay Orlando Water Park

Our visit to Universal Orlando Resort in Florida has been the most memorable travel experience on our USA America Unplugged road trip yet.<p>I am a HUGE …

Travel (Australia)

Ban the Selfies! Book a Local Photographer to Capture your Travel Memories

I’ve noticed a growing trend in travel recently – hiring a holiday photography to capture your travel memories.<p>I’ve been curious as to how worthwhile …

Amazing

Grokker Review: How to maintain a happy travel workout routine

Maintaining a fitness routine while traveling is extremely hard to do. You throw your workout gear in your suitcase with the best intentions. You are …

Travel (Australia)

18 short walks in Australia we loved

Our favourite way to explore any destination is on foot and during our 18-month road trip around OZ we were on a mission to discover some of the best …

Hiking

The ULTIMATE Guide to Disney's Aulani- Full Aulani Review + Top 10 Tips & Photo Tour

Looking for a Disney Aulani Review? Let me shed some light on this amazing family-friendly resort in Hawaii.<p>We have visited 7 times in the past 6 …

Things to do in Colorado Springs in the winter

<i>This post is sponsored by the Colorado Springs Convention and Visitor’s Bureau, all opinions are my own.</i><p>Colorado is such an amazing summer …

Hiking

Florida Beaches: 25 Best Family Vacation Destinations

When looking to spend time on the beach in the US there is no better option then Florida. Yes there are other beaches around the country but nothing …

Must Do in Oahu Hawaii – Top 10 Fun Things to Do

My recent adventure to Hawaii helped me realize that I love the Aloha State. One of our first family vacations was to the island of Maui. But with …

Oahu

Best Things to Do in Maui with Kids

For many travelers, a Hawaii vacation conjures up the image of lots of time sitting on the beach in a lounge chair with a tropical drink in hand. …

Hawaii

St. George, Utah: More Than Just a Gateway to Zion

Shares 0<p><i>Some posts on this site contain affiliate links, meaning if you book or buy something through one of these links, I may earn a small</i> …

Helping the Homeless - small acts of kindness matter

On Saturday, the 23rd of December, my family and I took a visit to the Oak City Outreach Center in downtown Raleigh.<p>I first noticed a homelessness …

Learn How the World Changed on the U.S. Civil Rights Trail

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of U.S. Civil Rights Trail for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine.<p>“Well that’s the dumbest thing I’ve …

How to save money on NYC attractions: New York Sightseeing Pass

Do you want to save money on NYC attractions? The Big Apple is not a cheap city to travel to so the more you can save the better you’ll feel about …

The secrets to creating a 20 year travel life

It’s the new year and I’m sure you’re working on a new you. I find it bizarre that everyone waits until the first day of the year to make changes. …

The 5 Best Family Resorts in Fiji Islands

Looking for a holiday destination that doesn’t just allow kids but is actually focussed on making their holiday fun?<p>Then look no further than a Fiji …

14 ways to Improve Your Life

We’re all looking for the holy grail to improve some aspect of our life. The step-by-step plan or blueprint that never fails.Formulas and plans can …

Travel (Australia)

How to achieve your goals and change your life (for good)

You start the new year with great intentions – to create some kind of change in your life.<p>But then life happens and suddenly the motivation wanes and …

Delsey Suitcase Review: Best Travel Luggage for Style, Durability & Price!

I LOVE my new Delsey suitcase.<p>It’s by far the best travel suitcase I have owned. In the past I’ve used cheap luggage which usually doesn’t make my …

2 Week China Itinerary - Best Places to Visit in China

China is a massive country, and with only two weeks, it can be hard to know where to start when planning your China itinerary.<p>Many visitors stop by …