Karen Dawkins is a freelance travel writer who has been featured in print and online markets and on radio broadcast. She is a family travel expert with a passion to help families experience the world for less. As she says, “Budget doesn’t mean cheap. It’s smart!”
For as long as I can remember, searching for vacation value has been my “job.”
Over the past several years, I’ve become far more aware of the impact of human beings on the world. The more we develop an area, the greater our...
When I’m on vacation, especially a girlfriends’ getaway, shopping is high on the list of things to do.
Gulf Shores and Orange Beach are known for being a great family destination, but did you know this is also a great place for a romantic getaway?
For some, a trip to the beach is just that…long, relaxed days at the beach with a cooler and an umbrella. And, that's just fine!
"So much sand! The white, sandy beach stretched east and west, calling to us."
Take time to explore and enjoy other places in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach.
When vacationing at the beach, most people think sandcastles and sun, fresh fish and fun. But in Gulf Shores on the Alabama coast, there’s more to see...
I’ve been to Alabama many times through the years, but made my first trip to Gulf Shores and Orange Beach last year.
Beach vacations are popular for families, and with good reason; they offer something for everyone.