Lisa O'Driscoll, Do It All TravelingMom

Lisa O'Driscoll, Do It All TravelingMom

Lisa O’Driscoll is a former kindergarten teacher turned blogger living in Sarasota, Florida with her hubby and two daughters. She’s backpacked several times through Europe (well, she had a carry-on but that doesn’t have quite the same ring to it), studied Portuguese in Brazil, and loves vacationing in the Caribbean. When it comes to travel, she wants to do it all and her ultimate travel dream is to be on The Amazing Race! You’ll find Lisa writing about parenting, food, travel and more at Fun Money Mom.


5 Of The Best Places To Eat In Clearwater, Florida

What do you do when the kids go to grandma’s? You plan a kid-free getaway to the beach! Florida is famous for its beautiful beaches and Clearwater Beach is no exception. While there, you’ll need to eat and you’ll discover plenty of fantastic places to choose from. From shrimp and beer at an old bait house to fine dining with white tableclothes, these are some of the best places to eat in Clearwater, Florida. When my girls went to visit my parents recently, my husband and I wanted to take full advantage of it. Since we rarely get alone time, we thought it would...

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5 Things That’ll Make You Flip When Visiting Sea World

If you’ve ever thought about visiting Sea World Orlando but weren’t sure exactly what it had to offer, you might just find yourself pleasantly surprised. This 200 acre theme park has a lot more than you may expect, from exhilarating rides to a variety of animal exhibitions. There’s a reason why it’s the 10th most visited theme park in the United States. In fact, Sea World has something for everyone in the family to flip over. After living in Florida for over two years, my family and I finally got around to visiting Sea World Orlando. We’d wanted to check it out for awhile but...

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5 Disney Splurges That Are Totally Worth The Money

Planning a trip to Walt Disney World? Chances are you’ve read plenty of articles on how to save money on your Disney vacation. However, a trip like this is the experience of a lifetime and sometimes it’s worth it to spend a few extra dollars. These five Disney splurges are popular for good reason and will make your special trip even more magical and memorable. It’s well known that a trip to Disney can get expensive. While there are plenty of ways to save money on your vacation, sometimes it’s more fun to give in and make it memorable with a special experience. From...

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The Complete Guide To Disney Character Dining

Planning a Walt Disney World vacation? Character dining is one experience you don’t want to miss! But the choices can be overwhelming. Do It All TravelingMom breaks it all down with prices, locations, availability and character choices to help you decide which Disney character dining experience is best for your family. When we planned our first Walt Disney World vacation, character dining was at the top of our list. At four years old, my oldest daughter’s world revolved around the Disney princesses. I knew she’d be excited to eat breakfast with them at Cinderella’s Royal Table so I hopped on the phone to book...

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Hotel Review: Stay In A LEGO House At The New LEGOLAND Beach Retreat

Ever wonder what it would be like to stay in a LEGO house? Now when you visit the new LEGOLAND Beach Retreat, you can do just that. With colorful decor, hideaway rooms, and plenty of places to play, find out why this is the place you’ll want to stay when you take your next LEGOLAND vacation (and why you may need to bring a penny for a coin toss). Hotel Review: Stay In A LEGO House At The New LEGOLAND Beach Retreat My girls and I were very excited to visit the new LEGOLAND Beach Retreat in Orlando, Florida. We’d seen...

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How To Have The Best Family Vacation In Pasco County Florida

Are you looking for a Florida vacation destination where you can avoid the crowds but still have plenty of fun activities to enjoy? Pasco County, Florida may not be the first place that comes to mind, but with great waterfront dining, plenty of fun, family activities and great places to stay, this destination just north of Tampa is one of Florida’s best kept secrets. When we were planning a last minute spring break getaway, we wanted a spot that had lots to do but wouldn’t be overrun with the spring break crowds. I’d met someone from Pasco County, Florida, a few months earlier who...

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11 Things You’ll Love About A Visit To Gatorland Orlando

If you think you know Gatorland Orlando, think again. One of the first theme parks in Orlando, it was once nothing more than a roadside attraction where tourists could stop and snap a few alligator pictures to bring home and show their friends. However, over the years, it’s grown into so much more. Yes, gator wrestling is still one of the highlights, but a walk through the alligator breeding marsh is just as exciting. Find out why you should add Gatorland Orlando to the itinerary when planning your next Florida vacation.   11 Things You’ll Love About A Visit To Gatorland...

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7 Amazing Things You’ll See On The Harry Potter Studios Tour In London

Planning a trip to London? The Harry Potter Studios Tour might not be the first attraction that comes to mind, but it’s definitely one that you should consider adding to your must-see list. From actual movie sets and props to the magic of special effects, there’s no shortage of amazing things to see. And you don’t even have to be a Harry Potter fan to enjoy them. Visiting the Harry Potter Studios Tour in London When I booked a trip to London, I made plans to revisit traditional attractions like Big Ben and The Tower Of London. I also planned to see...

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Top 5 Reasons To Experience Disney’s Animal Kingdom At Night

Don’t forget to include Animal Kingdom at night when you’re planning your next Disney World itinerary. It used to be that a visit to the Disney theme parks included a trip to Animal Kingdom during the day, then it was off to the other parks for the fireworks and other popular nighttime attractions. Find out why this is no longer the case and the top 5 reasons that a visit to Animal Kingdom at night should be high on your to-do list!   It used to be that whenever we visited the Disney theme parks, we’d do Animal Kingdom during...

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7 Of The Best Reasons To Take A Kid Free Vacation on a Walt Disney Cruise

Ready to take a kid free vacation? You might think that a Walt Disney Cruise is just for families but you’d be surprised at how much fun it can be for adults. From wine tastings to relaxing on the adults only beach at Castaway Cay, there are some compelling arguments for hopping aboard a Walt Disney Cruise without the kids. 7 Of The Best Reasons To Take A Kid Free Vacation on a Walt Disney Cruise Think a Walt Disney Cruise is just for kids? That’s what I thought until I grabbed a friend and climbed aboard the Disney Wonder for...

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