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Holiday Gift Guide for the Traveler

December 9, 2017

Tis the season for gifting. If you have a traveler that you are buying for, here are some of my favorite things to help with packing or to make travel more comfortable. Packing Cubes: Do you like organized packing and need to fit more in your luggage. Packing cubes are great to keep everything nice…

Travel Stories: Canada Road Trip

October 15, 2017

We decided that we would take a fall trip to Canada, up to Whistler, for a long weekend. Since we live in the Portland, Oregon area it was a straight shot up to Whistler, about an 8 hour drive including a couple of pit stops. We don’t ski or snowboard, but we love the fall…

To Do or Not to Do when Planning

July 21, 2017

When planning a trip, you want everything to go perfectly so you can have a fun and relaxing time. You’re on vacation, you don’t want to stress about anything! When you’re planning your next vacation, here are a few things you should do or avoid doing: Not Learning About a Destination This is your vacation…

What’s Up In Oregon……Hood River

July 17, 2017

We recently took a day trip to Hood River. This is one of our favorite places to go for the day. There is great wine, beer, food and views to be had in Hood River! On this outing we took our dog, Sydney, since everywhere is very dog friendly. It’s about an hour away from…

Bucket List….. 3 places on my mind

June 16, 2017

The infamous Bucket List, we all have one, whether we actually say that it’s a bucket list or not. We all have dreams and aspirations, to travel somewhere, to make that next promotion, or check off that one thing you really want to do. Last summer I wrote a bucket list for the summer on…

Excursion: Cozumel, Mexico

June 5, 2017

One of our port stops on a Western Caribbean cruise was Cozumel Mexico. Cozumel is a wonderful island off the southern tip of Mexico in the Caribbean Sea. It’s also a great island if you are looking for an All Inclusive stay. We only had the day in port so I booked us a Jeep…

10 Things You Didn’t Think To Pack for a Cruise

May 30, 2017

I thought I would share some simple things that you can pack for your cruise. I feel these are must haves for you to feel at home and organized in your cabin. These are items that I didn’t think to pack until someone else told me about them or from my extensive research on the…

Caribbean vs. Mediterranean Cruises

May 23, 2017

I recently went on a Caribbean cruise, but 6 months prior to that I went on a Mediterranean cruise. I was asked about the differences in these two types of cruises, so I thought I would share my contrasting experiences.   Ports In most Caribbean port stops, you are docking with some beautiful scenery. You…

What’s Up In Oregon

May 19, 2017

I have people ask me “what should we do when we visit Oregon?” or I talk to people from out of town and they tell me these cool places that they saw in Oregon that I had never been. Sometimes we take for granted the state that we spend the majority of our lives in,…

New Orleans, Louisiana

May 9, 2017

We recently spent a few days in New Orleans, before we boarded a cruise ship. Basically we walked a ton (a very walkable city), ate ourselves into coma’s (give me ALL the oysters), and saw some really cool sites. We decided to stay in the Warehouse District because it was near the cruise terminals and…

Disneyland Tips

April 27, 2017

I have many tips up my sleeve to help make an enjoyable vacation at Disneyland. This will be the first of many more blog posts to come. I’ve gone multiple times with just my husband, I’ve also gone with groups of people and these tips can be used for an adult’s vacation or a family…

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