Travel Guide To Portland & The Northern Oregon Coast

Oregon is a huge state with lots of travel opportunities. For this blog I will be sticking to the Portland area, and thee two beach towns of Cannon Beach and Seaside. I visited this area in July 2021 as part of a larger Pacific Northwest trip. This guide is based on that time spent inContinue reading “Travel Guide To Portland & The Northern Oregon Coast”

I Visited All 50 U.S. States: How I Did It and What I Learned

My husband and I have had a goal to visit all 50 United States and we recently achieved that goal! Our only rules were that we had to visit the state together and we had to do something there. This could be as simple as a scenic walk or as iconic as visiting Mt. Rushmore.Continue reading “I Visited All 50 U.S. States: How I Did It and What I Learned”

Dining Guide To Universal Orlando Resort

Food is a big part of the vacation experience and figuring out dining at Universal Orlando can be a challenge. There are so many options it can seem overwhelming. So let me break it down for you so you will be ready to start planning where you want to eat. If you are brand newContinue reading “Dining Guide To Universal Orlando Resort”

A Guide to Disney World For Animal Lovers

There is so much to see and do at Disney World and the greater Orlando area it is impossible to do everything there is to do in one trip. Some sites and activity options can get lost in the shuffle or overlooked. Because of this I like to highlight specific areas of interest one canContinue reading “A Guide to Disney World For Animal Lovers”

How To Spend One Day In Boston

Sometimes because it is part of a larger trip, or because you are just spending the weekend somewhere, you only have limited time in a city full of things to do. Without planning ahead it can be daunting and lead to you seeing practically nothing. As part of a large New England trip in 2017Continue reading “How To Spend One Day In Boston”

Newport Rhode Island Trip Report

Newport, Rhode Island is a small New England city on the coast of Rhode Island. It was a major 18th century port and still has many Colonial era buildings. Newport is home to many fabulous mansions from the Gilded Age of the late 1800’s. Today sailing and yachting is very popular and prevalent in Newport.Continue reading “Newport Rhode Island Trip Report”

A Complete Guide To Discovery Island & The Oasis in Animal Kingdom

Disney World and Animal Kingdom are filled with so much detail and so many things to see or do around every corner. For that reason I am breaking down the fun land by land. Here I take a look at The Oasis and Discovery Island inside Disney’s Animal Kingdom.  The Oasis and Discovery Island areContinue reading “A Complete Guide To Discovery Island & The Oasis in Animal Kingdom”

A Complete Guide To Dinoland U.S.A.

Disney World and Animal Kingdom are filled with so much detail and so many things to see or do around every corner. For that reason I am breaking down the fun land by land. Here I take a look at Dinoland U.S.A. inside Disney’s Animal Kingdom.  The story of Dinoland U.S.A. is that dinosaur bonesContinue reading “A Complete Guide To Dinoland U.S.A.”

A Complete Guide To Pandora: The World of Avatar

Disney World and Animal Kingdom are filled with so much detail and so many things to see or do around every corner. For that reason I am breaking down the fun land by land. Here I take a look at Pandora: The World of Avatar inside Disney’s Animal Kingdom.  Pandora: The World of Avatar isContinue reading “A Complete Guide To Pandora: The World of Avatar”

Alaska With Disney Cruise Line – Part 1: Onboard

In July 2017 I cruised with Disney Cruise Line to Alaska. This will be part one of a two part series about this trip. In this blog I will cover everything on board the ship and this the second I will cover everything about the ports we visited on the cruise.  Itinerary We flew fromContinue reading “Alaska With Disney Cruise Line – Part 1: Onboard”