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island of Maui

Is Hawaii on your bucket list?

Maui is amazing with so many amazing activities to do while on the island. Here are a few must do activities while on the island of Maui. Attend a Luau A Luau is a traditional Hawaiian party or feast that is usually accompanied by entertainment. It is believed that the first feast resembling a current […] Read more…

Central California… A Welcomed Escape!

Central California… A Welcomed Escape!

I was born and raised in Central Illinois, surrounded by corn fields outside our “city” of Bloomington/Normal. Vacationing always seemed to take us east or south of Illinois, never west.  In 2017, we moved to Mesa, AZ and are having fun exploring the west coast now! In late April, my husband and I flew to […] Read more…

Disney 7-Night Eastern Caribbean Cruise

Disney 7-Night Eastern Caribbean Cruise

I recently went on a four generation girls cruise. My daughter, my mother, my granddaughter, and I sailed on a 7-Night Eastern Caribbean with a Star Wars Day At Sea Cruise on Disney Fantasy.  Itinerary Our itinerary for this sailing was a round trip from Port Canaveral, two days at sea, a stop at Philipsburg, […] Read more…

Castles of Ireland

Castles of Ireland

The dreams of staying in a castle recently became a reality during our trip to Ireland.  While touring through Ireland you will see many remnants of historical buildings such as castles, churches, towers and fortresses. Some of these buildings have been restored or remodeled to allow guests to visit. Our stay included two such castles; […] Read more…

Ireland - The Emerald Isle

Ireland – The Emerald Isle

The world is ready for you to explore and Ireland is waiting for you!   Ireland is a top destination for European travel. Our recent travels took us over a good portion of Ireland including Northern Ireland. It is highly recommended to use a tour guide to maximize your time, especially if you are wanting to […] Read more…

Our Team LOVES Sandals and Beaches Resorts

Our Team LOVES Sandals and Beaches Resorts

Sandals and Beaches Resorts Include More Than Your Average All-Inclusive Resort I recently stayed at Sandals Negril with my husband Charlie and I am a big fan of not needing to carry around money or my wallet.  If you’re a fan of arriving at a resort and not needing anything but a swimsuit, sunscreen, and […] Read more…

Europe Cruise Part 2 - Amalfi and Pompeii

Europe Cruise Part 2 – Amalfi and Pompeii

Here we are back in Europe on our amazing Mediterranean cruise! Previously we visited Rome and the amazing Colosseum, Vatican City, and more! Today we are going to visit the Amalfi Coast as well as the mysterious Pompeii. I don’t know about you, but I have been fascinated by Pompeii since I was a child. […] Read more…

Europe Cruise Part 1 - Rome

Europe Cruise Part 1 – Rome

Do you dream of visiting historic Rome, Italy? But the idea of trying to get it all together with the tours and the flights and the hotel just doesn’t appeal to you? I have a great solution for you! A European cruise is a really great option to visit several amazing sites in a shorter […] Read more…

7 Amazing Benefits to Going on an Outdoor Adventure

7 Amazing Benefits to Going on an Outdoor Adventure

How often do you find yourself feeling tired, worn out, or even frustrated with the way your life is going?  Maybe you’re putting in too many hours at work, or perhaps your work-life balance is so skewed you don’t know where one begins and the other one ends.  The past two years have been a […] Read more…

Must-See Spots in San Francisco

Top 10 Must-See Spots in San Francisco

San Francisco is one of America’s most exciting cities. Located in Northern California, San Francisco blends the laid-back California lifestyle with global influences and modern innovations. The city is home to many iconic landmarks, including the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz Island. The city’s history dates back to the California Gold Rush and has continued […] Read more…

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