Spa Weekend in Banff with a Teen

Spa Weekend in Banff with a Teen

There’s nothing quite like a luxury spa experience in Banff at the Fairmont Springs Hotel. If you’re looking for luxury, pampering and a day of ‘ahhh’, this is the place. At least, I thought so. My teenage daughter – not so much. I have...
Literary Man Hotel

Literary Man Hotel

Imagine a hotel filled to the brim with books. Close to 100,000 to be exact. Let me introduce you to The Literary Man Hotel in Obidos, Portugal! I keep a general wish list of hotels I’d love to visit, locations I want to explore, towns I can’t wait to get...
Bungalows at Disney Polynesian Resort

Bungalows at Disney Polynesian Resort

Disney Polynesian Bungalows – are they worth the cost? I’ve been asked that a few times now from people who heard we were headed to Disney World and from those staying on property and eyed the bungalows with envy. Are they worth the hefty price tag...

Sleeping in Haunted Hotels

Sleeping in haunted hotels in Paris and Germany was not something I had on my list of ‘experiences’. In fact, sleeping in haunted hotels, homes, barns or anywhere else has never really been on any of my ‘must-do’ lists at all. Trust me when I...
My Top 5 Favorite Travel Pieces

My Top 5 Favorite Travel Pieces

With my next trip less than a month away, I thought I’d share my 5 favorite pieces of gear I take on all my trips.   I have a few ‘essential’ pieces that I take with me on every trip. These pieces range from how I organize all my...
Walking through Pompeii

Walking through Pompeii

Visiting Pompeii was something on my bucket list for years. It was the number one thing I wanted to do visiting Rome and I couldn’t wait to see it. I read every website I could about its history, watched documentaries and movies and read blog posts…I...