7 Travel Essentials

Whether you’ve just started traveling or you’ve got several stamps on the book(s) already, keep reading! Both green and seasoned travelers this is for you!¬† No matter the stage of travel you find yourself in, the one thing that all travelers can agree on is, the desire to make the entire process much easier.¬†Once the…

Charlotte

I decided to pick a place on the map that I hadn’t visited and just go there for the weekend. I’d driven through North Carolina and had several layovers there, but I’d never really experienced the city. That is, until this past weekend. Let me just say that I am happy that I did and…

Thailand! (Part 1)

***Due to not feeling so well after my return from Thailand along with a busier than normal schedule, it has taken me much longer to finish my entries about my trip, but I hope to have published my last entries by the end of next week. Bangkok We made it!!! Hellllooooo Bangkok! Let the party…

Amsterdam

A 9-hour layover in Amsterdam gave us about 6 hours to spare. When I book travel, I tend to look for great layover opportunities! What constitutes a great layover opportunity? Let’s see. You need a). a great location always helps. I tend to look for places, I haven’t visited yet or places I’d like to…

1st Leg Starts Here! (Washington, DC)

The meetup spot! Washington (IAD) was the first official leg of our trip. With my best friend traveling from Ohio and myself from Florida, this offered us the best overall options for our entire trip including, ticket pricing and layover options. We both had morning flights but with Ohio being closer to DC than Florida,…

A different kind of morning

This morning I woke up to the very familiar sound of pounding and digging. There is new construction going on behind my house. This is quite a different sound than what I’d been blessed to wake up to during my days spent in Swansea, Wales. Each morning my ears were greeted by the harmonic sound…

Busy Body

It’s been some time since my last entry. I guess you can say that I’ve been moving around quite a bit. I am currently laying in my bed almost fully relaxed after returning from a 5 day getaway to the U.K. I’m quietly reflecting on the events of my trip and I’m very excited to…

ARIZONA

What a great weekend! I returned two nights ago from a weekend of celebration as well as a well needed change of scenery! What a change of scenery it was! I would have to say, Fountain Hills/Scottsdale beared the most BEAUTIFUL and AMAZING SCENES I’ve ever seen rising above the previously leading views of the…

Cincinnati

After several flight delays, my daughter, niece and myself FINALLY made it to Cincinnati at 12:13 a.m. THIS MORNING. I have now made it safely back home in less than 24 hours. Talk about a turn and burn! Wait. Is it “turn and burn” orrrr “burn and turn?” lol Whatever. I went there and came…