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    Are you getting ready to go on a spring vacation? I generally prefer to travel far and wide in the shoulder seasons. I LOVE summer and fall in Oregon, so I like to stick around to enjoy some of that wonderfulness. What is a shoulder season? The shoulder seasons are the two months to either […]

    March 22, 2019

    Shoulder Season Travel. Is It For You?

    I was talking to my friend and rep from UnCruise this past week. What a wonderful way to see the world with really small ship cruising. UnCruise has ships ranging in size from 22 – 90 passengers. With their headquarters located in Seattle, Washington, the Northwest is their home and it shows in how they […]

    March 22, 2019

    It’s Like Outdoor School!!

    Classical music is probably something you think about when you think about Vienna. ​Vienna is home to more composers than any other city in the world. Vienna is the music capital at the heart of Europe. Some of the famous composers that called Vienna home include, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Johann Brahms and his famous Brahms […]

    March 8, 2019

    It’s Easy To Love Vienna – A Classical City With… Coffee

    It’s not hard to imagine, since we’re on the tail end of winter, the cozy feeling of being indoors with a hot cup of cocoa, or hot spiced wine when it’s a bit chilly outside. Now imagine that when you look out your balcony door, you see the magical twinkle lights of centuries old European […]

    February 23, 2019

    It’s Not a Mystery Why Christmas Market Cruises are Magical

    Many people don’t know if or how their current medical insurance policy will cover them when they are out of the country. One family found out the hard way. If you’ve been watching the news in recent weeks, maybe you’ve seen the story of the young man who was cruising with his family. He wasn’t […]

    February 15, 2019

    When The Unexpected Happens On Vacation

    VISIT THE LAND OF FIRE AND ICE If you’re going to be cold, you might as well have some adventure! Let’s head out for 4 nights/5 days in Iceland, the land of Fire and Ice. Day 1 – 2 Arrive Iceland. Your tour starts at Keflavik International Airport. From there you will drive through the […]

    February 3, 2017

    What’s Hot? Iceland. The Land of Fire and Ice.

    Can you believe it’s fall already?! Less than one full week and it will be the first official day of fall. Fall is definitely in the air. Warm sunny days, cool nights.. and even a bit of rain. Want to use those vacation days before year’s end? Here’s a couple of ideas to help you […]

    September 16, 2016

    Train or Plane?

    I have experienced motion sickness all of my life. Even as a little girl on family trips to the beach through the coastal range mountains, I remember having to stop by the side of the road… well, I won’t go into details, you know the rest. Even though I experienced motion sickness, I mostly have […]

    April 28, 2015

    Manta Rays and Motion Sickness

    1.  Puerto Vallarta    Puerto Vallarta has all that you could want in a vacation destination; water, adventure, culture, ecotourism and gastronomy.  And the weather is still enjoyable during the North American spring.  Sitting on the Pacific coast of Mexico, Puerto Vallarta is a favorite getaway spot for many a traveler. Get a feel for […]

    March 20, 2015

    3 Spring Getaways

    Craft beer.  Lots of chatter this week on the web.  Twitter accounts and blogs are lighting up with a backlash of comments and campaigns about the recent Super bowl Budweiser commercial.  To give you some background the Budweiser commercial was promoting its product by taking a jab at beer connoisseurs and the craft beer movement. […]

    February 8, 2015

    Did I Hear Craft Beer Cruise?