This is a post written by me for Carmel-by-the-Sea and Hofsas House. All opinions are my own.
This is a post written by me for Pavilion Hotel. All opinions are our own. Welcome to our Santa Catalina Island Adventure Series. One of the things that we worry about the most when we’re on the island is our luggage. What do we do with our luggage when check-in is not until 3 pm? Do we roll it around with us for the rest of the day? Of course, we could always check it at our hotel, but what if it’s on the other side of the bay? Everywhere in Avalon, California is within walking distance, but when you have kids, traveling light is not an option and you … READ MORE >>
International travel to an unknown country or city can be scary, but with proper research and preparation, it can be one of the most enjoyable experiences that could last a lifetime. We can’t all afford vacation packages or tour guides. Thank goodness we have the power of the internet to look up itineraries, maps, attractions, dining, reviews, and travel tips as a general guide. It could take hours, days, weeks, or even months of research to map out our trip, but who needs all that paperwork when you travel? We recommend investing in at least one travel guide book or vacation planner such as a DK Eyewitness Travel Guide so … READ MORE >>
Welcome to part five of our Snow Vacation Series in Colorado. Let’s face it, lodging is a big part of traveling. It can make or break a trip. When we’re traveling with small children, we want family-friendly lodging that’s comfortable. Check out our stay at Ski Country Resorts in Breckenridge, Colorado. This two bedroom, two bathroom condo at their Motherlode location was spacious and sleeps 8. Lots of space for two families of four, and it felt like we were in our own apartment with 980 square feet! Their full kitchen included everything except groceries: dishwasher, microwave, coffeemaker, toaster, cookware, dishes, drinkware, eating utensils, dish detergent, paper towels, and more. … READ MORE >>
Take a walk through America’s oldest city market – the French Market in New Orleans, Louisiana. It’s like a swap meet or flea market and you can get all your souvenirs for New Orleans here. They’re already a bargain, but don’t forget to negotiate. www.frenchmarket.org. Best Pralines Within walking distance from the French Market, look for Southern Candy Makers for the BEST Pralines (voted by Bon Appetit’s Magazine as Best of the USA). www.southerncandymakers.com They also make nice gifts. Check out their packaging below. Dining at Mr. B’s Bistro For dinner, we had reservations at Mr. B’s Bistro. I asked them what they were famous for and they highly recommended … READ MORE >>