10 Reasons To Visit Orlando's Universal Studios WITHOUT YOUR KIDS 1

10 Reasons To Visit Orlando’s Universal Studios WITHOUT YOUR KIDS

I’m fresh back from Mom 2.0 in Orlando, Florida and whilst there, I made sure to take advantage of every amenity possible. I peed alone. I slept without interruption. I ate, not just one, but several entire meals while still hot. AND, because I was on a roll, I went to Universal Studios ALONE. And whilst Read More

#NaBloPoMo Dream Big, Win Big

Dream Big, Win Big

When I was in college, I volunteered to take my three very rambunctious cousins to the water park for the day. It was well over an hour drive to get there, and I needed something to occupy the boys, all under twelve at the time, on the trip. Fortunately, we stopped at a gas station Read More

#NaBloPoMo Great European Galleries and Museums

Must See European Museums

I was going to write today about the amazing European museums and galleries I’ve been fortunate enough to visit, but I realized that (a) I’ve already written about my experiences at the Zuiderzeemuseum, Van Gogh Museum and the Rijksmuseum; and (b) the only other gallery I’ve been fortunate enough to visit for an extended period Read More

#NaBloPoMo: My Fantasy Vacation

My Fantasy Vacation

I spend a lot of time thinking about travel. A lot more time thinking about it than I actually get to do it. We’ve been planning our next vacation. High on the priority list: within driving distance and inexpensive. We’ve been looking at major cities within about an eight our drive of our home. We’re Read More

#NaBloPoMo Bucket List Archeological Sites 2

Bucket List Archeological Travel

I’m continuing today with my list of amazing museums and galleries worldwide. Today though, I’m going to tell you about some sites that will help you to experience living history. When I was around 16, I had the opportunity to join my school mates on a trip to Europe. We visited three countries, starting in Read More

#NaBloPoMo: Canadian Galleries and Museums

Canadian Galleries and Museums

Today I’m continuing my series on the finest galleries in the world, and bringing you with me to check out my favorite Canadian galleries and museums.  Most of my Canadian experience is limited to the provinces of British Columbia (because my sister is there), Ontario and Québec (as you know, we’ve been summering in Québec). I can’t recall Read More

#NaBloPoMo - The Best Galleries and Museums in the World

The Best Galleries and Museums in the World

This post contains affiliate links. I’ve lived a privileged life, I’m the first to admit it. I have a great love of the arts and am very interested in world history. In my travels, I’ve tried to make stops to visit the world’s collections of amazing objects and art, and over the next few days, Read More

A Romantic Trip to Québec City

A Romantic Trip to Québec City

As promised, today I’m going to talk about our trip to Québec City, Canada. Hubs and I spent a weekend down there five years ago – our first weekend away together. Our second trip, this November, was to celebrate five years together. Québec City is the capital of the Canadian province of Québec. The town Read More

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A Movie Addict’s Guide to New York City

Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. While in New York, I realized that in addition to my favorite Doctor Who episodes, just how many of my favorite movies had been filmed there. The first movie I can ever remember seeing about NYC was The Muppets Take Manhattan. Hubs and I had an odd conversation wherein Read More