Tag: best ideas for family travel

Holiday Inn Club Time Share, is it worth it?

In 2014 we opted for a “cheap” Florida vacation by using a free hotel voucher which included a time share presentation with Holiday Inn Club. Having been through a time share presentation with Wyndham and having a less than stellar experience, I was not… Continue Reading “Holiday Inn Club Time Share, is it worth it?”

Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure in the time of Covid

If you are going stir crazy like I was and looking at stateside vacations, Universal might be on your list. Actually, it wasn’t on mine. I was looking at taking a road trip to TN and KY to see the fall color. Then I… Continue Reading “Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure in the time of Covid”

The BEST Christmas Market in Germany! Thurn and Taxis Palace Christmas Market, Regensburg.

Ok, so it’s currently September… I live in Alabama and no chill has hit the air yet. Still melting in the great outdoors with Hurricane Sally knocking on the door… but I can’t help thinking about Christmas. Is it too early to put up… Continue Reading “The BEST Christmas Market in Germany! Thurn and Taxis Palace Christmas Market, Regensburg.”

Best chocolate cake in Austria? Maybe?

In researching for our Europe trip I kept coming across people talking about how you had to try the chocolate cake in Austria. Not just any cake, but the Sachertorte. Added it to my bucket list. So when we stopped in Salzburg it was… Continue Reading “Best chocolate cake in Austria? Maybe?”

Alien Filled Weirdness in Roswell, New Mexico

We planned a two night layover in Roswell, New Mexico on a cross country trip with our camper. I don’t know about you, but I love all things alien. That being said, I also speak sarcasm fluently with a fairly dry sense of humor.… Continue Reading “Alien Filled Weirdness in Roswell, New Mexico”

A day in Salzburg, Austria

It’s been almost two months since we spent a day in Salzburg and I’ve had a hard time figuring out how to write about it. In all honesty, it was the second best day of our 4 week trip. (The winner was our day… Continue Reading “A day in Salzburg, Austria”

Christmas Markets in Germany

We all hear about how great they are right? Are they? Here’s a little of what to expect from my first time experience with Christmas Markets in Germany. They are much like your local small town festival, lots of food, crafts, performances and crowds.… Continue Reading “Christmas Markets in Germany”

When your trip doesn’t go as planned. Disney misery.

I LOVE Disney. I’m not one of those adults with Mouse figurines and t shirts but darn close. Disney is my happy place. I love the details, landscaping, their amazing ability to make the inside look like the outside and how they herd people… Continue Reading “When your trip doesn’t go as planned. Disney misery.”

Best Family Vacation Ideas for Williamsburg, VA

We recently had a whirlwind of a weekend trip to Williamsburg VA. While I recommend Williamsburg for everyone, it also has military perks offered by Colonial Williamsburg and Busch Gardens (more on the latter below). Colonial Williamsburg offers one day free a year for active military/reservists/national guard and… Continue Reading “Best Family Vacation Ideas for Williamsburg, VA”