Magnificent Canadian Rockies trip – Victoria, Vancouver, Jasper and Banff

This post is a little different for me.  We have never been to this part of the world.  I have been researching travel to the Canadian Rockies and also Vancouver and Victoria.  I am hoping that these amazing photos and descriptions might convince my husband and travel partner that this would be a fantastic summer … Continue reading Magnificent Canadian Rockies trip – Victoria, Vancouver, Jasper and Banff

A fun cruise stop over in Tallin (Estonia)

While on our Baltic tour last June, our ship stopped for a half day visit to Tallin, Estonia.  This is a very popular stop on most Baltic cruise itineraries.  The old town was our favorite part of the day's excursion, and my husband Mark and I had a lovely time walking around with our guide … Continue reading A fun cruise stop over in Tallin (Estonia)

Natural Bridge Caverns -An other worldly escape just outside of San Antonio, TX

  Now that we live near Dallas, we have taken to exploring our new state and the region.  After a short trip to San Antonio, TX, we decided to check out the Natural Bridge Caverns located just north of the city.  This cave is one of Texas' largest and is really spectacular. These amazing and … Continue reading Natural Bridge Caverns -An other worldly escape just outside of San Antonio, TX

Ten best things about our Tauck small ship cruise of the Baltics

  Last June, my husband Mark and I tried a Tauck tour for the first time. Tauck is a luxury tour company based in Connecticut.  They have been in business for over 100 years and are known for high quality, smaller group tours all over the world.  We were interested in visiting the Baltic region, … Continue reading Ten best things about our Tauck small ship cruise of the Baltics

Bandelier National Monument – a fantastic day trip out of Santa Fe

Bandelier Monument is a popular stop off for many tourists, and with good reason.  My husband, Mark and I visited on a day trip out of Santa Fe and we were not disappointed! In fact it was a high point of this vacation.  Bandelier is located about 45 minutes Northwest of Santa Fe and fits … Continue reading Bandelier National Monument – a fantastic day trip out of Santa Fe

White Rock overlook – stop by when you are in Santa Fe!

    On the way to Bandelier National Monument, you can take a 5-10 minute detour and see this stunning view!  In order to get to the Bandelier park (which you should DEFINITELY see), most folks park at the White Rock visitors center.  We just went to the overlook because we had some time to … Continue reading White Rock overlook – stop by when you are in Santa Fe!

Shenanigans in Santa Fe – So much to experience in this beautiful town!

Santa Fe is FULL of unique and interesting things to do and see!  Here are some of our favorites from Labor Day weekend 2016. I am giving you links to websites for information, but Santa Fe crowds are really not so bad that you would need to worry about pre-purchasing tickets to any of these attractions. Viewing a … Continue reading Shenanigans in Santa Fe – So much to experience in this beautiful town!

Fun in Santa Fe – things to know before you go.

We just returned from a fun extended weekend in beautiful Santa Fe, New Mexico. If you have never been to this part of the country, I highly recommend the trip.  Before heading to this unique location full of jaw dropping natural beauty, fascinating culture and great art,  there are a few things to know.  First, and foremost,  is that … Continue reading Fun in Santa Fe – things to know before you go.