Fun in the sun on RCCL Liberty – lots to do on the pool deck

Part of the fun of cruising on vacation is trying some new things on for size. The Liberty of the Seas has these two fun water slides up top on the bow of the ship. We had some laughs up there with our kids. I recommend trying it out!  If you have little ones, there … Continue reading Fun in the sun on RCCL Liberty – lots to do on the pool deck

Pre-Cruise in Galveston, Texas- Harbor House

   We recently took a holiday cruise out of the port of Galveston, Texas. There were several good options for hotel, but we ended up at the Harbor House located just steps from the cruise terminal. The best thing about this hotel was its location. We could easily walk to our ship in the morning. … Continue reading Pre-Cruise in Galveston, Texas- Harbor House

A White House Christmas -circa 2004 on exhibit at the George W Bush Library

Now that it is Christmas break time, the husband and I decided to get out and see some sights around our new home in Dallas, TX.  The George W Bush Library is just around the corner, on the campus of SMU in Highland Park.  The Library is a beautiful and shiny new building, with many … Continue reading A White House Christmas -circa 2004 on exhibit at the George W Bush Library

Hilton Head Island walk in the woods

Hilton Head Island was hit very hard by Hurricane Matthew in October.  When we visited for Thanksgiving week, there were still many signs that a major storm had recently come through. But most businesses were up and running.  A few hotels were still closed and the harbor at beautiful Harbor Town was still empty of … Continue reading Hilton Head Island walk in the woods

Christmas Guide to London

Happy to share this great article from fellow blogger, Samanthaintransit.  London looks like such a fun spot to spend the holidays.  Enjoy! This would have been my first Christmas away from home, if my wonderful parents hadn’t offered to fly me home for a few days over the holidays. That being said, many expats don’t get … Continue reading Christmas Guide to London

Getting in the Christmas Spirit with Scooby!

I know this isn't on my usual theme of travel... but Scooby looked so cute in her new Christmas sweater, I just had to share.  We did find this sweater at a great bargain at the Hilton Head outlet stores whilst shopping on Black Friday.  As an aside, the Hilton Head outlets are the least … Continue reading Getting in the Christmas Spirit with Scooby!

Journey to the English Countryside

Highclere castle photo from dailymail.co.uk   It is just about time for me to dream up another fun adventure to take with my husband and travel partner!  I think that I  plan about ten trips for every one that we actually end up taking.  Still, it is a very entertaining exercise.  My new plan is … Continue reading Journey to the English Countryside