2 Girls. 1 World. A Whole Lot to See

THROWBACK THURSDAY

Throwback Thursday: Jamaica in the Buff

Posted by 4 years ago 1 Comments 1606 views

It was 2009 and this was our second trip to Jamaica. Bob and I love Jamaica and I’d love to show you Jamaica, but unfortunately, we stayed at  a nude resort so we don’t have too many photos. Yes…you are reading this correctly, NUDE! I was first introduced to this resort by my husband when we were […]

Continue Reading

REVIEWS

At The Theatre

Posted by 4 years ago 1 Comments 1714 views

This week is our 3-year wedding anniversary and I’m still loving him to pieces! To celebrate, I wanted to go to the local theater to see Dreamgirls. We’ve gone once before, but  I vowed never to go with him again.  He fell asleep! Snoring. He promised he would stay awake with no complaints, so off […]

Continue Reading

TRAVEL JOURNAL

Planning Summer Fun

Posted by 4 years ago 1 Comments 1526 views

This summer I have so many fun things planned! I’m a teacher and school ends on June 3. That gives me three months to relax and explore. My kids are getting older now. They have jobs and a social life giving me time for ME! Starting the end of June, Roni and I will be traveling […]

Continue Reading
REVIEWS

Saturday SouL

Posted by 4 years ago 1 Comments 3579 views

Bob and I like to go on rambling walks that go nowhere in particular. More often than not, we will end up talking about the little restaurant HE wants to open and end up looking at buildings in the city that would be perfect. This past weekend, we were walking and talking when we came […]

Continue Reading

TRAVEL JOURNAL

Sunday at Seaside

Posted by 4 years ago 1 Comments 1665 views

Remember this? (courtesy of CNN) Last year was our first year staying at Seaside Heights as a family.  We stayed at this great condo with a pool, laundry, and only a few blocks from the boardwalk. Ever since I saw the devastation on the news, I have wanted to drive down and see it for […]

Continue Reading

GENERAL TRAVEL TOPICS

Memories…hmmmmm

Posted by 4 years ago 1 Comments 1577 views

It happened. A throwback vacation memory. I was taking a shower this morning and got annoyed at the husband when he opened the door and a big gust of  cold air entered the room.  My shower curtain blew into me and stuck to my body. Several times. Annoying. After a few minutes I started to smile. […]

Continue Reading
GENERAL TRAVEL TOPICS

Why didn’t I go?

Posted by 4 years ago 4 Comments 10270 views

It happens to me every time I am on Facebook and see that people are at the beach, Costa Rica, Mexico, and now ITALY and I say to myself: “Why didn’t I go?” People ask me all the time to go places. Why do I hesitate? I am writing a travel blog , right? I […]

Continue Reading

TRAVEL JOURNAL

Mummers

Posted by 4 years ago 3 Comments 2197 views

Everyone loves a parade. Right? One of the MANY things on my bucket list was the Mummers Day Parade in Philadelphia. I always loved to watch it on t.v and had mentioned that I would love to go. This Christmas, my father in law got us tickets and I was very excited. My husband on […]

Continue Reading

REVIEWS

Amish Ambiance

Posted by 4 years ago 0 Comments 1473 views

This weekend the husband and I were kidless.  We decided to make a day of it with shopping at the Lancaster outlets. Before all the craziness of the outlets, we decided to have a nice breakfast at our favorite diner in Lancaster. Jennie’s. My husband LOVES this place because , well, I will let the […]

Continue Reading
GENERAL TRAVEL TOPICS

Collection Obsession

Posted by 4 years ago 4 Comments 4871 views

When you go on vacation, people often want to bring home something from the trip. T-shirt? magnet? ashtray? shot glass? Well, everywhere where I go I get one thing. A stick pin. My obsession first started after my grandfather died and I was going through his things.  I found his marine corps hat with stick […]

Continue Reading

REVIEWS

Cuba Libre, PHL

Posted by 4 years ago 2 Comments 2099 views

This weekend was fun!!  It was a day of wedding shower bliss for a close friend and then a quick drive to Philadelphia for dinner.  Philly is only about 90 minutes from Lancaster…on a good day.  Today, it took us about 2 hours. But it was a fun two hours because I was in the […]

Continue Reading

GENERAL TRAVEL TOPICS

Workin’ Out At The Airport

Posted by 4 years ago 4 Comments 2128 views

You have about three choices when you are at an airport waiting for your next flight. shop drink eat Have you ever thought about working out? There are many times that I have spent WAY too much money walking around an airport buying stupid things I do not need. You wander looking for something to […]

Continue Reading
REVIEWS

A Night at “The Nines”

Posted by 5 years ago 6 Comments 2682 views

This weekend I spent 24 hours in Portland Oregon. Yes……24 hours It was my birthday present from Roni. I think we were in the air flying ( I am flying right now!!!) more then on the ground.  But….it was a blast!!!  I would definitely do it again. The Nines was in the center of downtown […]

Continue Reading

GENERAL TRAVEL TOPICS

Carry On Baggage

Posted by 5 years ago 2 Comments 23287 views

I leave for Portland in a few days and I am finally starting to do laundry and get myself ready for the trip. But…….I am just packing enough stuff for a carry on because I am only going for 24 hours. I have NEVER packed so little that I can fit it in a carry on. […]

Continue Reading

TRAVEL JOURNAL

Weekend in Portland

Posted by 5 years ago 8 Comments 3337 views

Have you ever seen that show on the travel channel with Samantha Brown? Weekend getaways? Everytime I watched that ,I have always said to myself;  “I want to do that someday……just go somewhere for the weekend!” (I secretly  just want her job.) I want to go to an airport and just say; “what is your […]

Continue Reading
REVIEWS

A Night at Nissley

Posted by 5 years ago 4 Comments 2768 views

A wonderful night at the Nissley Winery in Bainbridge, Pa. I know what you are thinking….Bainbridge?  It is a small town near Elizabethtown College. I was first introduced to Nissley about 10 years ago when I first moved to Lancaster,Pa.  Lancaster is known for corn and the Amish, but they also have very good wineries….who […]

Continue Reading

GENERAL TRAVEL TOPICS

Voluntourism?? Who knew.

Posted by 5 years ago 2 Comments 14737 views

This term is defined as a : Voluntourism: the practice of taking a holiday which combines leisure and sightseeing with the opportunity to work for a charity or other worthwhile cause. www.voluntourism.org I think when we go on a vacation, especially to another county, we ALL think about this but do we ever DO IT ? […]

Continue Reading

TRAVEL JOURNAL

Solo in Central Park

Posted by 5 years ago 3 Comments 1650 views

Instead of taking a nap, I decided to walk .  I realized that I have been to New York MANY times and have never walked through Central Park…weird.  So….when I looked at the hotel window and saw trees, I decided this was going to be my afternoon adventure.  It could not take me more then […]

Continue Reading
REVIEWS

Hibernating at the Sushi Den!

Posted by 5 years ago 4 Comments 2664 views

Walked two blocks , made a right and saw this sushi place that Roni and I decided to try.  It was literally four blocks from the Hilton and was a “local” place.  We definately are not the FORMAL type. The menu was fairly normal with the california roll, spicy tuna rolls, and even a crunchy […]

Continue Reading