How NOT to Make a Grand Entrance – Funny Travel Stories

  To kick off my series of Funny travel stories, I thought I would first poke fun at myself…well, my sister and myself. My mom, my sister, a family friend and I went to LA to see a taping of The Price is Right. We were supposed to see a taping of Dr. Phil, but they weren’t taping the particular day we were in town. That’s another story… Anyhow, we were a group of country bumpkins setting foot in the Beverly Hilton. We felt a little out of sorts, but we were very excited to be in … [Read more...]

Don’t Forget These 10 Items on Your Romantic Getaways

There are zillions of sites and checklists to help you pack, but for romantic getaways, you might consider these extras: 1)      iPod plus decent speakers-Nowadays, this is super simple. When my husband and I first got married, it took some serious effort…packing CDs, a CD player and some computer speakers we took from home. Now, you just need an iPod or other MP3 player and you can often forgo the speakers. 2)      Candles-Ignite your getaway with candles. Nothing sets the mood quite like … [Read more...]

What’s On Your Bucket List?

Frequently, when I check out other travel blogger’s posts, my comments have something to do with adding that destination to my bucket list. A bucket list is basically a list of things you want to do before you die. The term was made popular in the 2007 movie by the same name. My bucket list includes: a 3 to 6 month trip with my husband and two girls, maybe biking around Scotland or something, a chartered sailboat trip in the Caribbean, walking through the Holy Land, completing an … [Read more...]