It's in the books, folks. My first Contiki tour came and went way too quickly! For those of you thinking to do a tour with Contiki, especially if you're planning to go solo, I want to take the time to give a thorough review of my trip. Contiki has not asked me to do this… Continue reading My First Contiki Tour
Parrot Key Resort in Key West, Florida is an amazing hotel located 2.5 miles outside of Historic Old Key West. For people who want to experience both the nightlife and relaxing features of Key West, I recommend staying at Parrot Key. Here's why. The location The hotel may be off the main road leading into… Continue reading Hotel Review: Parrot Key Resort
The first thing I thought of when I decided to travel to San Francisco was Alcatraz. Why, you ask? I love history. I love shows like Ghost Hunters. I've always had a fascination with The Rock. I booked my ticket for Alcatraz weeks prior to my visit, and I advise you do the same. Tours… Continue reading Tips for Visiting Alcatraz
On the first leg of my trip to San Francisco I stayed at Harbor Court, a Kimpton Hotel. This was my first stay at a Kimpton Hotel and it most definitely will not be my last. Here's my quick review. The location Harbor Court's location is in the Financial District but also on the waterfront.… Continue reading Hotel Review: Harbor Court
I'm leaving a piece of my heart in San Francisco. I'm sitting at the airport while I write this and am realizing how badly I want to stay in this city. I spent two full days exploring and there's still so much more to see. Why only two days, you ask? I was able to… Continue reading You’ve hooked me, San Francisco.
Cedar Point is the Roller Coast Capital of the World. This Sandusky amusement park has 17 coasters and some of those are the top roller coasters in the country. And I'm here to count down my favorite rides at the park. Let's get started! 7. Gemini If you're looking for an old school wooden coaster,… Continue reading My Top Roller Coasters at Cedar Point
I am super excited to share that I'll be heading to San Francisco, California in June. I've wanted to get out to San Fran for a long time now and finally have the opportunity. Luckily, I'm one of the people who get to travel sporadically for their work. The first couple days of the trip… Continue reading I’m headed to San Francisco!
I wouldn't classify myself as a crafty person. When I wanted to create a scrapbook of my Italian vacation, I made it online and had it printed versus the tradition way to scrapbook. The time, effort and detail that goes into crafts tend to be a bit overwhelming. But when I was looking to get… Continue reading How to Create a Wall Map Without Paying a Fortune
It's Beach Week on Travel Channel! With all the rankings of beaches that will be playing across the channel, I thought it would only be appropriate if I shared some of my favorite coastal cities. So here is the countdown, starting with number six. 6. Myrtle Beach, South Carolina I use to go here as a kid… Continue reading Countdown: Favorite Coastal Towns
Believe it or not, there is a lot to do in Cleveland, Ohio. And there's a big punch packed into one street in downtown, East 4th. Bars, restaurants and comedy all in one place. What's that mean? You can make a whole night out of one single blocked off street. Here's a peek at your… Continue reading A Peek into Downtown Cleveland: East 4th