• Surprise!

    I did it! I actually pulled off a surprise vacation! It never fails – I try to surprise the kids with a vacation, a special reservation while traveling or an extra activity on a trip and they figure it out before I can surprise them. This time, I actually succeeded. Last year, my oldest and […]

  • Thanksgiving Surprise!

    In my last blog entry, I discussed what sparked my family to travel over Thanksgiving. Several of those trips had been to Williamsburg over the years. It had been many years since we spent Thanksgiving in Williamsburg. The idea of going back had come up a few times, but I always dismissed it for something […]

  • Thanksgiving Reflections

    While today’s blog still deals with travel, it is also a bit more personal than my usual posts. Quite honestly, I have never been a fan of Thanksgiving. I’m not really sure why. I don’t have a traumatic experience that made me dread the holiday. I think I basically just found it dull. I understand […]

  • How I Spent My 4 Days of Walt Disney World Training

    Last week, I spent 4 very full days training onsite at Walt Disney World.  I joined 100 of my fellow agents and toured 23 Resorts, spent hours in classroom trainings and experienced my first VIP tour.  People who know me often ask why I need to “train” in Walt Disney World. After all, I do […]

  • It’s Party Time!

    Walt Disney World has a variety of fun events such as After Hours, Marathons and the H2Glow summer event at Typhoon Lagoon. Two of their most popular special events also happen to be two of my favorite! Late August is the kickoff of party season at the Magic Kingdom! The first party is Mickey’s Not […]

  • What to Expect When Cruising

    What to Expect When Cruising

    Cruising is one of my very favorite vacations, just below Disney World. I have been fortunate enough to have sailed Disney, Norwegian, Carnival and Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines. I also frequently participate in webinars and onboard training with each of these cruise lines. Your lodging, food, entertainment and transportation between ports is all included. If […]

  • The Differences Between Disney World and Disneyland

    This past week I got to experience Disneyland for the first time! I had been dreaming of this trip for a long time and it did not disappoint! I am a self confessed Walt Disney nerd! I love learning about the man behind the Magic. Walt was so proud of Disneyland and so excited about […]

  • Royal Caribbean Grandeur of the Seas

    This past weekend I was treated to a tour of the Grandeur of the Seas. The Grandeur sails out of Baltimore, making it a great option for residents of Maryland and Pennsylvania who want to cruise while avoiding the added expensive of a flight. While the Grandeur of the Seas is one of Royal Caribbean’s […]

  • Benefits of Staying Onsite at Walt Disney World

    Did you know that guests staying onsite at a Walt Disney World resort receive several benefits that off site guests do not? It’s true! There are currently more than 25 resorts at Walt Disney World – with more on the way! Disney categorizes their resorts as value, moderate and deluxe. That means there is a […]

  • Let’s Talk About Safety While Traveling

    It seems like everyday we scroll through out Facebook feed or watch the news and hear another horror story about a travel related death or illness. It’s almost enough to make you want to stay at home and enjoy the local pool. ALMOST! With the widespread reports of unexplained tourist deaths in the Dominican Republic […]