Whether you crave a getaway in a secluded, snow-covered cabin in the woods, love to ski, or just want to save a little money on your family vacation, winter can be the ideal time to travel. If a winter vacation takes you to a location with a much colder climate than your own, however, it’s important to remember a few winter travel essentials before you head on that airplane. What to Pack: Winter Travel Essentials Ready to hop on a plane and enjoy the winter snow away from home? Here are a few things to remember when you’re packing for… Read More
All things Disney aboard the Disney Cruise Line. Plus parasailing and swimming with the stingrays on their private island, Castaway Cay.
What better way to travel than by boat? You get the luxury of seeing multiple places while enjoying top cuisine and Broadway style shows. Stunning view from Venice, Italy. Delicious dinners. Must try desserts! Entertainment galore. Breathtaking architecture.
Any place where you can take an evening gondola ride in Arizona is worth checking out. Located in posh Gainey Ranch—a verdant part of Scottsdale known for its hundreds of palm trees—the Hyatt Regency exudes a comfortable, Southwestern elegance with the backdrop of the majestic McDowell Mountains and the Frank Lloyd Wright-inspired architecture. Although guest rooms are spacious and chic with flat-screen TVs and private patios or balconies, it’s the pools that make this resort the destination of choice in Scottsdale. Numerous and varied, the Hyatt Regency’s swim spots cater to visitors of every age: One has a sandy beach,… Read More
Looking for suggestions to buy the traveler in your family? Here are ten gifts for travelers that are useful under $50. Soft Leather Passport Cover $15.99 A passport is bulky and does not fit in regular size wallets. Keeping track of your passport as well as your spending money, travelers checks, insurance card and credit cards can be a hassle. This passport cover offers room for all your must-carry items. Plus who doesn’t love the look of soft leather? This gift is perfect for male and female travelers. No-Jet-Lag Homeopathic Flight Fatigue Remedy $11.26 Know someone that gets jet lag… Read More
In 2012, I was introduced to the new Hyundai Santa Fe Sport in Park City and fell in love driving through the mountains of Utah. Then last Spring, Hyundai introduced the three-row Santa Fe and invited me to Coronado, California to test drive it all over the San Diego area. After driving two 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe models, I am convinced….This is a car I would love to own. It’s been several months and I still get a little twinge of jealousy whenever I see someone driving a Santa Fe around town. Family-friendly CUV The thing I love best about… Read More
As a guest of the Hyatt Regency in San Antonio on the Riverwalk I had the pleasure of touring the hotel during my stay. The Hyatt Regency is not only located on the Riverwalk but it is the only hotel that still has some of the river running through it. As soon as we entered the lobby my son saw the river and assumed it was the pool. When we arrived it was late at night so I didn’t expect there to be many staff members around to assist us. I was wrong. Someone greeted us when we pulled up… Read More
One of my favorite parts of traveling is the variety in cuisine. It is always nice to taste the different kinds of food around the world and compare them to back home. Since we are not always able to travel to our dream destinations when we want, preparing treats at home is a way to get a ‘taste’ of other countries from your home kitchen. South African Chocolate Crunchies Ingredients: 1 cup flour 1 cup oats 1 cup coconut 1/2 cup sugar 2 tbsp cocoa 1/2 cup butter 1/2 cup margarine 2 tbsp syrup 1 tsp baking soda Ingredients for… Read More