Outer Banks Beach Vacation

Finally, I haven’t posted in a while, but I finally have something to talk about. It’s been a while since I’ve really gotten to the beach for a real vacation. We are having a big family reunion vacation in Cape Hatteras, Outer Banks, North Carolina. I know there is a lot to do there, such […]

Posted on July 22, 2014 Filed Under Beach Vacations, Recommended Beaches and Places, Travel, Vacation Time | Leave a Comment

The Final Stranded in Venice Vacation (Part 9)

Thursday, April 22 A mosquito bothered our sleep some. Wake up call is 3:30, we check out at 4:30 and walk back along the canal to the left and cross a bridge. To the left is the bus lot. At 4:40 an orange Airporto bus is there (early?) and as we walk up to it, […]

Posted on May 26, 2013 Filed Under Beach and Vacation Travel Tips and Help, Not Much to do with the Beach, Travel | Leave a Comment

Why Choose the Office and Work Instead of the Beach?

Lately the weather has been turning to summer. After a long, cold, bleak winter I am in need of the sun. In need of the sun, the beach and the freedom that comes from swimming in the ocean. Today the weather is beautiful. A sunny, high 70’s – 80’s day does not happen often in […]

Posted on May 16, 2013 Filed Under Beach Philosophy, Travel, Vacation Time, Vacations and Work | Leave a Comment

Top Ten Islands in the World for 2013

Trip Advisor recently came out with the Travelers’ Choice for the Top Ten Islands in the World for 2013. These beautiful and exotic islands are voted on by everyday travelers like you and me. Have you been to any of these islands? Or plan on going anytime in the future? Ambergris Caye, Belize Cayes This […]

Posted on April 1, 2013 Filed Under Recommended Beaches and Places, Travel | Leave a Comment

Stranded in Venice, Italy Part 8

Coming back to Venezia/St. Lucia, I felt as if we were coming home. We didn’t expect to be gone so long. It was near 6pm. As we walked into our hotel the desk person stopped us, “Madame, 222?” They know us by our room number. “If you wouldn’t mind, we would like to put you […]

Posted on April 11, 2011 Filed Under Beach and Vacation Travel Tips and Help, Not Much to do with the Beach, Travel | Leave a Comment

The Unexpected Vacation in Venice, Part #7

At our favorite deli we can get a huge slice of pizza for 1E or 2E with meat. They also have sandwiches, falafel, gyros, french-fries and whole chicken. We will be eating here for a lot less that sit down cloth napkin restaurant that took our credit card. We are most happy when eating, it […]

Posted on March 3, 2011 Filed Under Beach and Vacation Travel Tips and Help, Travel | Leave a Comment

Unexpected Venice Vacation #6

Monday, April 19 I’ve been awake since 6:15. Decided to do my hair and makeup. I’ve looked like a wreck for 2 days now. I’m brushing my teeth when I’m pretty sure I hear a plane. The windows are open. The sky is clear blue. It’s been mostly cloudy since we have been here. I […]

Posted on December 30, 2010 Filed Under Beach and Vacation Travel Tips and Help, Travel | Leave a Comment

Venice Vacation #5

When we thought it was about 6 am at home we called the family. I did not have international calling on my cell phone at this point. Didn’t need it on the ship where we communicated by email and facebook. So I used the hotel phone. Sally will try to contact Affordable Tours and our […]

Posted on December 29, 2010 Filed Under Beach and Vacation Travel Tips and Help, Travel | 1 Comment

An Unexpected Venice Vacation Part 4

(See part 3 of Venice Vacation) I began to gather a care package for Jodi, Lorinda and the kids. I gave them our last trail mix and a couple apples. Lorinda took the kids back to their stateroom to get them to bed. It was now about 10:00 pm. Jodi stopped by our room to […]

Posted on October 28, 2010 Filed Under Beach and Vacation Travel Tips and Help, Travel, Vacation Time | Leave a Comment

An Unexpected Venice Vacation Part 3

See the beginning of the Venice Vacation, and the part 2 of being stranded in Venice. Jodi spent the evening on the internet searching airports while her husband, Matt, in England was doing the same. She was in the internet café and all the stations were filled with people trying to make other plans. She […]

Posted on June 25, 2010 Filed Under Travel, Vacation Time | Leave a Comment

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