Vacation Back to Rhode Island Beaches

My cousin is getting married later this summer, and since she lives in Portsmouth, Rhode Island, the entire family gets to go out to the beach for a week to celebrate. It is a great thing to have family who live close to the beach. I haven’t been to the beaches in Rhode Island for […]

Posted on July 22, 2015 Filed Under Beach and Vacation Travel Tips and Help, Beach Vacations, Vacation Time | Leave a Comment

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

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

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

An Unexpected Vacation in Venice, Part 2

See the beginning of the Venice Vacation here. I went up to the Windjammer for coffee late afternoon and overheard some folks who were from the same UK Air Force base as Jodi. They were talking about how their flights were going to be later tomorrow – but no worry. Friday evening was our last […]

Posted on June 18, 2010 Filed Under Travel, Vacation Time | Leave a Comment

Book Your Summer Vacation in the Winter

Right after Christmas is supposed to be the best time of year to book your vacation. However there are a few reasons why it wouldn’t be, such as credit card debt (if you used them for Christmas), maybe you spent too much time with the family to think about doing it again on vacation, etc. […]

Posted on January 8, 2010 Filed Under Beach and Vacation Travel Tips and Help, Travel, Vacation Time | Leave a Comment

Merry Christmas from Beach Bum Paradise

Merry Christmas! I’m sure that many of you are freezing this year wishing for the beach, and what better to celebrate a Merry Christmas than by laying on a tropical beach somewhere in the Caribbean. Or maybe you’d like to spend Christmas with Jimmy Buffett on Christmas Island.  

Posted on December 23, 2009 Filed Under Beach Vacations, Vacation Time | Leave a Comment

Negril, Jamaica Holiday Vacation

What a vacation. Rondel Village was a beautiful hotel in Negril, Jamaica. It was clean, had great service, and was almost right in the middle of the beach. These are pictures from our room. You can see that we were right on the beach. Although the entire beach is lined with hotels, Negril the city […]

Posted on July 29, 2009 Filed Under Beach Vacations, Beaches to go See, Jamaica Vacation, Travel, Vacation Time | 1 Comment

How to Relax on Vacation

Have you ever gone on vacation and then come back feeling just as bad as you did before you left? Or have you felt that your vacation just wasn’t as good as it could have been? Vacations come way too infrequently to not enjoy them to the fullest, and I have the answer for how […]

Posted on June 25, 2009 Filed Under Beach and Vacation Travel Tips and Help, Vacation Time | 1 Comment

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