Tiffins Restaurant, Animal Kingdom

Located on Discovery River, near the entrance of Pandora - The World of Avatar in Disney's Animal Kingdom is Tiffins Restaurant. This signature dining experience is one that is often overlooked, but well deserving of a visit. Inspired by the world travels of the park's creators including retiring veteran Imagineer Joe Rohde, the interior is… Continue reading Tiffins Restaurant, Animal Kingdom

Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort

For our Thanksgiving visit, we stayed at Disney's Caribbean Beach Resort. Having grown up in the islands, I'm particularly drawn to tropical themes and love seeing how others interpret them. At Caribbean Beach Resort, I was taken with the pastel hues and lush landscaping. I don't know that I was transported back to The Bahamas,… Continue reading Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort

Thanksgiving at Disney – COVID Precautions

Since March, we've been very selective about which stores we visit, how we shop for groceries, which restaurants we patronize, and places we visit. For our annual Thanksgiving trip, I knew a vacation to Walt Disney World would check all of our personal boxes for safety. So what's different at Walt Disney World? And is… Continue reading Thanksgiving at Disney – COVID Precautions

Holidays at Universal Orlando

December 2019 at Loews Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando Christmastime is always extra special at Universal Orlando Resort! And I hear from impeccable sources that not even The Grinch can steal holiday joy this year! From November 14 - January 3rd, you can get in on the mind-blowing, mischief-making, action-packed adventure of a lifetime.… Continue reading Holidays at Universal Orlando

St Lucia and Sandals Grande St. Lucian

Last week, I had the privilege to spend four glorious days in St. Lucia at Sandals Grande St. Lucian as part of a travel agent training. St. Lucia is an island nation located in the E Caribbean. The country is famed for its topical weather, gorgeous beaches, reef diving sites, scenic fishing villages, and twin… Continue reading St Lucia and Sandals Grande St. Lucian

Concierge Travel for 2021 with Adventures by Disney Private Adventures

I've been thinking a lot about 2021 travel, and noticing a distinct trend toward concierge small groups. Any why not?! This is the perfect way to safely social distance, without giving up the desire to travel, and do so responsibly. To that end, I'd like to introduce Adventures by Disney. WHAT IS ADVENTURES BY DISNEY? Take everything you… Continue reading Concierge Travel for 2021 with Adventures by Disney Private Adventures

Garden of the Gods, Shawnee National Forest

The inspiration behind our short visit to Paducah, KY was to take a hike in the Garden of the Gods Wilderness, which along with six other wilderness areas, is part of Shawnee National Forest in S Illinois. Together, there are 3,300 acres of rolling hills. The 1964 Wilderness Act ensures that nature will be allowed… Continue reading Garden of the Gods, Shawnee National Forest