Travelon Bags

Travelon Bags: A Great Travel Companion

I was sent the Travelon React bag to take on our travels to Roatan, Honduras and downtown Chicago. Travelon Bags is an industry leader of travel products and accessories. These anti theft bags are so cool. Have you ever heard of RFID blocking technology? … [Read More...]

Rappas Seafood Restaurant

Good Times at Fisherman’s Wharf: Monterey, CA

Fisherman's Wharf, Monterey, CA We weren't at Fisherman's Wharf in Monterey, CA for very long.  We went there mostly to go on the Monterey Bay whale watching tour. But we did arrive early enough to walk around a … [Read More...]

Monterey Bay Whale Watch Center

Monterey Bay Whale Watching Tour: Blue Whale Video

Whale Watching Tour: An Experience to Remember The Monterey Bay whale watching tour was one of the highlights of our trip to California. We bought tickets in advance from the Monterey Bay Whale Watch tour company … [Read More...]

Dining in Carmel

Carmel, California: Dining

Our Carmel, California Dining Experience I wanted to write about our exceptional experience with a variety of restaurants in Carmel, California. Dining was a treat here. All of these restaurants were in walking … [Read More...]

Carmel Beach, CA

Carmel Beach, CA: The Perfect Place

Carmel Beach, CA: A Must-See! We were so excited to get down to Carmel Beach when we got into town.  Kev had been here before and just knew I would love it and the town of Carmel/Carmel-by-the-Sea. He was … [Read More...]

Carmel, CA Monte Verde Inn

Carmel, CA: Monte Verde Inn Bed & Breakfast

During our trip to Carmel, California we stayed at the Monte Verde Inn. I researched a lot of lodging options in both Carmel and Monterey well in advance of our trip. I always look at Trip Advisor for reviews but … [Read More...]

Should You Buy Travel Insurance?

Do I need to buy travel insurance? That is the big question among many travelers these days. You hear the warnings and most travel agents these days recommend travel insurance for ANY vacation. Is it really … [Read More...]

Club Med Vacation: Start Dreaming

Have you ever been on a Club Med vacation? When you close your eyes and picture a dream vacation, which of these choices comes to mind? Sun Sun and Ski Ski Club Med's family beach and all inclusive … [Read More...]

DoubleTree hotel San Francisco airport

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel San Francisco Airport Review

This was our first time staying here at the DoubleTree by Hilton hotel San Francisco airport.  We used points to stay here but I did my research first although it was only going to be a short stay (7 hours or … [Read More...]

Carmel, California

Our Trip to California (June 2014)

I wanted to check in and let you all know that I am working on all of  the posts from our trip to California.  We had a wonderful time, although a bit too short. We traveled from Chicago O'hare to San Francisco, … [Read More...]

Ryka Cross Training Shoes for Women

Travel Shoes: Women’s Ryka Cross Training Shoes

Last month, I was sent a pair of Ryka shoes for women to test out (that review I did on my weight loss/fitness blog is totally honest and all opinions are my own).  Those Ryka cross training shoes are awesome. It … [Read More...]