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, California on June 25 and came home on June 30th. Our 8:45 PM flight to San Fran was delayed a lot so we made our way to … [Read More...]

Worldwide Traveler: Our Local Travel Agent

It's been a while since we have used our local travel agent at Worldwide Traveler in McHenry, IL.  Diane O'Brien is really good and we have used her to set up all our trips to Couples Swept Away in Jamaica.  She's … [Read More...]

Video: Hilarious Southwest Airlines Flight Attendant

Just saw this funny video of a Southwest Airlines flight attendant and thought I would share.  I have only flown SWA once but I would fly again. How fun! The flight attendant and her daughter's were also on … [Read More...]

Sea Trek Coral World

Underwater Experience: You’ll Love It!

The underwater world is so amazing. One of our favorite things to do is snorkel.  It's not only relaxing but it's just spectacular. We have snorkeled in Jamaica, St. Thomas and St. John.  We are really looking … [Read More...]

Coral World Turtle

T is for Turtles: Facts About Sea Turtles

One of my most favorite animals is the turtle.  Here are some pictures and a video of some of our turtle adventures. Sea turtles are mostly omnivores. Sea turtles must come to the surface to breathe but they … [Read More...]

San Francisco, California: Mini Vacation Ideas

San Francisco California: Mini Vacation Ideas

Just the other day I asked for some input about how we should use our United Airline credits.  We decided to go ahead and buy the tickets to take a long weekend vacation away to San Francisco, California instead of … [Read More...]

Roatan Travel Videos

You may recall when I mentioned last month that we are going to Roatan, Honduras for our big 2014 vacation. I recently found some fun Roatan travel videos from the Roatan Travel Network during our travel planning … [Read More...]

Natural Remedies for Sunburns/Sun Exposure

How to Treat Sunburns Naturally and Moisturize Skin after Sun Exposure Guest post by Adriana Copaceanu of BebeLush Beauty As much as the body needs time in the sun, it can also be easily damaged by too much time … [Read More...]

My Happy Place! Life is Better at the Beach.

Quote: Life is Better at the Beach

This is part of 7 mile beach at Couples Swept Away in Negril Jamaica. So far this is one of the places that has captured our hearts. We really love it here. We think life is better at the beach, what about you? … [Read More...]

P=Planning: Decisions Decisions

I had good intentions of writing a post all about passports and I will next month but today I'm having too much fun travel planning.  It's Kev's birthday today too, HAPPY BIRTHDAY honey.  We just went out for sushi … [Read More...]

Ormond By the Sea, FL

Visit Ormond by the Sea, Ormond Beach, FL

We stayed with friends who live in Ormond by the Sea, FL last July and it was a blast.  Ormond by the Sea is an unincorporated town in Volusia County, FL.  It's north of Daytona Beach right along Florida's Atlantic … [Read More...]