Back to North America: NYC edition

Maybe Liechtenstein - Part 6 (March 2017) Before leaving Switzerland, we spent a night out by the airport as we both had morning flights the next day.  We arrived at the Radisson Blu hotel and checked in for our last night in Switzerland.  I was looking forward to the stay as they have a huge … Continue reading Back to North America: NYC edition

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Soaking up Sun in Palm Springs

So after getting my fill of snow in Utah, it was time to head off to the dessert in California.  I usually try to not waste a lot of time at the airport and end up cutting it fairly close when it comes to checking in, but this time I surprised even myself.  After scheduling … Continue reading Soaking up Sun in Palm Springs

Skiing in Utah

So February was a lot of travel all back to back (I was gone for almost an entire month).  It started with skiing in Utah for the Family Day long weekend in February. By the time I got around to booking my ticket, there weren't a lot of options left, so I decided to use … Continue reading Skiing in Utah

Quick Trip to Music City, USA

For those unfamiliar, that's Nashville, TN; home to some of the best songwriters in the world.  While Nashville has a self proclaimed love affair with country music, it's not the only genre in town.  You can find pretty much any kind of music if you look hard enough.  Through the years, I've been to Nashville … Continue reading Quick Trip to Music City, USA

1 day, 4 parks: A Disney World Adventure

Since we were in Florida I suggested we go to Disney World for the day.  My friend agreed without truly realizing what she was in for 😉 Having gotten about 4 hours of sleep the night before, we didn't get the quickest start to the day... which was also compounded by our Uber driving dropping … Continue reading 1 day, 4 parks: A Disney World Adventure

Don’t judge a book by its cover: Red Lion Orlando Hotel

My friend and I had decided on squeezing in a full day at Disney World, which meant we ended up crashing at a hotel close to the resort in order to make the most of the day.  Most professional organizations have discount travel programs (mine does), so I checked through the discount travel site to … Continue reading Don’t judge a book by its cover: Red Lion Orlando Hotel

When in Rome… Errrr California 

One of my favourite things to do in California is to go wine tasting.  There is definitely not A lack of places to choose from in the Bay Area. Sunday I headed over to two wineries near Cupertino: Cooper Garrod and Picchetti Winery.  Both are set in the Santa Cruz mountains just a short drive … Continue reading When in Rome… Errrr California