Disney is magical no matter the time of year but at Christmas… it’s simply amazing. The parks and resorts are all decorated and ready for guests by Thanksgiving each year. If you are a Disney lover… or simply love the Holiday season, then you need to add DisneyWorld to your bucket list.
Planning your next adventure vacation? How about Cruising? Take a trip on one of the 37 new ships entering the market place from 2018 to 2020, and traveling to destinations all over the world.
I didn’t grow up visiting Disney World and neither did my kids. But, after our youngest child became a cast member, I became a total convert. I visit as often as I can and with each visit, I check out a new way to explore the Parks. My latest obsession? The Sorcerer Game at Magic Kingdom.
Welcome to the “Last Frontier”. If Alaska is on your bucket list of “Must Do” travel experiences, then you are not alone. Let me give you an overview of Alaska and insight on the best ways to travel and see its points of interest. Best of all, I lived in Alaska for 12 years, and Michele was born and raised in Anchorage! What better travel experts! The state is very big geographically, and many points of interest do not have a road to see them. So you will drive, fly, and/or sail to many of the ports of call. Let’s find out more!
If you get an opportunity to explore Orlando … do it. One of the first places you must check out is Old Town. Located in Kissimmee, it’s a step back in time with unique shopping, restaurants, bars, attractions, and rides. Old Town, has quickly become one of my favorite destinations when I visit Orlando.
Vacations, even simple weekend getaways, can be full of adventure — that’s part of the great appeal, after all — but if you value a delicious, high-quality meal along with your adventure, then check out these four apps for different travel needs that can direct you to the best places to savor a great meal.
I know, I am stepping out and opening myself up, but I officially declare the best Disney snack is.... the Dole Whip. I am a late convert to Disney. As a child, I visited Disneyland, once, and then didn't return to Disney World until later in life. But, one of my first experiences at Disney Word was this amazing treat the Dole Whip.
I always want my Disney experience to be ... magical. Part of that is where I choose to stay while visiting. You never can go wrong staying on a Disney property. But, do you consider the Value resorts first? I guess I am a frugal traveler, which is why they are always my first choice.
As a rule, we never really spend too much time in our rooms, which means, I don't spend a lot of money on my rooms. But, I want comfort, value, and fun where I stay. My first choice at Disney? The All-Star Resorts. They have amazing theming and the rooms are very comfortable.
Most people want to take at least a few photos on their vacation, but not everyone wants the fuss of packing and keeping track of an extra piece of electronic equipment.
Have you considered leaving your digital camera at home and simply using the built-in camera on your smart phone?
No gym? No problem. Here’s a 20-minute workout you can do anywhere.
Traveling can make it hard to keep up with your exercise routine.
Whether you’re hauling bags through terminals, sitting for hours and hours on a plane or bus, or sleeping in different (and sometimes uncomfortable) beds — the toll that traveling can take on your body can be significant. It’s not uncommon for frequent travelers to experience back and joint pain, neck strains, and tension headaches.
Michele & Kevin O'Connor
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